WILDWOOD – The Wildwoods have received a major honor this month as the Wildwoods Boardwalk was named as one of “America’s Best Boardwalks” by Smarter Travel.
According to SmarterTravel.com, the nationally-recognized Wildwoods Boardwalk was included on the list for its “two miles of neon lights and thrills… Adding to the back-in-time feel are the 1950s and ’60s Do-Wop-era motels that surround the area with their Vegas-like signs and unusual, themed architecture
The Wildwoods’ beach-fronted boardwalk which offers more rides than Disneyland and is one of the kid-friendliest boardwalks in the country – complete with three amusement piers boasting over 100 rides and attractions, three beachfront water parks, arcades and carnival style games, and lots of great eateries offering everything from fresh seafood to traditional boardwalk fare like pizza, funnel cakes, curly fries, ice cream, salt water taffy and cotton.
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“It’s a tremendous honor to named one of America’s Best Boardwalks by Smarter Travel,” said John Siciliano, Executive Director for the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement & Development Authority (GWTIDA). “This accolade, along with all of the other recognition we’ve received from renowned publications and websites over the past years, is a huge credit to all of our visitors, as well as each and every person that works tirelessly to continue making the Wildwoods Boardwalk one of the country’s most incredibly unique attractions.”
The Wildwoods have also been recognized as one of TripAdvisor’s top three “Travelers’ Choice Family Award-Winning U.S. Amusement Park Destinations” and one of National Geographic Traveler’s “Top 10 U.S. Boardwalks”; Smarter Travel’s “Best Beach Town In America For a Classic Experience”; and one of Forbes Traveler’s “Top Ten American Boardwalks”.
In addition to its award-winning boardwalk, the Wildwoods are also home to “New Jersey’s Best Beaches” as awarded by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium in 2012, 2011 and 2010, as well as over 180 festivals and events throughout the year, plus the country’s largest concentration of mid-century “Doo-Wop” architecture.
For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.