The Wildwoods, NJ – July 27, 2020 – There’s nothing like hitting the open road for a summertime vacation adventure! Pack the car, put on some happy tunes, enjoy good company (and some snacks along the way), and in a few hours arrive in the Wildwoods, NJ.
As the travel trend for the 2020 vacation season leans toward heading to drivable destinations in the safety and freedom of our own cars, the Wildwoods invite vacationers to hit the road and head ‘down the shore’ to enjoy beautiful free and spacious beaches with plenty of room to spread out; exciting water sports; a world-famous boardwalk with over 100 rides and attractions, fun arcades, carnival games of chance, shops and eateries; great dining and shopping; and so much more this summer.
The most popular way to travel, especially in this summer season, is via car. It’s also the most popular way to reach the Wildwoods. Load up, hop in your vehicle, and let the fun begin. There is nothing like the anticipation of the amazing days ahead as you cruise in your vehicle with the Wildwoods programmed into your GPS. With your bikes strapped to the bumper, your suitcases, surfboards and/or kayaks strapped to your roof, the aluminum beach chairs rattling in the trunk, and the kids safely buckled in, dreams of sunny days by the sea and exciting nights filled with the sights, sounds and smells of the world-famous Wildwoods Boardwalk will be a reality in just a few hours or less.
While on your road trip, you can plan your days and nights right from your smartphone with the interactive Trip Builder tool on the WildwoodsNJ.com website. Simply select your favorite events and attractions and save them to an itinerary at the push of a button. The Trip Builder tool will help you make the most of your vacation as your family chooses the rides, activities, sights, dining options and more you’ll experience together. Visit WildwoodsNJ.com/plan-a-vacation/.
“We are very fortunate indeed to be situated within drive-in distance to some of the country’s most densely populated cities,” said John Siciliano, Executive Director/CFO of the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority. “We average nine million vacationers a year, and most of them travel here by vehicle. We have plenty of parking and a new Grand Gateway as you enter the Wildwoods, to welcome every drive-in visitor in style.”
Vacationers will know when they are close to the Wildwoods without looking at their GPS – with the salt air, seagulls in the sky above, road signs, and excitement in the air signifying their arrival. The Wildwoods have rolled out the red carpet for vacationers with a fabulous new Grand Gateway, an all-new visitor experience designed to greet all visitors and launch them into vacation mode from the moment they arrive. As they make their way over the bridge and onto the island, vacationers are greeted by a new ‘Welcome to the Wildwoods’ Doo Wop style sign in the shape of a surfboard. With its vivid colors and lighting, it can be seen upon approach day or night, setting the tone for the fun that lies ahead. The new Gateway also features a digital billboard announcing the latest events and information. Visitors will also notice colorful beach ball bollards along the entranceway, leading straight to the world-famous ‘WILDWOODS’ sign.
Unpack the car, settle in and start your family adventure of a lifetime. Remember to make a bit more room in the car during the trip home for the souvenirs, prizes, and all the wonderful memories you’re about to make.
For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.