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tween the beach and the bay on Asbury Avenue. There are more than 100 shops and restaurants open year-round between 6th and 14th Streets. The Avenue is a destination for dining, shopping, and made-by-you gifts or souvenirs. It’s a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood with shops, hair and nail salons, and one-ofa-kind boutiques – each with a unique point of view. Here you’ll also find City Hall, real estate agencies and banks. Downtown Asbury Avenue has its own schedule of special events and entertainment, including the famous spring and fall Block Parties, live music, kids’ activities and tons of parades – each as distinct and family-oriented as Ocean City itself. See the Events Calendar to learn more.

Bay and Marina District

Most people’s first view of Ocean City is of its gorgeous back bays. This is a mecca

for water sport lovers, fishermen/women, and boaters. It’s also home to the Bayside Center, a museum and institute of study devoted to the back bays. The Bayside Center offers camps all summer long and offers sailing lessons through the Ocean City Sailing Foundation. The Ocean City Yacht Club, located here in the Bay district, was established in 1901 and is home to one of the most competitive sailing programs in the Mid-Atlantic region. It’s also a fabulous spot to have your wedding.

The Boardwalk

As you ascend the ramps or stairs at 9th Street and the Boardwalk, you can smell the fragrances of caramel popcorn, delicious pizza, and crispy french fries. Then you walk just a little quicker knowing what deliciousness awaits you at the top. It’s not only

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Ocean City, NJ 2017 Visitor's Guide  

Ocean City, NJ "America's Greatest Family Resort" Voted Best Beach in America by Coastal Living Magazine Readers http://www.oceancityvacatio...

Ocean City, NJ 2017 Visitor's Guide  

Ocean City, NJ "America's Greatest Family Resort" Voted Best Beach in America by Coastal Living Magazine Readers http://www.oceancityvacatio...

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