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Take in the beachside beauty of Avalon

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Avalon. This city's surfing, bird watching and shopping draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Avalon

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Avalon a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Avalon Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Cape May County Zoo (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Pirate Island Golf (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Natali Vineyards (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Ocean Oasis Waterpark and Beach Club (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Morey's Piers (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Avalon

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 84°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Avalon

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Avalon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Leaming's Run Gardens (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Sea Isle City Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Albert I Allen Memorial Park (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Wildwood Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Corson's Inlet State Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Avalon

Fly into Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), which is 26.5 mi (42.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Avalon?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,857 house rentals around Avalon. From 730 Houses to 1,372 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Avalon is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Avalon?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Avalon:

  • Diamond Beach: 163 vacation rentals
  • Village Green: 289 vacation rentals
  • Gold Coast: 258 vacation rentals
  • Admiral Estates: 79 vacation rentals
  • Cape May Court House: 348 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Avalon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Avalon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pirate Island Golf: 4,203 home rentals
  • Boardwalk Hall: 2,052 home rentals
  • Playland's Castaway Cove: 3,089 home rentals
  • Cape May Lighthouse: 4,331 home rentals
  • Morey's Piers and Beachfront Waterparks: 3,397 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Avalon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Avalon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 730 Houses in Avalon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Avalon include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,372 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 691 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 48 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Avalon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 760 vacation homes with pool available in Avalon.

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