Beach Resorts

Beach Resorts in Ocean City, NJ

Are you planning your next vacation for you and your family? If so, consider Ocean City, New Jersey for your next getaway. We have plenty of fun activities in a family friendly environment so that taking kids to the beach is easy and you can make lifelong memories. OCNJ is known as one of the nation’s best family beach resorts and vacation destinations and is home to renowned attractions that attract visitors from around the world. Come to Ocean City to relax on the beach, shop on the Boardwalk, fish in the bay, hear live music, and much more.

Something For Everyone

The beaches of Ocean City, New Jersey extend for eight miles up and down the barrier island, with clean, pristine white sand and rolling surf. During the summer, the beach is fully staffed with lifeguards and emergency personnel to make sure you and your family have a fun and safe day at the beach. It really is the best place to keep your kids occupied this summer! Vacationers come from all around to sunbathe, build sandcastles, swim in the ocean, and enjoy everything else you expect from a day at the shore. Happy couples frequently choose to hold their wedding ceremonies on the beach to take advantage of the sea air and great ocean view.

Plenty of coastal towns call themselves “family beach resorts,” but Ocean City, NJ is the standard against which other resort towns are measured. Ocean City has been a destination for families since its founding in the late 19th century, when four partners bought the land and established summer camp meeting grounds. That’s all it took for houses and businesses to pop up on the island, and soon the town was a booming vacation destination for families from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and elsewhere. By the time the famous Ocean City Boardwalk was built, Ocean City had established itself as a leading family beach resort.

That legacy lives on today in Ocean City. The Boardwalk is the center of activity on the island, and an attraction for vacationing families from many miles around. The Boardwalk has retained the classic feel of a previous era, while offering state-of-the-art attractions that appeal to parents and kids of all ages. Amusement park rides, the water park, dozens of shops & stores, arcades, and live entertainment give everyone in the family something to enjoy during a stroll on the Boardwalk.

A family beach resort wouldn’t be complete without great lodging accommodations, and they are in no short supply in Ocean City, NJ. A wide selection of excellent and affordable hotels, motels, rental homes, bed & breakfasts, and condominiums are located across the island, so you and your family can find the perfect place to stay at just the right price.

Hotels & Motels

Hotels and motels on the Boardwalk are a popular choice for families staying in Ocean City. Being close to the beach – literally just steps away – is very convenient for families hauling chairs, boards, umbrellas, towels, and toys down to the beach. Additionally, you and the family get both the privacy of a hotel room and easy access to all the activities and attractions found on the Boardwalk. Check our listings in the business directory to find a hotel or motel on the Boardwalk that will be perfect for your next vacation.

Hotels & Motels in OCNJ

“America’s Greatest Family Resort”

Ocean City, New Jersey takes pride in being known as America’s Greatest Family Resort, and our community is exceedingly welcoming to everyone staying in Ocean City. When you’re choosing a family beach resort for your next trip, check out Ocean City, NJ. You won’t be disappointed!

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Visitor’s Guide

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

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