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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Ship Bottom, New Jersey, USA your home away from home

Ship Bottom is a small town of around 1,100 residents on Long Island, New Jersey. Long Island is an 18-mile long offshore barrier island which is accessible along a causeway across Barnegat Bay. This "Gateway to Long Island" offers some of the best beaches on East Coast USA and holiday rentals in Ship Bottom are highly desirable.

Things to Do in Ship Bottom, NJ

The endless sandy beaches are the main reason visitors choose a holiday rental in Ship Bottom. Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, surfing and water sports along the Atlantic coastline. Beach rentals offer chairs, umbrellas and equipment along with surf lessons with a pro. Crabbing, fishing and parasailing can keep visitors happily amused during the summer months. Bike rentals are a popular way to explore the area and get some exercise in the sunshine. Dining out in this area is surprisingly affordable with plenty of seafood and steak restaurants along the waterfront.

Places to Visit Around Ship Bottom, NJ

Visit the Barnegat Lighthouse State Park on the northernmost tip of Long Island from your Ship Bottom holiday rental and see this historic monument that once guided ships along this treacherous coastline. Climb to the top of "Old Barnie" and enjoy the impressive sea views. Trek the nearby Maritime Forest Trail which is popular for bird watching or go sea-fishing offshore. The Lighthouse Interpretive Center is an informative resource for visitors. Bay Village, further south, was built as a recreated 19th century waterfront village with dozens of small shops and cafés. Fantasy Island Amusement Park has free admission and the rides and games are very affordable and family-friendly. For more cultural days out, head for the Long Beach Island Museum or the fascinating New Jersey Maritime Museum on the island which has many unique shipwreck artifacts.

Weather in Ship Bottom, New Jersey

Ship Bottom holiday rentals enjoy a humid subtropical climate with sunny summers and cold winters. It has precipitation all year round which falls as light snow in the winter months. Average daily high temperatures in summer reach 84°F (29°C) and drop to around 43°F (6°C) from November to March with freezing temperatures overnight. Spring and fall can be pleasant times to visit but there are wide fluctuations in temperatures.

Travel to Ship Bottom, NJ

The nearest major airport to Ship Bottom holiday rentals is Atlantic City International (ACY) Airport which is 39 miles away along the Garden State Parkway. For international travellers, Philadelphia International (PHL) airport is 70 miles away and it is very easy to hire a car and drive to Long Island along NJ-70/NK-72. Other alternative airports are JFK (JFK) Airport, Newark Liberty (EWR) and LaGuardia (LGA) Airports, all around 110 miles away.

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