Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of Ship Bottom

The area's entertainment and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Ship Bottom. Renowned for its island views, surfing and beaches, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Ship Bottom

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ship Bottom a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hartland Miniature Golf & Arcade (0.7 mi / 1 km)
  • Eagleswood Amusement Park (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Settler's Mill Adventure Golf (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Thundering Surf Waterpark (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Fantasy Island Amusement Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Viking Village (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ship Bottom

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Ship Bottom. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brant Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Spray Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Jacques Cousteau Coastal Center (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Bass River State Forest (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Brigantine Beach (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ship Bottom

Fly into Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), the closest airport, located 24.8 mi (39.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), which is 53 mi (85.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Ship Bottom?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,307 vacation rentals near Ship Bottom. From 1,106 Houses to 147 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ship Bottom for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Ship Bottom?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ship Bottom:

  • Brant Beach: 448 vacation rentals
  • Barnegat Light: 639 vacation rentals
  • South Beach Haven: 336 vacation rentals
  • Loveladies: 799 vacation rentals
  • North Beach Haven: 925 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ship Bottom?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ship Bottom. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hartland Miniature Golf & Arcade: 1,509 vacation rentals
  • Seaside Park Beach: 1,599 vacation rentals
  • Island Beach State Park Entrance: 1,764 vacation rentals
  • Atlantic City Convention Center: 2,059 vacation rentals
  • Borgata Casino: 2,073 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Ship Bottom?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,106 Houses in Ship Bottom. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ship Bottom include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 147 rentals available
  • Cottages: 15 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 15 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ship Bottom?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 135 vacation rentals with pool available in Ship Bottom. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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