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Wildwood Beach Named Best Beach in NJ

The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) announced that Wildwood’s beach has been named the ‘Best Beach in New Jersey’ by USA Today’s 10Best Reader’s Choice travel awards contest.

This poll was open to the public to choose the best beach – from Sandy Hook to Cape May – along 130 miles of the New Jersey coastline. Wildwood beaches are known for their free, five-mile stretch of white sand and offer plenty of room for summer activities. The Wildwood beaches host numerous events throughout the summer including sports tournaments, the National Marbles Championships, Monster Truck Races, Motocross Races, Sand Sculpting Festivals, concerts, the Wildwoods International Kite Festival and more.

“We’re proud of our beaches, and are truly honored to be named the best beach in New Jersey by USA Today readers,” said Greater Wildwoods Tourism & Development Authority Executive Director/CFO John Siciliano. “To have our beautiful free beaches recognized for their outstanding quality, safety and cleanliness offering our visitors an unmatched vacation experience is a great testament to the hard work and dedication of our 3 municipalities’ public works departments who work tirelessly in maintaining our beaches on a daily basis all year long,” he added.

The top 10 winners in the category Best New Jersey Beach are as follows:

Wildwood Beach – Wildwood

Brigantine Beach

Asbury Park Beach – Asbury Park

Cape May Beach – Cape May

Point Pleasant Beach

Island Beach State Park – Seaside Park

Ocean City Beach – Ocean City

Atlantic City Beach – Atlantic City

Sea Girt Beach – Sea Girt

Stone Harbor Point – Stone Harbor

USA Today’s 10Best provides users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world. Created by a team of local travel experts: a well-traveled and well-educated group who are not only experts in their fields – and their cities – but discriminating in their tastes. These local experts live in the city they write about so the content is constantly updated.

Wildwood Crest, Wildwood and North Wildwood make up the five-mile island known collectively as the Wildwoods, where beautiful beaches, a two-mile boardwalk with 3-amusement piers. 3-beachfront Waterparks, shops, arcades, carnival games and over 300-eateries combine to create a family-friendly, exciting slice of Americana unlike any place else.

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