• Ocean City, NJ Named America's Happiest Seaside Town by Coastal Living Magazine!
  • Ocean City, NJ Boardwalk named #1 in NJ by NJ.com!
  • Ocean City, NJ Wins Coastal Living Magazines Best Beach in America!
  • Ocean City, NJ voted NJ's Favorite Beach!
  • Ocean City, NJ Wins Reader's Choice Best Beach!
  • Ocean City, NJ Wins Reader's Choice Award for Favorite NJ Shopping District!
  • National Geographic Travel Names Ocean City, NJ in Reader Recs: World's Best Beach Towns!

Daily Beach Report

The Boardwalk Aerobatic Air Show will bring some of the best stunt pilots and aerobatic champions in the world to put on a show over the beach and boardwalk starting at 1 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 15). Some of the performers will include: Mark Meredith Air Shows: Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Meredith performs award-winning spins and aerobatics. Ace Maker 33: Gregory “Wired” Colyer shows off the capabilities of the T-33, the U.S. Air Force’s first operational jet and a piece of U.S. aviation history. Tucano Air Shows: The MK1 Tucano and its 1,100-horsepower turboprop “not only roars, it whines,” according to its pilot. The Tucano will execute loops and other maneuvers at all speeds. Kevin Russo Air Shows: Kevin is in his 22nd year flying air shows with his restored SNJ-6, which was built in 1944 and delivered to the Navy during World War II. Team Fasttrax: The team will make a jump to open the show. Ocean City Police Department Chief Jay Prettyman is scheduled to make the jump with the team. Thousands typically soak up some of the final days of the calendar summer as they watch the spectacle from the beach and boardwalk. The show is best viewed from the area between Fifth Street and 14th Street. There is no rain date for any of the shows, and air performances may be canceled if weather conditions do not allow for safe flying. #AmericasGreatestFamilyResort #OCNJ #OCNJVacation #AmericasHappiestSeasideTown

America’s Greatest Family Resort

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.

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A Relaxing Vacation Getaway

With a population of less than 12,000, Ocean City, New Jersey is like a breath of fresh sea air, providing a welcome change of pace from those congested vacation resorts. This makes Ocean City the family beach resort of choice for people looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. And with nearly eight miles of pristine beachfront available, there’s plenty of room for exploring, wandering, or simply finding a peaceful spot to watch the tide roll in. It’s been that way since Ocean City’s incorporation in the late 19th century.

 

A Family Beach Resort for Children of All Ages

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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Plenty of Affordable Accommodations

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.

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