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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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9th street beach is great however get there early as it gets crowded. It is perfect when you have older children. When the older children want a break from ocean/beach, they... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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Deptford, New Jersey
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Deptford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

9th street beach is great however get there early as it gets crowded. It is perfect when you have older children. When the older children want a break from ocean/beach, they can walk on the boardwalk getting their treats leaving me time to relax and read on the beach.

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Brookeville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a wonderful family beach. It is kept super clean by the city. Beautiful sand and protected dunes. You can walk or run the length of the island.

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The beach was beautiful. It was very clean and they have lifeguards that you can rent umbrellas and chairs from - so saves you from lugging everything to beach. They even set them up for you. Beautiful beach

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Burlington, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A little south of Atlantic City on the endless Jersey shore is Ocean City Beach. Not as famous as its more southerly Maryland cousin, this beach has just as many activities to enjoy without the huge summer crowds. Parking is scarce as expected in a shore town. Luckily, there was an open lot near the beach for a $15 fee.... More 

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Thank RoadtripCowboy
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41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Only walked on the beach everyday, not a water person. October so just enjoyed the surfers and paddle boarders. Sand was not like LI and there were many shells. But great sunrises and sunsets.

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Thank George D
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Seagulls abound. The water and sunsets are breathtaking. It's just large enough to enjoy it but not too large to be overcome.

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Thank carsleys
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Feel like I'm coming home when on the OC beach. Lovely beach community, family oriented. Have been on the beach and Boardwalk at night and always feel safe even if it's not crowded. Boardwalk has everything you could need - great family vacation spot even after over 30 years still coming back for more. Don't forget the town for dinner,... More 

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Annville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The September beach is a slower paced affair. Crowds are less, beaches not crowded. There are no life guards and some boardwalk stores are closed in cool/rainy weather. But the relaxation allowed makes up for all of that.

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The beach in OC is beautiful. It's always clean and probably the best beach for families with kids of all ages. It's extremely safe and there is never that nasty element that you sometimes find at other shore towns.

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Thank Nancy L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I had the luxury to visit Ocean city, NJ on multiple occasions and the beach is the second best thing over there(after the boardwalk). Great family time

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