America's Greatest Family Resort
GET YOUR FIRST NIGHT BUTTONS NOW for Ocean City's gala New Year's Eve Celebration that provides continuous family entertainment from 4 p.m. until midnight capped by a huge fireworks display. Admission buttons are now available for $15 by accessing www.firstnightocnj.com or calling 1-800-BEACH-NJ. Buttons are also available at City Hall Welcome Center, 9th and Asbury Ave. After November 30, buttons will be $20.
Ocean City, NJ is Cape May County’s northern most island has a long history and a solid reputation as "America’s Greatest Family Resort." Visitors desiring to buck the traditional seashore experience for a day heralding the arrival of a hermit crab just crowned queen crustacean or participating in a week of weird contests to win prizes will love the special events schedule designed to entertain and excite visitors from March to early October.
More fun for every member of the family is always part of Ocean City NJ’s offerings for the vacationer. Whether it is building sand castles on the resort’s 2 1/2 miles of pristine beaches or frolicking in the surf of the Atlantic Ocean, visitors place the beach experience on top of the activity list.
Rated as one of the most popular attractions in the country, the Ocean City Boardwalk offers fun and games for the young and the young at heart. Stroll along the boardwalk of Ocean City and you will find games of chance and unique souvenir and novelty shops at almost every corner. Fun foods, delectable delicacies, confectionary concoctions and scrumptious sweets are made fresh daily at many of the Boardwalk’s storefront counters, unique eateries and dining establishments.
One of Ocean City NJ’s historical buildings, the Ocean City Music Pier, is also located on the boarded walkway featuring great performances by classical and pop groups and musical productions like the "Sound of Music" on its famous stage. If the family hasn’t already filled-up on the Boardwalk stroll, unique eateries located throughout the resort will delight every palate with selections from around the globe. From a small cafe snack to a full course meal, visitors can feast at a myriad of places located throughout the City.
Tennis and basketball courts, playgrounds and soccer fields are among the recreation offerings. Miniature golf courses challenge the skills of the youngest family members to sink a hole in one. Water sports including boating, sailing, fishing and jet skiing delight the seafarers in every family.
There is always room in Ocean City NJ with accommodations that suit everyone’s needs and pocketbook. Luxurious oceanfront suites, modern condominiums, spacious apartments, beautiful motel and efficiency rooms and quaint bed and breakfast inns will provide a home at the seashore for families of all sizes. Whether it is a place to play for your entire family, a place for relaxation in the sun and sand, the magic of Boardwalk fun and excitement, Ocean City NJ helps families make memories that last a lifetime.