Tag: New Jersey
A beach vacation is a family favorite in the summertime; the weather is nice, towns are thriving and there are fun activities all season. For families looking for the ultimate summer beach vacation, consider Ocean City, New Jersey.
East Coast families have spent summer vacations on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, for decades — it was a favorite spot for TV food personality Anthony Bourdain’s family when he was growing up — but the 18-mile-long island north of Atlantic City is a great escape year-round.
Similar to its sister property Mall of America in Minnesota, American Dream in East Rutherford, New Jersey, 20 miles from Manhattan, is an entertainment complex to travel to for shopping and family fun. However, where Mall of America dedicates 45 percent of its square footage to entertainment and 55 percent to retail, American Dream flips those figures.
A trip to the Jersey Shore doesn’t have to wait until summer. There’s still plenty to see, do and enjoy for traveling families, even if it’s too chilly to hit the beach.
Sure, we’re barely dipping our toes into winter weather, but isn’t it more fun to think ahead to the warm weather family fun your crew could have at the Jersey Shore? Luckily, Atlantic City, New Jersey, offers far more than sandy beaches and casinos — enough to entertain all ages in all sorts of weather.