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North Wildwood, Wildwood and Wildwood Crest

Schools     Things to See and Do

The Wildwoods, consists of North Wildwood (including Anglesea), Wildwood (including West Wildwood) and Wildwood Crest (including Diamond Beach). It is the largest barrier island in South Jersey and is located between the islands of Stone Harbor at its north and Cape May at its south.

All the Wildwood Beaches are big, beautiful and free. This is one of the few islands where there are no beach tags!

The beaches are beautiful, white, safe, and guarded from Memorial Day until Labor Day - 10 AM - 5:30 PM. These beaches are the widest at the Jersey shore. Where other beaches in South Jersey have a tendency to erode each year, Wildwood seems to be the recipient of their "lost" beaches. Best of all - there are no beach fees. No alcohol, barbeques or glass containers allowed on any of the beaches.

Wildwood Boardwalk - The boardwalk is two and a half miles of fun with 3 amusement piers, 2 water parks, 7 roller coasters. It boasts of the tallest ferris wheel on East coast, carnival games, convention center, movie theaters, shopping and eateries. If you don't want to walk , you can ride on the trams which run continuously. At night, the boardwalk takes on its own personality with flashing neon lights, music, and a friendly carnival atmosphere.

Schools in Wildwood Area

  • North Wildwood School District
    N Wildwood NJ, 08260-5669
    Telephone: 609-522-1454
    Fax: 609-522-2308

  • Wildwood City School District
    Wildwood NJ, 08260-4625
    Telephone: 609-522-4157

    • Glenwood Avenue Elementary School
      2900 New York Ave
      Wildwood NJ, 08260-2470
      Telephone: 609-522-1630

    • Wildwood High School
      4300 Pacific Ave
      Wildwood NJ, 08260-4625
      Telephone: 609-522-7922

    • Wildwood Middle School
      4300 Pacific Ave
      Wildwood NJ, 08260-4625
      Telephone: 609-522-7922


  • Wildwood Crest School District
    Wildwood Crest NJ, 08260-3433
    Telephone: 609-522-1522

    • Crest Memorial Elementary School
      9100 Pacific Ave
      Wildwood Crest,NJ, 08260
      Telephone: 609-522-1522

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Things to See and Do

The Wildwoods (collective name for North Wildwood, Wildwood and Wildwood Crest which also includes West Wildwood, Anglesea and Diamond Beach - Diamond Beach is in a different township but so not to confuse you, we have included it also in The Wildwoods) has something for everyone  - from amusements on the boardwalk and throughout the boroughs to clubs, bars and cafes for after hour entertainment.

There are so many things to see and do in The Wildwoods. Special events are planned throughout the entire year. You can go to the best beaches in South Jersey to swim and sun, enjoy the rides and "carnival games" on the boardwalk or go to the water parks. You can just walk on the boardwalk, ride a tram or ride bikes on the boards and all around the island. Bike rentals are available in numerous places in North Wildwood, Wildwood and Wildwood Crest. You can ride bikes until 11:00 AM on weekdays and 10:30 am on weekends and holidays. No skating allowed.

You can ride bikes on the boardwalk or ride along a designated bicycle path from Anglesea to 26th Avenue all along Surf Avenue in the city of Wildwood. Wildwood Crest has a paved beachfront bike path and North Wildwood has a path that runs from the end of the Boardwalk at 16th Avenue north to 2nd Avenue.

There are so many things to see and do in The Wildwoods. Besides the boating and fishing, amusements, nightlife and museums, you can take yourself and the kids miniature golfing or how about bowling. Besides the boardwalk and beach activities, there are museums and the famous Hereford Lighthouse. If you want to play golf, there are excellent golf courses in the area and of course - miniature golf courses as well. If fishing and boating is what you enjoy - then The Wildwoods is the place to be!

There are also great places to visit while vacationing or visiting here....

Hereford Lighthouse - a must see lighthouse with its gardens, nautical museum plus more

Wildwoods Convention Center - state of the art convention center located at Burke Avenue and the Boardwalk

Cape May Times Wildwood Vacation Guide

Doo Wop - a taste of the 50's in Wildwood

Hereford Lighthouse and Coast Guard Tower
- 1st and Central Avenue, North Wildwood - 522-4520

Other New Jersey Lighthouses - list of all the lighthouses in New Jersey

Cape May County Park and Zoo - Garden State Parkway - Exit 11

Whaling Wall by Wyland - Garfield Avenue and the Boardwalk, Wildwood - a 220 foot long and 30 foot high mural painted by world renowned artist

George F Boyer Historical Museum - Holly Beach Station Mall on Pacific Avenue, Wildwood

National Marbles Hall of Fame - 3907 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood - located in the George F Boyer Historical Museum

National Marbles Tournament - information on tournament and pictures from previous years -

Sunset Lake and Turtle Gut Park and Memorial - New Jersey and Miami Avenues, Wildwood Crest - 522-0221 - Battle of Turtle Gut Inlet was the only battle fought in Cape May County during American Revolution in 1776

Wildwood Crest Historical Museum - 5800 Ocean Avenue, Crest Pier, Wildwood Crest  - 729-4515

Holly Beach Station Mall - Pacific Avenue, Wildwood - traces the history of  Wildwood from the times of the Lenni Lenape

Wildwood Convention Center

Doo Wop Preservation League - 3201 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood - 884-4627

Morey's Piers

Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce

Wildwood's Official Homepage

Wildwood Trolley Center - take the Doo Wop tour


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