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Ocean City Boardwalk

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Address: Ocean City, NJ 08226
Phone Number: 609-399-1412
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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With its quaint storefronts, amusement rides and Music Pier, Ocean City is...

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.

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Summer 2016

Great Boardwalk with many activities for the family. Kids (11 and 8) enjoyed mini golf, amusement parks, matinee at Music Pier, and the entertainment. Very clean and with no... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Boardwalk with many activities for the family. Kids (11 and 8) enjoyed mini golf, amusement parks, matinee at Music Pier, and the entertainment. Very clean and with no alcohol served, it was safe and fun walking around late into the evening.

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Somers Point
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the attractions that drew us to Ocean City was the 2-1/2 mile boardwalk. We are not a family to sit on the beach all day. We can hang on the beach in the morning, but come lunchtime we're ready to get up and moving and enjoy the sights. The boardwalk, like the rest of OCNJ, is very family... More 

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have gone to OC for years and love the boardwalk. This is the first time that I spent time up there and it crossed my mind that it appeared dirty and not kept up. We tried to sit on the benches a number of different places and the stink from the trash cans was so bad that we had... More 

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The boardwalk is nice with a lot stores and entertainment for children, but I wish they change the wood of the boardwalk, it's very difficult for people in wheelchairs because all the bumps and uneven surfaces, also I wish they did something about the bicyclists, they go so fast and can be very dangerous for children and anybody walking, they... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thank goodness for Pokemon Go, or I couldn't have gotten my kids on the boardwalk. I was thrilled when I found out that the arcades are all "play till you win" and we would not be spending endless time and money at the arcades. My kids love spending hours winning tickets and then standing on line picking awful prizes on... More 

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Forked River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Someone told me about this great secret of the Jersey shore! It is clean, smoke and alcohol free and all around a great family boardwalk! Other boardwalks in NJ are very crowded and packed with singles trying to find a date. This is a place where you don't have to worry about crude behavior and indecency in front of your... More 

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Lighthouse Point, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean friendly safe, just like going back to America in the 1950s. The town is alcohol free and everything is pristine. Could not be better for families.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When our girls were born, my husband and I decided it was time to find a family friendly beach to attend. Because Ocean City, New Jersey offers a dry beach without bars and liquor, the experience is much more enjoyable. You do not run into partying seniors who have just graduated from high school as you might at other beaches.... More 

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ocean City New Jersey is a great boardwalk to bring the family! It has nice stores to go along with the typical ice cream and pizza shops. They have plenty of police officers patrolling the boardwalk and people sweep up any trash that hits the boardwalk instead of the garbage cans. There are no games of chance permitted in Ocean... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This boardwalk is packed full of great things - food (pizza & fries) and treats (ice cream & salt water taffy) and shops. There are also several public restrooms, which is a plus. The only downside is that the sea gulls are very aggressive on the OC boardwalk and beach. They will take food right out of your hand. It... More 

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