This fall, experience the change of seasons and the quieter side of the shore with a visit to the Wildwoods, NJ.
Escape to the resort destination any weekend this autumn season for a chance to unwind, relax and recharge.
The “Fall in Love with the Wildwoods” campaign highlights everything vacationers could ever want in a fall getaway – mild weather, minimal crowds, quiet beaches, a fun-filled boardwalk, prime hotel/motel accommodations at money-saving off-season rates, great restaurants and uniquely fall activities, exciting weekend events and festivals – and it’s all right here on one five-mile island.
As the weather begins to cool, visitors can “fall” in love with the Wildwoods by exploring the island’s numerous fall dining, entertainment, and vacation experiences. With milder weather comes smaller crowds, and a more intimate peaceful vacation. Enjoy even more space on the Wildwoods’ FREE award-winning beaches before the season is over. A focus on mental health has become extremely important in recent years. Beach Therapy provides the opportunity to rest, relax and recharge. Experiencing Beach Therapy in the Wildwoods is simple! Those in need of a little self-care can kick back in their beach chairs to reap the benefits of a relaxing day at the beach listening to the sound of the ocean; and if you’re looking for something a little more active, the Wildwoods are the perfect spot for a run or walk along the shoreline and yoga on the cool sand.
The Wildwoods are home to unique restaurants and eateries, as well as popular wineries, breweries, and distilleries throughout the region. In the fall, these one-of-a-kind attractions embrace the change of season by offering delicious autumnal creations. Leave the calorie counting and diet plans behind and indulge in a seasonal brew while savoring the fresh catch of the day in the mild autumn air. The restaurant renaissance that started years ago in Cape May has spilled over into the Wildwoods, and a growing number of premier restaurants are now located throughout the five-mile island, each of them garnering superb reviews from critics and patrons alike. The Wildwoods’ upscale restaurants offer memorable surroundings, remarkable cuisine and attentive service for a perfect evening touched with romance, candlelight, and delectable food.
A favorite activity while vacationing in the Wildwoods is taking advantage of the island’s ‘Bikeability.’ Bike riding is a popular pastime at the Jersey Shore, and no town seems to do biking better than the Wildwoods, especially during the fall months! Enjoy a mild ocean breeze while gazing at the beautiful sights on the 12-mile, round-trip bike path that stretches from Diamond Beach at the far southern tip of the island, continuing onto the Wildwood Crest Dunes Bike Path, up onto the Wildwoods Boardwalk to North Wildwood’s Mulberry Bike Path to the North Wildwood Sea Wall.
Fall in the Wildwoods also means signature events and exciting festivals that draw hundreds of thousands of visitors even after summer has ended extending the tourist season well into November.
A fall getaway to the Wildwoods isn’t complete without a visit to the world-famous Wildwoods Boardwalk. Overlooking the pristine beaches of the Wildwoods, the Wildwoods Boardwalk offers a unique experience for anyone visiting New Jersey. Boardwalk amusement piers closed for the season on Sunday, October 9, but there is still plenty to do and discover along the 38-block wooden way – known as “two miles of smiles”. Participating retail businesses along the Boardwalk, in Downtown Wildwood, and throughout the Wildwoods remain open throughout the fall. Retail shops in the Wildwoods are plentiful and unique and include surf shops for everything you need to enjoy the beach and ocean; sweet shops for that must-have saltwater taffy and fudge; t-shirt shops for a unique or kitschy shirt or Wildwoods sweatshirt; souvenir shops where you can find take-home tchotchkes and memorabilia to remember your Wildwoods visit; shoe stores, men’s and women’s sportswear, beachwear and apparel, jewelry, fun arcades and so much more. The iconic Boardwalk is also open for strolling, jogging, and biking – there’s no better way to take in the incredible sights and beautiful views of the beach, and ocean.