"America's Greatest Family Resort"

There are many attributes of Ocean City that has given it the reputation it has today as a great place for families. The eight miles of coastline welcome kids and adults alike to swim, boogie-board, make sandcastles, surf, and anything else you can think of. Adjacent is over two miles of boardwalk with rides, games, and even a water park! OC is a dry town so nightlife activity features live music, entertainers, fudge samples, and carnival fun. Summer nights in OC bring all the family fun!

Tons of fun for everyone at the Ocean City Beach!


The Ocean City Beach is a cheap yet fun and lively area families vacation and spend time together at. For more information on beach tags and beach rules, visit their website. Get ready for a summer of fun on the beach in Ocean City.

Ocean City Beach

  609-399-1412 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Surf and sand for everyone in the family rests at Ocean City beach, the destination for fun right off of the Ocean City boardwalk. Daily tags are $5 and weekly tags are $10 for unlimited beach fun in Ocean Cit... Read More

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When you're looking for a family summer vacation, it just has to be Ocean City!


Ocean City, NJ is known for its family-friendly resort-style boardwalk. When you take a walk down their (nearly) 2.5 mile boardwalk, you'll pass boardwalk treats, thrills, games, and eats. Stay for a day and see all these boards have to offer!

Ocean City Boardwalk

  609-399-1412 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

After hours relaxing on the beach and getting some sun, you don't necessarily have to head home. The boardwalk in Ocean City has plenty of cool places to hang out. Also, there are numerous shops with great souvenir item... Read More

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The Ultimate Boardwalk Theme Park in Ocean City!

Gillian's Wonderland Pier has rides everyone will love. Enjoy rides for the older kids and the tots with indoor rides, midway rides, and rides on the lower and upper deck.

Gillian's Wonderland Pier

  (609) 399-7082 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Gillian's Wonderland Pier is one of the fun historical landmarks in Southern NJ. It features a variety of rides including indoor rides, kiddie rides for the little ones and adventure rides for extreme thrill seeker... Read More

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A classic ride for all to enjoy!

Gillian's Wonderland Pier Carousel is an excellent option for those who may not be into total thrills. For nearly a century, this carousel has given families a way to create memories together - and that's the spirit of Ocean City, NJ!

Gillian's Carousel

  (609) 399-7082 | We Come to You

We Come To You, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

A classic ride for most boardwalks, the carousel at Gillian?s Wonderland Pier is certainly something you will want to take your kids on. It was built in 1926 and continues to take riders of all ages on a gentle up and down horse rid... Read More

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Fun flying elephants!
Gillian’s Wonderland Pier is a perfect option for little ones who want to have a blast. Fly away on this familiar-looking elephant solo or with a parent and keep a grin on your face for hours!

Gillian's Jumbo Ride

  609-399-6111 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Gillian?s pier has just about every classic ride one could imagine. The Jumbo Ride lets the little ones join in on the fun, too! Children get to hop on the back of their favorite (familiar) looking elephant and fly away for a bit. Parent?s can ride along with children on this rid... Read More

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Go crazy with Wacky Worms!


Wacky Worms is an excellent option for those visiting Ocean City who are looking for a fun and safe option for their children. This is a roller coaster built just for them!

Wacky Worms

  (609) 399-7082 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Wacky Worms is just one of the many rides at Gillian's Wonderland Pier that families can enjoy together. Come and see why this is one of the most popular rides in the entire pie... Read More

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A classic family roller coaster!

The Runaway Train coaster is an excellent option for kids who have graduated from kiddie rides but also want to enjoy a thrilling ride with friends and family. Try it out today with your child and get them into all the thrills that lie ahead.

Runaway Train

  (609) 399-7082 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

The Runaway Train roller coaster at Gillian?s Wonderland Pier is fun for the whole family. It is a new coaster to the park that will carry you up a tall hill before descending in an adrenaline pumping ride that will make you screa... Read More

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Mini-Skooters are a classic!
This smaller take on the larger bumper cars makes the little ones feel like they aren't missing out on anything. They can choose a colorful car, maybe even pair up with a friend, and get crashin'!

Gillian's Mini Skooters Ride

  (609) 399-7082 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Children who are too small for bumper cars don?t have to miss out on all of the fun. The Mini-Skooters at Gillian?s Wonderland Pier are a child?s version of bumper cars and incorporate the fun of a cat and mouse chas... Read More

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A waterpark right on the beach!

OC Waterpark provides you with the best rides, slides, and attractions without the sand! Rent your own cabana, enjoy eats and treats, and float along the lazy river - all within feet of the beach.

OC Waterpark

  (609) 399-0483 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

The Ocean City Waterpark is your non-beach place for water fun. This waterpark has countless fun things to do, including water slides, pools, a lazy river and much more! The whole family will have fun her... Read More

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Pick your color ball and your club and get ready for a hole in one at OC Adventure Golf! This is the perfect family destination. When you're done with the rides and slides, head over to this attraction for a slight change of pace!

Ocean City Adventure Golf

  (609) 399-0483 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Adventure Golf is a section of the Ocean City Waterpark that allows kids to get out of the water and enjoy a more competitive game. They will love the challenge of sinking their golf ball into the holes and getting a hole in on... Read More

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Oves Restaurant is a delight right on the Ocean City boardwalk! This seafood restaurant serves up all different types of your favorite land and sea fare. After just one visit, you are sure to make it a necessary stop each time you visit Ocean City.

Oves Restaurant

  (609) 398-3712 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Located directly on the Ocean City, NJ Boardwalk and serving fresh American cuisine, Oves Restaurant is a great place for families to dine out. Oves Restaurant also offers bike and beach equipment rental... Read More

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Island Grill really has something for everyone!

The Island Grill in Ocean City offers the best selection of seafood. Choose from all types of fish and shellfish made in all different styles. From tacos to pasta and broiled combinations, you can get something different each time.

Island Grill

  (609) 391-9616 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Island Grill is a seafood and steakhouse in Ocean City where you can find many delicious dishes. You will find everything from fried and broiled fish options to fajitas and burgers. Everyone will find something they lik... Read More

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Tons of fun for everyone at the Ocean City Beach!


The Ocean City Beach is a cheap yet fun and lively area families vacation and spend time together at. For more information on beach tags and beach rules, visit their website. Get ready for a summer of fun on the beach in Ocean City.

Ocean City Beach

 609-399-1412 | Cape May County

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Ocean City, New Jersey

Surf and sand for everyone in the family rests at Ocean City beach, the destination for fun right off of the Ocean City boardwalk. Daily tags are $5 and weekly tags are $10 for unlimited beach fun in Ocean Cit... Read More

Visit Website View Details

When you're looking for a family summer vacation, it just has to be Ocean City!


Ocean City, NJ is known for its family-friendly resort-style boardwalk. When you take a walk down their (nearly) 2.5 mile boardwalk, you'll pass boardwalk treats, thrills, games, and eats. Stay for a day and see all these boards have to offer!

Ocean City Boardwalk

 609-399-1412 | Cape May County

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Ocean City, New Jersey

After hours relaxing on the beach and getting some sun, you don't necessarily have to head home. The boardwalk in Ocean City has plenty of cool places to hang out. Also, there are numerous shops with great souvenir item... Read More

Visit Website View Details

The Ultimate Boardwalk Theme Park in Ocean City!

Gillian's Wonderland Pier has rides everyone will love. Enjoy rides for the older kids and the tots with indoor rides, midway rides, and rides on the lower and upper deck.

Gillian's Wonderland Pier

 (609) 399-7082 | Cape May County

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Ocean City, New Jersey

Gillian's Wonderland Pier is one of the fun historical landmarks in Southern NJ. It features a variety of rides including indoor rides, kiddie rides for the little ones and adventure rides for extreme thrill seeker... Read More

Visit Website View Details

A classic ride for all to enjoy!

Gillian's Wonderland Pier Carousel is an excellent option for those who may not be into total thrills. For nearly a century, this carousel has given families a way to create memories together - and that's the spirit of Ocean City, NJ!

Gillian's Carousel

 (609) 399-7082 | We Come to You

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

We Come To You, New Jersey

A classic ride for most boardwalks, the carousel at Gillian?s Wonderland Pier is certainly something you will want to take your kids on. It was built in 1926 and continues to take riders of all ages on a gentle up and down horse rid... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Fun flying elephants!
Gillian’s Wonderland Pier is a perfect option for little ones who want to have a blast. Fly away on this familiar-looking elephant solo or with a parent and keep a grin on your face for hours!

Gillian's Jumbo Ride

 609-399-6111 | Cape May County

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Ocean City, New Jersey

Gillian?s pier has just about every classic ride one could imagine. The Jumbo Ride lets the little ones join in on the fun, too! Children get to hop on the back of their favorite (familiar) looking elephant and fly away for a bit. Parent?s can ride along with children on this rid... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Go crazy with Wacky Worms!


Wacky Worms is an excellent option for those visiting Ocean City who are looking for a fun and safe option for their children. This is a roller coaster built just for them!

Wacky Worms

 (609) 399-7082 | Cape May County

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Ocean City, New Jersey

Wacky Worms is just one of the many rides at Gillian's Wonderland Pier that families can enjoy together. Come and see why this is one of the most popular rides in the entire pie... Read More

Visit Website View Details

A classic family roller coaster!

The Runaway Train coaster is an excellent option for kids who have graduated from kiddie rides but also want to enjoy a thrilling ride with friends and family. Try it out today with your child and get them into all the thrills that lie ahead.

Runaway Train

 (609) 399-7082 | Cape May County

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Ocean City, New Jersey

The Runaway Train roller coaster at Gillian?s Wonderland Pier is fun for the whole family. It is a new coaster to the park that will carry you up a tall hill before descending in an adrenaline pumping ride that will make you screa... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Mini-Skooters are a classic!
This smaller take on the larger bumper cars makes the little ones feel like they aren't missing out on anything. They can choose a colorful car, maybe even pair up with a friend, and get crashin'!

Gillian's Mini Skooters Ride

 (609) 399-7082 | Cape May County

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Ocean City, New Jersey

Children who are too small for bumper cars don?t have to miss out on all of the fun. The Mini-Skooters at Gillian?s Wonderland Pier are a child?s version of bumper cars and incorporate the fun of a cat and mouse chas... Read More

Visit Website View Details

A waterpark right on the beach!

OC Waterpark provides you with the best rides, slides, and attractions without the sand! Rent your own cabana, enjoy eats and treats, and float along the lazy river - all within feet of the beach.

OC Waterpark

 (609) 399-0483 | Cape May County

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Ocean City, New Jersey

The Ocean City Waterpark is your non-beach place for water fun. This waterpark has countless fun things to do, including water slides, pools, a lazy river and much more! The whole family will have fun her... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Pick your color ball and your club and get ready for a hole in one at OC Adventure Golf! This is the perfect family destination. When you're done with the rides and slides, head over to this attraction for a slight change of pace!

Ocean City Adventure Golf

 (609) 399-0483 | Cape May County

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Ocean City, New Jersey

Adventure Golf is a section of the Ocean City Waterpark that allows kids to get out of the water and enjoy a more competitive game. They will love the challenge of sinking their golf ball into the holes and getting a hole in on... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Oves Restaurant is a delight right on the Ocean City boardwalk! This seafood restaurant serves up all different types of your favorite land and sea fare. After just one visit, you are sure to make it a necessary stop each time you visit Ocean City.

Oves Restaurant

 (609) 398-3712 | Cape May County

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Ocean City, New Jersey

Located directly on the Ocean City, NJ Boardwalk and serving fresh American cuisine, Oves Restaurant is a great place for families to dine out. Oves Restaurant also offers bike and beach equipment rental... Read More

Visit Website View Details

Island Grill really has something for everyone!

The Island Grill in Ocean City offers the best selection of seafood. Choose from all types of fish and shellfish made in all different styles. From tacos to pasta and broiled combinations, you can get something different each time.

Island Grill

  (609) 391-9616 | Cape May County

Ocean City NJ Boardwalk Guide

Ocean City, New Jersey

Island Grill is a seafood and steakhouse in Ocean City where you can find many delicious dishes. You will find everything from fried and broiled fish options to fajitas and burgers. Everyone will find something they lik... Read More

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You Can Have a Great Time in Ocean City Without Breaking The Bank! Here Are Some Fun Free Things To Do.

Corson's Inlet State Park
5898 Bay Ave, Ocean City, Nj 08226
609-861-2404

Image of a woman and her dog at Corson's State Park in Ocean City NJ with waves crashing on the beach behind her.

Established in 1969, Corson's Inlet State Park rests right on the oceanfront making it the perfect state park for a fun day enjoying the views or fishing. With numerous hiking trails that run through the entirety of the park, you can have a great day discovering all of the wonderful things nature has to offer. 

Originally established to protect and preserve one of the last undeveloped tracts of land on the state's oceanfront the areas natural habitats are now teeming with wildlife that make this unique park their home. The park offers scenic beauty and opportunities to see a multitude of birds and other wildlife. You can even take a boat tour through the park's water systems to get a spectacular view of this beautiful state park. 


This park is famous for hiking, fishing, crabbing, and sunbathing areas all throughout the park. The 98 acres that makeup Corson's Inlet State Park provide tons of opportunities for a fun day with friends or family. 


Downtown Ocean City
Ocean City, Asbury Ave, NJ 08226
609-399-1412

Image a sign for Downtown Ocean City, NJ with flowers blooming under it on a bright sunny day.

After a fun day on the boardwalk make sure you head down to Asbury Ave so you can cruise downtown and experience what makes this awesome town so amazing! With a ton of shopping options and restaurants, you can spend hours wandering all the unique shops. If you are looking for a nice relaxing view Bayview Marina is a great place to unwind and relax while watching the boats come in.

This pleasant shore town has a relaxing atmosphere that makes the walk downtown pleasant while not being overwhelming. Every Wednesday during the summer there is a farmers market where you can find farm-fresh veggies, fruits, and more from local vendors. Be sure to check the Ocean City website regularly because there are always free events happening downtown that are fun for the whole family! The town is easy to navigate on foot or you can rent a bike so you can check out all the unique shops where you can find anything you are looking for. 


The Ocean City Dog Park
45th St & Haven Ave, Ocean City, Nj 078226
609-399-6111

Image three dogs playing with a toy at the Ocean City Dog Park in NJ.

The Ocean City Dog Park is the perfect place to bring your favorite furry friends for a fun day of socialization and excitement. With three separate areas, your pup will have a great time while being safe no matter what size they are. The 42,000 square foot park has sandy soil ground cover to protect their paws while they rip and run.

The Park facilities include a double-gated entrance with a unleash area to make sure your dog is safe while entering and exiting the park. You can sit and relax in the shared Pavillion while watching the puppets have fun. There are also water fountains for both the dogs and the owners as well as a few inoperable fire hydrants so doggies and do what doggies do. The park is open from 8 am to dusk 7 days a week all year and parking is always free. 


The Ocean City Skate Park
5th and West Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
609-399-6111

Image of children holding skateboards at the Ocean City Skate Park in NJ.

The Ocean City Skate Park is one of the best Skate Parks in New Jersey. Open Monday through Friday 12 pm to Dusk and Weekends 9 am to dusk you can grab your board and have a fun day skating on a ton of awesome ramps, rails, and even an empty pool. Bikes and scooters are not allowed at this skate park so be sure not to bring anything other than your board and protective equipment. 

This skate park also holds special events throughout the year so you can be sure to have a great time any time you come. Be sure to check out their Facebook for regularly updated content, photos, and the event calendar so you can plan your trip accordingly. Previous events include the Chip Miller 80's Theme Skate Fest and Skato with Kato IV Competition where they have live music in the park you can enjoy while you shred on your skateboard. 


The Bayview Marina
312 Bay Ave, Ocean City, NJ, 08226
609-399-5100

Image of children holding skateboards at the Ocean City Skate Park in NJ.

The Bayview Marina is the perfect place to go fishing, crabbing or just kick it and relax by the water. Opened up in 1987 by the Middleton family they transformed the area from a boat rental business to one of the best wave runner rental places on the Jersey shore. The marina has a professional staff that will help you get on the water and have the time of your life while keeping your safety their number one priority. 

This scenic area is truly the perfect place to embark for a day of fun on the water or if you don't have your sea legs you can watch the boats and Waverunner zip around on the water making for fun and relaxing day. You can also grab a boat and go fishing or if crabbing is more your speed this is a great location to pull in bushels of BlueClaws. 


Scope It Out!

See what the boardwalk is all about without visiting. Use the interactive boardwalk map and scroll over the little blue triangles to see all the shops and restaurants that crowd the promenade. This will give you a better idea in terms of what area of OC you want to explore or stay in or even where you want to begin your adventure.

Take Your Explorations Inland!

Take a break from the beach town environment and see some of the other cool towns and village that crowd our state and are open to explorers. Some are historic with museums and cobblestone roads while others are just pleasant to spend a day in.

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