Summer Vacation Rentals in New Jersey

Known for its quaint Victorian and Edwardian era neighborhoods, and for the movie Jaws, New Jersey offers one of the most exciting places to book a family vacation. Here is a list of the best cities to look for summer vacation rentals in New Jersey.

Beach Haven

In addition to playing on the beach with the family, you'll have an opportunity to explore the rich history of Beach Haven, from legendary shipwrecks, to its famous Edwardian quirks. Don't forget to grab a bite to eat at Tucker's Restaurant before you leave!

Ship Bottom

Aside from having one of the oldest names in New Jersey, Ship Bottom is also just minutes away from Long Beach Island - one of the most coveted treasures of the state because of its breathtaking beach scenery. Here you will find bike trails, surfing, and private boat rentals. While you're here, make sure you drop into Rod's Olde Irish Tavern for burgers, steak and chips!

Brigantine

Brigantine is a favorite for beach goers, locals and visitors alike who love long stretches of clean water and beautiful weather. While you're here you can enjoy swimming, water skiing, kite flying and fishing. If you're a dog lover, you can even bring your furry friends to some parts of the beach, like North-end - just remember to look for pet-friendly summer vacation rentals in New Jersey. Don't forget to book a tour of the famous Brigantine Castle during your stay!

Surf City

If you're into rock n' roll, you'll love staying in Surf City! Not only will you be in close proximity to the Stone Pony in Asbury Park , but you'll also be in walking distance to the Osprey Bar - the same Osprey in which many of the most influential names in rock have performed their greatest hits!

Harvey Cedars

Known for its regal Cedar trees, Harvey Cedars is the perfect vacation destination if you're interested in the historical aspect of the East Coast. Once you get here, you'll be immersed in a rich town history that includes WWII relics, tales of whalers, and gorgeous Victorian era construction. You'll also be right next to La Dolce Vita , an amazing Italian restaurant where you can enjoy Loretta's delicious homemade Butternut Squash Ravioli.

Ocean City

If you're traveling with the family, Ocean City is the perfect place to look for summer vacation rentals in New Jersey! A large portion of downtown caters specifically to children, like the scheduled beach walks that help kids explore the animals native to the coast. There is also the Butterfly Boutique , where kids can get hands on with all kinds of fun craft projects.

Wildwood

Wildwood prides itself as being home to the best beaches New Jersey has to offer, and for good reason! You can spend the whole day sun bathing next to the water, or enjoy exploring the Avenue of the Stars and riding Dolly the Trolley . Take your time shopping at the Boardwalk Mall, but don't forget to save some cash for baked scallops at the Beach Creek Oyster Bar and Grille !

Wildwood Crest

Part of Wildwood, the Crest offers a fast-paced environment that will keep you on your toes. Spend some time watching for wildlife at the Thunder Cat Dolphin Watch , and then finish up with a relaxing dinner made in your own kitchen.

If you're looking for one-of-a-kind vacation, then you should definitely check out what New Jersey has to offer. Whether you're traveling as a family, or a couple, you can enjoy miles of natural beaches that are perfect for fishing, building sand castles, or just walking down the boardwalks.
 

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