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Palm Springs CA Weekend – all things to all people

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Lesbian, Gay, Singles, and Seniors Now that some Palm Springs California vacation rentals have joined the site – and book online – John and I were more than curious about this mythic Hollywood hangout. We wanted to see first-hand the … Continue reading

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Fall Weekends at the Jersey Shore – Priceless

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There are some that prefer the Jersey Shore off-season. The moment Labor Day has come and gone, the shore has a whole new vibe. Quiet mornings; not so many cars; stretches of   beach with wide open space. Joggers, bikers, … Continue reading

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Ocean City’s Doo Dah Parade – April 15th – wild adios to tax season…

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Bassett Hounds, pie fights, celebrity impersonators… Ocean City, NJ calls itself “the family’s greatest resort.” And it earns the title for itself by offering an eclectic line up of year-round celebrations for almost every conceivable holiday – or invented holiday. … Continue reading

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Crabbing on the Jersey shore

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When a new member of OurTownRentals.com,  John, listed his bay front apartments in Seaside Park, I asked him  what there was to do in the neighborhood, and got a crash course on “crabbing.” His place is right across from a … Continue reading

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Jersey Shore rentals

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Repairs to Jersey shore’s iconic boardwalks are well underway. And we are happy to see so many of the property owners on our site  renting in 2013!  Some are completely renovating their rentals in time for the summer season. Others … Continue reading

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Georgia’s Coastal Beach Towns

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Georgia’s coastal playgrounds are found on solid land and barrier islands stretching from the historic town of Savannah Georgia to the Saint Marys River. The river is Georgia’s southeastern border with Florida. Its saltwater and freshwater tidal flow goes into … Continue reading

Posted in Georgia Coast.

Take the GSP to LBI exit 63

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Growing up in north Jersey, our family vacationed every summer down south on the Jersey shore – Long Beach Island on either Barnegat Light or in Beach Haven.  Five kids in the family, we were packed to the gills for … Continue reading

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summer season antique fair in ocean grove

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What is the start of the summer season in any given town on the Jersey shore? In Spring Lake, the 5K run is probably the kick-off. Memorial Day weekend and thousands of people putting on their running shoes and heading … Continue reading

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Spring Lake Five, Jersey Shore’s Top Run

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Spring Lake’s 5 mile run began quietly enough in 1977 as a local fund raising event that attracted about 500 runners. Imagine a time when  running as a group competitive sport was the newest thing and so-called “road racing” was … Continue reading

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March Madness Vacation Deals Myrtle Beach, SC

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The  March madness sale on vacation rentals is underway.  Now is the time for anyone who has definite dates and vacation time to book online.  Be aware that a minimum age of 25 to check in is a common requirement … Continue reading

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