Tuckerton is a historic town and is the nation's third port of entry. It is located east of Philadelphia and south of New York City and is convenient to Atlantic City, Long Beach Island and other shared points of interest. The area has a rich history in Water and Marine activities. With its many marinas dotted along Tuckerton Creek, access to the town is ultra convenient by ocean, bay or creek. Fishing, diving, clamming, crabbing, and other water sports are easily accessible. Tuckerton borders the New Jersey Pine Barrens, which is noted for hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, bird watching, as well as eco tour adventures.