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Two little boys beachcombing in Avalon, NJ

Being centrally located, Avalon is an ideal place to stay and play by putting visitors in the perfect position to explore all that the area has to offer. Vacationers only venture outside of Avalon after they have experienced its nationally acclaimed beaches, diverse recreation, fabulous restaurants and wonderfully entertaining events.


Avalon's sparkling beaches are best known for their gentle surf and natural dunes that offer the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. Visitors to Avalon’s meticulously clean and well protected beaches have the ability to purchase beach tags via their mobile app, beach tags are free for armed services veterans and those on active duty.


A family shopping the avenue in Avalon, NJSHOPPING AND DINING IN AVALON  

Avalon is a shopper’s destination for the variety of quaint shops that include stylish boutiques, accessory shops and places where you can sit and relax with your favorite beverage. Shopping events include Shop-A-Holics weekend March 12 - 14th and the End-of-Summer Shop Hop September 11 - 13th and remember that Avalon has entirely free parking year-round.

The dining scene in Avalon is as diverse as their shopping with a variety of restaurants and events like Wine & Spirits Festival May 8th, 7 Mile Restaurant Week May 31 – June 7, and Seafood Festival October 10 – 11. Other special events include concerts, fireworks and holiday celebrations.



A bike parked at the beach in Avalon, NJ

Recreation abounds with a half-mile boardwalk that is perfect for a relaxing summer stroll or bike ride and Avalon’s streets are bike friendly too with expanded dedicated bike paths. The bayfront offers more opportunity for fishing, kayaking and paddle boarding. Plus, look for sports recreation camps during the summer and you can reserve pickleball and tennis courts at reasonable rates throughout the summer. Be sure to visit Surfside Park for fun family activities.


Street parking is always free in Avalon.
Icona Avalon – 7849 Dune Dr., Avalon, NJ 08202
U-GO-Station, 185 30th St., Avalon, NJ 08202


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