Any trip to Atlantic City requires a little thought when it comes to finding the perfect accommodations. Do you plan to spend all of your time in AC or do you want to explore? When you pick hotels in Hammonton, NJ, you’ll be in a great location for touring both historic Philadelphia and exploring the beaches, casinos, restaurants, and shops in Atlantic City.
When you’re booking hotels in Hammonton, NJ, check the event schedule. If you’re lucky, you’ll be in town for the Red, White, and Blueberry Festival. This is the festival that gives Hammonton the nickname of “Blueberry Capital of the World.” Held each June, this festival celebrates the blueberry. Sign up for the blueberry pie eating contest or try a decadent blueberry cannoli.
Another popular festival, considered the oldest festival in the nation, is the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Italian Festival. From Italian foods to Italian marching bands, this entire event focuses on Italian culture and gastronomy. The festival started in 1875, so it has a lot of history backing it. Plan to leave with a full stomach!
If you want even more festivals, head to Hammonton for an annual fall festival, the Hammonton Food Truck Festival, and the Teen Art Fest. The Hammonton Rotary Club’s fall festival is a favorite as wine and beer tastings are part of the fun.
Hotels That Feel Like Home
Hotels in Hammonton, NJ, tend to be smaller, so they feel very quaint and cozy, much like the home you’re leaving behind during your travels. From the Econo Lodge that includes microwaves and refrigerators in the guest rooms to the budget-friendly Rodeway Inn that has whirlpool tubs in some rooms, you’re going to love the options. There’s even a Best Western that serves a free hot breakfast each morning of your stay.