New Jersey Boardwalk Breakdown

There are so many boardwalks to enjoy this summer in the state of New Jersey. Here is a breakdown of some great ones.


Point Pleasant Boardwalk

This popular boardwalk is about one mile long and features many family-friendly attractions. Whether it’s a visit to the Aquarium, one of the arcades, or the famous Sweet Shop, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk is worth the trip.

Asbury Park Boardwalk

The Asbury Park Boardwalk is world-famous for its eclectic boutiques, colorful nightlife, and live outdoor music. This boardwalk is about 1 mile long and offers something for everyone.

Seaside Heights Boardwalk

The Seaside Heights boardwalk is the main attraction in town. A little over 2 miles long, this family-centered boardwalk features Funtown Pier, arcades, and plenty of restaurants.

Atlantic City Boardwalk

At a little over 5 miles long, it is the heart of the town. Filled with unique attractions that have been bringing in tourists for over 150 years, the AC Boardwalk is not just about casinos. Several different piers feature family-friendly rides and games. There are several unique shops where you can purchase the best Salt Water Taffy in the world.

Ocean City Boardwalk

Running about 2.5 miles long, the Ocean City Boardwalk has been a popular tourist attraction since the early 1900s. Rent a bike and explore the many unique shops and cafes. Do not forget to catch a glimpse of the beautiful beaches while you are there too!

Wildwood Boardwalk

The just under 2-mile long Wildwood Boardwalk was called “America’s last really great honky-tonk boardwalk at the shore” for a reason. You can find classic rides and old-fashioned amusements. Its five piers are chock full of family attractions and restaurants where you can get your fill of traditional boardwalk favorites like fries, funnel cakes, pizza, and seafood.


Plan to visit one or all of these great Jersey Shore boardwalks this summer!