Destination guide

Travel to lively New Jersey Shore

Enjoy the live music and other features of New Jersey Shore. Travellers to this walkable city praise the casino gaming, beaches and seaside. Steel Pier and Cape May Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around New Jersey Shore

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes New Jersey Shore a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Steel Pier (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
  • Eagleswood Amusement Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Popcorn Park Zoo (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Renault Winery (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Hartland Miniature Golf & Arcade (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Sylvin Farms Winery (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in New Jersey Shore

Travellers enjoy New Jersey Shore for its seaside and wildlife. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, New Jersey Shore is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bass River State Forest (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Wharton State Forest (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Jacques Cousteau Coastal Center (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Double Trouble State Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Brant Beach (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around New Jersey Shore

The nearest airport is in Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), located 21.6 mi (34.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Belmar, NJ (BLM-Monmouth Executive), which is 34.6 mi (55.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Egg Harbor City Station, Hammonton Station and Absecon Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near New Jersey Shore?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,602 holiday rentals near New Jersey Shore. From 4,146 Houses to 226 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near New Jersey Shore is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in New Jersey Shore?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in New Jersey Shore. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • New York: 5,353 holiday rentals
  • Manhattan: 3,087 holiday rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,034 holiday rentals
  • SoHo: 2,249 holiday rentals
  • Williamsburg: 1,238 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in New Jersey Shore! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in New Jersey Shore?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in New Jersey Shore with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • New York: 5,353 holiday homes
  • Philadelphia: 925 holiday homes
  • Jersey City: 4,863 holiday homes
  • Atlantic City: 1,446 holiday homes
  • Wildwood: 2,507 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to New Jersey Shore?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in New Jersey Shore are:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,140 holiday houses
  • Wall Street Heliport (JRB): 5,282 holiday houses
  • Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE): 918 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in New Jersey Shore?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in New Jersey Shore. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • New York City Fire Museum: 5,293 holiday rentals
  • Jungle Jim's River Safari Water Park: 4,408 holiday rentals
  • Gramercy Park: 5,307 holiday rentals
  • Jersey City Journal Square Station: 5,264 holiday rentals
  • Prospect Park: 5,329 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Jersey Shore listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around New Jersey Shore

New York
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