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In Margate City, vacation rentals start at $90 per night.
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About Margate City
Jersey Shore has become well known because of the popular reality TV show that shares its namesake. However, Margate City offers an entirely different vibe. Margate City is a popular Jersey Shore destination located on Absecon Island. The small town offers beach fun, historical favorites and community events to entertain both locals and visitors. A great weekend get-a-way or one of many stops along the beach towns of Jersey Shore, either way Margate City is a can’t miss destination on the island.
Things to do in Margate City
Margate City is home to many attractions such as Lucy the Elephant, a 65-foot wooden elephant, and of Marven Gardens, of Monopoly board game fame. Both pitstops serve as a great picture opportunity and fun for the family. The community hosts a variety of events weekly, monthly and annually. Check the city’s calendar for events like Thrilling Thursday. This all day weekly get-together is composed of a local farmers’ market, sidewalk sales, free beach access and a movie under the stars. The Margate Community Farmers’ Market is always a fun atmosphere as the town does its shopping together. The fresh, locally-grown produce, seafood straight off the boat, tasty barbeque and other Jersey Fresh products will have you hungry for more. When you take your trip, Margate City is the best place to fall. The Margate Fall Funfest, held at the end of September, celebrates the start of fall with two full days of fun. Entertainment, crafts and food is laid out for six blocks along the bay, for no charge.
Day trips from Margate City
Once you’ve had time to wander around Margate City, check out the neighboring towns. Atlantic City is home to the world famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. The famous seven mile boardwalk brings in over 30 million people annually. The town is home to an array of pop culture references such as the streets of the game Monopoly were named after the streets of Atlantic City, and the Miss America pageant is held annually in the city. Historic Smithville is a beautiful place to visit surrounded by Lake Meone, cobblestone paths and friendly locals. The small village offers dining, shopping and family fun. There is an antique arcade, a train, paddle boats, and a vintage carousal. This is the perfect town to reminiscence in the nostalgia of the small town feel. Two and a half miles of boardwalk and eight miles of lush, sandy beaches earned Ocean City’s title of 2016 Best Beach in America by Coastal Living. The city remains the top summer destination on Jersey Shore. However, if you visit make sure to BYOB because no alcohol is sold in the town due to its religious history. No need to worry though, the next town is close by and is happy to supply anyone visiting Ocean City.
Margate City accommodations
While you’re staying in Margate City take advantage of an ocean front home. Take your dog for a walk on the beach when you rent one of Tripping.com’s pet friendly homes. If you bring your furry friend, check out the Steve & Cookie’s Annual Dog Show, the town hosts. The event benefits New Jersey’s Aid for Animals and the Humane Society of Ocean City.
Transportation in Margate City
When you’re in town, feel free to walk around on foot or rent a bike to explore the area. Cars have access through the downtown streets but it is easier to get around on foot. If you haven’t reached the island yet, hop on the Jersey Shore Ferry. After 30 minutes on the ferry you will arrive on the beaches of Sandy Hook. During the weekdays kids ride free.
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