The Wildwoods, NJ – February 28, 2022 – Escape to the Wildwoods, NJ before the new baby arrives in the family for a special grandparent getaway. Soon-to-be grandparents are invited to enjoy this relaxing popular and new travel trend before celebrating and assisting with the upcoming arrival of a new grandchild.
With the fast-paced family activity life right around the corner, it’s easy to lose sight of the value of spending time focused on oneself. Grandparents are encouraged to participate in the Wildwoods’ ‘Beach Therapy.’ Those in need of some self-care can relax in their beach chairs or stretch out on their towels and enjoy the advantages of a day at the beach. The relaxing influences of the waves and sun might aid in your rejuvenation. Nothing beats shutting your eyes and listening to the relaxing sound of waves while soaking up the sun.
Known for its five miles of coastline, FREE white-sandy beaches, and a nostalgic theme incomparable to anything else along the New Jersey coast, the Wildwoods welcome grandparents-to-be to rest, relax, and recharge before this next phase in life.
Stretching for five miles across the shores of North Wildwood, Wildwood and Wildwood Crest, the Wildwoods, NJ beaches are sparkling clean and FREE for all visitors to enjoy. The beaches offer an award-winning and spacious stretch of sand to relax, recharge and have fun on. People from all over come to the Wildwoods to surf, sunbathe, boogie board, or simply catch up on their reading.
The Wildwoods are ideal for a leisurely walk down the beach, yoga on the warm sand, or a dip in the water, with a great view and lots of room. Bike riding is also a terrific way to get some exercise while at the beach. The Wildwoods offer a scenic, beach-side bike route that runs nearly the entire length of the five-mile island from the southernmost tip of the island along the beach bike path, up onto the world famous 2.5-mile Wildwoods Boardwalk to North Wildwood’s Mulberry Bike Path to the Sea Wall, a 12-mile scenic round trip. Don’t have room to pack your bikes on vacation? There are plenty of bike rentals shops located on the Boardwalk and throughout town where you can rent a bike by the hour at a nominal fee.
Known as ‘two miles of smiles,’ the iconic 38-block, Wildwoods Boardwalk is open for strolling, jogging and biking – there’s no better way to take in the incredible views of the lively Boardwalk, beach and ocean. Don’t feel like walking? No worries; a ride on the Wildwoods Boardwalk “Sightseer” Tram Cars make it easy to get from one end of the Boardwalk to the other. While strolling, or riding, along the boards, pop into one of the many shops along the Wildwoods Boardwalk and treat yourself to some much-deserved shopping. 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 salt water taffy and fudge; t-shirt shops for a unique or kitschy shirt or Wildwoods souvenir 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 and so much more.
Your mouth will water just thinking about the dining options in the Wildwoods. Look ahead with a smile to satisfying your hunger after a day of fun with a one-of-a-kind New Jersey shore dining experience! Dining in the Wildwoods is a unique way to savor the flavors of the Jersey Shore; and whether you’re choosing to dine indoors or al fresco, you’re sure to enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the resort destination. The Wildwoods offer restaurants and menus for every appetite, every budget and virtually every taste. From fresh seafood caught fresh daily to fine dining or casual family dining to Mexican, Chinese and Italian cuisine, the Wildwoods have every type of cuisine to satisfy any palate.
Don’t forget about dessert! Indulge your inner child with a delicious box of homemade fudge or a banana split sundae made with homemade ice cream. Or are you a fresh funnel cake or a fried Oreo from the Boardwalk kind of person? How about a smooth milkshake from one of the Wildwoods’ Doo-Wop style diners? There are so many dessert options in the Wildwoods, it’s no surprise some people skip dinner and go right for the sweet stuff.
Fishing, a favorite seashore pastime, is a great way to have some fun and enjoy the island environment. A fishing pier on the Intracoastal Waterway at Sweetbriar Road in Wildwood Crest – known locally as “the back bay” – is a popular fishing spot for island natives and visitors alike; and there are beaches along Hereford Inlet in North Wildwood where fishing enthusiasts gather to surf fish. Crabbing is another beloved shore activity commonplace along the tidal marsh areas on the west side of the island. Those looking to catch their evening crab feast are frequently spotted along the wetlands area entering the island, at street ends, or on docks along the back bay.
For grandparents-to-be looking for the ultimate laid-back vibe, the Wildwoods are home to some of the most distinct wildlife and plant life, only found on the winding dunes and salty shores of southern New Jersey. An assortment of ecological wonders, especially in local wildlife management areas, call the Wildwoods home and provide the perfect outing for visitors looking to explore and learn more about the shore’s one-of-a-kind ecosystem. Visitors can explore and discover the wonderful world of nature including waterfowl, fish and other sea creatures. Keep your ears open for wild bird calls, dolphins splashing or the echo of sea birds in the nearby marshland – you just might catch a glimpse!
Enjoy the over 11,000 rooming accommodations– including 8,000 hotel and motel rooms, and over 3,000 vacation rentals– all with whimsical names and flamboyant themes which give the buildings their own individual character. The motels and their ample parking reflect the burgeoning era of automotive travel of the 1950s and 1960s. The designs and architectural features pay tribute to the post-war pop culture, and continue to memorialize the bold spirit of a newly restless society back then, while motel names conjure up tropical paradises and other exotic destinations. Many accommodations offer swimming pools and lounge chairs, so visitors don’t have to venture far to soak up the sun.
For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com.