Destination guide

The beachside setting of Toms River is ready to explore

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Toms River. Well known for its beaches, riverfront and restaurants, this walkable city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Toms River

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Toms River has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • River Lady Cruise (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Jump Street Skate Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Playdrome Lanes (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Blackbeard's Cave Family Entertainment Center (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Bey Lea Municipal Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Funtown Pier (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Toms River

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Toms River

Travellers enjoy Toms River for its riverfront and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Toms River is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Huddy Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Cattus Island County Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Double Trouble State Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Shelter Cove Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Seaside Heights Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Breakwater Beach (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Toms River

Fly into Belmar, NJ (BLM-Monmouth Executive), the closest airport, located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), which is 40 mi (64.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Toms River?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,004 holiday lettings around Toms River. From 169 flats & apartments to 53 bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Toms River?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Toms River:

  • Ortley Beach: 442 holiday homes
  • Ocean Beach III: 96 holiday homes
  • Vision Beach: 213 holiday homes
  • Barnegat Light: 592 holiday homes
  • South Seaside Park: 224 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Toms River? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Toms River. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pine Belt Arena: 1,450 holiday lettings
  • Robert J. Novins Planetarium: 1,448 holiday lettings
  • Toms River Country Club: 1,363 holiday lettings
  • Playdrome Lanes: 1,373 holiday lettings
  • Rinn Duin Brewing: 1,220 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Toms River listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Toms River?

Yes, of course. offers 169 Flats in Toms River. Our other popular types of Toms River holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 736 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Toms River?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 163 holiday homes with pool available in Toms River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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