Welcome to Avalon NJ

About Avalon

Welcome to Avalon, NJ!

For more than a century, Avalon has been a popular vacation destination for beach lovers everywhere. Located on the 7 Mile Beach, sharing the island with Stone Harbor to the south, this island offers a unique charm that you won’t find anywhere else.

You will certainly be surprised at how much there is to do within just seven miles. If hitting the beach is your idea of a vacation, enjoy our seven-mile stretch of white-sand beaches, touched by the Atlantic Ocean. For the water lovers, the options are endless. From swimming and surfing to boating and kayaking, you can spend hours on the water! Our beautiful beach is filled with adventures and memories just waiting to be made.

On the days when the weather just isn’t cooperating, or maybe when you need a break from the sand and sun, shopping is a wonderful alternative. Avalon’s downtown shopping district has everything you need including high-end boutiques and retail stores featuring clothing, shoes, accessories, beach toys, books and much more.

The fun doesn’t end when the sun goes down, in fact for many it is just beginning! Plan a night with the family including several mini golf locations throughout town. Enjoy family dining or a romantic dinner for two and top it off with a cone of homemade ice cream! Be sure to experience one of our many nighttime hot spots, from acoustic singers to popular bands, places to dance the night away and smaller venues to sit and chat with friends, we have it all!

Whether it’s day or night, there is so much to do here in Avalon and on the 7 Mile Beach. We guarantee you will come back year after year!

Enjoy unlimited activities including boating, sailing, wave running, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, surfing and more in the island’s ocean and back bays. Avalon features a ton of shopping options as you travel through the downtown shopping district. FromBoth towns have unique shopping locations featuring more than a hundred stores and a ton of shopping options. When the sun goes down, the excitement is just beginning. Enjoy casual dining with the family or a romantic night out at one of many restaurants offering a wide array of dining options. Following dinner enjoy ice cream and a round of miniature golf, or dance the night away at one of our many popular nightclubs offering live entertainment year-round. Welcome to our island and make yourself at home. Whether you are staying for the weekend or the summer, or joining us for the next chapter in your life, we are happy you are here!

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Recreation

Having Fun in Avalon

Avalon Chamber of Commerce

The nucleus of information on the island! Stocked with brochures, vacation guides, phone books and always the latest copy of the Seven Mile Times. Come by during any point during your vacation or summer to get the latest menus and calendars of events!

Address:

2989 Ocean Drive, Avalon

Phone:

609-967-3936

Avalon Community Hall

Hosting a variety of special events, fitness programs and concerts.  Please call for current open gym hours.

Address:

3001 Avalon Ave., Avalon

Phone:

609-967-3066

Avalon Free Public Library

Library cards are available for free to residents and property owners.  All other cards are $20 per person.  The library provides free and open access to first class collections, services and programs that ispire, inform and enrich.

Address:

235 32nd Street, Avalon

Phone:

609-967-7155

Avalon History Center

Serving as an informational and cultural gateway to Avalon for all residents and visitors.  Explore Avalon’s past, present and future in visually exciting, accessible and emotionally evocative new exhibits and public programs.

Address:

215 39th Street, Avalon

Phone:

609-967-0090

Avalon Recreation Facilities

The 39th Street tennis courts are open daily from 8am to 6pm.  Give us a call to reserve a cour today!  Admission is half price after 12:30pm.

Address:

39th Street, Avalon

Phone:

609-967-4168

Avalon Recreation Fields

Avalon offers a variety of outdoor activities at the 8th-12th Street Recreation Fields.  From baseball fields, to tennis courts and a playground there is recreational fun for everyone!

Address:

8th – 12th Street, Avalon

Phone:

609-967-2621

Veterans Plaza

Head over to Veteran’s Plaza for free musical entertainment every Friday night all summer log.  The Plaza hosts a variety of special events throughout the year such as Memorial Day, Veterans Day and Tree Lighting Celebrations.

Address:

21st and Dune Drive,Avalon

Phone:

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More Things to Do in Avalon

Fishing Golfing & More

Atilis Gym

Atilis Gym Avalon features top of the line LifeFitness “Signature” Series equipment, and a great selection of cardio equipment including treadmills, step-mills, steppers, rowers, bikes, and ellipticals.

Address:

3206 Dune Drive, Avalon

Phone:

6093684242

Avalon Golf Club

The Jersey Cape’s proven choice for golfers of all abilities…beautifully picturesque as well as economical and friendly.

Address:

1510 N. Route 9, Cape May Court House

Phone:

609-374-0513

Avalon Hodge Podge

A locally owned bait, tackle and marine shop offering over 6,000 items for every fisherman and boater.  Your one-stop-shop for marine supplies, fishing bait and tackle, rod and reel repairs, fishing charters, inflatables and much more.

Address:

2389 Ocean Drive, Avalon

Phone:

609-967-3274

Cape May County Park & Zoo

The Cape May County Park & Zoo provides free year-round admission to a collection of more than 550 animals representing 250 species in 85 acres of exhibits.

Address:

707 US Route 9, Cape May Court House

Phone:

609-465-5271

Cape May Stage

Intimate theater showcasing an array of plays, plus dinner & show packages in a 19th-century church.

Address:

405 Lafayette Street,Cape May

Phone:

6098841341

Escapade Sport Fishing

Back Bay and Inshore Ocean Fishing.  Fish the protected back bay and inlet waters, or travel the ocean for wreck and reef fishing.  Trip includes tackle and rods, bait and ice.

Address:

20th and the Bay, Avalon

Phone:

609-967-0779

Fox Catcher Charters

Address:

14th and Ocean Drive,Avalon

Phone:

609-602-3579

Go Fish Mini Golf

A new miniature golfing spot in Avalon, right next to BluFish! Get off the beach for awhile and play a round!

Address:

2418 Dune Drive, Avalon

Phone:

609-368-0900

Harbor Bike & Beach Shop

Harbor Bike & Beach Shop is a full service bike shop with a complete line of new bicycles and rental bikes of all types to fit the whole family.

Address:

9828 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor

Phone:

609-368-3691

Miss Avalon Fishing & Cruising

Offering two daily half-day trips. Evening sunset cruises on Tues/Thurs at 6:30pm. Ladies are half-priced on Monday & Friday afternoons. Private fishing trips and party cruises available. 6-8 hour trips during Spring and Fall.

Address:

1400 Ocean Drive, Avalon

Phone:

609-967-7455

Moran’s Dockside

Bait, Tackle, Over-Stuffed Hoagies, Kayaks, Charters and more. Anchoring the Sport Fishing Center we carry everything you need for a day on the water. Problems? Go Fishing!

Address:

14th Street and Ocean Drive, Avalon

Phone:

609-368-1321

Nev-r-enuf Sportfishing

We have 2 boats in Avalon 25 feet long. Our Captains specialize in taking families fishing. Flounder, bluefish, & striped bass are abundant in our local waters all summer. We also do boat rides by the hour.

Address:

Avalon Fishing Center,Avalon

Phone:

609-254-2763

Pirate Island Adventure Golf

Offering 18 holes that take you on a journey through theme-park like attractions of animated pirates, caves, waterfalls, suspension bridges, and pirate ships – a unique adventure for all ages!

Address:

2738 Dune Drive, Avalon

Phone:

609-368-8344

Red Baron Air Tours

Experience the shore like never before in our 1940 WWII era, open cockpit Bi-Plane or a modern day Cessna.  Options for 1-3 passengers.

Address:

, Avalon

Phone:

609-840-1005

Sand Barrens Golf Club

With 27 championship holes, an expansive driving range with grass tees, and our extensive golf shop, Sand Barrens is recognized as the premier Jersey Shore golf course and is the top choice of golfers from Avalon and Atlantic City, Cape May, Ocean City, or Wildwood.

Address:

1765 U.S. 9, Cape May Court House

Phone:

6094653555

Tee Time Miniature Golf

Tee Time Miniature Golf is all spruced up for the summer. We have new deckin, fencing, lightin and the same great 18 holes of fun!

Address:

239 96th Street, Stone Harbor

Phone:

609-967-5574

The Handwork Studio

Needlearts, fashion and machine sewing camp for kids ages 5 through 15. Learn, design and create in a fun and loving environment. New projects every week!

Address:

Avalon Community Hall,Avalon

Phone:

610-660-9600

The Wetlands Institute

The natural place, where learning is fun!  Visit the Wetlands Institute for a number of hands-on educational activities focusing on the environment!  Scheduled programs for all ages throughout the year.

Address:

1075 Stone Harbor Boulevard, Stone Harbor

Phone:

609-368-1211

Tuckahoe Bike Shop

Thirty years later, there have been many changes for the company but you will still find the same friendly service, quality products at great prices!

Address:

3254 Dune Drive, Avalon

Phone:

6099613232

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