Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Wildwood Crest, NJ that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $70 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Wildwood Crest. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Family fun at Wildwood Crest vacation home rentals

It’s hard to imagine that the idyllic surroundings of Wildwood Crest were once the site of Cape May County’s only Revolutionary War battle. Today, this seaside city promises peace and serenity to sun-seekers and families, who flock to homey Wildwood Crest vacation rentals for a little rest and relaxation in the summer months. Parents will marvel at the nation’s largest collection of “Doo Wop” architecture along the picturesque city streets, while kids can while away the hours on the golden beaches, which were voted among New Jersey’s best by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium.

History

Historic sites near Wildwood Crest vacation rentals

Wildwood Crest boasts numerous historic sites to explore on your trip. Vacation homes are available near places like Historic Cold Spring Village, a living history village dedicated to life in the first years of American Independence, and Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, a historic museum with aircraft, engines, and interactive displays in a World War II-training site. You'll also like Fox Park, an open space with the Doo-Wop Experience and recreation areas.

Things to do

Attractions near Wildwood Crest vacation homes

Boasting over 550 animals across 200 species, the Cape May County Park & Zoo is a fantastic way to entertain kids and parents alike. The facility is open 7 days a week and admission is free, though closing times do change based on the season. Mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians can all be seen in this 80-acre compound, while nature trails let you explore magnificent flora from around the world. Prepare a picnic in your self-catering Wildwood Crest vacation rental and enjoy it at one of the zoo’s many designated areas, surrounded by the unparalleled beauty that’s been cultivated here.

Activities

Activities near your Wildwood Crest summer rental

Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks is an institution in the Wildwood area, having entertained countless families over the course of half a century. The 18-acre complex comprises 3 amusement piers that boast pulse-pounding roller coasters, as well as old classics like carousels, bumper cars, and 2 beachfront water parks. This enviable range of amenities caters to all ages, making it an excellent location for your family day out. Hours of operation vary seasonally, so be sure to check the website in advance before you make plans.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Wildwood Crest vacation rentals

New Jersey’s climate has made it an ideal spot for beachside vacations, thanks in large part to its sun-soaked summer months. The mercury rises in July, reaching peaks that are perfect for sunbathing on the sands; day-to-night variations are minor, so moonlit strolls are a romantic option as well. That said, demand for Wildwood Crest vacation rentals soars at the same time, so booking early is crucial. Temperatures fall in the winter months, meaning that warm clothes are essential for travelers planning a festive break. The milder fall months are best for finding cheap Wildwood Crest vacation rentals while the weather’s still pleasant.

Natural features

Wildwood Crest has a wild side

Cape May County is a must-visit location for bird-watchers, thanks to the abundance of species that call the region home. Weekly walks led by expert ornithologists are operated by the Cape May Bird Observatory, with the theme depending on the season. In spring, you’ll be taken to breeding spots, while fall excursions illuminate the migratory specimens found here. Special outings are also held regularly, so check the calendar before you visit. For more information about the area’s diverse ecosystem, consider a visit to the Wetlands Institute, where lectures and nature classes focus on the importance of conservation.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Wildwood Crest

Fly into Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Millville, NJ (MIV-Millville Municipal), which is 30.5 mi (49.1 km) away.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation homes in Wildwood Crest

Couples looking for romantic attractions and outdoor activities will love Wildwood Crest. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Stone Harbor Point, a waterfront park with grassy dunes and marshlands to view local bird life, and Cape May Public Beach, a vibrant beach near the boardwalk with restaurants, shops, and Victorian homes. You could also explore the Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market, a lively market area with food, wine, and other goods.

How many vacation rentals are available around Wildwood Crest, NJ?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,104 vacation rentals around Wildwood Crest. From 1,040 house rentals to 1,034 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Wildwood Crest?

Whether you're traveling 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 Wildwood Crest:

  • Diamond Beach: 144 vacation rentals
  • South Rehoboth: 934 vacation rentals
  • Rehoboth by the Sea: 772 vacation rentals
  • The Pines: 493 vacation rentals
  • Dodds Addition: 419 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Wildwood Crest?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wildwood Crest. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cape May National Wildlife Refuge: 3,265 vacation rentals
  • Lakeview Docks: 3,241 vacation rentals
  • Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk: 2,660 vacation rentals
  • Wildwood Convention Center: 3,262 vacation rentals
  • Cape May Lighthouse: 3,986 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wildwood Crest listed on Vrbo 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 Wildwood Crest?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,040 Houses in Wildwood Crest. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wildwood Crest include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,034 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 178 rentals available
  • Cottages: 70 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wildwood Crest?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 666 vacation rentals with pool available in Wildwood Crest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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