Destination guide

Get beachy on the Ocean City Boardwalk

Whether you’re a kid, have kids, or want to feel like one again, the Ocean City Boardwalk in New Jersey provides the kind of whimsical fun that lets families and friends make memories for years to come. And with your Ocean City Boardwalk vacation rentals, you will be able to live like a local and learn about all the best-kept secrets this area has to offer. Call it the Jersey Shore or OCNJ—with the attractions, the beach, and “the Boards” close by, you will certainly never be bored.


On the Ocean City Boardwalk, down by the sea…

As soon as you hit the Boardwalk, you’ll find there are a ton of things to do in Ocean City. Spend a day at the beach with your family and get some sun, or go walking down the Ocean City Boardwalk. You can rent a bike and take a leisurely ride, maybe stopping at the shops to look at a pair or sunglasses or to buy a slice of pizza. And just outside the Boardwalk is an exciting downtown and nightlife area featuring options for dining and entertainment, so the party doesn’t have to stop when the sun goes down.


Expect a maritime climate on the Ocean City Boardwalk

If you want to experience the Ocean City Boardwalk peak season, aim for a week between May and October. The most opportunities will be present at this time for attractions and family fun, and you’ll have many ways to enjoy the summer heat. The rest of the year, the city slows down, which will allow you to take advantage of the lesser-known activities: off-season sales, holiday events, and the like. In OCNJ, the heat can reach 85 degrees in the summer and get as low as 25 degrees in the winter, which means you’ll be able to experience all 4 seasons in Ocean City Boardwalk vacation rentals.

Natural features

It isn’t called Ocean City Boardwalk for nothing

This community runs on the energy and the beauty of the sea, which means well-kept beaches and plenty of things to do outside in Ocean City. You may even get a chance to see some marine life or, if not, you can purchase shells from a boardwalk shop. Enjoying the sea from sunrise to sunset will likely be your main priority, but there is plenty of activity, both natural and manmade, to keep you and your family coming back to the Ocean City Boardwalk vacation rentals every year.

Where to stay around Boardwalk?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,146 vacation rentals near Boardwalk. From 439 Houses to 603 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Boardwalk for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Boardwalk?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Boardwalk. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Long Beach Island: 1,294 vacation rentals
  • Wildwood: 1,997 vacation rentals
  • Jersey Shore: 6,305 vacation rentals
  • Atlantic City: 1,358 vacation rentals
  • Avalon: 1,752 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Boardwalk! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Boardwalk?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Boardwalk:

  • Wildwood: 1,997 rentals
  • Atlantic City: 1,358 rentals
  • Avalon: 1,752 rentals
  • Sea Isle City: 940 rentals
  • Stone Harbor: 2,047 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Boardwalk?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Boardwalk are:

  • Atlantic City, NJ (AIY-Bader Field): 1,903 vacation rentals
  • Atlantic City International Airport (ACY): 1,675 vacation rentals
  • Atlantic City, NJ (JSL-Steel Pier Heliport): 1,921 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.