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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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Great family beach!

I LOVE Ocean City, NJ! I just spent two weeks enjoying the beach, Boardwalk, and surrounding area. The beaches are clean and very family friendly. I have two young children, who... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The OC beach is super crowded, beach tags are reqired. Not too impressed with the life guards on the beach between 7th and 8th street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I LOVE Ocean City, NJ! I just spent two weeks enjoying the beach, Boardwalk, and surrounding area. The beaches are clean and very family friendly. I have two young children, who are learning to swim, and they were able to walk out in the waves and boogie board on their own. Of course we were either standing in the water,... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Many are not aware of the beautiful beaches Ocean City has to offer. You can pick a popular crowded beach or head down to 59th street where you will find a small number of people. The water is beautiful and the beaches are well maintained. You are required to buy a beach pass. $5 per day or $10 weekly. Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Ocean City Beach is the best kept secret of the Jersey Shore. We have been to many NJ beaches and we love this one the best. It's a dry town, which keeps it family friendly. Rentals are less expensive than other shore towns, like Spring Lake or Cape May. People who have more to spend can stay on the... More 

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Hainesport, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We come here every summer and stay near 1st Street. The beaches are clean, safe and lots of fun! Need beach tags but they are easily purchased as you enter the beach.

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Yorktown, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great access - you can walk on from every cross street on the island. Fine sand, great for castles, plenty of beach, even at high tide (and improving every day with the restoration project). Too bad you need to buy beach tags.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Recommend anything from 22nd street on. Boardwalk is great for day trips..especially with accessibility to quick eats if your not packing food. But with that is tight parking and crowded beaches. Nice family atmosphere and clean.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

love being at the beach. we go near 7th street. Never extremely crowded. People are friendly. beach is clean. Lifeguards are attentive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I never went to Ocean City before and I am in love. The beach was so clean, the lifeguards were very attentive, the staff renting umbrellas were nice. Everyone we met was friendly. This was such a family oriented environment and I absolutely loved going there. I can't wait to go back.

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Metuchen, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We have been visiting Ocean City for many, many years because we are fortunate enough to have family that owns property there. The Ocean City beach is one of the best around. It is a family-oriented place that continues to try to make it a great choice for families (for example, the smoking restrictions on the beach--many people visit the... More 

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