The Wildwoods, NJ Leads the Way in Nostalgic “Comfort Travel”

Wildwoods, NJ – May 13, 2022 – As the weather warms and travel becomes easier, the Wildwoods, NJ offer vacationers a familiar spot to revisit and experience a real slice of Americana. Nostalgia is the Wildwoods’ specialty, and when visiting the resort destination, it’s like returning to the good old days when families spent quality time together making lifelong memories.

It’s no wonder, then, that the Wildwoods, NJ is considered one of the best values for family vacations and an ideal destination at the Jersey shore! The Wildwoods offer the best of the Jersey Shore all on one five-mile island. Everything you could ever want in a vacation experience is all right here in the Wildwoods.

The shore resort town thrives on creating memories and instant nostalgia for visitors; from their island-wide Doo Wop architecture and neon lights, to the iconic Jersey Shore highlights like the world-famous Boardwalk and the iconic “Sightseer” Tram Cars alerting boardwalk walkers with the signature “Watch the Tram Car, Please” phrase, 5 miles of FREE pristine beaches, over 160 annual events & festivals, one-of-a-kind dining and more, the Wildwoods are a certified memory maker.

Revisiting the Wildwoods can be a relaxing stroll down memory lane, or a reminder of the thrills waiting for you on the Jersey Shore. Five miles of free white-sand beaches to spread out and enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating day in the sun; 38 blocks of outdoor boardwalk fun and thrills with over 100 amusement rides and attractions, three beachfront waterparks, shopping, carnival games and arcades, and eateries offering one-of-a-kind dining experiences; serene walking and biking paths; and unique historical attractions covering the island are sure to give all visitors the comfort feeling in their home away from home.

A neon-lit slice of Americana, the world-famous Wildwoods Boardwalk offers a unique and safe experience for anyone vacationing at the New Jersey shore. Famous for being one of the largest and liveliest two-mile stretches of fun and excitement on the East Coast, the Wildwoods Boardwalk offers a plethora of nostalgic sights, sounds, and smells that can’t be found anywhere else.

Another way to reconnect with the nostalgic experiences in the Wildwoods is to enjoy the beautiful summer air on a bike taking part in the Wildwoods’ ‘bikeability’. Enjoy a scenic, leisurely 12-mile round-trip route, with plenty of fresh air and breathtaking views, starting at the far southern-end of the island along the Dunes Bike Path in Wildwood Crest, up onto the Wildwoods’ 2.5-mile Boardwalk, and through North Wildwood’s Muhlbury Bike Path to the North Wildwood Sea Wall. You can also ride your bike along the Wildwoods’ streets and downtown, and to the back bays, with special “bike only” lanes. 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.

History buffs will enjoy the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, an 18th century landmark that’s open to the public to experience the fascinating history of the Wildwoods. Built in 1874, the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse is the most important historic structure on Five Mile Beach and continues to function as an active navigational aid maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard. Visitors to the lighthouse will learn about the history of the building and the local area. Relax on the Lighthouse grounds as you take in the ocean air and stroll through the beautiful English Gardens to enjoy the beauty of the seashore right up to the seawall at Hereford Inlet.

Admirers of architecture would also fit right in as the Wildwoods are home to the country’s largest concentration of mid-20th century Doo-Wop architecture. We invite you to take a walk through the Wildwoods’ Doo-Wop District, head towards the Doo-Wop Experience Museum and hop on the award-winning “Back to the ‘50s” Doo-Wop Neon Night Bus Tour. With bright neon signs, futuristic architecture and “far-out” themes, these buildings offer a neon-lit slice of Americana to anyone visiting the Island. Then to top it off, grab some dinner at one of the many Doo-Wop style diners throughout the Wildwoods that offer large menus and a unique, fun setting the kids are sure to love. Enjoy classic diner food along with retro jukeboxes and the iconic black & white checkered floors that will never go out of style! The Wildwoods’ Doo-Wop diners will provide your family with a delicious meal and a memorable time!

In addition to the attractions that the Wildwoods are known for, the resort also ensures accessibility to all visitors. From the famous Sightseer Tram Car on the Wildwoods Boardwalk, which offers a respite to walking the length of the boardwalk, to the beach wheelchairs available island-wide, to its special Beach Taxis that transport visitors from the Boardwalk to the surf, the shore resort creates an environment where every visitor can enjoy its world-famous Boardwalk and award-winning beaches. This commitment to accessibility is one reason the Wildwoods see generations of life-long visitors of all ages and abilities visit the shore destination each year.

Make plans this season to experience the Wildwoods for yourself and see why over 9 million visitors each year list the Wildwoods as their favorite Jersey shore destination year-after-year.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.


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