The South Jersey resort that is
best for you depends on the type of vacation that you are interested in.
The South Jersey shore has everything from small, quiet beaches to large,
bustling beaches. You can find amusement rides, gambling and
shopping. These towns are all secret gems each with wonderful soft, sand
beaches, great restaurants, terrific hotels or beach homes and
interesting entertainment. So investigate each to decide what works best
for you and your family
The South Jersey
Known for its large, white beaches, casinos, great entertainment and
Avalon: Known for
its high dunes with its multi-million dollar homes. Quaint
town with New England Charm. Great restaurants, beaches and
Atlantic City's closest neighbor. Many people live here year
round and work for the casinos. A great place For anyone who
wants to be close to the Atlantic City action, but in a quiet, beach
Cape May: This
resort is the Southern most point of the Jersey shore and is known
for its Victorian architecture. It has many wonderful Bed &
Breakfasts, terrific restaurants and a great shopping district. You
can take a ghost tour, visit the Cape May light house or take a
horse and buggy ride. Cape May has been rated a number one tourist
destination in the USA in many accredited magazines.
small town is located at the south end of Ventnor and Margate. It is
just a short drive to the excitement of Atlantic City and Ocean City
but gives vacationers a quiet, less populated resort to visit.
This beautiful town with its old charm and beautiful single-family
homes is located close to Atlantic City. It offers visitors
white beaches and fine dining, and it is the home of the infamous
"Lucy the Elephant".
Is well known for its 2.5 mile wooden boardwalk containing
restaurants, stores, arcades, a water park and amusement piers.
Ocean City offers families a safe haven to enjoy the summer fun.
Located north of Sea Isle City and
south of Margate and Ventnor.
This wonderful town that is known for its multi-million dollar homes
and wonderful high end shopping district. It has a great
selection of restaurants, terrific hotels and a wonderful beach.
Stone Harbor attractions include the nearby Cape May County Park &
Zoo and The Wetlands Institute, a 21-acre bird sanctuary.
This small town is located at the north end of Sea Isle City.
It is not as popular as many of the other beach resort areas so it
is very quiet and beaches are not as crowded. You can walk,
bike, or fish and enjoy this town that seems to still be in the
past. This town has a few restaurants, including Uncle Bill's
Pancake House, as well as a general store and some local bars.
This town has a great location, it is a short distance from
Atlantic City and a short ride to Ocean City. It is located
north of Margate. This beach resort offers white beaches and
This is an extremely large resort that is actually divided into
three subdivisions: North Wildwood (Northern most area), The City of
Wildwood (Mid section), and Wildwood Crest (southern most section).
North Wildwood and the Crest are more residential with year round
residents and condominiums. The City of Wildwood is where the
action takes place. This is where you will find the well known
boardwalk that seems to go on forever. Here you will find
multiple piers with amusement rides that cater to the young and old.
In addition, the boardwalk is home to many types of carnival games,
food concessions, shops, mini golf, movie theatres and more.
Hotels are plentiful, and there is lots of nightlife. If you
do not stay in Wildwood you should at least visit it during your
trip -- it is an experience!
Feature Resort -- Sea Isle City
Our street - 54th Street -- Sea Isle
Summers at the Jersey
shore have been some of the most memorable times of my family's life.
We are fortunate to have a summer home in Sea Isle City, New Jersey and
my children have spent summer vacations at the beach all of their life.
Sea Isle City is strategically located about 35 minutes south of
Atlantic City and approximately 35 minutes north of Wildwood. It
is just over the bridge to Ocean City and Avalon. So you are a
short distance from boardwalks, casinos, amusement piers, shopping and
water parks but do not have it right outside your door.
in Sea Isle City in the summer is like walking into the past. You
will find bicycles with baskets, parades, and playgrounds.
Special events are schedules on the famous promenade in the center of
town all summer long. Fishing tournaments, surfing tournaments, and
runs are held throughout the summer. You can walk, bike, roller blade or jog on
the promenade which is approximately 3.5 miles round trip. If you
love boating, kyaking, swimming, surfing, and boogie boarding you will
love SIC. There
are cute stores located in the center of town as well as on the
promenade for shopping. You will find arcades, tennis courts, a
skateboard facility and mini golf to entertain
The white, sand
beaches are wonderful and beach tags are required. You have beach areas that are designated
for surfing, kayaking, boogie boarding and swimming. On warm summer days
you may see dolphins swimming along the coast. The Fudgy-Wudgy man will
walk along the beach and sell ice cream. The hot dog man is
sitting with his cart on 59th street. Sea Isle City offers families a safe haven to enjoy the
There are terrific
restaurants in town that serve everything from pizza and hoagies to
lobster and filet mignon. Our favorites are Basilico's Ristorante-Pizzeria
Pour House. Basilico's,
located on 43rd St, is the best Italian food in SIC. Their prices are
reasonable for the size of the portions and the quality of the food . In
addition, it is a BYOB. This restaurant is truly a local favorite!
Pour House is a typical Irish Pub and
Restaurant, located at 39th and Landis. You will find consistent
service and food, however it is a bit expensive. Uncle Oogie's,
located in the ACME shopping center on 61st and Landis, is the place we
go for great sandwiches and pizza. Rick's Breakfast House,
also located in the ACME shopping center, is our favorite place for
breakfast. Food is good, reasonably priced, and less lines!
Ice cream parlors and candy stores
are available throughout town for those with a sweet tooth. We love Yum
Yum's ice cream in the center of town. Great ice cream selection
and a gum drop in the bottom of the cone. SIC has a number of fun
bars if adults are looking for a night out without the kids. Most
have bands on the weekends and a small cover charge.
Sea Isle City 2009, the big news is the return of an old
fashioned amusement park. “Gillian’s Funland of Sea Isle City”
will be open by Memorial Day The new park will be located
next to the marina, just a short walk to the Promenade.
Sea Isle City is a
great family resort where you can relax and enjoy the beach. So come and
visit and I bet you will be back next year.
4100 Landis Avenue, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243