Wildwood, NJ Visitors Guide:
An Affordable Jersey Shore Destination


Wildwood, New Jersey: A Jersey Shore Family Destination
with A "Doo-Wop" heritage, fantastic beaches,
and a world-class boardwalk with amusement piers

Wildwood, a favored beach spot in South Jersey, provides families with a cost-effective and activity-filled summer retreat.

It's packed with a range of attractions from seaside fun to thrilling amusement rides.

Wildwood, a Jersey Shore gem is known for its fantastic beaches that are second to none on the east coast. The beaches are pristine, soft, and wide. Plus, they are free - a unique feature amongst New Jersey beaches.

And then there's the awesome boardwalk. The marquee feature at this family destination is its world-class boardwalk. Spanning two miles or 38 blocks along the North Wildwood and Wildwood shoreline, it promises a fulfilling time. Laden with amusement piers, a variety of eateries, and shops selling traditional saltwater taffy. Get ready to experience an array of rides, a number so vast that it outnumbers even Disneyland's repertoire.

Fascinated by Wildwood's Doo Wop vibe, visitors are drawn to its captivating architecture and nostalgic '50s and '60s music, immersing themselves in a bygone era's history.

Wildwood: Your Economical Solution for Family Fun

When you want a family vacation that's light on the wallet but heavy on the fun, Wildwood stands out.

With its array of moderately priced hotels and eateries, it not only fits your budget but also offers a wealth of activities for everyone.

The Wildwoods offer an extended summer season, thriving until the end of September, and gradually winding down in October. Relaxing by the shore, the warm water prolongs the feeling of summer.

From its distinguishing Doo Wop cultural influence on the vibrant beach life, Wildwood ensures an memorable summer through fall vacation experience for families.

The Wildwoods Encompass Three Popular Tourist Municipalities:
North Wildwood, Wildwood, and Wildwood Crest

North Wildwood

North Wildwood

Features a quarter mile wide beach, motels, restaurants, and beds & breakfasts. This  is a popular destination for family fun and entertainment with ten blocks of the northern end of the Boardwalk.


Convention Center

Located in between North Wildwood and Wildwood Crest, this is the center of activity with the Convention Center, the business district, and the heart of the famous boardwalk with amusements.

Wildwood Crest

Wildwood Crest

More of a residential area than either of it's two northern neighbors but still shares the Doo Wop motel architecture. The setting of this town is more natural, especially with its sand dunes and dune grass.

The Wildwoods Attractions & Things To Do

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse
Located in North Wildwood, NJ, built in 1874, is a unique historic and picturesque lighthouse and the only one of this style on the east coast. Now owned by the town of North Wildwood, it has reopened to public tours of the light and its extensive gardens.
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Morey's Piers

Morey's Piers
The main amusement center with three other Piers and a water park providing rides and amusements for all ages. There are more than 100 rides and attractions, shopping, and restaurants along the 2-mile boardwalk.
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Doo Wop Museum

The Doo Wop Preservation League Museum
The "League" is actively involved in the preservation the classic Doo Wop "feel" to prevent it from becoming a memory. Make sure to visit the Doo Wop museum, featuring period furniture, neon and street signs from the 1950s. It's located across from the Convention Center.
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Boyer Historical Muaseum

George F. Boyer Historical Museum
A must visit for 50's & 60's music lovers. Learn how Woodstock changed the world of popular music and how that event was responsible for the death of top live music entertainment in Wildwood.
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Wildwoods Convention Center

The Wildwoods Convention Center
Located on the world famous Wildwoods Boardwalk directly overlooking the beach and ocean, this state-of-the-art 260,000-square-foot facility offers one of the most spacious, flexible, innovative and inviting venues available for conventions, trade shows, meetings, concerts and exhibits.
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Dolphin and Whale Watching

Thunder Cat Dolphin Watch Speedboat Adventure
They offer cruises along the beaches of Wildwood and Cape May seeking out Atlantic bottle-nosed dolphins aboard their Thunder Cat.
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The Starlight Fleet
Trips are led by a marine biologist and educator. They feature touch tank for patrons to experience Marine Life up close and personal.
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Dockside Fishing and Crabbing

Crabbing is a very popular summer and fall activity along the bays and creeks in the Wildwood area.

Lakeview Docks
Wildwood Crest - Pier
Fishing and crabbing off 7118 Park Blvd.
open daily
Charges a small fee for crabbing off the pier. Boat rentals also available.
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Thrill Packed Boat Rides

Silver Bullet Tours
Wildwood Marina
Foot of the Bridge Rio Grande and Susquehana Aves. (Next to Boat House and Urie's Restaurant Wildwood, NJ
The Silver Bullet's twin V-12 turbo-charged diesel engines will give you the experience and thrills of a NASCAR Race Driver as it speeds up and down the oceanfront. On this thrill packed adventuresome journey you will experience 90 minutes of dolphin sightings and many other types of marine life. Be sure to wear casual clothing or bathing suits as the spray will cool and refresh you. They are also available for private charters.
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