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Things to Do in Ocean City

Ocean City New Jersey is one of several small towns along the south Jersey shore. It is the northernmost coastal town in Cape May County.  To the south are Strathmere, Sea Isle City, Townsends Inlet, Avalon, Stone Harbor, Wildwood and Cape May. Each one of these towns offers many things to do. These include free weekly activities, festivals, holiday events, themed weekends and attractions. There are many things to do this, “America’s Greatest Family Resort”. It features a 2 mile-long wooden boardwalk. By design, it’s a dry town – meaning no alcohol is served in restaurants. There are no bars, liquor stores or beer distributors. Visitors who wish to drink can purchase their alcohol prior to entering town because drinking in your home or hotel is permitted. This town offers a plethora of family-friendly events, daily throughout the summer. It also offers year-round festivals, events and themed weekends. During the holidays, OCNJ offers many activities include horse-drawn carriage rides, breakfast and photos with Santa, shopping discounts and more. Speaking of shopping, Asbury Avenue is a premier shopping district in the center of town. The boardwalk shops offer everything from tee shirts to upscale home decor. Back on the bay, watersports are a big deal. This includes kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and more. You can also rent a boat and go cruising around the inlet or drop a line and do some fishing. Under Attractions, you’ll find information about shopping, museums, sports and recreation, fishing and boating and all that this great beach town has to offer. One thing is certain – you will never be bored in Stone Harbor.
Things to Do - Free Weekly Activities
Things to Do - Special Events
Things to Do - Attractions

For more information on Ocean City, please click on the links below.

Find out why Ocean City is “America’s Greatest Family Resort”

History of Ocean City

Ocean City Beach Information

Where to Stay in Ocean City

Where to Eat in Ocean City

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