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Fun place even off season

Ocean City is just a great place to walk, visit and shop. Even though it's November, there were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelly M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lovely in any season. Even in October there were shops opened. Friendly people and because busy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rahway, New Jersey
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With its quaint storefronts, amusement rides and Music Pier, Ocean City is everything you'd expect from the real Jersey shore. This family-friendly town boasts a two-mile boardwalk dotted with amusements, pizza parlors, and seaside stores.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Ocean City, NJ 08226
+1 609-399-1412
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ocean City is just a great place to walk, visit and shop. Even though it's November, there were still plenty of shop and restaurants open.

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely in any season. Even in October there were shops opened. Friendly people and because busy season is over some of the stores had great sales!

Thank winedn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the boardwalk with all the noisy games and cheap balloon popping booths like some others along the Jersey Shore. This town is clearly for a better class of individuals. As one could see by the condition of the homes in this quaint...More

Thank anthony r
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We have been visiting Ocean City for about 12 years now. We rent an awesome Condo overlooking the ocean and boardwalk. One of the very few that have both. We book through Renting OCNJ. The boardwalk is usually crowded in the summer, which is when...More

Thank BellaTwist
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Beautiful beaches, clean boardwalk. Lots of shopping for family Lots of places to choose from - bars, grills, pubs and restaurants.

Thank Departure48999
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I've loved visiting OC for years. The boardwalk has been maintained better recently. The crews that work the early mornings are great at keeping up with trash. I only wish they'd add a couple more restrooms and signage for direction. Mayne you are here maps...More

Thank Megan S
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited off season, the first week in October. Perhaps a great time to go. No crowds. Remarkable. Clean. Better than expected.

Thank M-Bob21200
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Endless restaurants and souvenir shops. A great selection of international foods. Lots of benches and pavilions where you can rest or just escape from the crowded boardwalk. The beach is right off the boardwalk. Enough space to spread out on the beach even when it’s...More

Thank dtravels77
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Family friendly with plenty of stores that have nice items. Arcades have all the latest games. Make sure you go for an early morning bike ride before it gets crowded.

1  Thank michaeltJ2904MV
Reviewed September 23, 2018

A nice place to walk with your family. Lots of shops, food and rides for the kids. The boardwalk is wide with designated areas for bikes, runners and walkers.

1  Thank Donna E
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Marie F
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Response from Concetta08062 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen folks surf fishing and catching fish. Here is a link to information on surf fishing in Ocean City you might find helpful. Ocean City Vacations web page has a link for fishing, which includes places to fish... More
July 6, 2018|
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Response from eaglesnesttraveler | Reviewed this property |
September is still an active ocean city. Check city website. Riding bikes for example would be splendid in September!