The Shore Blog

All about the South Jersey Shore from Ocean City to Cape May

Stone Harbor Beach Information

Stone Harbor’s beaches are a great place to be on a hot summer afternoon, a cool autumn morning or a balmy spring night. Whether you are a beachcomber, sunbather, surfer or sandcastle builder, you are sure to enjoy your time…

Ocean City NJ Beach Information

Ocean City beaches are a great place to be on a hot summer afternoon, a cool autumn morning or a balmy spring night. Whether you are a beachcomber, sunbather, surfer or sandcastle builder, you are sure to enjoy your time…

Cape May Beach Information

Cape May’s beaches are a great place to be on a hot summer afternoon, a cool autumn morning or a balmy spring night. Whether you are a beachcomber, sunbather, surfer or sandcastle builder, you are sure to enjoy your time…

Avalon Beach Information

Avalon’s beaches are a great place to be. This is true whether it is a hot summer afternoon, a cool autumn morning or a balmy spring night. Beachcombers, sunbathers, surfers and sandcastle builders alike will surely enjoy their time spent…

History of The Wildwoods

The history of The Wildwoods is interesting. Lenni-Lenape Indians came to the barrier island for decades to fish and hunt.  They cut trails through the mainland’s coastal forest and navigated through swamp lands to lead them to the island. In…

History of Townsends Inlet

The history of Townsends Inlet is quite interesting. For over 2000 years the Leni-Lenape Indians lived in the area that would later become New Jersey. They came to the coast to fish and gather quahog shells from the beach. They…

History of Stone Harbor

The barrier island on which Stone Harbor is located was once a juniper forest occupied by the Leni-Lenape Indians. In 1722, the 2725-acre island was purchased for the equivalent of $380 by Aaron Leaming who thereafter named it Leaming’s Island.…

History of Strathmere

Strathmere has an interesting history. For over 2000 years the Leni-Lenape Indians lived in the area that would later become New Jersey. They came to the coast to fish and gather quahog shells, from which they “wampum” , or currency.…