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Ocean City Beach

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Address: 16 E 9th St, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3444
Phone Number: +1 609-399-1412
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we live here

we live here year around. summers are the best. crowded, but go to the north end, very quiet. fishing is good, boardwalk is fun for families. during the winter months, very quiet.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 March 2016
Nicholas P
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Linwood, New Jersey
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Linwood, New Jersey
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

we live here year around. summers are the best. crowded, but go to the north end, very quiet. fishing is good, boardwalk is fun for families. during the winter months, very quiet.

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Thank Nicholas P
Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Ocean City beach is clean but not good for day trippers. There are no showers to clean off, which is a major negative. There are no bars and drunks, which is a good thing.

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Thank Seascape999
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38 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

I visit this beach every year and always have a relaxing peaceful time. It's great for people of all ages

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Thank amanda s
Ocean City NJ
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Ive been to cancun where the beaches are white and chalky but there are boulders in the water which are very dangerous to swimmers, rafters, and surfers. Ive been to the Hamptons the sand is grainy, brown with alot of debri. Ocean city has soft sand and extremely clean beaches. I highly recommend these beaches for anyone, but especially families!

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Thank Colette04
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Shelly and unkept compared to other beaches in other states. Absurdly crowded in certain areas, particularly near the boardwalk and where rusting drainage pipes corral people close together. Better locations are past the boardwalk area, where there is more space and more quiet. The farther south the better.

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Thank Kevin H
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

This beach is the best of the best. Everything you want is here. Totally relaxing, clean, safe in every respect

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Thank Frank P
Woodbine, New Jersey
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

Ocean City is a family fun experience. So much to do for all ages. Good restaurants, entertainment, & of course the beach & boards. Lots of shops, in town & on the boardwalk

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Thank PamDragoniMeadow3242
Carmel, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

This beach is excellent. It is clean and quiet. No one bothers you, no loud radios. The life guards keep everyone safe by always watching.

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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Long walk to the beach with a lot of stuff. Tip: grab a taxi, it's like $2 from the boardwalk to the beach.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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97 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

There was not a lot to do at Ocean City Beach for the kids but I did enjoy the water. I can't say that I will return again with my kids but perhaps I will come alone if I want a relaxing beach getaway.

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