North End - Ocean City NJ

Ocean City / North End (North St.-6th)


Close to the action, but not too close! This eclectic section of Ocean City runs from North Street through 6th Street. North End, Ocean City, NJ rental listings feature stately duplexes, triplexes and single family homes, many located in the Historic District of town. Picture leisurely chats on wide front porches with striped awnings and gentle ocean breezes! Hungry? The North End has just enough yummy options tucked away and in walking distance to satisfy your appetite without disturbing the peace. The Boardwalk starts here on St James Street as a narrow promenade, providing easy access by bike or foot to the bustle of the wider, more commercial area 6 blocks further.

North End – Ocean City, NJ Rental Listings

Convenient and quiet

North End Vacation Rentals come in all shapes and sizes, studio apartments, large single floor condos and spacious single family beach retreats. The Historic District of Ocean City begins here too, stretching from 3rd Street between Ocean and Central, to 8th Street in the neighboring Boardwalk/Central section. Many of the original Victorian homes have been carefully preserved adding to the beauty of the neighborhood.

Beaches in the North End are wide with plenty of space for families and friends to spread out and claim their piece of sunny paradise. The Ocean City Beach Patrol calls 1st Street home, and hosts a large comfort station (restrooms) for beach goers.

Dining favorites in the North End of Ocean City are scattered throughout and waiting to be discovered as you stroll or bike around. The iconic North End Grill has reopened for breakfast and lunch as the Sand House, Ocean City’s only restaurant built on and in beach sand. Nearby, sunrise breakfasts and lunch are a must at Brown’s Restaurant and Ove’s on the lower end of the Boardwalk. Street side favorites include Cousins for family style Italian, Island Grill and Fish Market, Positively on 4 th , Mosaic, Berenato’s Corner Deli and the Barefoot Coffee Shop.

Shopping - Pessano’s Variety Store has a wide selection of must have sundries and ocean inspired souvenirs. Searching for fresh corn, tomatoes and baked goods? The Ocean City  Farmer’s Market sets up on the Tabernacle Green between 5 th and 6 th Street and Central each Wednesday in season. Tent after tent feature farm fresh produce, specialty foods, and quality crafts and apparel.

Municipal activities in the North End include public tennis courts, basketball courts, shuffle board, a skate park and the Ocean City High School running track between 5 th at 6 th Streets and Boardwalk. For a more peaceful option, take a stroll or just rest in the gardens of the War Memorial park encompassing the entire city block adjacent to the tennis courts.

Bayfront activities are clustered in the North End between 2 nd and 4 th Streets and Bay Avenue. Here you’ll find multiple options for fishing charters, wave runners, jet skis, SUP boards and kayaks, or you can arrange to fly like a gull with one of the parasail outfits. Looking for a new wet and wild adventure? Slide up, over and down the inflatable obstacles at the Totally Tubular Aqua Park. Sailing is popular on the wide Great Egg Harbor Bay, with rentals and lessons available here, or take a pirate cruise and let someone else do the work!

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