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Enjoy Mild Fall Weather on a Workcation or Schoolcation in Wildwoods, NJ

Many accommodations offer FREE WiFi - making it easy to work virtually while the kids attend remote school! The Wildwoods, NJ – September 16, 2020 – With many continuing to work remotely, and kids attending school via a virtual classroom,…

Wildwood, NJ has been named one of the top 10 most popular destinations for U.S. travelers to visit in 2020 by trivago

“Most surprising was the appearance of Wildwood, New Jersey replacing Boston in the 10th spot.” The Wildwoods, NJ – September 16, 2020 – The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) proudly announced that trivago has named Wildwood, NJ one…

Beach Patrols in the Wildwoods Announce Late-Season Coverage

The Wildwoods, NJ – September 3, 2020 – Beach patrols in the Wildwoods have announced their late-season lifeguard coverage schedule. All beach patrols strongly advise beachgoers to swim at lifeguard protected beaches only during the hours of operation. Red flags…

Indoor Dining Resumes Labor Day Weekend in the Wildwoods, NJ

The Wildwoods, NJ – September 2, 2020 – The Wildwoods, NJ restaurants and eateries can once again welcome customers to step inside their establishments to enjoy dining starting on Friday, September 4. “We are very happy to see indoor dining…

Downtown Wildwood Events Continue Though September

The Wildwood Business Improvement District (WBID) still has plenty of late summer events planned at Byrne Plaza in Downtown Wildwood!  August 25th & 27th – Final Week of $5 Yoga at 8:30 am, bring your mat August 25th – Last…

The Wildwoods, NJ: The Perfect Fall Location for Remote Work/School

Work virtually while the kids attend remote school while vacationing this fall in the Wildwoods! The Wildwoods, NJ – August 28, 2020 – With so many families continuing to work from home and kids attending school via a virtual classroom…

Tour the Bike-Friendly Wildwoods on Two Wheels

The Wildwoods, NJ – August 27, 2020 – Pedaling your way through the Wildwoods is an epic experience. No town seems to do biking better than the Wildwoods, NJ, which has coined the word ‘Bikeability’ to capture all of the…

The Wildwoods Announce Scheduling Updates for Upcoming Events

The health and safety of residents, visitors, and the business community are the Wildwoods’ number one priority. That is why, based on the recommendations of the Cape May County Health Department, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Department of Emergency Management…

There’s still plenty of summer fun and memories to be made in the Wildwoods, NJ

The Wildwoods, NJ – August 18, 2020 – There’s still plenty of summer fun to be had, and memories to be made in the Wildwoods, NJ. The Wildwoods have so much to offer, from beautiful FREE and spacious white-sand beaches…

Make a Splash in the Wildwoods, NJ

The Wildwoods, NJ – August 11, 2020 – When it comes to making a splash, the Wildwoods have so much to offer – from miles of ocean waves to wade, surf, boogie-board or cast a fishing line; to waterslides, tube…

The City of Wildwood Welcomes New $13.7 Million Grand Gateway

The Wildwoods, NJ – July 30, 2020 – Wildwoods municipal officials, businesses and residents are excited about the new Grand Gateway entryway to the Wildwoods on Rio Grande Avenue. Along with City officials, the Cape May County Board of Chosen…

2020 Summer Vacation Road Trip Destination: Wildwoods, NJ

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…

The Wildwoods, NJ: Getaway to the Ultimate ‘Safecation’ Destination

The Wildwoods, NJ – July 23, 2020 – The Wildwoods, NJ has so much to offer, from beautiful free and spacious beaches with plenty of room to spread out and a world-famous boardwalk, with lots of s fun attractions that…

The Wildwoods, NJ New Grand Gateway Welcomes Visitors with Color, Lights and Doo Wop Nostalgia

The Wildwoods, NJ – July 22, 2020 –The Wildwoods Grand Gateway is an all-new visitor experience designed to launch everyone into vacation mode from the moment they arrive in the Wildwoods. “The Wildwoods Gateway project is one I am truly…

The Wildwoods, NJ: A Guide for Family Fun at the Shore

The Wildwoods, NJ have so much to offer, from the beautiful free beaches and world-famous boardwalk, to historical attractions and exciting activities/events that are sure to entertain the whole family! Experience the ultimate family vacation when you visit the Wildwoods,…

The Wildwoods’ Boardwalk Rides, Amusements, Waterparks and Arcades Welcome Guests Beginning Thursday, July 2

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 29, 2020 – Just in time for 4th of July weekend, amusement piers and waterparks will resume operation in the Wildwoods at 50% restricted capacity, beginning Thursday, July 2. Indoor arcades along the boardwalk and…

The Wildwoods Boardwalk – With 120 Years of History – Is Back and Better Than Ever

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 26, 2020 – A damaged stretch of the Wildwoods Boardwalk has recently undergone extensive repairs and is now fully operational and better than ever. Repairs have been completed to a stretch of the boards at…

The Wildwoods – Fun, Free and Open!

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 24, 2020 – The Wildwoods and the surrounding area have a myriad of FREE activities that are now open and ready to enjoy throughout the summer! “We are excited to welcome locals and visitors to…

Arcades May Re-Open at 25 Percent Capacity on July 2nd

Governor Phil Murphy announced another round of re-openings at his daily press briefing, including museums, aquariums and indoor recreation. He specifically mentioned boardwalk arcades, which will be allowed to operate at 25 percent capacity starting Thursday, July 2. Advisement on specific…

NJ OK's Reopening Amusement and Water Parks

New Jersey amusement and water parks can reopen on July 2, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday as he continues to ease restrictions put in place to combat spread of the coronavirus. The parks must limit attendance to 50% of their capacity, and park…

The Wildwoods Restaurants Open for Outdoor Dining Beginning June 15

Wildwoods, NJ restaurants can now welcome patrons to enjoy outdoor dining at their establishments beginning Monday, June 15. Restaurants and eateries that have property onsite (in parking lots or on sidewalks) where outdoor seating can be placed to meet social…

New Jersey's Stay At Home Order Lifted, Outdoor Gathering Limits Raised, Pools Open on June 22

Gov. Phil Murphy today announced that the "Stay-at-Home" order that has been in place since March 21 is now lifted. Additionally, effective immediately, indoor gatherings (excluding indoor dining and indoor theaters) will be permitted at whichever number is lower: 25%…

Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority Announces Nearly 100% Retention of 2020 Wildwoods Convention Center Events

The Wildwoods, NJ – May 29, 2020 – Nearly all of the events scheduled at the Wildwoods Convention Center in recent months that could not be held due to mandatory closures have been rescheduled at the facility for future dates.…

The Wildwoods Dog-Friendly Beaches and Parks Are Now Open!

The Wildwoods, NJ – May 29, 2020 – The Wildwoods dog friendly-designated beach on Glenwood Avenue is now open! From May through October, every four-legged friend has this special, designated place to call their own. Just to be safe, all…

The Wildwoods, NJ Tram Cars Resume Boardwalk Operations

The Wildwoods, NJ – “Watch the Tram Car, Please” will once again be heard along the Wildwoods Boardwalk as the Sightseer Tram Cars resume operations for the 2020 season on Tuesday, May 26. “The Wildwoods Sightseer Tram Cars, and the…

The Wildwoods Message to Vacationers: ‘We Are Ready When You Are!’

As summer approaches, the Wildwoods are welcoming visitors back for the 2020 summer season with a new campaign featuring the resort’s spacious beaches with plenty of room to spread out. The Wildwoods’ ‘We Are Ready When You Are…And We’re Saving…

Don’t Forget to Bring Your Golf Clubs When Planning Your Wildwoods, NJ Getaway

The Wildwoods, NJ – May 20, 2020 – Golf courses surrounding the Wildwoods, NJ – from Cape May National to the south, to Shore Gate Golf Club to the north – reopened to golfers in early May with social distancing…

‘Bikeability’ in the Wildwoods – Social Distancing Fun on Wheels

The Wildwoods, NJ – Bike riding is a favorite pastime at the Jersey Shore, and no town seems to do biking better than the Wildwoods, NJ. The Wildwoods have coined the word ‘Bikeability’ to capture all of the amazing opportunities…

Wildwood and North Wildwood Hotels, Motels and Short-Term Rentals Reopening Tuesday, May 26; Wildwood Crest on Monday, June 1

The Wildwoods, NJ – May 14, 2020 – Hotels, motels and short-term rental properties are scheduled to begin reopening in Wildwood and North Wildwood on Tuesday, May 26. Wildwood Crest properties will reopen on Monday, June 1. “We are enthusiastic…

The Wildwoods, NJ Announce Reopening of Wildwood and North Wildwood Beaches, Boardwalk, Parks on Friday, May 8

The Wildwoods, NJ – May 6, 2020 – North Wildwood Mayor Patrick Rosenello and Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron announced that North Wildwood and Wildwood beaches and boardwalk will reopen to limited activity on Friday, May 8. In addition, the cities’…

Take a Virtual Vacation in the Wildwoods

The day will come soon when everyone can step beyond their computer, tablet, phone and TV screens to go out and reconnect in-person with people and places. Until then, our electronic screens serve as our window to the world –…

What's NEW in the Wildwoods for 2020

Please check back for updates! EVENTS: Nov. 28: Wildwoods Outdoor Holiday Shopping Village RESTAURANTS: ~ A Little Cafe: 8700 New Jersey Ave, Wildwood Crest ~ Capt’n Jack’s Island Grill (2nd location): 3800 Boardwalk in the Boardwalk Mall, Wildwood ~ Coastal…

Relax, Unwind, and Enjoy ‘Beach Therapy’ in the Wildwoods

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. With the fast-paced day-to-day life, we sometimes forget to spend time focusing…

The Wildwoods, NJ: A Dog Friendly Resort Destination

The Wildwoods, NJ welcomes beach-loving, four-legged friends! With many families wanting their dogs be a part of their vacation, the Wildwoods have rolled out the red carpet for canines with a dog beach, dog park, fun activities and dozens of…

Step Back in Time with a Trip to the Wildwoods: The Ultimate Itinerary for a History Buff

Step Back in Time with a Trip to the Wildwoods: The Ultimate Itinerary for a History Buff For history buffs, the Wildwoods are the ideal vacation spot to step back in time. The Jersey Shore town has a long, rich…

The Wildwoods, NJ – The Ideal Multi-Generational New Jersey Shore Vacation Destination

During the past decade, multigenerational travel has become increasingly popular, with more Americans choosing to include children, parents, and grandparents in their vacation plans. For families sprawled across the country, or farther, time together can be a precious commodity. That’s…

The Wildwoods Convention Center Named Winner of SportsEvents Magazine’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Award for Second Year in a Row

The Wildwoods, NJ – February 1, 2016 – The Wildwoods Convention Center was once again named as a 2016 Readers’ Choice Award winner by SportsEvents Media Group, publisher of SportsEvents Magazine, the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports…

TripAdvisor Named the Wildwoods "#1 Destination on the Rise" in the U.S. for 2015

The Wildwoods have been named the overall U.S. winner in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ Destinations on the Rise awards for 2015! The awards highlight 52 spots around the world that have seen the greatest increase in positive feedback and interest…

The Wildwoods Beaches Make Top 10 List of Must-Visit Beaches in the Nation by Better Homes & Gardens Magazine

The Wildwoods, NJ – July 7, 2015 – The July issue of Better Homes & Gardens – a nationally popular monthly magazine dedicated to food, travel and home improvements, named the Wildwoods one of the nation’s ‘Top 10 Beaches You…

GWTIDA Wins 2015 Tourism Excellence Award for Advertising Campaign

The Wildwoods, NJ – March 13, 2015 – The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) received the 2015 New Jersey Tourism Excellence Award for Advertising from the New Jersey Tourism Industry Association (NJTIA) at this year’s New Jersey…

The Wildwoods Named One of the World's Top 10 Great Towns for Architecture

The Wildwoods Named One of the World’s ‘10 Great Towns, Villages and Neighborhoods for Architecture Buffs’ by CNN Travel The Wildwoods, NJ – September 18, 2014 – The Wildwoods’ flashy neon signs, bold colors and exotic architectural designs have caught…

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