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Ocean City Beach

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Address: 16 E. 9th Street., Ocean City, NJ 08226
Phone Number: 609-399-1412
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Clean beach

This is a well-maintained beach that's very family/kid friendly.. It is a LOT cleaner and more relaxing than nearby Atlantic City and Wildwood. It doesn't have all of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Plano, Texas
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Plano, Texas
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395 reviews 395 reviews
91 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

This is a well-maintained beach that's very family/kid friendly.. It is a LOT cleaner and more relaxing than nearby Atlantic City and Wildwood. It doesn't have all of the crazy/lower class people visiting that bring other areas down to their knees and not as nice. There is a fee like many beaches in NJ (during peak seasons), but it's very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

The OC beach was the first and now the only beach I visit. Very family friendly but great for a romantic getaway. Strolling on the beach at night with the sound of the waves breaking...doesn't get much better <3

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Clementon, New Jersey
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96 reviews 96 reviews
29 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I guess I'm sort of an authority on just how safe this beach is. I've enjoyed the Ocean City beach for many years because I had to be pulled to shore by the Ocean City Beach Patrol when I got in a little (lot) over my head when I was a kid. So now, since I'm alive to do so,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We always gravitate back to OC beach. It is more relaxing than Atlantic City or Wildwood and it has the quintness of a small town in the stores, shops, restaurants and people.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The beach usually gets crowded near late morning when most get there. The beach has shells near the water but just wear something. The people seem very pleasant and friendly.

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Rockford, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The weather for our stay in mid-september was perfect. The crowds had all gone for the season except for a few. There was no beach tag to buy or vying for a good spot, since we pretty much had the whole beach. This was a special trip for our family as we don't get to 'vacation' much, so the fact... More 

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OC, NJ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The beach is kept very clean of litter and debris, has never had a drowning on a protected beach(approx. every other beach has lifeguards), and the beach is most areas is very wide and sandy, virtually no rocks.

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

What an experience...polite people, no cigarette smoke wafting, well cleaned by the city.. and, an occasional beer( sometimes it's ok to be bad). We love it down here. We are residents...

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I had lunch on the beach. the restaurant was a marina, very good mussels and the view is incredible. We watched the sunset, perfect.

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup, France
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The iconic down-at-the-shore beach; In summer, packed with reveling families, loungers and surfers. In the cooler months, a wide expanse of beach, used by walkers, runners, fishermen, and surfers. A delight for the soul. If the beach is too wind, try the miles long boardwalk, with its shops and cafes.

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