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Stone Harbor Attractions

Stone Harbor Attractions

There are many things to do in Stone Harbor. If you’re looking for the top Stone Harbor attractions, we have them listed here.

Fishing / Boating

Fishing Areas

83rd Street Fishing Pier – 83rd Street and the Bay

Fishing Charters

Brynnie-B Inshore Fishing – 81st Street
Offering half day, full day and nighttime fishing trips.

Over Under Sport Fishing – 813 Sunrise Drive
Different types of charters available, including back bay, deep sea and more.

Bait and Tackle

Smuggler’s Cove – 370 83rd Street

Boat Rentals

Smuggler’s Cove – 370 83rd Street

Golf Courses

Avalon Golf Club – 1510 Route 9, Cape May Courthouse
Laguna Oaks Golf Course – 600 Bayberry Drive, Cape May Courthouse
Pines at Clermont Golf Club – 358 Kings Highway, Clermont
Cape May National Golf Club – Route 9 & Florence Avenue, Erma
Ocean City Municipal Golf Course – 26th and Bay Avenue, Ocean City
Heritage Links Golf Course – 1375 Shore Road, Ocean View
Shore Gate Golf Club – 35 School House Lane, Ocean View
Cape May Par 3 and Driving Range – 29 Fulling Mill Road, Rio Grande
Sand Barrens Golf Club – 1765 Route 9 North, Swainton

History / Museums

Stone Harbor Museum
The Stone Harbor Museum is housed in its new location at 9410 Second Avenue. The museum features 50,000 artifacts, photos and displays depicting Stone Harbor’s rich history. A summer series of educational programming is held each year and presentations on specific historical events are given throughout the year. A fall and winter schedule of events is also available. The museum is free and open to the public.


Cape May County Library – 9516 Second Avenue
The Cape May County Library system operates 8 branch libraries and a book mobile service with stops throughout the county every Thursday and Friday. The library offers DVD and video game rentals, internet access, desktop computers, printing services and programming for children, teens and adults.

Free Little Libraries – 317 110th Street and 275 93rd Street
Free little libraries are free-standing boxes that neighbors put in their yard and stock with books. The books are free for the taking, as long as you return the book or replace it with another. For more information about Free Little Libraries, read our blog post, “Free Little Libraries – Bringing Communities Together Over Books”.


Club 18 Miniature Golf – 9505 3rd Avenue
This rooftop mini-golf course offers 5 levels of holes designed for all ages and all golfing abilities.

Tee Time Mini-Golf – 239 96th Street
This rooftop mini-golf course offers 18 European-style holes, tournaments & a snack bar with tables.

Nature / Wildlife

Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary – Located between Second and Third Avenues, and 111th and 116th Streets, Stone Harbor
The Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary offers four walking trails open year-round to allow visitors to learn about and observe the various species of birds who life in and around this area. The three trails are the Heron Overlook Path, the Meadow Walk Path, the Holly Path and the Egret Epsy Path.

The Wetlands Institute – 1075 Stone Harbor Boulevard, Stone Harbor
The Wetlands Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the wetlands and coastal ecosystems of the South Jersey shore. The Institute accomplishes its mission through research, education and conservation efforts. It also provides fun, hands-on and interactive experiences for visitors to learn about our coastal environment and its wildlife and a desire to become protectors of this important ecosystem. The summer schedule is full of weekly events and festivals. You can also work with the Institute on preservation efforts for turtles, horseshoe crabs and shore birds.


Stone Harbor is one of the quintessential shopping destinations for visitors to the southern Jersey coast. On any given day in high season, you will find scores of vacationers strolling along the 96th Street Shopping District, which is on the main drag into Stone Harbor from the mainland. It is also a favorite destination on rainy vacation days. Here you will find upscale clothing and jewelry boutiques, gift and gourmet shops, a fabulous hardware store that carries beach supplies, home décor and everything (including the kitchen sink), as well as the southern region’s only remaining movie cinema, the Harbor Theatre. Scattered among these unique shops are fabulous restaurants and bars, as well as the Reeds at Shelter Haven boutique hotel which features three restaurants, two of which are waterfront on the bay.


Salon Elite – 359 96th Street
This spa offers hair, nails, makeup, waxing and bridal party services.

Salt Spa at The Reeds – 9601 Third Avenue
The Salt Spa offers a variety of services, including facials, massage, hair and makeup, nails and tanning.

Stone Harbor Nails and Spa – 9819 3rd Avenue
Professional Nails Care Service, Spa Treatment, Nails Care Products and Waxing

Sports / Recreation / Playgrounds


The 82nd Street Recreation Complex includes basketball courts, tennis courts, pickleball courts, soccer and softball fields and a playground; 96th Street Facilities include basketball, shuffleboard and tennis courts; and Chelsea Place Park (105th-106th Streets, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues) has volleyball and bocce courts, a walking trail and adult fitness equipment.


82nd Street Complex
96th Street
Chelsea Place Park – 105th-106th Streets, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues

Tennis Courts

82nd Street Complex


Harbor Square Theatre – 271 96th Street
This is the only movie theater remaining down the shore. This theater also includes a burger bar, craft beers and wine, live events and shows.

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Harbor Outfitters – 354 96th Street
Island Watersports – 9701 3rd Avenue
Wetlands Institute – 1075 Stone Harbor Boulevard

Personal Watercraft (Waverunner, Jetski, Seadoo)

Island Watersports – 9701 3rd Avenue

Stand Up Paddleboards

Harbor Outfitters – 354 96th Street
SUP Guy – delivery to 114th and Bay (call 609-435-4129 to book)
South Jersey SUP – 114th and Bay
Stone Harbor Surf and Paddle – 221 96th Street
Island Watersports – 9701 3rd Avenue

Surfing Lessons/Rentals

Harbor Outfitters – 354 96th Street
Stone Harbor Surf and Paddle – 221 96th Street

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