Whether you're a first-time visitor or a lifer, you'll learn something new about your favorite South Jersey beach towns here.
The OTHER Ocean City is a little bit Wildwood, a little bit Fort Lauderdale and a lot of fun for the families and singles (including some from the Philly area) who swarm here each summer.
Tradition rules the day in Stone Harbor and Avalon, where even a menu change sparks discussion. But thats not necessarily a bad thing.
The sand is fine and the post-Sandy attitude is, too, on the seven-mile-long island that long ago proclaimed itself Americas Greatest Family Resort.
Spend the day fishing in Townsends Inlet (where the bugs and fish bite!), then watch the sun set at a Strathmere bar before moving on to Sea Isle Citys hopping clubs.
Theyre just below Atlantic City on Absecon Island, but Ventnor, Margate and Longport are worlds away from the casino bustle.
In the Wildwoods, youll find W-I-D-E, free beaches, boardwalk thrills, and all that doo-wop architecture.
Grown-ups and families craving a quiet time with a dash of history will find what they're looking for.
OCEAN CITY, Md. - Maryland has a rich history of breweries - the first brewery in the American colonies opened in 1703 in Annapolis - and it boasts many today, mostly centered on Baltimore. But others are popping up at the shore.
On the menu for Jersey Shore dining this summer, along with the inevitable seafood dinners and boardwalk treats, there will no doubt be a lingering aftertaste of Sandy.