"The Seashore at its Best", is how the quaint little town of Stone Harbor refers to itself. Nestled midway along the Jersey Cape's 30 miles of breathtaking beach front, Stone Harbor has been attracting visitors to its unique vacation resort for more than 75 years.
The clean quiet family resort community boasts of beautiful protected beaches, fine restaurants, an outstanding shopping district and relaxed atmosphere. Modern motels, condominiums and single family homes offer the vacationer the finest accommodations.
Stone Harbor vacationers can readily avail themselves of great outdoor activities such as:
Lazing on the beach
Supervised recreational activities including:
Teen Dances (organized by the municipality)
Annual events such as the Stone Harbor Art Show and Craft Show attract thousands of visitors each summer. Hobie Cat Racing along the shore add color and excitement to a day at the beach. Some of the most exclusive shops with unusual specialty gifts and souvenirs are waiting to be discovered.
Stone Harbor has the only heronry sponsored by a municipality in the United States. The Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary is registered as a National Landmark by the National Park Service. This 21 acre spot of nature is tucked away within the confines of this beautiful resort. Off street parking is provided for your convenience.
Thousands of herons of many varieties have nested in this safe, protected sanctuary since 1947. Species that are common to the sanctuary are:
American (common) Egret
Yellow Crowned and Black Crowned Night Egrets
Find attraction all within a short drive of Stone Harbor: