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168 Apartments for rent in Margate City, NJ

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1 Unit Available
9100 Beach Ave 402
9100 Beach
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$66,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Just Listed - Margate 3BR Penthouse Corner - won't last. Gorgeous ocean and bay views with spectacular sunsets. Spacious, bright, open floor plan. 24-hour front desk. Private, wraparound balcony.
1 Unit Available
17 S Gladstone Ave
17 North Gladstone Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
2 Bedrooms
$17,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
*** SUMMER VACATION ALERT 2021!!! *** Call TODAY to secure your SUMMER AT THE SHORE! One of Margate's most sought after streets, centrally located, STEPS TO THE SAND AND SEA, walking distance to restraunts and bars, shopping, Casel's and more! ...
1 Unit Available
9 S Gladstone Ave
9 South Gladstone Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
3 Bedrooms
$27,500
1100 sqft
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
SUMMER, SUMMER, SUMMER TIME! Renovated throughout, from top to bottom, brand new appliances, flooring, furnishings, and more! From granite countertops to brand new furnishings and decor, this one will NOT dissappoint! Huge deck for gathering for
1 Unit Available
206 N Mansfield Ave
206 North Mansfield Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
3 Bedrooms
$30,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Escape to the shore this summer! This charming beach house has room for everyone! Enter off the covered front porch into a bright open living room boasting beautiful hardwood floors.
1 Unit Available
7401 Bayshore Dr
7401 Bayshore Drive
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
4 Bedrooms
$40,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Summer 2021 Rental! Move right in to this stunning 3/4bedroom, 2.5 bath all renovated with spectacular bay views. The spacious floor plan is perfect for entertaining.
1 Unit Available
9609 Ventnor (SUMMER RENTAL) Ave
9609 Ventnor Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
DO NOT MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY to secure your SUMMER VACATION AT THE SHORE in one of Marvelous Margate's most sought after complexes!! Walking distance to the beach, restaurants, shopping, ice cream shops, mini golf, and SO MUCH MORE! Complex also
1 Unit Available
210 N Jerome Ave
210 North Jerome Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
3 Bedrooms
$33,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
May 14 until Mid August,(may be available for an earlier term at an additional amount)"mint condition" home! 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with all new furniture!! 2 Smart t.v.
1 Unit Available
16 N Decatur Ave
16 North Decatur Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
3 Bedrooms
$25,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Ready for summer of 2021! Located just two blocks to the beach! This fabulous newer construction 3 bedroom elevated first floor unit is available for rent. JULY 1-31 $25,000.
1 Unit Available
11 S Washington Ave
11 South Washington Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
2 Bedrooms
$16,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Summer Rental! Available July 1st through Labor Day at $16,000 or July/August at $8,500 per month.
1 Unit Available
9200 Ventnor Ave. #1-A - '21 Summer 2nd half
9200 Ventnor Ave
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
2 Bedrooms
$14,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Get ready for the BEST SUMMER of your LIFE! Located just steps to the beach and the BEST restaurants in Margate, this BRAND NEW GORGEOUS TWO BEDROOM 1 BATH CONDO is available as a summer rental.
1 Unit Available
2 N Frontenac Ave
2 North Frontenac Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
3 Bedrooms
$19,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Great House in best location ever. Just two blocks to the beach. Walk to absolutely everything. Starbucks, all kinds of take out, great supermarket, clothing for HER and kids and best candy in the world, etc. and public transportation at corner.
1 Unit Available
9304 Monmouth Ave
9304 Monmouth Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$20,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
ADORABLE BEACH HOUSE FOR FULL SUMMER RENT! Marina-District main house boasts three or four bedrooms, eat in kitchen with stainless steel appliances and charming exposed beams, living room, and laundry/utility room.
1 Unit Available
9220 Atlantic Ave
9220 Atlantic Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
3 Bedrooms
$30,000
1340 sqft
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Gorgeous OCEAN FRONT Condo With a Pool in the Heart of Margate!! This fantastic 1st Floor condo features: 3 Bedrooms/2 Full Baths, Modern kitchen with Granite counters, Hardwood floors, Beautiful updated Baths with custom tile and fixtures, Ocean
1 Unit Available
9700 Winchester
9700 Winchester Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
3 Bedrooms
$1,750
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
1st floor corner unit only 2 1/2 blocks to the beach. Spacious open floor plan with living room, bright and sunny dining and kitchen areas. Three large bedrooms with new flooring and plenty of closet space. W/d in unit.
1 Unit Available
101 N Essex Ave
101 North Essex Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
4 Bedrooms
$16,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
August, 2021 rental available. Beautiful, clean, and modern home in the heart of Margate. Great location, close to shops, restaurants, parks and only 3 blocks from the beach.
1 Unit Available
7501 Ventnor Ave
7501 Ventnor Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
3 Bedrooms
$30,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
August 1-LD Three bedroom, Three full bath Charmer in Margate, located in the popular Downbeach Area South side location 2 blocks to the beach and close to the worlds famous Boardwalk.
1 Unit Available
9309 Atlantic Ave
9309 Atlantic Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
2 Bedrooms
$30,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
PET FRIENDLY!! Comfortably sleeps 6. Great Wi-Fi....Amazing location for your summer 2021 getaway. Off street parking for two cars. Be ready to park your car and walk to all things awesome that Margate has to offer.
1 Unit Available
9505 Ventnor Ave
9505 Ventnor Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$15,000
311 sqft
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Newly refinished adorable condo available for full summer. Great location, 1 car assigned parking, sleeps 4.
1 Unit Available
9614 Monmouth Ave
9614 Monmouth Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
3 Bedrooms
$18,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
THE PERFECT SHORE GETAWAY! Owner's pride shows in this adorable & beachy renovated 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home with AWESOME OUTDOOR SPACE & A FABULOUS LOCATION in the exciting Marina District of Margate just steps to your favorite restaurants, Steve
1 Unit Available
105 N Harding Ave
105 North Harding Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
2 Bedrooms
$16,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
ADORABLE SUMMER 2021 RENTAL AVAILABLE MEMORIAL DAY TO LABOR DAY! Features 2 bedrooms with 1 bath on the 2nd floor, deck, washer and dryer in unit, 1 car parking and is close to many of the Margate shops! CALL TODAY!!
1 Unit Available
7600 Ventnor Ave
7600 Ventnor Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
5 Bedrooms
$25,000
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Rent this SOUTHSIDE NEWER CONSTRUCTION! This is a Gorgeous Luxury Home located just one short block to the beach and close to the boardwalk too! A perfect beach house with a perfect location! This 5 bedroom home features a magnificent first floor w
1 Unit Available
9219 Atlantic Ave
9219 Atlantic Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
3 Bedrooms
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4 Bedrooms
$40,000
2675 sqft
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Stunning Margate Split Season rental with MAGNIFICENT ocean views. 4 bed, 3.
1 Unit Available
9211 Monmouth Ave
9211 Monmouth Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
1 Bedroom
$925
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Many improvements made by Landlord. Building recently painted and well maintained. Convenient location in the heart of Margate. Heat and Hot Water are Included in rent. Coin operated washer and dryer on premises.
1 Unit Available
9317 Monmouth Ave
9317 Monmouth Avenue
Margate City, NJ | Margate City
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$8,750
Last updated January 21 at 04:57 PM
Enjoy your summer in Marvelous Margate with all there is to offer. Restaurants, shopping, beach and so much more. This spacious 3 bedroom apartment is perfect for YOU to live in and ENJOY!!!
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City Guide

Margate City
"The results of a new study are out this week saying that New Jersey is one of the most livable states in the country. The study has a margin of error of 100 percent." - Conan O'Brien
"The results of a new study are out this week saying that New Jersey is one of the most livable states in the country. The study has a margin of error of 100 percent." - Conan O'Brien

Okay, so you wanted to live in New York, but the prices were too high, so you decided to live in a place that's just as snobby as New York, but without the high cost of living. Well, you've come to the right place -- Welcome to Margate! This oceanfront town is very desirable among everyone so don't be surprised if you see your mom here. This beach town is very typical of any other beach town: you know, they have water, sand, loud and obnoxious birds (not the Angry birds, but those birds that sound as if they're laughing at you -- yeah, seagulls, those ones!) and plenty of surf shops.

Live, Surf, Eat and Walk -- But First, Move Here!

If you're considering living any portion of your life here, there's one thing you should know -- you'll have to do everything possible to locate places to rent at the right times. The problem with Margate (or perhaps it's a blessing for locals) is that there aren't many vacancies. Many of the residents here love it and don't plan on moving, so it's kind of hard to find available rental homes in town. If you want the best chance at landing anything from a studio apartment to three-bedroom houses for rent, try your search in the fall and winter. People despise living close to water in the cold seasons and are more likely to move.

If you're going to work anywhere outside of Margate, you'll need a car or a good strong pair of legs to get you up to the 504 bus, which will bring you to connecting buses.

Since this is a highly desirable area, landlords aren't that lax about the move-in requirements so you need to have everything they ask for. This includes your fee (in full, don't try to haggle; it won't work), deposit, key and mailbox fee (if applicable), copy of bills, deed or lease, references and financial records. The apartment complex will most likely do a credit check before processing the application any further. If you owe anything on past properties you've lived in, this will show up on the credit report. However, some complex managers may still be willing to work with you. Ask ahead of time though.

Also, looking for an apartment in hurricane season isn't advisable. Unless you want the wind to help you transport around the town it isn't a good idea.

Live, Surf, Eat and Walk -- But First, Move Here!
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If you're considering living any portion of your life here, there's one thing you should know -- you'll have to do everything possible to locate places to rent at the right times. The problem with Margate (or perhaps it's a blessing for locals) is that there aren't many vacancies. Many of the residents here love it and don't plan on moving, so it's kind of hard to find available rental homes in town. If you want the best chance at landing anything from a studio apartment to three-bedroom houses for rent, try your search in the fall and winter. People despise living close to water in the cold seasons and are more likely to move.

If you're going to work anywhere outside of Margate, you'll need a car or a good strong pair of legs to get you up to the 504 bus, which will bring you to connecting buses.

Since this is a highly desirable area, landlords aren't that lax about the move-in requirements so you need to have everything they ask for. This includes your fee (in full, don't try to haggle; it won't work), deposit, key and mailbox fee (if applicable), copy of bills, deed or lease, references and financial records. The apartment complex will most likely do a credit check before processing the application any further. If you owe anything on past properties you've lived in, this will show up on the credit report. However, some complex managers may still be willing to work with you. Ask ahead of time though.

Also, looking for an apartment in hurricane season isn't advisable. Unless you want the wind to help you transport around the town it isn't a good idea.

Things to in Margate City

While this area is more of a getaway for those who live outside of the area, it is a highly residential little island. Margate City pretty much runs from Longport to St. Fredericksburg Avenue, east to west. The northern and most southern tips of the city stop at the Atlantic Ocean, so there's a bonus. So aside from being walkable and accessible by at least one of the city's hundreds of buses, this city is a biker's dream --- if that dream only consists of riding down one street. Pretty much all of the biking in this area is done along Atlantic Avenue. However, getting away may be the best option if you really want to cycle around. For this, most residents travel over to Fredericksburg.

Residents in this area have some of the best ocean views in NJ with none of the smell of New Jersey! Well, aside from the pungent fish aroma that will come along the shorelines in the summer. If you're into seafood, this might be your kind of thing.

What's there to do? Surprisingly, there isn't much to do in the city, but there are a lot of (you guessed it) beach activities, like sailing, boating, swimming, fishing and, of course, surfing.

Getting Around: Getting around the city is pretty easy. There's really no way to get lost on this small island and walking from place to place is easier than driving. There is only one bus that services the area, and that's the 504 and it pretty much runs in a loop around the outskirts of the city. There aren't any buses that will take you north or south. Since there's only a difference of a few blocks, they just expect you to be able to walk that -- I mean, come on!

Nighttime Fun! Although we said there are more beach activities to do here than anything else, Margate has a pretty entertaining nightlife, and we'd love to tell you about it, but what goes on in Margate, stays in Margate. However, we will tell you that many residents from neighboring towns as well as the locals come here to try their luck at the casinos. The most notable casinos in the area are the Tropicana Casino and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino. Other nighttime hangouts include Chelsea Pub, Chef Vola's, Dock's Oyster House (there isn't a need to say anything about why this is a nighttime hangout; we'll leave that to your imagination), Dusk Nightclub and Kelly's Corner Pub.

There is one park in the area, which is the Tx Avenue Playground Park. If you're looking to get some shopping done, forget about it. Shops certainly aren't a priority for this town.

Things to in Margate City
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While this area is more of a getaway for those who live outside of the area, it is a highly residential little island. Margate City pretty much runs from Longport to St. Fredericksburg Avenue, east to west. The northern and most southern tips of the city stop at the Atlantic Ocean, so there's a bonus. So aside from being walkable and accessible by at least one of the city's hundreds of buses, this city is a biker's dream --- if that dream only consists of riding down one street. Pretty much all of the biking in this area is done along Atlantic Avenue. However, getting away may be the best option if you really want to cycle around. For this, most residents travel over to Fredericksburg.

Residents in this area have some of the best ocean views in NJ with none of the smell of New Jersey! Well, aside from the pungent fish aroma that will come along the shorelines in the summer. If you're into seafood, this might be your kind of thing.

What's there to do? Surprisingly, there isn't much to do in the city, but there are a lot of (you guessed it) beach activities, like sailing, boating, swimming, fishing and, of course, surfing.

Getting Around: Getting around the city is pretty easy. There's really no way to get lost on this small island and walking from place to place is easier than driving. There is only one bus that services the area, and that's the 504 and it pretty much runs in a loop around the outskirts of the city. There aren't any buses that will take you north or south. Since there's only a difference of a few blocks, they just expect you to be able to walk that -- I mean, come on!

Nighttime Fun! Although we said there are more beach activities to do here than anything else, Margate has a pretty entertaining nightlife, and we'd love to tell you about it, but what goes on in Margate, stays in Margate. However, we will tell you that many residents from neighboring towns as well as the locals come here to try their luck at the casinos. The most notable casinos in the area are the Tropicana Casino and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino. Other nighttime hangouts include Chelsea Pub, Chef Vola's, Dock's Oyster House (there isn't a need to say anything about why this is a nighttime hangout; we'll leave that to your imagination), Dusk Nightclub and Kelly's Corner Pub.

There is one park in the area, which is the Tx Avenue Playground Park. If you're looking to get some shopping done, forget about it. Shops certainly aren't a priority for this town.

Get out and About

Since this is a residential town, you can run through all the options in no time if you're a busybody, so locals travel up into New York or into other cities within New Jersey to have a little fun. If you'd rather stay close to home, that's okay too. The cities neighboring Margate are Ventnor City and Ducktown.

Ventnor City: This is the place to go if you want to see a bit of the local wildlife or to get some R&R. The biggest attraction here is the Ventnor City Protected Wetlands and the fishing pier located in the southern end of Ventnor City.

Ducktown: Now, this is the place to go if you want to get some serious shopping done. In fact, there are so many places to shop you won't know where to start first. We would advise stopping in the Tanger Outlet though. This place is always packed with visitors! In this outlet you'll find name brand clothes such as Calvin Klein Tommy Hilfiger and Michael Kors for wholesale prices.

Get out and About
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Since this is a residential town, you can run through all the options in no time if you're a busybody, so locals travel up into New York or into other cities within New Jersey to have a little fun. If you'd rather stay close to home, that's okay too. The cities neighboring Margate are Ventnor City and Ducktown.

Ventnor City: This is the place to go if you want to see a bit of the local wildlife or to get some R&R. The biggest attraction here is the Ventnor City Protected Wetlands and the fishing pier located in the southern end of Ventnor City.

Ducktown: Now, this is the place to go if you want to get some serious shopping done. In fact, there are so many places to shop you won't know where to start first. We would advise stopping in the Tanger Outlet though. This place is always packed with visitors! In this outlet you'll find name brand clothes such as Calvin Klein Tommy Hilfiger and Michael Kors for wholesale prices.

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Margate City
"The results of a new study are out this week saying that New Jersey is one of the most livable states in the country. The study has a margin of error of 100 percent." - Conan O'Brien
"The results of a new study are out this week saying that New Jersey is one of the most livable states in the country. The study has a margin of error of 100 percent." - Conan O'Brien

Okay, so you wanted to live in New York, but the prices were too high, so you decided to live in a place that's just as snobby as New York, but without the high cost of living. Well, you've come to the right place -- Welcome to Margate! This oceanfront town is very desirable among everyone so don't be surprised if you see your mom here. This beach town is very typical of any other beach town: you know, they have water, sand, loud and obnoxious birds (not the Angry birds, but those birds that sound as if they're laughing at you -- yeah, seagulls, those ones!) and plenty of surf shops.

Live, Surf, Eat and Walk -- But First, Move Here!

If you're considering living any portion of your life here, there's one thing you should know -- you'll have to do everything possible to locate places to rent at the right times. The problem with Margate (or perhaps it's a blessing for locals) is that there aren't many vacancies. Many of the residents here love it and don't plan on moving, so it's kind of hard to find available rental homes in town. If you want the best chance at landing anything from a studio apartment to three-bedroom houses for rent, try your search in the fall and winter. People despise living close to water in the cold seasons and are more likely to move.

If you're going to work anywhere outside of Margate, you'll need a car or a good strong pair of legs to get you up to the 504 bus, which will bring you to connecting buses.

Since this is a highly desirable area, landlords aren't that lax about the move-in requirements so you need to have everything they ask for. This includes your fee (in full, don't try to haggle; it won't work), deposit, key and mailbox fee (if applicable), copy of bills, deed or lease, references and financial records. The apartment complex will most likely do a credit check before processing the application any further. If you owe anything on past properties you've lived in, this will show up on the credit report. However, some complex managers may still be willing to work with you. Ask ahead of time though.

Also, looking for an apartment in hurricane season isn't advisable. Unless you want the wind to help you transport around the town it isn't a good idea.

Live, Surf, Eat and Walk -- But First, Move Here!
+

If you're considering living any portion of your life here, there's one thing you should know -- you'll have to do everything possible to locate places to rent at the right times. The problem with Margate (or perhaps it's a blessing for locals) is that there aren't many vacancies. Many of the residents here love it and don't plan on moving, so it's kind of hard to find available rental homes in town. If you want the best chance at landing anything from a studio apartment to three-bedroom houses for rent, try your search in the fall and winter. People despise living close to water in the cold seasons and are more likely to move.

If you're going to work anywhere outside of Margate, you'll need a car or a good strong pair of legs to get you up to the 504 bus, which will bring you to connecting buses.

Since this is a highly desirable area, landlords aren't that lax about the move-in requirements so you need to have everything they ask for. This includes your fee (in full, don't try to haggle; it won't work), deposit, key and mailbox fee (if applicable), copy of bills, deed or lease, references and financial records. The apartment complex will most likely do a credit check before processing the application any further. If you owe anything on past properties you've lived in, this will show up on the credit report. However, some complex managers may still be willing to work with you. Ask ahead of time though.

Also, looking for an apartment in hurricane season isn't advisable. Unless you want the wind to help you transport around the town it isn't a good idea.

Things to in Margate City

While this area is more of a getaway for those who live outside of the area, it is a highly residential little island. Margate City pretty much runs from Longport to St. Fredericksburg Avenue, east to west. The northern and most southern tips of the city stop at the Atlantic Ocean, so there's a bonus. So aside from being walkable and accessible by at least one of the city's hundreds of buses, this city is a biker's dream --- if that dream only consists of riding down one street. Pretty much all of the biking in this area is done along Atlantic Avenue. However, getting away may be the best option if you really want to cycle around. For this, most residents travel over to Fredericksburg.

Residents in this area have some of the best ocean views in NJ with none of the smell of New Jersey! Well, aside from the pungent fish aroma that will come along the shorelines in the summer. If you're into seafood, this might be your kind of thing.

What's there to do? Surprisingly, there isn't much to do in the city, but there are a lot of (you guessed it) beach activities, like sailing, boating, swimming, fishing and, of course, surfing.

Getting Around: Getting around the city is pretty easy. There's really no way to get lost on this small island and walking from place to place is easier than driving. There is only one bus that services the area, and that's the 504 and it pretty much runs in a loop around the outskirts of the city. There aren't any buses that will take you north or south. Since there's only a difference of a few blocks, they just expect you to be able to walk that -- I mean, come on!

Nighttime Fun! Although we said there are more beach activities to do here than anything else, Margate has a pretty entertaining nightlife, and we'd love to tell you about it, but what goes on in Margate, stays in Margate. However, we will tell you that many residents from neighboring towns as well as the locals come here to try their luck at the casinos. The most notable casinos in the area are the Tropicana Casino and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino. Other nighttime hangouts include Chelsea Pub, Chef Vola's, Dock's Oyster House (there isn't a need to say anything about why this is a nighttime hangout; we'll leave that to your imagination), Dusk Nightclub and Kelly's Corner Pub.

There is one park in the area, which is the Tx Avenue Playground Park. If you're looking to get some shopping done, forget about it. Shops certainly aren't a priority for this town.

Things to in Margate City
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While this area is more of a getaway for those who live outside of the area, it is a highly residential little island. Margate City pretty much runs from Longport to St. Fredericksburg Avenue, east to west. The northern and most southern tips of the city stop at the Atlantic Ocean, so there's a bonus. So aside from being walkable and accessible by at least one of the city's hundreds of buses, this city is a biker's dream --- if that dream only consists of riding down one street. Pretty much all of the biking in this area is done along Atlantic Avenue. However, getting away may be the best option if you really want to cycle around. For this, most residents travel over to Fredericksburg.

Residents in this area have some of the best ocean views in NJ with none of the smell of New Jersey! Well, aside from the pungent fish aroma that will come along the shorelines in the summer. If you're into seafood, this might be your kind of thing.

What's there to do? Surprisingly, there isn't much to do in the city, but there are a lot of (you guessed it) beach activities, like sailing, boating, swimming, fishing and, of course, surfing.

Getting Around: Getting around the city is pretty easy. There's really no way to get lost on this small island and walking from place to place is easier than driving. There is only one bus that services the area, and that's the 504 and it pretty much runs in a loop around the outskirts of the city. There aren't any buses that will take you north or south. Since there's only a difference of a few blocks, they just expect you to be able to walk that -- I mean, come on!

Nighttime Fun! Although we said there are more beach activities to do here than anything else, Margate has a pretty entertaining nightlife, and we'd love to tell you about it, but what goes on in Margate, stays in Margate. However, we will tell you that many residents from neighboring towns as well as the locals come here to try their luck at the casinos. The most notable casinos in the area are the Tropicana Casino and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino. Other nighttime hangouts include Chelsea Pub, Chef Vola's, Dock's Oyster House (there isn't a need to say anything about why this is a nighttime hangout; we'll leave that to your imagination), Dusk Nightclub and Kelly's Corner Pub.

There is one park in the area, which is the Tx Avenue Playground Park. If you're looking to get some shopping done, forget about it. Shops certainly aren't a priority for this town.

Get out and About

Since this is a residential town, you can run through all the options in no time if you're a busybody, so locals travel up into New York or into other cities within New Jersey to have a little fun. If you'd rather stay close to home, that's okay too. The cities neighboring Margate are Ventnor City and Ducktown.

Ventnor City: This is the place to go if you want to see a bit of the local wildlife or to get some R&R. The biggest attraction here is the Ventnor City Protected Wetlands and the fishing pier located in the southern end of Ventnor City.

Ducktown: Now, this is the place to go if you want to get some serious shopping done. In fact, there are so many places to shop you won't know where to start first. We would advise stopping in the Tanger Outlet though. This place is always packed with visitors! In this outlet you'll find name brand clothes such as Calvin Klein Tommy Hilfiger and Michael Kors for wholesale prices.

Get out and About
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Since this is a residential town, you can run through all the options in no time if you're a busybody, so locals travel up into New York or into other cities within New Jersey to have a little fun. If you'd rather stay close to home, that's okay too. The cities neighboring Margate are Ventnor City and Ducktown.

Ventnor City: This is the place to go if you want to see a bit of the local wildlife or to get some R&R. The biggest attraction here is the Ventnor City Protected Wetlands and the fishing pier located in the southern end of Ventnor City.

Ducktown: Now, this is the place to go if you want to get some serious shopping done. In fact, there are so many places to shop you won't know where to start first. We would advise stopping in the Tanger Outlet though. This place is always packed with visitors! In this outlet you'll find name brand clothes such as Calvin Klein Tommy Hilfiger and Michael Kors for wholesale prices.