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Wildwood is a fun beach town at the New Jersey shore. Rental condos, townhouses, and houses are available for your vacation stay. These properties have many great facilities available for your comfort. Amenities such as cable television, pools, internet access, and outdoor grills are most common.
Wildwood has a stretch of five miles of beach along the Atlantic Ocean. The beach is always free for visitors and is family friendly. There is even a section of beach for your furry friends to play. The beaches have clean white sand and plenty of room for games, sandcastles, and simple relaxing. Additionally, visitors are often found in the ocean water, surfing, boogie boarding, body surfing, or just playing around.
Fishing is very popular in Wildwood. You can fish from a pier or rent a boat, but either way, you will be able to relax and have fun. There are even fishing tournaments throughout the summer season. Other outdoor activities are also popular. Throughout Wildwood, there are basketball courts, tennis courts, and miniature golf courses. Some people like to rent bicycles and surreys to ride along the boardwalk in the mornings. Bicycle rental shops are abundant, and there are also bike paths throughout the town for safe riding.
All day long, there is something going on at the Wildwood Boardwalk. The boardwalk runs 38 blocks and has stores, eateries, amusement piers, water parks, and more. You will find all types of fun fair foods plus stores selling all sorts of souvenirs, t-shirts, candy, and beach-ware. Additionally several arcades feature games from classic skee ball to newer high tech games. The amusement piers feature over 100 rides and attractions from mild to high intensity, including six roller coasters, for family entertainment. Each week includes festivals and fairs such as craft fairs and classic car shows. Additionally, every Friday night, visitors will be treated to a fireworks show that can be viewed from the boardwalk.
The Cape May County Park and Zoo is located less than 10 miles from Wildwood. It houses many different animals including, but not limited to, monkeys, lions, swans, giraffes, and alpacas, and it is open daily, except for Christmas day. Admission and parking at the zoo is always free, but donations are always accepted. Additionally, the park features the Zoo Train and Carousel for families to ride while visiting.
The summer temperatures in Wildwood are perfect for those who love the sun and sand. There is an abundance of sun on most days with a stray afternoon thunderstorm occasionally. Average summer temperatures are in the mid to upper 80s. On the other hand, average winter highs are in the low 40s. Spring and fall temperatures can range from 50s to the 70s. Winter in Wildwood sees only a small amount of snowfall. Summer is the most popular time to visit Wildwood.
Wildwood is easy to drive to. It is conveniently located near highways for easy access. Some people may choose to come to Wildwood in a rental car so they do not have to put excess mileage on their private cars. You may choose to fly to the Jersey shore. The closest airport to Wildwood is located in Cape May, NJ. It is less than 10 miles between Wildwood and Cape May. Yet another way to get to Wildwood is by bus. There is a Bus Terminal located right in Wildwood for easy access.