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Why rent or buy on 7-Mile Island?


Located less than 2 hours from downtown Philly and less than 3 hours from Manhattan, 7-Mile Island is a safe, pristine, and entertaining place to plan your next summer vacation. Renting or buying on this island grants you access to some of the most beautiful, white-sand beaches on the entire east coast as well as the quaint towns of Avalon and Stone Harbor, which house the nicest restaurants, surf boutiques, and entertainment spaces at the Jersey Shore. The streets are wide and lined with bike-lanes, making it a safe place to bring your children and grandchildren to enjoy the activities listed below: 


  • Surfing and boogie boarding some of the best waves on the east coast

  • Nationally recognized fishing (Flounder in the back bays and Tuna, Marlin, Bluefish, and Striped-Bass off-shore)

  • Dining at our fantastic restaurants, ice-cream shops, and enjoying our towns’ excellent nightlife (see our list of recommendations below)

  • Tubing, Waterskiing, and Crabbing in the beautiful back bays

  • Trips to Cape May (< 20 minute drive) to visit the historic town or the famous Cape May Zoo

  • Fantastic parks, bird sanctuaries, athletic fields, and courts provide the perfect location for a walk, jog, bike ride, or tennis match

  • Weekly live music and movies on the beach 

  • Check out this packed calendar to see a sneak peek of what's happening every day of the summer in Avalon


7-Mile Island is also a fantastic place to travel in the offseason, as many restaurants are open year round and events are hosted such as an annual Thanksgiving Day Parade and Christmas Festival. Speak to one of our agents to make a trip to our beautiful paradise your reality!!

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