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There’s Nothing Like a Trip to the Jersey Shore Boardwalk

See the Boardwalk MapEach year hundreds of thousands of visitors travel just to visit Ocean City’s Boardwalk. For many, it’s a family tradition filled with anticipation up to the moment they step onto “the Boards.” Discover for yourself why this popular Jersey Shore Boardwalk is the vacation destination of people from all over the world.

From May through October, the Boardwalk offers endless opportunities for wholesome family fun and entertainment. November through April has a slower pace, seasonal sales and holiday special events.

The Jersey Shore boardwalk is the perfect place to take in the ocean views and sea breezes. 

Shop the World Famous Ocean City, New Jersey Boardwalk

The Ocean City Boardwalk is world famous for a reason: it offers incredible opportunities to entertain and delight every member of the family! Every year, thousands of people flock to our beautiful seaside city to experience the wholesome fun of the Boardwalk — and what better way to remember your vacation to America’s favorite family resort than to bring home a few mementos from OCNJ?

Explore the Beach and the Boardwalk

Explore the Beach and the Boardwalk No visit to OCNJ is complete without visiting all the shops and attractions along the Boardwalk, so why not go in style by renting a bike? Take a leisurely cruise down the boards, stopping periodically for ice cream or our famous salt water taffy, and check out why OCNJ is one of the premier family vacation destinations in the country. Rent for a few hours, by the day or for longer periods, and explore the natural beauty and vibrant community that makes up Ocean City.

Looking Your Best

Nothing spells a beach vacation quite like a new pair of sunglasses, a sparkling swimsuit or laid back flip flops. Wander among the Boardwalk’s seaside boutiques, and discover new looks for the whole family that will keep you shaded and stylish. Find the perfect t-shirt, grab an OCNJ sweatshirt for a chilly evening and don’t forget the sunscreen. Next, check out the Boardwalk’s many fine apparel and jewelry stores for that special evening out on the town!

Grabbing a Bite to Eat

The OCNJ Boardwalk features several restaurants, snack bars and hangouts for grownups that will suit every member of your family. Grab a quick slice or sausage, enjoy a locally-made ice cream or fudge as you stroll the sands, or relax with an adult beverage as the sun goes down. For a romantic evening out, don’t forget to explore the numerous fine dining options on or near the Boardwalk.

It’s All Fun and Games in OCNJ

From miniature golf to renting a surfboard to hitting the arcade, our Boardwalk is well known for the variety of amusements, including our world famous park on the pier. When visiting Ocean City, patronizing our many attractions and amusements is an absolute must!

Get the most out of your vacation on the Boardwalk!

Shopping in Ocean City New Jersey

Whether or not you are a beachcomber, do not let a trip to Ocean City, New Jersey pass by without visiting our world-famous Boardwalk and downtown shopping district! Open year round, our Boardwalk and downtown district feature incredible seaside dining, art galleries, apparel and novelty shops.

When you’d like a special memento from your trip down the Shore, visit our seaside galleries located right on the Boardwalk. Each features the best from our local artists and artisans — perfect for when your preferred souvenirs resemble tasteful adornments for the home. Check out our directory and plan your special purchase today!

Shopping for Kids on the Ocean City Boardwalk

Of course, your kids will want their own mementoes from your family vacation! Our Boardwalk is home to many seaside shops that feature the latest designs and fashions. From distinctive shell necklaces, anklets and bracelets to apparel for the whole family, Ocean City’s Boardwalk shops have something for everyone! Check our directory or wander the Boardwalk and find your perfect souvenir!

Boogie Board Broken? No Problem

Of course, no seaside community would be complete without the surf shop, and the Jersey Shore boardwalk and Ocean City downtown district offer a wide variety of shopping for the water sports enthusiast. Need more surf wax? Check. How about a new skim board or strap for your favorite boogie board? Check. How about a surfboard, bike or kayak rental? Check, check.

Our surf shops feature the best and latest designs from famous manufacturers, so you can be sure your Jersey Shore purchases are quality items meant to last longer than your vacation. You might even be tempted to try a new water sport, like windsurfing or paddle boarding. In Ocean City New Jersey, you can become a whole new you! Peruse our directory and find out what our surf shops have in store today!

13th Street Bathhouse & Bikes

6th Street Pizza & Grill

7th Street Art Gallery

7th Street Surf Shop - Boardwalk 2

7th Street Surf Shop Boardwalk

Air Circus

Alex's Sunglass Shack

All Campus Women

Aloha Soft Serve

Bad Kitty

Bag Boutique

Barefoot Trading

Beach It

Big Slice

Blue Cactus Taco Shop

Boardwalk Merchants

Bob's Brother's and Mom's Nuts

Bob's Donuts & Sticky Buns

Bob's Grill & Bikes

Brown's Restaurant

Bubble Tea & Beyond

By The Sea

Cafe Beach Club

Chickie's & Pete's

Chickie's and Pete's Famous Crabfries

Clancy's By The Sea

Cone Appetit

Congo Falls Miniature Golf


Cub Zero

Curly's Fries

Curly's Fries International

Dairy Queen


Flanders Hotel

Fralinger's Salt Water Taffy & Fudge

George's Beach Souvenirs

George's Candies

George's Ice Cream

George's Ice Cream

Gillian's Wonderland Pier

Golden Galleon Miniature Golf

Hamburger Construction Co.

Haunted Golf

Hawaiian Smoothies

Henna Shop

Henry's Fine Jewelry

Henry's Jewelry

Heritage Surf & Sport

Hula Restaurant & Sauce Company

Ike's Famous Crabcakes

Ike's Famous Crabcakes 2

Island Tees


It's Sugar

Jersey Girl

Jilly's Arcade

Jilly's Candy Factory

Jilly's French Fry Factory

Jilly's Ice Cream Factory

Jilly's T Shirt Factory

Jilly's T-Shirt Factory

Jilly's T-Shirt Factory

Johnson's Popcorn

Johnson's Popcorn

Johnson's Popcorn (7th Street)

KB'S Kettle Corn

Keepsake Old Time Photos

Kohr Bros.

Kohr Bros.

Kohr Bros.

Kohr Bros. 12th Street

LaScala's Roman Style Pizza

Manco and Manco (8th Street)

Manco and Manco, Inc.

Manco and Manco, Inc.

Medieval Fantasy Miniature Golf

Mike's Toys & Collectibles

OC Sun Hut Beach & Gift Shop

OC Waterpark

Ocean 7

Ocean Cafe

Ocean City Coffee Company

Ocean City Coffee Company

Ocean City Fudge

Ocean City House of Jerky

Ocean City Memories

Ocean Paradise

Ocean Treasures


Original Fudge Kitchen

Oves Seafood Restaurant & Bikes

Pessano's Variety Stores

Pessano's Variety Stores

Philly Twist Pretzel & Grille

Pisa Pizzeria

Playa Bowls

Playlands Pier 9

Playland's Castaway Cove

Polish Water Ice

Polish Water Ice (9th Street)

Port O Call Hotel

Promenade Food Court

Pushpa's Beach Jewelry

Ritas Water Ice

Roma Pizza

S.L. Connection

Sand & Stitch

Seaport Village Miniature Golf

Seaside Go-Kart Speedway

Shades of Ocean City

Shirt Shack

Shirt World

Shirts N Things

Shriver's Gelato

Shriver's Salt Water Taffy & Fudge

Somers At The Shore

Steel's Fudge

Sun N Fun

Surf Mall

The $1 Store

The Farm Stand at 14th

Three Brothers From Italy Pizza

Tony P's House of Pie

Urban Crepes


Yoasis Beach Bowls

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