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Wildwood, NJ
Travel Guide

This resort town in New Jersey has beautiful beaches, a boardwalk, amusement park and historic district with a unique 1950s “doo-wop”-style architecture.

Beachgoers return year after year to enjoy Wildwood’s large, pristine beaches and the unique atmosphere of the place many consider to be the birthplace of rock ’n’ roll.

Couples stroll along the boardwalk, enjoying the ocean breeze and numerous cafés and shops. Families enjoy the amusement and water parks while all visitors can’t help but be charmed by Wildwood’s unique style of architecture.

Many of Wildwood’s attractions are situated along the coastline. The primary stretch of beach features the 2-mile (3-kilometer) long Wildwood Boardwalk. As you stroll along the boardwalk stop in at local shops and restaurants. You can also hop aboard the Tramcar, Wildwood’s trackless train system, at numerous points along the boardwalk.

Get some sun on Wildwood Beach, which is known for its large size and pristine sand. Take a short walk inland to Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Waterparks. This family-owned entertainment precinct includes two water parks and three amusement piers, featuring more than 100 rides and attractions.

Create a unique souvenir at Antique Images, a local old-time photo studio. Choose from dozens of props, sets and costumes designed to simulate everything from classic Hollywood to the old west. Spend some time browsing through real historical images at the George F. Boyer Historical Museum. This large museum displays Wildwood’s colorful history and includes hundreds of photo albums.

No matter where you spend your days while in Wildwood, you can’t miss the dozens of hotels that reflect the area’s trademark 1950s “doo-wop” style. This collection of unique buildings is known as the Wildwood Shores Historic District and sets Wildwood apart from other beach resort towns with its “space-age” style. Stop in one of the classic diners and request Rock Around the Clock on a vintage juke box. This early rock ’n’ roll song premiered in Wildwood in 1954 and is the foundation for the city’s reputation as the birthplace of rock ’n’ roll.

Top Hotels in Wildwood

The Waves Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
The Waves Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
2.5 out of 5
4001 Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood, NJ
The price is $70 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3

Situated near the beach, this hotel is steps from Adventure Pier and Wildwood Boardwalk. Wildwood Convention Center and Wildwood Beach are also within 1 mi (2 ...

4.2/5Very Good! (236 reviews)

"The hotel was quiet and the staff was friendly. I wish there was an ice machine on the floor we were on but other than that it was an affordable weekend."…"

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

The Waves Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wildwood
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wildwood
2 out of 5
4610 Ocean Ave, Wildwood, NJ
The price is $67 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9

Situated in Wildwood, this beach hotel is steps from Doo Wop Experience, Wildwood Boardwalk, and Wildwood Convention Center. Wildwood Beach and Morey's Piers ...

3.7/5Good! (544 reviews)

"Room had nice view of the ocean. Quite and rooms were very clean."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wildwood
Bolero Resort
Bolero Resort
2.5 out of 5
3320 Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood, NJ
The price is $105 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6

Situated near the beach, this hotel is steps from Seaport Aquarium and Wildwood Boardwalk. Wildwood Convention Center and Morey's Piers are also within 1 mi ...

3.8/5Good! (375 reviews)

"The rooms were nice and clean. The staff was friendly. Short walk to the beach"…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Bolero Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Wildwood

5100 Vacation Club
5100 Vacation Club
4 out of 5
5100 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood, NJ

Situated on the beach, this condo building is within a 10-minute walk of Wildwood Boardwalk and Wildwood Convention Center. Wildwood Beach and Morey's Piers ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Great stay. Room was very nice. Best part was the OWNERS they were very accommodating and very easy to work with. They made the experience more enjoyable. We were able to call them for anything."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

5100 Vacation Club
LUXURY 2 BEDROOM 1ST FLOOR CONDO WITH A POOL
LUXURY 2 BEDROOM 1ST FLOOR CONDO WITH A POOL
Wildwood, NJ

Situated in Wildwood, this condo building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Doo Wop Experience, Wildwood Boardwalk, and Wildwood Convention Center. Wildwood Beach and ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Island Condo #5

"I highly recommend this place. Owner was very involved in the whole process. The condo was located very conveniently. Check in was a breeze and the place was very clean. We will definitely stay here again!!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020

LUXURY 2 BEDROOM 1ST FLOOR CONDO WITH A POOL
Quaint Wildwood House w/ Pool - Walk to Beach!
Quaint Wildwood House w/ Pool - Walk to Beach!
Wildwood, NJ

Located in the heart of Wildwood, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of George F. Boyer Museum, Wildwood Boardwalk, and Wildwood Convention Center. ...

4.2/5Excellent! (27 reviews)
My weekend

"I booked A 3 day weekend when I got there pool was already closed so I had 5 kids 1 tv in the house. Contacted Vrbo they refunded my full amount and accommodated my stay for me and my family for the weekend at a 4 star hotel with pool free of charge. Overall the house was beautiful gorgeous and what ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Quaint Wildwood House w/ Pool - Walk to Beach!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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