Destination guide

Golden beaches and scenic seafronts in Atlantic County

Sun yourself on the pristine white East Coast sands by day, take on the thrill of wild wave surfing at Brigantine Beach, then experience the excitement of the upbeat casinos and vibrant bars of Atlantic City when the sun goes down – Atlantic County offers something for everyone. There are no shortage of attractions on offer near Atlantic County vacation rentals, and you can keep all the family entertained with a trip to the Atlantic City Aquarium or by visiting the Victorian-esque historical town of Mays Landing.

Things to do

See the sealife of Atlantic County

Meet Groman the Loggerhead Sea Turtle, come face-to-face with the ocean's most fascinating marine creatures and marvel at the live stingray feeder shows – Atlantic City Aquarium will delight and beguile any traveler's senses. You won't want to miss events like the Exotic Animal Show, where you can see animals like 6 foot Boas, Bearded Dragon Lizarda and Tarantulas under the supervision of an Aquarium handler. Make sure you check the website beforehand for event times. And the Historic Gardner's Basin features many other attractions, including fishing, boating, dolphin watching cruising, and a host of mouthwatering seafood dining venues.

Activities

Ride the waves in Atlantic County

Whether you're a natural in a wetsuit, or you get that pang of envy watching the board-cruisers from the beach, surfing is a must-try for travelers booking Atlantic County vacation rentals. There are many places that offer lessons to young and older travelers, so the whole family can catch those perfect waves that the East Coast excels in delivering. Brigantine Beach is a firm favorite in the summer, but it's Atlantic City that offers a world-class surf throughout the year.

Weather

Summer sun and sea breezes in Atlantic County

Of course, most travelers flock to Atlantic County vacation rentals during the summer months when temperatures soar and those idyllic waters will warm to the 70s themselves. Take advantage of beachside highs of 82 degrees to top up the tan on the sands, or even look out for a rental opportunity with a private pool. The ocean breeze ensures the climate never gets sweltering, and you'll feel pepped up with fresh sea vigor for the tempting attractions. Non-seasonal weather can be more unpredictable, but as the winter tends to stay mild, you could take advantage to avoid the summer queues.

Natural features

From beautiful beaches to lush parks

Golden sands are not the only natural attractions of Atlantic County: inner land is full of verdant green spots, like the North Brigantine State Natural Area and the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge. Take a view-laden hike through the sensuous landscapes, spotting the neotropical birds and raptors soaring overhead and singing in the trees. Or, if you're coming in the spring, you may want to check out the Weymouth Furnace Park near Atlantic City, where the blooms will come vividly alive with myrtle periwinkles and violets. Look out for Eastern phoebes, American redstarts and common yellowthroats amongst the vegetation.

Can I find a vacation rental around Atlantic County?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,032 vacation rentals near Atlantic County. From 1,033 Houses to 807 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Atlantic County are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Atlantic County?

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

  • Atlantic City: 1,475 vacation rentals
  • Brigantine: 942 vacation rentals
  • Margate City: 1,614 vacation rentals
  • Ventnor City: 1,532 vacation rentals
  • Longport: 1,424 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Atlantic County! 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 Atlantic County?

Whether you're traveling 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 Atlantic County:

  • Atlantic City: 1,475 rentals
  • Brigantine: 942 rentals
  • Margate City: 1,614 rentals
  • Ventnor City: 1,532 rentals
  • Longport: 1,424 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 traveling by plane to Atlantic County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Atlantic County are:

  • Atlantic City Rail Terminal Airport (ZRA): 2,063 vacation rentals
  • Atlantic City, NJ (JSL-Steel Pier Heliport): 2,042 vacation rentals
  • Atlantic City International Airport (ACY): 1,783 vacation 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 holidays in Atlantic County?

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

  • Boardwalk Hall: 2,092 rentals
  • Atlantic City Convention Center: 2,056 rentals
  • Resorts Atlantic City Casino: 2,048 rentals
  • Borgata Casino: 2,073 rentals
  • Golden Nugget Atlantic City Casino: 2,072 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Atlantic County 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 Atlantic County

Atlantic City
1,475 vacation rentals
Brigantine
942 vacation rentals
Margate City
1,614 vacation rentals
Ventnor City
1,532 vacation rentals
Longport
1,424 vacation rentals
Somers Point
2,824 vacation rentals
Egg Harbor Township
1,644 vacation rentals
Galloway
807 vacation rentals
Absecon
1,294 vacation rentals
Pleasantville
1,483 vacation rentals
Northfield
1,476 vacation rentals
Egg Harbor City
17 vacation rentals
Linwood
1,416 vacation rentals
Corbin City
1,171 vacation rentals
Port Republic
414 vacation rentals
Estell Manor
968 vacation rentals
Cardiff
996 vacation rentals
Ocean City
2,349 vacation rentals
Wildwood
2,586 vacation rentals
Philadelphia
1,221 vacation rentals