All throughout the year, but most especially during the summer months, families, couples and individuals travel to New Jersey to have the Wildwood vacation experience. Located in the Cape May County and part of the Delaware Valley, “The Wildwoods,” as the area is popularly known, boasts of a host of attractions catering to both the young and the old, and targeted towards the average American demographic. Comprised of the boroughs of Wildwood Crest and West Wildwood, as well as the cities of Wildwood and North Wildwood, there is a multitude of activities that bring vacationers back year after year.
Tourists from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and even Canada contribute to the swell of summer population numbers, from around 5,000 to 250,000 people. They come to see the various attractions, restaurants and events that they can experience in the Wildwoods.
One of the most notable features is the beach and the 1.8-mile boardwalk, where the amusement complex, Morey’s Piers, and the water parks Raging Waters and Ocean Oasis are located. Also, vacationers can go whale and dolphin-watching through Captain Sinn’s Sightseeing Center. They can also take a dinner cruise or go sightseeing aboard their tour boat.
For those who would rather have their meals on land, there are a wide variety of restaurants for both families and couples on a romantic getaway. Returning vacationers commonly frequent Duffy’s On The Lake Restaurant for breakfast, the Sun Crest Market for lunch and Alfe’s Restaurant for an Italian dinner.
There are also a number of motels to cater to the Wildwood vacation crowd. They offer a wide variety of amenities, ranging from well-appointed rooms to sports facilities to childcare services, to ensure that each visitor will have a great time.