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Ocean City Beach

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Address: 16 E 9th St, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3444
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Perfect for a family vacation!

I grew up going to OCMD. I was hesitant to change locals, but after spending time in OCNJ and then returning to OCMD, there was no comparison. We have returned to OCNJ every... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I grew up going to OCMD. I was hesitant to change locals, but after spending time in OCNJ and then returning to OCMD, there was no comparison. We have returned to OCNJ every summer and even in October. It is the perfect combination of beautiful beach time, fun boardwalk options, and family memories.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to this beach since the 1970's and I never regretted any visits ever. The beach tags may be a drawback, but since it's a dry town the city needs to make some extra income somehow. Even if you don't feel like sunbathing or going into the ocean, you can always walk along the coast.

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Thank Lisa C
Mountville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been vacationing at OCNJ for many years. We enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the beach. Would recommend highly.

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

While many head to mountain ski resorts for chilly Christmas cheer, we enjoyed spending December weekends in Ocean City. The town is decked out the streets with lights and decorations. The landmark ferris wheel lights the night sky with Christmas color lights. The stores are great for shopping and many of the restaurant's open for the weekends. The beach is... More 

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Marmora, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Ocean city, is a great town, and community, with great wide beaches and a terrific boardwalk, truly a family resort

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Parma, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Sun sets on the Jersey Shore at 430 in November. Peaceful, very clean and a nice place for a stroll. Boardwalk runs adjacent. We picked up a couple black shells on the sand for momentos.

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Thank MMandSM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Happy to not have to walk a lifetime to get to the ocean. More crowded closer to the boardwalk. Life Guards on duty during the peak season. Kept clean.

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Thank Dawn S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

There is so much to do, take a walk on the boardwalk, go shopping, relax at home and watch the ocean rise and fall.

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Thank elizabeth j
Manchester Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Preferring off season strolls on the beach, this one is perfect. The beautiful pier and boardwalk attractions offer many photo ops. This time we were lucky to find some sea glass.

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Thank Anna K
NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We took a late afternoon walk in late October. The beach was not very crowded and was quite clean. It was a nice time to watch the sunset.

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