Destination guide

A New Jersey escape in Upper Township

Set where the Atlantic waves roll against the New Jersey shores and creeks wiggle down from the Garden State's interior to meet the ocean, Upper Township is a great place to get a taste of the sand and sea of the Eastern Seaboard. Virtually all Upper Township vacation rentals line up along the salt-washed beaches that fringe the city. Some have decks overlooking the frothing rollers or doors that open onto powdery white sands. Others sit amid the dunes and winding waterways, offering a peaceful getaway set to the sounds of the ocean.

Things to do

The wild draws of Upper Township

Wildlife refuges, nature reserves and barrier islands are Upper Township's top draws. You can find yourself charming Upper Township vacations rentals by the shore to be within striking distance of Corson's Inlet State Park, a place where grass-topped dunes, crabbing pools and fishing jetties fringe the Atlantic. Other homes will put you right next to the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge. That's a beautiful patchwork of forests and marshes where raptors and hawks, kestrels and warblers, can all be spotted from the birding lookouts.


Upper Township is all about the beach vibes

There's really nothing else to do in Upper Township but hit the beaches, which is precisely why this small town and its salt-washed cabins and cottages by the ocean are such an attractive prospect for vacationers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the Garden State. The chances are you'll be able to bag a pad that puts you just a stone's throw from the waves. Days of sunbathing, dune walking, bird spotting and even surfing are the norm, while evenings can be spent gazing at the stars or barbecuing on your private deck, overlooking the sea.


Choosing the season in Upper Township

From a chilly 35 to a sultry 88 – the temperature range of Upper Township varies immensely. To ensure you catch the sunniest and warmest days of all, you might want to plan your trip to the NJ coast for the summer months. They range from June to August, magnetizing folk to seaside Upper Township vacation rentals from beginning to end. Coming in spring, in May, or fall, in October, means having milder weather but fewer crowds. Winter, from December to March, often sees snows and subzero temperatures – you'll need to bring a coat, then.

Natural features

Life on the coast in Upper Township

If there's just 1 natural feature of Upper Township that stands out, it's the beaches. They fringe the whole town on its eastern haunch, running for mile upon mile along the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. You can expect to catch them looking beautiful in the summer months, glimmering in hues of cotton white and washed by waves that froth with whitecaps. Behind them are swathes of wetland, grasses, dunes and creeks, all hitting a zenith with the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge – one of NJ's most famous birding spots.

Can I find a vacation rental around Upper Township?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,523 vacation rentals near Upper Township. From 974 Houses to 960 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 Upper Township are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Upper Township?

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 Upper Township:

  • Diamond Beach: 155 vacation rentals
  • Gold Coast: 249 vacation rentals
  • Townsend's Inlet: 332 vacation rentals
  • Village Green: 300 vacation rentals
  • Gardens: 233 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 Upper Township?

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

  • Whale Creek Marina: 4,092 vacation rentals
  • Boardwalk Hall: 2,090 vacation rentals
  • Wildwood Convention Center: 3,425 vacation rentals
  • Cape May Lighthouse: 4,475 vacation rentals
  • Atlantic City Convention Center: 2,054 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Upper Township 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 Upper Township?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 974 Houses in Upper Township. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Upper Township include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 960 rentals available
  • Cabins: 39 rentals available
  • Cottages: 39 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Upper Township?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 139 vacation rentals with pool available in Upper Township. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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