Free Family Fun, Beaches and Boardwalks
Beckon Visitors to New Jersey’s Shore!
The Jersey Cape boasts more than 30 miles of sandy beach that connects the resorts of Ocean City, Sea Isle City, Avalon, Stone Harbor, the Wildwoods and Cape May. Enjoy Family Nights on Thursdays in July and August in Ocean City. Stroll and visit shops, eateries, arcades and places to enjoy the ocean along the Promenade in Sea Isle City. Slow your pace and experience the unique charm and small-town feeling of Avalon and Stone Harbor. Catch a glimpse of Cape May’s historic architecture along roads lines with many Victorian homes. Or fill your day with an unmatched array of attractions in Wildwoods, Wildwood Crest and North Wildwood. Whether you visit one or all of these destinations, you’ll find a family friendly escape sure to please.
It’s all about the water at the Jersey Cape! Award-winning beaches, world-renowned bird watching, fabulous seafood and accommodations including rentals, condos, motels, bed and breakfast inns and campgrounds make this an ideal family vacation destination. Packed with festivals of food and fun, unique shopping and attractions like the Aviation Museum, the FREE Cape May County Zoo, Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary and more, there is an endless supply of things to do and see.
Family friendly is the theme of the Wildwoods, a five mile stretch of beautiful white sand beaches recently named “The #1 Destination on the Rise in the US” by TripAdvisor. Over 180 events and festivals will fill your itinerary when you plan your family vacation at the Jersey Shore. And one of the best parts is that they are all FREE. But that’s not all! Voted “Best Beaches in New Jersey,” these beaches are ideal for swimming, sunning, surfing, sailing and so much more…Oh and they’re FREE too!
Amusements, arcades, shops, eateries, water parks and games line the two-mile Wildwoods Boardwalk, a spectacular sensory experience with scents, sounds and sights sure to delight every member of your family. World-class coasters, midway games and the famous Wildwoods Boardwalk Sightseer Tram Cars make this a must-see and must-do experience for every vacationer.
Further north along the Jersey Shore is beautiful Point Pleasant Beach featuring pristine white sandy beaches. Take in the aquarium, boardwalk, amusements, art galleries, antiques, dining and accommodations that make this a perfect family vacation for over 100 years. Fireworks, free concerts and more are also part of Point Pleasant Beach’s entertainment options. Visit and create lasting memories.
You’ll experience “The Jewel of the Jersey Shore” in Spring Lake. A non-commercial boardwalk, two miles of uncluttered beach, antique wooden bridges and turn-of –the century architecture provide a peaceful, picturesque seaside getaway. Concerts, at the Gazebo, an evening of theatre, golf, tennis, fishing, bicycling, water skiing, boating and horseback riding are just some of the options for entertainment and recreation. Gourmet restaurants, wonderful hotels, inns and bed & breakfasts will make your visit a one-of-a-kind experience.
From Cape May and the Wildwoods at the southern tip to Point Pleasant and Spring Lake along more northern shores, New Jersey’s coastline offers a little something for everyone.