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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.

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Awards

Browse our many awards to see why OCNJ is a favorite vacation spot for tens of thousands of annual visitors.

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  • 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

Family Fun for

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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Ocean City NJ
Ocean City NJ7 hours ago
Happy 1st day of fall! Summer may be over but our 2nd Season is here with fun activities for the whole family! Check our calendar of events at www.oceancityvacation.com!

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Ocean City NJ
Ocean City NJ1 day ago
NEWS RELEASE
Jeep Invasion Rescheduled to October 15, 2023

The Jeep Invasion scheduled to take place on the Ocean City Boardwalk this Saturday, September 23, 2023 has been rescheduled to October 15, 2023.

About 400 Jeeps will now roll down the boardwalk on Sunday, Oct. 15 and remain on display in lines that stretch from Fifth Street to 14th Street. The Jeep Invasion will run from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Participants that signed up for the Jeep Invasion will be contacted by the event organizers. Visit www.njjpinvasion.com for more information.

The OCNJ Half Marathon remains scheduled as planned and organizers are expecting a strong turnout for three races on Sunday, Sept. 24. In-person registration remains open and will be available with packet pickup 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday (Sept. 22) and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 23) at the Ocean City Aquatic & Fitness Center (1735 Simpson Avenue). There will be race-day registration for the 5K starting at 6:30 a.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier. There will be no race-day registration for the Half Marathon and 10-mile event.
For complete information and registration, visit www.ocnj.us/race-events. The increasingly popular event showcases Ocean City’s boardwalk, downtown and neighborhoods with ocean views along a fast, flat course.

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Ocean City NJ
Ocean City NJ2 days ago
The back bays of Ocean City are beautiful!
Such a relaxing way to spend the day!

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The Ocean City Visitor’s Guide provides information on Ocean City accommodations, dining, activities and events.

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