Things to Do in/around Ocean City, NJ
Enjoy the bay or ocean while fishing or while on a wildlife excursion. A variety of fishing charters leave daily from Ocean City and Somers Point, offering an array of amenities to make your outing comfortable and fun. Bring your own fishing pole and enjoy the day fishing off one of our many piers.
Rent a kayak and leisurely paddle around the back bays of Ocean City. Catch a glimpse of Herons, Egrets, Ibis, or Oyster Catchers nesting or fishing on Bird and Cowpens Islands. Take a ride on the Ocean City Cyclone, a 70-foot speedboat, speeding up and down the coast, listening to music, and possibly seeing a dolphin or two, three, four, etc. It's a good idea to wear your swimsuit, or have access to a dryer, because YOU WILL GET WET!
Stroll Asbury Avenue and enjoy Ocean City's unique clothing stores, art galleries, restaurants, or antiques and collectibles stores. Over 100 stores on the Avenue are open year-round. Downtown Asbury Avenue is host to many events throughout the year, including the Spring and Fall Block Parties which stretch for 9 blocks, Evenings on Asbury, Market Days, holiday parades and the weekly Farmers & Crafter's Market.
Ocean City has many fine establishments that offer a variety of fare, from seafood to pork-roll sandwiches. Have a fine dining experience in a casual atmosphere or enjoy a slice of pizza on the 'boards.' Check out the Ocean City Restaurant Association for links.
Corson's Inlet State Park
Leave the world behind as you enjoy the beach and the coastal dune trail down at Corson's Inlet. Piping Plovers, Black Skimmers, and Least Terns nest on the beach in the spring and summer. Watch the fascinating migration of dolphins, ducks, geese, and Monarch Butterflies that pass through this area every year. Enjoy sun bathing, photography, hiking and biking at this remote Ocean City location.
In the Area
Cape May County has many fascinating attractions to offer. Take a drive down Route 9 towards Cape May and enjoy visiting a few of these interesting places:
Atlantic County offers numerous unique destinations, as well.