posts in category Tourist Towns

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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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Winter Rentals – Off Season Rentals on the Jersey Shore

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Looking for Winter Rentals  2013 – 2014 Off-season on  the Jersey Shore? We got! Every year around this time – after Labor Day –  the Jersey Shore’s pricey summer weekly rentals turn into monthly winter rentals – and very good … Continue reading

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Beach Chairs for the Handicapped – Avalon on the Jersey Shore

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On the Jersey Shore: Special Beach Chairs for the Handicapped Beach chairs specifically designed for the handicapped, which are also known as Surf Chairs, have been donated by the Women’s Civic Club of Avalon. They are available by reservation at the … Continue reading

Posted in Jersey Shore Vacation Travel.

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

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9th Annual Ocean Grove Boardwalk Art Show July 30 2011

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Sponsored by the Ocean Grove Chamber of Commerce the 9th Annual Ocean Grove Boardwalk Art Show on Saturday, July 30 from 9-4. Features 74 artists who will be displaying and selling their work, including: oil and acrylic paintings, pastels, watercolor, … Continue reading

Posted in Jersey Shore Vacation Travel, Tourist Towns.

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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