What to do and see in Mays Landing, United States: The Best Places and Tips

March 18, 2018 Alida England

Mays Landing is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Hamilton Township, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. At the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 2,135. It is the county seat of Atlantic County. The community was named for Captain George May, who sailed the Great Egg Harbor River in 1740, and purchased land in the area in 1756.
Restaurants in Mays Landing

1. Storybook Land

6415 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234-5541 +1 609-641-7847
Excellent
75%
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4.5 based on 486 reviews

Storybook Land

For over 60 years, Storybook Land has been keeping the spirit of childhood alive in an entertaining and educational atmosphere. We invite you to relive your childhood while introducing the innocent themes of wonderment to an entire new generation. Your children's and grandchildren'€™s memories will be with them throughout their lifetimes! The timelessness of childhood will ring true as your family literally walks through its all-time favorite stories and nursery rhymes at Storybook Land. Children's classics are interspersed with exciting new family rides and attractions in a remarkably clean and enjoyable park setting. Join us several times a year for memorable family experiences. You are certain to enjoy your visits!

Reviewed By Toni D - Blackwood, New Jersey

6 adults, 6 grandchildren, not sure who had more fun. Many rides are fun for both kids and grownup kids. Park is decorated with thousands of lights during the holidays which all light up by Santa at 5:00 pm. It’s magical and really puts you in the holiday spirit.

2. Balic Winery

Route 40 (6623 Harding Hwy), Mays Landing, NJ 08330 +1 609-625-2166
Excellent
60%
Good
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4 based on 37 reviews

Balic Winery

Reviewed By bimshire84 - Trenton, New Jersey

The only reason my wife and I chose to visit Balic Winery this past Labor Day is because it was the closest site to our ultimate destination: Mike's seafood restaurant in Sea Isle City where we could kill and hour or two before dinner.

Balic Winery was way beyond our expectations! As soon as we stepped through the door the owner gave us a warm and friendly greeting (we were chatting with him and sampling the wines throughout the hour we spent there). The wine choices were extensive and unique (including a pomegranate wine!), and the location is perfect right off the highway! Add to that the charming "Old World" store and patio - this place was well worth the drive from central jersey!

Highly recommended!

3. Estell Manor Park

109 State Highway 50, Estell Manor, NJ 08330 +1 609-645-5960
Excellent
82%
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5 based on 16 reviews

Estell Manor Park

Reviewed By Peter T - Estell Manor, New Jersey

I've been going to this county park for over 30 years. It's a great place to spend a few hours or the entire day. The nature center is wonderful place to spend a few hours also. It's interesting to see here how mother nature also takes back industrial property that was formally developed. Go enjoy a day at this wonderful place.

4. Blue Heron Pines Golf Club

550 Country Club Dr, Cologne, NJ 08215-5100 +1 609-965-1800
Excellent
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4.5 based on 20 reviews

Blue Heron Pines opened in 1993 and has quickly been recognized as the best 18-hole course at the Jersey Shore. Designed by Stephen Kay, it takes full advantage of the natural beauty of the pinelands, with majestic tree lines framing breathtaking vistas. "Best Golf Course " Casino Connection Magazine "Four Stars" Golf Digest's Places to Play "In an era when golf's future lies with quality public courses, Blue Heron Pines sets the highest standards, the course shows how far intelligence and imagination can go in making modern golf memorable" Golf Week

Reviewed By Amy F - Maywood, New Jersey

We played this course for the first time today and found it in beautiful shape. The greens rolled well though a bit slower than we were used to. This course is near the ocean which may account for the windy conditions which only added to the challenge. I look forward to playing this course again and would recommend it.

5. Renault Winery

72 N Bremen Ave, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215-3195 +1 609-965-2111
Excellent
39%
Good
32%
Satisfactory
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Poor
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Overall Ratings

4 based on 264 reviews

Renault Winery

Located in the scenic Pine Barrens, this winery is one of the oldest continuously operating wineries in the United States.Our tour begins in The Fountain Room where the Greek goddess Hebe, cup bearer of the gods, holds court. We'll continue on to our celebrated Antique Glass Museum which houses our priceless champagne & wine glass collection dating back to medieval times. On to our Hospitality Room where your guide presents the unique history of Renault Winery and it's founder, from the mid-nineteenth century, through prohibition and the jazz age to the present.We'll continue on through our sun-drenched European Courtyard - a favorite background for wedding portraits. You'll see our private collection of Antique Winemaking Equipment, then onto our Pressing Room where our wines are made. Next you'll see our climate- controlled Wine Cellar where the cellarmaster continually monitors our wine aged in giant oak and redwood casks. The tour continues to our Wine Tasting Emporium where you'll have the opportunity to sample our award winning wine and champagne selections.All our wines and champagnes are available in The Gift Shop, including a unique selection of gift baskets, stemware, carafes and many other interesting items.

Reviewed By Andy B - New Jersey

I golfed and had breakfast here on Wednesday...breakfast was excellent...I had the jersey eggs benedict which instead of Canadian bacon included pork roll...yum!...however, I wish the eggs had thicker slices of pork roll...mimosa was good but pricey at $8...staff was very friendly...making sure I was served quickly so I would not miss my tee time...golf course was in decent shape except for the standing water in many sand traps rendering several unplayable (the area was recently doused with heavy rains)...beverage service was very good...I recommend eating and golfing at Renault Winery.

6. Lazy Eye Distillery

1328 Harding Hwy, Richland, NJ 08350-2445 +1 856-839-4326
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5 based on 2 reviews

We distill hand-crafted vodka. We offer tours on most Saturday afternoons by reservation through email. Tours are followed by three tastings and the opportunity to purchase our products after the tour.

Reviewed By jonz113 - Newtown Square

My family travels through Richland on our way to Ocean City, NJ and we were extremely excited to see a distillery opened. We stopped in on June 13th and had a fantastic experience. The owners were warm and engaging and the vodka (three varieties offered) was fantastic. We look forward to visiting again!

7. Escape At The Shore

513 Tilton Rd, Northfield, NJ 08225-1217 +1 609-569-0481
Excellent
97%
Good
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5 based on 26 reviews

Escape At The Shore

A NJ Escape Room company, You have one hour to discover clues, solve puzzles and find the key to escape from the room. Good Luck!

Reviewed By Bebe L

Wasn’t sure what to expect but it was lots of fun. The puzzles and clues that needed to be solved kept everyone interacting with each other. You learn real fast how to work together ..... we escaped with 43 seconds left..... can’t wait to do...MoreThank you so much for taking the time to leave such an awesome review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again soon!

8. Batsto Village

Rd # 9, Batsto, NJ +1 609-561-3262
Excellent
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4.5 based on 79 reviews

Batsto Village

Once an industrial center for iron and glass, this village now contains over 30 historic buildings.

Reviewed By Stephanie B

When you get a day in the upper 70's in February (in NJ), you find something to do outdoors! Batsto Village was suggested to us, so we took a ride over.
We (my 10 year old daughter and myself) were pleasantly surprised at the beautiful grounds! Part of Wharton State Forest, the area is just beautiful. The structures there are so well maintained, ranging from a blacksmith shed, horse barns, hydro-barn, the mansion and houses. The lake is just breathtaking, and the trails are well maintained.
We did not go in the visitor center, but saw many people coming out with information on the canoe launch and the trails.
This was such a gem of an experience , my daughter stopped to read each and every description plaque, and loved it! Even our dog enjoyed exploring these grounds!

9. Tuckahoe Brewery

3092 English Creek Ave, Ocean View, NJ 08234-5245 +1 609-827-5375
Excellent
78%
Good
15%
Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 13 reviews

Tuckahoe Brewery

Reviewed By Dave C - Levittown, Pennsylvania

My Wife and i visited on 08/16/2014. Small intimate brewery with informative and friendly staff. Tour is quick but cool. You can taste all of there beers on tap and purchase pints afterwards. Pale ale and pumpkin beers were very good. Met some great people who were enjoying the brewery themselves. Laughed a lot and even shared snacks. Others brought chips and dips and we brought phila pretzels. Bring snacks and enjoy your tour and tastings. Met two cool guys named Jason and Matt. They were only going to stay for a few, had to replace the water heater and wife and kids were waiting for them. I think we got them in trouble. Lol Definately stop by Tuckahoe for some good beer. Good people, and good times.

10. Silver Fox Farm Alpacas

714 W Herschel St, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215-3708 +1 609-992-3303
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5 based on 17 reviews

Silver Fox Farm Alpacas

Reviewed By CatW610 - Norwood, Pennsylvania

Took my sister for a surprise visit for her Birthday. We loved it!!! Ralph was a wonderful host, introducing us to his furry "children" by name. Encouraging us to hand feed them. Ralph shared wonderful stories. The farm is a beautiful & relaxing experience. Bring a picnic meal, tables await you. Bring a bottle of wine from one of the nearby wineries & just let the stress melt away. This was a highlight of a wonderful over night get away. Really easy to locate "Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."
Robert Frost

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