Destination guide

Travel to lively Jersey Shore

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

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Jersey Shore a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Jersey Shore

Travelers enjoy 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, 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 center:

  • 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 Jersey Shore

The nearest airport is in Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), located 21.6 mi (34.7 km) from the city center. 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Jersey Shore?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 7,933 house rentals around Jersey Shore. From 4,162 Houses to 214 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Jersey Shore is on HomeAway.

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

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Jersey Shore. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • New York: 5,637 vacation rentals
  • Manhattan: 2,999 vacation rentals
  • Wildwood: 2,585 vacation rentals
  • New York: 17,502 vacation rentals
  • Cape May: 1,996 vacation rentals

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

What are the main cities to discover in Jersey Shore?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Jersey Shore:

  • New York: 5,637 rentals
  • Wildwood: 2,585 rentals
  • Cape May: 1,996 rentals
  • Wildwood Crest: 2,391 rentals
  • Atlantic City: 1,469 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Jersey Shore?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Jersey Shore are:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,497 home rentals
  • Princeton, NJ (PCT): 77 home rentals
  • Belmar, NJ (BLM-Monmouth Executive): 1,572 home rentals

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Jersey Shore. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk: 2,887 vacation homes
  • New Jersey City University: 5,545 vacation homes
  • Arthur Ashe Stadium: 5,595 vacation homes
  • Links at Brigantine Beach: 2,536 vacation homes
  • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: 5,605 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around 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.

Explore destinations around Jersey Shore

New York
5,637 vacation rentals
Wildwood
2,585 vacation rentals
Cape May
1,996 vacation rentals
Wildwood Crest
2,391 vacation rentals
Atlantic City
1,469 vacation rentals
Ocean City
2,336 vacation rentals
Rehoboth Beach
3,405 vacation rentals
North Wildwood
2,925 vacation rentals
Brigantine
938 vacation rentals
Avalon
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Seaside Heights
809 vacation rentals
Philadelphia
1,099 vacation rentals
Jersey City
5,124 vacation rentals
Stone Harbor
3,220 vacation rentals
Newark
5,063 vacation rentals
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2,026 vacation rentals
Beach Haven
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Point Pleasant Beach
1,300 vacation rentals
Dewey Beach
2,011 vacation rentals
Elizabeth
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