The Shore Blog

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

History of Avalon

The history of Avalon is rich. From the days of railroads in Avalon, to storms of Avalon, much has happened to shape the development of the “jewel of the Jersey coast”. The island upon which Avalon is located was once…

Wild, Wild, Wildwood Days

Many have heard the song, but until you’ve spent time here, you have no idea how special this place is. “Wildwood Days” is a famous song by Bobby Rydell in 1963. The song is a tribute to the Wildwoods of…

Southern Sea Isle At Its Finest

Townsends Inlet is located on the barrier island of Ludlam Island. It is considered an “unincorporated community”. This is similar to Strathmere, which flanks Sea Isle on the north end of the island. Townsends Inlet is locally referred to as…

America’s Greatest Family Resort

Ocean City New Jersey (not to be confused with Maryland) has long been know as America’s Greatest Family Resort – and with good reason. With plentiful beaches, a 2 mile boardwalk filled with rides, shops and live entertainment, and a…

Avalon is “Cooler By A Mile”

Named for the mystical island where King Arthur was taken to recover from battle wounds, beautiful Avalon New Jersey is one of the most affluent communities along the Jersey Shore. Incorporated as a borough in 1892, Avalon is home to…

Where The Ocean Meets the Bay

Strathmere is a tiny unincorporated community that shares its island home with Sea Isle City and Townsends Inlet to the south. It was originally named “Corson’s Inlet”. This is because that is the name of the body of water hugging…

Smile You’re In Sea Isle

The first thing you see when you cross over the bridge from the mainland to this cozy barrier island is a friendly message on the iconic turquoise water tower. Those who have come this way before don’t need the reminder…