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From rides to mini golf to every great snack, fudge and tasty imaginable the OCNJ boardwalk has... read more

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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We enjoyed our time. However, we went in the off season, so most places didn’t open until about... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gastonia, North Carolina
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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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Ocean City, NJ 08226
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Reviewed yesterday

From rides to mini golf to every great snack, fudge and tasty imaginable the OCNJ boardwalk has always delivered.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our time. However, we went in the off season, so most places didn’t open until about 3pm. We still had a great time.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going to this boardwalk since being a middle schooler, close to 50 years There is no other boardwalk in my opinion. When I hear or think boardwalk my mind and memories go to OCNJ! Great food, great shops and awesome amusements. Clean and wholesome...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ocean City boardwalk exemplifies what is the best in Jersey Shore. Pleasant, interesting, active and entertaining.It is also a good place to walk. It has more of a family fun atmosphere than Atlantic City Boardwalk.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed April 3, 2019

Strong wind, few joggers and bicyclists. A couple of places open. The Boardwalk itself looks in very good condition. Parking was not a problem and the lots aren't charging this early in the Spring. When they begin charging it is NOT cheap.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank IR7USA
Reviewed March 20, 2019

We generally get down to OCNJ just before the season really kicks off (memorial day). It's a nice time of year because generally speaking everything is open on the Boardwalk but it's not that crowded (compared to mid summer). The really nice things about OCNJ...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Glenn W
Reviewed February 20, 2019

No hawkers or gambling, no bars or tattoo parlors, Ocean City is a great place for safe family fun. Eat your way down the Boardwalk and don't skip Shriver's, Morrow's, Johnson's Popcorn (a must) and Manco &Manco Pizza. Lot's of cool rides for the kiddies...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vrwoodland
Reviewed January 1, 2019

It is nice exercise to walk the Boardwalk in Ocean City, New Jersey. It is nice in the winter months as there is no crowds like the summer and a lot of the businesses are open year round. I was able to visit two pizzerias...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Justin W
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Love this beach the best of all the beaches we have visited. I love the way their beach doesn't drop off quickly when going into the water. Clean and family friendly.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

OCNJ is the best family vacation spot for people who enjoy beautiful beaches and a fantastic family friendly boardwalk. The boardwalk has just about any type of food, clothing and amusement rides you could imagine. Just bring tons of cash 😂

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank brunner5
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Tiff B
March 30, 2019|
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Response from anthony r | Reviewed this property |
BTW We found another little gem called Biscayne suites, 3 blocks from the ocean . We got the top floor suite, with balcony facing the ocean. From that room you can see the ocean while sitting outside. The room was a bit... More
Marie F
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Response from Concetta08062 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen folks surf fishing and catching fish. Here is a link to information on surf fishing in Ocean City you might find helpful. Ocean City Vacations web page has a link for fishing, which includes places to fish... More