About Stone Harbor
The Seashore at it's Best!
Ask anyone who has been here, and they will tell you Stone Harbor is a very special place. It is a delightful beach town with beautiful, white sandy beaches, a charming, one-of-a-kind shopping district, top-rated eateries and so much more! For many, Stone Harbor is a place of pure joy; a place of special memories and family traditions. Visitors look forward to stops at their favorite shops, ice cream parlors and taverns. You can count on warm hospitality when you visit our vast array of unique stores and restaurants. With the Intracoastal Waterway to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, beach lovers, sports enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, will find plenty to see and do. Spend time on the water exploring our marshes and basins; stroll along our shoreline or take a walk through the bird sanctuary – Seven Mile Island is one big playground. When you’re here, immerse yourself in all we have to offer. Soak in the sunshine, enjoy the ocean and bay, gather with friends and family to eat, drink, shop and be merry. Stone Harbor has it all – Spring, Summer and into the Fall!
Things to do in Stone Harbor, NJ
Beyond Beaches & Bays
A beautiful new PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, located just outside of Stone Harbor, offers outstanding year round programming. 609-463-1924 or 463-1925
The CAPE MAY COUNTY PARK & ZOO , located on Route 9, has an exceptional zoo, picnic facilities and playground. No admission fee. 609-465-5271
The WETLANDS INSTITUTE is an environmental center that is recognized nationwide for its research and its special programs. It offers enjoyable, educational guided tours. 609-368-1211
For something more nautical, you might visit HEREFORD INLET LIGHTHOUSE in North Wildwood or CAPE MAY POINTE LIGHTHOUSE and the USS ATLANTUS, an experimental WWI concrete ship, trapped by a storm and still visible in the water at the Pointe.
COLD SPRING VILLAGE, a recreated farm community of the late 1800’s stretches over 22 beautiful acres in Lower Township. Observe crafts of the era performed by authentically dressed artisans. 609-898-2300
One of the world’s most beautiful and the largest annual garden in the USA can be seen at LEAMING’S RUN GARDENS & COLONIAL FARM located on Route 9, Cape May Court House. 609-465-5871
Expand your knowledge of Cape May County by a visit to the CAPE MAY COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM and a tour of the JOHN HOLMES HOUSE. 609-465-3535
Stone Harbor Museum 235 93rd Street, Stone Harbor, NJ
609 368-7500 www.stoneharbormuseum.org
A visit to the museum is a visit to the past. Opened in 1999, a collection of archival material and displays bring the past into the present. Admission is free!
For additional information, you may contact the facility directly or stop by the Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce Office on 96th St. (near the water tower) for the latest literature on places to visit.
Stone Harbor NJ Beach & Bay
Something Magical Happens When You're Near the Ocean
It calms you and exhilarates at the same time. Stone Harbor, with its stunning, natural beauty, has magnificent beaches that will please every beach lover. Bask in the sun, nap in the shade, boogie board with the kids or run along the surf. The possibilities are endless. The calmer bay waters are a playground for kayakers, paddle boarders, boaters and anglers. And there’s nothing more relaxing than a float in the bay! STONE HARBOR POINT One of AOL’s Top 10 Secret Beaches — located on the southern tip of Stone Harbor, you’ll find a virtually deserted yarrow-lined strand, sandbars, salt marshes and mud flats. Beginning at 122nd Street with plenty of free parking and restrooms, the Point is a tidal estuary where the ocean meets the bay with an ever-changing landscape of shifting sands alive with birds and nature. STONE HARBOR PUBLIC MARINA The Stone Harbor Marina has a pubic boat ramp, kayak racks, a public fishing, crabbing, and swimming pier, restrooms, outside shower, a pump-out waste station, and plenty of free parking. Ramp fees apply. Contact the Recreation Department for more information 368-1210 or the Borough in the off season 609.368.5102. Located on 81st Street. STONE HARBOR BIRD SANCTUARY A National Natural Landmark since 1965, our bird sanctuary is comprised of 21 acres of maritime forest, wetlands, a spring-fed fresh water pond and meadow system. The preserve swarms with birds and butterflies and offers a self guided informational walking tour. Docent lead walks are also made available each weekend in the summer. Located on 114th Street.
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