Frequently Asked Questions
ABOUT THE WILDWOODS
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Using the Wildwoods Trip Builder is easy once you get the hang of it. Start by selecting your trip duration in the “My Trip” menu and click “submit.” If you are planning on staying over, visit the Places To Stay search page to select your accommodations. Find where you want to stay and click on the flag icon to add it to your trip. Next visit any of the Plan A Vacation pages to search for fun Events, Things To Do, Places To Eat, Places to Explore or Places to Golf. Click on the flags on any of the search results in the pages to add those activities to your trip. Please note that any events you select must take place during your previously identified trip duration window. You can click on “My Trip” at any time to review or modify your selection. When you think you have your trip all picked out, click the teal “View My Trip” button to see your completed trip. Don’t worry, you can always come back and edit your trip later.
There are no beach fees in the Wildwoods. No glass containers, barbecues or alcohol. Beach access is restricted 10 pm to 6 am from May through September.
North Wildwood: May 15 through last Sunday in October
Wildwood: May 15 through October 31
Wildwood Crest: May 11 through September 15
Pets are allowed on beaches from October to May but are not allowed on the Boardwalk at any time. There are Dog Beaches at Glenwood Avenue in Wildwood and 24th Avenue in North Wildwood.
For a complete list of all pet-friendly accommodations please visit the Plan A Vacation tab on our website and click on Places To Stay. Then click the box marked ‘Pets Allowed’. An entire list of all properties that allow pets will be listed.
All activities in the Wildwoods are separate entities; that is, there is no “admission fee” into the island or boardwalk. Once there, however, patrons will pay to partake in any activities, rides, eateries, etc.
North Wildwood: Permitted on 2nd Avenue.
Wildwood: Permitted at Andrews Avenue.
Wildwood Crest: Permitted from Rambler Road to Primrose Road & Aster Road to Cardinal Road.
There are fireworks every Friday from June 28 to August 30. They are set off from Pine Avenue Beach in Wildwood but are visible from almost anywhere on the island. Stay up to date on firework cancelations due to inclement weather by checking our Facebook page: Facebook.com/wildwoodsnewjersey
All of the businesses along the boardwalk are privately owned and operated. They are all at liberty to make their own opening dates/hours. Most of the businesses on the boardwalk will not be open full-time until Memorial Day.
The Wildwoods Convention Center and boardwalk do not supply wheelchairs. Contact the Wildwood Rental Supply at 609-522-2724.
Yes. Please contact your respective beach patrol for handicap access to the beach: Wildwood, 609-522-8258; Wildwood Crest, 609-522-3825; North Wildwood, 609-522-7500.
Bicycles are allowed on the boardwalk until noon daily.
Tramcars will be running on weekends beginning the first weekend in May. Tram cars start running full-time around Memorial Day. Call the Sightseer Tram Car office at 609-523-8726 for up to date information.
The Wildwoods make up a barrier island shore town with seasonal attractions. The island is never “closed” as there are many full-time residents and businesses. There are events happening all year long. Stay up to date by visiting our Events Calendar
Yes! The WildwoodsNJ app is completely free and a great way to stay connected via your mobile device. Search ‘WildwoodsNJ’ in the app store to find us!
Thankfully, no. The Wildwoods has proven to be super resilient against Mother Nature (knock wood). We have not been affected by recent storms and have remained completely intact and unhindered.
The Wildwoods was named one of the ‘25 Best Family Beach Vacations to Take with the Kids in the USA’ by TripAdvisor. Bring the whole family – we have something for everyone 😊.