Stone Harbor, known as “the seashore at its best,” is a small New Jersey town with a big personality. With a year-round population of under 1,000 residents that swells to over 20,000 people in the summer due to the many vacationers and visitors, Stone Harbor is the perfect place to take a peaceful break from hectic city life and relax on the beach with family and friends.
Located along the famed shore of New Jersey, Stone Harbor is the ultimate beach escape destination. The town’s fascinating history begins in the late 1800’s, when the area was developed as a beach resort for people living on the East Coast. Today, the town is known for both its commercial success and opportunities for relaxation. If you’re looking to surf while in town, start your visit at Nun’s Beach—a popular local spot connected to the Villa Maria by the Sea convent (opened in the 1930’s). If you’re looking for a more educational vacation, make sure to stop by the Wetlands Institute—many different tours are offered, and there are plenty of activities offered for every member of your family. Nature is king in Stone Harbor—another very popular activity is the Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary. Especially popular with kids, the interesting information available here about the different local species is sure to “wow” you. If you’re getting hungry after all of these adventures, don’t fret—Stone Harbor is known for its adorable little eateries and restaurants located all throughout the town. For typical American fare, stop by Fred’s Tavern for the best burger and fries in town. Spiaggeta is another popular choice amongst locals—the Italian cuisine is highly rated. Lastly, if you’re just looking for a quick snack between swims at the beach, stop by Springer’s Homemade Ice Cream for a treat for your whole group.
Stone Harbor is located amongst a great variety of small beach towns on the New Jersey coast. Consider combining your vacation with a day trip to nearby Cape May (only around a half hour drive from Stone Harbor). A bit farther away are the popular beach towns of Ocean City (a ~35 minute drive) and Atlantic City (a ~50 minute drive).
Accommodations in Stone Harbor can be found to match the needs of even the pickiest traveler. There are tons of options for both beachfront accommodations and spots closer to the bustling city center. We make it easy to find the perfect place to stay—we offer Stone Harbor vacation rentals and Stone Harbor short term rentals throughout the town. You can compare rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more on Tripping. Book your Stone Harbor rental today!
If you live in Philadelphia, you’re in luck in terms of getting to Stone Harbor—a thrice-daily shuttle from the city (#315) will quickly bring you to small-town paradise. If you’re in New York City, it’s also easy for you to get to Stone Harbor—just take bus #319 from Port Authority in Midtown Manhattan.
Find the best Stone Harbor vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 105 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Stone Harbor range from $92 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 95 homes in Stone Harbor offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 38 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 96 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Stone Harbor offers 17 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.Search properties from 5 vacation rental sites in Stone Harbor where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and Booking.com. There are 90 HomeAway rentals, 9 TripAdvisor short term rentals and 4 Booking.com vacation rentals.