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Ship Bottom overview

Ship Bottom is special for its beaches, museums, and oceanfront, and known for its amusement park and historical sites. You'll enjoy activities like whale watching and surfing. Soak up some sunshine at Clam Alley and Holoyoke. Local sights like Hartland Miniature Golf & Arcade and Sandbar Golf are worth a visit. Ship Bottom is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Ship Bottom

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Ship Bottom has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Ship Bottom with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Ship Bottom hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Ship Bottom hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Ship Bottom

Fly in to Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), 24.8 mi (39.9 km) from downtown Ship Bottom. Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 58.6 mi (94.3 km) away.

What to see around Ship Bottom

Known for its amusement park, the area's family-friendly sights include:
  • • Hartland Miniature Golf & Arcade
  • • Eagleswood Amusement Park
  • • Settler's Mill Adventure Golf
  • • Thundering Surf Waterpark
  • • Fantasy Island Amusement Park
The area's museums and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Museum of New Jersey Maritime History
  • • The Museum at Barnegat Light
  • • Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
Its beaches and whale watching offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Clam Alley
  • • Holoyoke
  • • Jacques Cousteau Coastal Center
  • • Bass River State Forest
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Sandbar Golf
  • • Surflight Theatre
  • • Skydive East Coast
  • • Ocean Professional Theatre Company
  • • Barnegat Lighthouse

When to visit Ship Bottom

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 55°F day, 22°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 35°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 49°F night
  • October-December: 72°F day, 23°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.05 inches
  • April-June: 11.61 inches
  • July-September: 13.07 inches
  • October-December: 12.52 inches
  • Beaches
  • Family
  • Historical sites