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4 1/2 hours from Albany NY.....perfect weekend or midweek getaway and prices drop drastically right... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jami F

Beach is clean. People are friendly and it is free! The water is cleaned, they even have dog... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wildwood, New Jersey
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A wide beach that appeals to families.
Wildwood, NJ 08260
+1 609-729-4000
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Reviewed yesterday

4 1/2 hours from Albany NY.....perfect weekend or midweek getaway and prices drop drastically right after Labor Day. As long you don't care about amusement park rides, enjoy everything Wildwoods has to offer at 1/2 price any day following Labor Day. Our beach time was...More

Thank Jami F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beach is clean. People are friendly and it is free! The water is cleaned, they even have dog beach. There is a fenced in area and specula area for dogs to swim in the ocean!

Thank rochellemorello
Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the largest beaches in new jersey plenty of room for anything clean and lots of life guards can rent chairs and umbrellas

Thank 775jbrown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our first time stay but did not realize 90% of the town shuts down the first week of October so there was pretty much nothing to do. We did find a mini golf open ….but pretty much nothing else. The beach is...More

Thank HilltopPottery
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, fun, and open. Long walk to ocean from boardwalk guarantees that it is NEVER crowded or noisy. Love this place. 2 miles of boardwalk, my favorite in the USA and I've been to many in California as well as other oceanside towns. Love it...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there after labor day so it wasn't crowded at all so it was great for me. Some things on the boardwalk were closed but most were still open. We had fun walking up and down the boardwalk. No fee for the beach is...More

Thank matjaz2002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went to visit a few friends staying there - went to the beach for half the day- the water was great! and there was a sandbar so easy to stand up or swim over the waves - we did get sunburnt but it was...More

Thank Starrhr
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We typically stay in the Crest, but spent a night in the center of wildwood this past Sunday. The beach was not clean, and it’s just way too long of a walk to the water.

Thank mommy5168
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Wildwood Beach and Boardwalk is the best place to spend a weekend with family. There is no fee to enter the Beach which is rare in NJ and also it has huge parking lots with affordable fee ($5-$7) for a day. There are so many...More

Thank Vaibhav M
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Wildwood beach has the easiest surf for swimming and boogie boarding. Although the beach is long there is walkways part of the way to the water.

Thank Rich C
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Vaibhav M
September 26, 2018|
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Response from chelek06 | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking on the beach. However, there are beach "taxis" that pick you up at the boardwalk and drive you to where you want to sit on the beach. Cost is $3 per adult passengers not sure of cost for children or... More
August 16, 2018|
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Response from bmajettesmith | Reviewed this property |
The Wildwood Crest beach is clean & well maintained & comfortable. Very family oriented. You will enjoy your self whether with the entire family or a get away for you & your special mate. 😊 🌴 🌞 ⛵
June 9, 2018|
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