Archive for Family Activities

Beach Scavenger Hunt

Beach Scavenger Hunt After what seems like an eternity indoors, you’re excited to head to the beach with the family. What are some fun games to create the most magical memories on your trip? Why not plan some beach activities for kids of all ages to enjoy? You can learn how to play beach bingo and incorporate a scavenger hunt. Here’s how. What You Need for Beach Bingo Scavenger Hunt Is your family ready to have a blast in the fun and sun? What will you need? Start by gathering the following supplies: Bingo cards: You can print these online or draw your own on notebook paper. Markers or pens: If you have groovy bingo markers, break them out — but a pencil or pen does the trick, too. A timer (optional): You can... Read More

Meal Planning For Your Beach Vacation

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Ocean City Businesses Open!

On a regular basis we are updating our list of businesses that are open during the coronavirus outbreak. We are sharing this information through: Social media posts OceanCityVacation.com Blast e-mails Blog posts Let us help promote your business! Click here for a list of businesses open in OCNJ!... Read More

What To Make Out of Seashells

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Fun Vacation Home Activities for the Whole Family

A week at the beach is a fun way to bring the whole family together. Staying at a vacation home will help you enjoy everything your vacation destination has to offer — whether you plan on relaxing on the beach, participating in water sports or camping outside in the sand. To have the best family vacation, you need to come up with ideas for activities to keep your family occupied. Your first step to planning your vacation is figuring out where you'll stay. While a hotel is a safe, reliable option, a vacation home will provide you and your family with more flexibility and space. If you want to try something different, rent a vacation home to enjoy your dream family vacation. Benefits of a Vacation Home While you could stay at a hotel,... Read More

Ocean City, NJ Businesses Open!

On a regular basis we are updating our list of businesses that are open during the coronavirus outbreak. We are sharing this information through: Social media posts OceanCityVacation.com Blast e-mails Blog posts Let us help promote your business! Click here for a list of businesses open in OCNJ!... Read More

Girls Weekend 2020 in Downtown Ocean City, NJ

Girls Weekend 2020 is cancelled. It’s time to put yourself first! Girls Weekend Downtown on Asbury Avenue between 6th and 14th Streets will take place Friday-Sunday, April 3rd thru 5th!  A Fashion Show kick-off event will take place on Friday, April 3rd, 2020 at PLAAY located at 910 Asbury Avenue.  A limited number of tickets for the Fashion Show are available for $20 each and they can be purchased in person at the Route 52 Causeway Welcome Center, City Hall Information Center (9th & Asbury), Ta-Dah (1040 Asbury), 7th St. Surf Shop (720 Asbury), Making Waves (836 Asbury) & Sneaker Shop (704 Asbury) or by calling (609) 399-1412. (more…)... Read More

Simon and Garfunkel Tribute, Doo Wop Project Coming to Music Pier This Summer

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 3/11/2020 Tickets Go on Sale Thursday for Two Special Ocean City Pops Concerts The Ocean City Pops announced today two special concerts for the 2020 summer season: a tribute that re-creates the legendary 1981 Simon and Garfunkel reunion concert in Central Park and a celebration of doo-wop music. Tickets for both concerts go on sale at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 12. The “Live in Central Park [Revisited]: Simon and Garfunkel” concert featuring the Ocean City Pops Orchestra is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 at the Ocean City Music Pier. This reproduction of the iconic 1981 concert features award-winning recording artists Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers. Lessack and Rodgers will perform all the masterpieces heard on the night that a half-million people gathered in Central Park to... Read More

Beach Therapy

If you need an escape from the busy schedule of everyday life, pack up the car and head toward the ocean. Treat yourself and indulge in some much-needed beach therapy for the whole family. There are so many benefits of a beach getaway everyone is sure to enjoy. Learn how the sun, sand and sea can boost your health, both physically and mentally, on your next family vacation to Ocean City, New Jersey. Physical Health Benefits of the Beach Anyone who's been to the beach knows how relaxing and fun a vacation can be. However, you may not know that a trip to the beach can also have numerous physical health benefits. As you're soaking up the sun, your body is producing vitamin D — the "sunshine vitamin" — which can help reduce the... Read More