Since Avalon is right on the water there are numerous opportunities for fun activities out on the water, but the fun doesn't stop there. Shopping is one of the most popular pastimes in Avalon. Dune Drive is home to dozens of unique shops, while there are over a hundred shops to visit along the seven mile stretch that incorporates Avalon and Stone Harbor. Food lovers will enjoy eating at over 30 different restaurants ranging from burgers to fine seafood, and after dinner Avalon is home to many bars and nightclubs.
Avalon is also known for its many community events, art shows, craft fairs, and festivals. Just a short distance away is the Cape May County Park & Zoo, one of the finest East Coast zoos. Also, the Atlantic City Casinos are only a short distance away. History lovers should be sure to make a visit to Historic Cold Spring Village, an outdoor open-air living history museum where the past comes to life with costumed performers and restored historic buildings.
Parks & Recreation
Avalon is primarily known for its nonstop array of outdoor activities. Water sport enthusiasts enjoy boating, wave running, paddle boarding, sailing, kayaking, wakeboarding, fishing, water skiing, swimming, and surfing in the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean. For those who prefer to stay land locked, the beach offers volleyball courts and tennis courts. There are also nine different parks and playgrounds to visit for walking, biking, and playing.
Golfers will enjoy playing the greens at Avalon Golf Club, a membership-based, picturesque and affordable golf course that is known for its narrow fairways. In total, there are 5 major golf courses in the area. It's no wonder Avalon receives so many visitors each year to soak in the sunshine and enjoy the great outdoors!