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“Great for the Kids!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ocean City Boardwalk

Ocean City Boardwalk
Ocean City, NJ 08226
609-399-1412
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Ranked #2 of 29 Activities in Ocean City
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Amusement
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: With its quaint storefronts, amusement rides and Music Pier, Ocean City is everything you'd expect from the real Jersey shore. This family-friendly town boasts a two-mile boardwalk dotted with amusements, pizza parlors, and seaside stores.
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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“Great for the Kids!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Nicely maintained boardwalk and very family friendly. Thursday nights during the season are Famliy Nights and popular. Bike riding is a must although I suggest going earlier in the morning as mid-morning gets crowded. Usual boardwalk fare with a couple gems namely the Hula Grill (excellent) and Clancy's (very good). Pizza joints seem to be competing for the largest slice of pie and offer much shorter lines than the venerable Manco & Manco's. Rides for the little ones are plentiful although the arcades are a bit dated. Fralinger's and Shrivers battle for taffy supremecy and we lean toward Shrivers. If the kids can walk the entire boardwalk, park at the end of the amusement areas (Gillian's Wonderland) adjacent to the football field. Parking is normally available and rates reasonable. Also, the trolley service in the summer is a nice touch but be sure to have the exact fare.

Visited July 2013
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“Nice & clean beach near Atlantic City Casino”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Last Saturday We're about 20 persons visited Avalon beach close to above place.It was white sand beach with life guard so you don't have to worry about diving,swimming,surfing etc. Even they have volleyball net on beach so you can enjoy it too.After spending whole day in the evening you can go to Casino at Atlantic City specially Trump Taj Casino Its only 8 miles.

Visited July 2013
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Jamison, Pennsylvania
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“fun time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Fairly clean. Crowded by 10AM. Quieter early in the morning. Ride bikes in the morning. Impossible after 10am. Mostly families and very little if any riff raff. All the usual shops... pizza, ice cream, candy stores, miniature golf, funland with bumper cars, roller coasters etc.

Visited June 2013
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Auburn Twp., OH
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“First visit was really nice.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We were very impressed by the OCNJ boardwalk on our first visit. Nice, wide main area with lots of shops, restaurants and amusements for all ages.
Bikes & surreys only allowed until noon, which is nice for walkers & runners. Lanes are marked out for each type of user, but a lot of people are clueless and just wnader around aimlessly. DUH!
Great place for families with small kids since there are no bars along the walk.

Visited June 2013
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Wayne, New Jersey
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“Best boardwalk in NJ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

For families, there is no better boardwalk in NJ than Ocean City's. It's a friendly, clean and has plenty of attractions for both children and adults. Whether it's ice cream at Kohr's, pizza at Manco & Manco's or rides at Gillian's, you simply can't go wrong.

Visited June 2013
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