America's Greatest Family Resort - Ocean City, New Jersey
Ocean City, New Jersey is one of the country’s finest year-round resort islands with eight miles of beautiful beaches and bay for sunbathing, boating, fishing, jet skis and kayaking; 2.5 miles of boardwalk complete with two amusement parks, a water park, go-carts, bike rentals and miniature golf; fine dining restaurants and a downtown shopping district with many unique specialty shops and stores.
The city's unique historical background can be traced as far back as 1700, when whalers used the island as a waypoint in their travels. In the late 19th century, Ocean City was officially founded as a camp and resort town. Many historical landmarks can still be found around the island, including the tree under which the Ocean City Association was formerly incorporated. Over time, the barrier island of Ocean City, New Jersey, began to attract both residential and commercial interests to its shores.
Ocean City, New Jersey is “America’s Greatest Family Resort”, and because of that, it is a wonderful place for family reunions, group outings and of course, beach weddings! Our beaches, boardwalk, bay, Ferris wheels and amusement rides make beautiful backdrops for all your family photos. The camps and programs around Ocean City will keep your kids busy enjoying their favorite activities. Institutions like the Ocean City Arts Center, the Bayside Center and the Ocean City Music Pier offer a wide variety of fun and educational events for kids of all ages. Sports programs, lessons, clinics and camps for basketball, tennis and watersports give kids the opportunity to enjoy their favorite activities while in Ocean City.
Ocean City New Jersey is located in close proximity to Philadelphia, New York and Baltimore and is less than a tank away for most in the tri-state area.
Where to Stay in Ocean City NJ?
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