Welcome to the Official Ocean City, NJ visitor’s information site which includes amusements, beach and boardwalk information, calendar of events, dining, directions, entertainment, lodging, news, real estate, shopping and wedding information.
Our city has activities tailored to the interests of all our guests, whether you’re visiting with your family in the summer or hosting a business meeting in the fall. With over a million visitors in our peak season, it’s easy to see why Ocean City, NJ, is the chosen vacation destination for families all over the country.
Browse our many awards to see why OCNJ is a favorite vacation spot for tens of thousands of annual visitors.
Best beaches on the east coast in 2022Beachfix
New Jersey’s Favorite Beach in 2022NJ Sea Grant Consortium’s poll
Cape May County’s Favorite Beach in 2022NJ Sea Grant Consortium’s poll
Best Boardwalk in New Jersey in 2022NJ Monthly Magazine
Whether you’re a kid or a kid at heart, you’ll quickly discover that Ocean City is designed with everyone’s “inner child” in mind. You’ll find no shortage of fun family places and activities, like miniature golf courses, amusement and water parks, camps, and kid-themed programs. Since Ocean City is a true family beach resort, you’ll be pleased to discover how affordably priced an OCNJ vacation can be. A great example is our “Family Night” event held on the boardwalk every Thursday night in July and August. Family Night features lots of fun activities like face painting, karaoke, and music. Best of all, it’s all free!
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When you plan a family vacation in Ocean City, New Jersey, there are plenty of answers to the question, “But where can we stay?” You’ll find accommodations ranging from hotels located just a few feet from the beach to a wide selection of motels and rental homes interspersed throughout the island. The sheer volume of accommodations makes finding a place suitable for the size of your brood without breaking your vacation budget as easy as a gentle ocean breeze! Don’t put off planning your next great family location another minute.