An authentic Jersey Shore seaside town, slower than Atlantic City, and with a quaint appeal, plus plenty to do and a lovely beach to enjoy.
The sandy beach is the main draw to Margate City, being quiet and clean, and often without crowds. Plus, nearby there are places to rent surf boards, fishing equipment and beach equipment. There are also plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants, shops and fun things to do along the beach area.
The town is additionally known for the iconic landmark Miss Lucy, a 65-foot circus elephant built in 1882 to entice real estate developers. The elephant has housed a bar, restaurant, summer home and hotel, and today is a fun attraction for kids to explore.
Summer is a busy time to visit but the crowds and great weather only add to the charm of Margate City.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Margate City is in August, while the cheapest month is in December. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Margate City is in the high season in August. Margate City has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Margate City tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Margate City tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Margate City. The hottest month in Margate City is June, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 6 ˚F. The wettest month in Margate City is July with 10.02 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.37 inches of rain.