Wondering how Egg Harbor City got its name? A Dutch ship came up the Mullica River looking for provisions. It was during the nesting season for birds and eggs were everywhere. The Dutch called the area "Eyieren Haven" which translates to Harbor of the Eggs and the town eventually took its name from the reference to the region.
When should you visit Egg Harbor City, NJ?
Egg Harbor City experiences all four seasons in full, although the winter weather is moderate. The best time to visit Egg Harbor City is from the beginning of June to about the middle of September. The average daily high temperature is 77 degrees Fahrenheit and temperatures frequently go higher than that. The hottest day of the year is July 21, with an average high of 86 and a low of 68.
Temperatures start to drop after the middle of September and slowly decline until the colder weather begins in early December. The average daily high is around 50 with overnight lows of 24. The coldest day of the year falls on January 30 with the average high of 41 and low of 24. Temperatures begin to rise around the beginning of March and signal the start of spring.
The most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rainfall. although it gets cold enough for snowfall in Egg Harbor City. The wettest time of the year begins around the end of July and lasts throughout most of August. The average daily rainfall is 3.7 inches during this period. In contrast, the driest time of year falls around the beginning of February with an average accumulation during this time of 2.3 inches of rain. Snow is expected between the end of November through the end of March. The most amount of snow falls on February 9 with the total accumulation topping out at 0.5 inches.
Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Egg Harbor City, NJ:
Averate Rates by Star Rating
Below we've posted 3 graphs displaying average rate patterns by star rating class in Egg Harbor City, NJ. Analyze these charts to determine the cheapest months to make a reservation in Egg Harbor City throughout the year.
What are the low cost hotel options in Egg Harbor City, NJ?
4 Star Average Prices: $182.42
The Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Absecon (Atlantic City) Galloway is about 8 miles to the southeast of Egg Harbor City. It's an all-suite hotel which makes it an exceptional value for those times you want to save money while enjoying quality amenities. Rooms feature flat-screen TV with cable channels, coffee/tea maker with free coffee, extra blankets and pillows, free high-speed internet access - both wired and wireless, mini fridge, wet bar, work desk with chair, and jetted shower heads. Larger suites come with a two-person whirlpool, kitchenette, and a pull-out sofa. The hotel itself features a free breakfast served daily, free coffee and newspaper in the lobby, fitness center, business center, and an indoor pool that includes a whirlpool.
The Homewood Suites Egg Harbor Township is also an all-suite hotel that offers excellent value. Room amenities include a work desk with an ergonomic chair, fully equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi internet, flat-screen TV with premium cable channels, branded bathroom amenities, clock radio with MP3 connectivity, sofa bed, and tea/coffee maker with supplies. The hotel itself has an indoor pool, business center, meeting rooms, free breakfast served daily, fitness room, and a 24-hour convenience store.
What are affordable hotel options in Egg Harbor City, NJ?
3 Star Average Prices: $148.32
Travel outside of Egg Harbor City for a few miles to the southwest and you'll find The Inn at Sugar Hill. This hotel features six guest rooms with private baths and feels like a bed-and-breakfast. Each uniquely appointed room features flat-screen TVs with cable channels and free wireless and wired internet connections. Guests have access to the butler's pantry that's stocked with snacks and beverages. Breakfast is served daily and a buffet is available most weekends. The inn has an on-site grill and dinner is served Wednesday through Saturday.
The Days Inn Absecon Atlantic City is about 8 miles southeast of Egg Harbor City. It offers amenities that go beyond its affordable price points and make it a good value. Rooms include a coffee/tea maker, desk with chair, flat-screen TV with cable channels, in-room safe, microwave and mini fridge, and bathroom amenities. The hotel features a seasonal outdoor pool, business center, meeting room, laundry facilities and services, 24-hour reception desk, and free breakfast daily.