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Find Your Perfect Vacation Home

As the winter months drag on, it’s the perfect time to find your dream vacation home! Whether it be by the picturesque beaches of South Jersey or among the stunning mountains of the Poconos, here at The Barach Group, we can help to find you the perfect place to escape and unwind.

We understand that buying a second home is a huge investment and can be a bit stressful when looking in an area that you’re not as familiar with, but that’s where our unmatched experience in Eastern PA and South Jersey pays dividends. Because we are both dual-licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania,  our knowledge and experience expand beyond the Delaware River to help you find exactly what you’re looking for from start to finish. 

Keep reading for our neighborhood guide to some of our favorite New Jersey shore towns and what to do from fall to summer in the Poconos! 


South Jersey Beach Towns


From the velvety soft sand beaches to the family-friendly atmosphere, these South Jersey beach towns are the perfect place to escape and enjoy in the height of summer to soak up the sun or in the fall to enjoy crisp days by the sea. Keep reading to discover the ideal town for you! 


Sea Isle City

Sea Isle City boasts the ultimate pristine beaches, amazing restaurants, and lovely charm that makes this little town a true slice of paradise.

You’ll Love: Charming restaurants with delicious seafood, luxurious beaches to lounge and enjoy the sun, and endless fun adventures.

Local Spots: The Ocean Drive, Shenanigans, Ludlum Oyster Company, and Red, White,

& Brew.

What to Expect: Grand properties with beachfront views and a vibrant and charming main street that is lined with boutique shopping and exquisite local dining.


Stone Harbor

This stunning paradise located on the southern end of the Seven Mile Island is the ultimate grandeur escape. The streets are charming and filled with chic boutiques and delicious restaurants serving locally caught seafood. When living in Stone Harbor, you can truly escape and unwind.

You’ll Love: Upscale beach town vibes and easy access to exquisite dining, shopping, and endless summer activities.

Local Spots: SAX, Agave, and Ristorante Luciano.

What to Expect: Stunning local shopping and an amazing restaurant district with largely upscale ocean-front homes where extravagance meets the sea.



If you’re looking for ultimate luxury and seclusion look no further than Avalon! It’s located on the northern tip of the Seven Mile Island and is known as one of the most affluent towns at the Jersey Shore. This stunning town features spacious beachfront homes, high-end retail, and lively nightlife that makes Avalon unique.

You’ll Love: Luxury by the sea, Endless ocean-front views, and white sand beaches.

Local Spots: The Diving Horse, Cafe Loren, Windrift Restaurant, Sundae Best Homemade Ice Cream, and The Sandbar Village.

What to Expect: Opulent beach and bayfront homes that combine the luxury of high-end city living and quaint beach-town charm.


The Poconos 

Whether you’re a nature lover or enjoy the slowed-down pace of life in the mountains, this is the perfect place for you. There is so much to love about The Poconos like the lush greenery, forested peaks, picturesque lakes, and magnificent waterfalls. There is something to love in every season. Keep reading to learn more about this stunning area!  


Winter in the Poconos – The Poconos truly shine in the winter. The activities are endless and so are the magnificent views! Check out some of these fun things to do and places

to visit.

/ Snow Tubing

/ Cross-Country Skiing

/ Snowshoeing

/ Sleigh Rides

/ Ice Skating

/ Winter Paintball

/ Off-Road Adventures

/ Indoor Go Carts

/ Indoor Waterparks

/ Escape Rooms


Spring in the Poconos – Blooming flowers and trees are in abundance in the mountains during spring. As the sun begins to heat up, so does the outdoor fun.

/ Biking

/ Wildlife Viewing

/ Hiking

/ Fishing

/ Driving & Guided Tours

/ Golfing

/ Horseback Riding

/ Whitewater Rafting


Whether you’re looking to create sandy memories along the shore or find peace within the quiet of the mountains, The Barach Group is here to help you find the perfect place to call your home away from home.