In addition to the beach & boardwalk there are bountiful things to do in this area. Here is a list of my favorites to make the planning easier for you! I recommend calling them to check if they are open year round and for hours and reservations.
PLACES TO EAT:
SPORTS & FITNESS:
- The Ocean City Restaurant Association - www.eatinocnj.com
offers complete list of Ocean City restaurants, with links to websites and special offers.
- Tilton 9 Theater ~ 331 Tilton Road, Northfield ~ 609-646-3147
- Frank Theater Moorlyn4 ~ Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk, Ocean City ~ 609-399-0006
- Frank Theater Strand 5 ~ 9th and Boardwalk, Ocean City ~ 609-398-5967
- Hoyt's Towne 14 Cinemas ~ EHT ~ 609-646-4700
INTERESTING PLACES TO GO:
Cape May County Park and Zoo ~ www.capemaycountyzoo.org ~ Cape May Court House ~ 609-465-5271
This free zoo has sweet walking paths that children and adults would both enjoy.
Wetlands Institute and Museum ~ www.wetlandsinstitute.org ~ Stone Harbor ~ 609-368-1211
Leamings Run Garden and Colonial Farm ~ www.leamingsrungardens.com ~ Swainton - 609-465-5871
A visit to Leaming's Run Gardens is a delightful relaxing walk along winding paths where at every turn is yet another celebration of nature's beauty. Each visit is unique with ever changing vistas from May through October.
Tropicana: Favorite Atlantic City Casino
I've had a lot of fun here because there is so much more then just gambling…visit website for entertainment ideas!
You can reserve the Comedy Stop, Imax Theatre, Interesting Shopping to fascinate men too!
Great restaurants (make reservations), suggesting...
Red Square (ask for intimate Dining) ~ 609-344-9100 ~ www.tropicana.net/thequarter
Historic Smithville and Village Greene. ~ http://www.smithvillenj.com
Village is open 7 days year round. It's a wonderful place to shop and stroll. Enjoy the views, cafes, restaurants and shops. Find a one of a kind gifts, or just relax and have a cup of coffee.
Absecon Lighthouse ~ http://www.abseconlighthouse.org
Ripleys Believe it or Not ~ Atlantic City ~ www.ripleysatlanticcity.com
Fun for couples and families. For a few good giggles!
Renault Winery ~ www.renaultwinery.com
Elaine's Dinner Theatre - www.elainesdinnertheater.com ~ 513 Layfayette St., Cape May ~ 609-884-4358
High Quality Dining and Entertainment
Ocean City Downtown Shopping District ~ Asbury Avenue from 6th to 12th St.
Open year round. Average to unique.
FOR THE KIDS:
There is a ton of fun in Ocean City for kids! Here are my kids favorites…
Pirates Adventures ~ 926 Palen St., Ocean City ~ www.pirateadventuresoceancity.com
Note: My kids loved this!
Skateboard Park ~ 6th & Boardwalk ~ 609-525-9304
Congo Falls Miniature Golf ~ 11th & Boardwalk ~ 609-398-1211
Gillians Island Waterpark, Miniature Golf, Amusement Rides ~ http://gillians.com ~ 609-399-0483
On the Boardwalk in Ocean City
Carousel, Huge Ferris Wheel
BABYSITTING SERVICES ~ innkeeper has referrals for you.
If you need more ideas just let me know!
- North Street & Haven Ave.
- 8th St. & Haven Ave.
- 15th St. & Bay Ave.
- 29th St. & West Ave.
- 34th St. & Asbury Ave.
- 52nd St. & Haven Ave.
HOUSES OF WORSHIP:
For a complete listing and times: www.oceancityonline.com/worship.html
OCEAN CITY MANSION
Bed & Breakfast
416 Central Ave.
Ocean City, NJ 08226