The Wildwoods, NJ The Ideal Multi-Generational Vacation Destination

Published Thursday, March 7, 2019

A mulit-genarational family outing ont eh Wildwood, NJ boardwalkThe Wildwoods, NJ – March 7, 2019 – During the past decade, multigenerational travel has become increasingly popular, with more Americans choosing to include children, parents, and grandparents in their vacation plans. For families sprawled across the country, or farther, time together can be a precious commodity. That’s why so many are using vacations as an opportunity for reuniting, bonding and quality family time.

It’s no wonder, then, that the Wildwoods, NJ is considered one of the best values for family vacations and an ideal multi-generational destination at the Jersey shore! The Wildwoods offers an authentic family experience for vacationers of all ages – with 160 special events annually; a 2 ½ mile long Boardwalk with over 100 rides, attractions, shopping, arcades, games, over 300 eateries; clean, safe, and award-winning beaches; and a family-friendly atmosphere. Over nine million visitors choose the Wildwoods for their vacation each year.

Enjoy Your Vacation, Your Way, on this five-mile long, iconic shore resort destination. Whether you’re looking to ‘chill’ or seeking a ‘thrill’ – you can plan to do as much or as little as you like while vacationing in the Wildwoods – recently named among the ‘25 Best Family Beach Vacations to Take with the Kids in the USA’ by TripAdvisor.

Generations of families have made the Wildwoods their traditional vacation destination of choice for decades. Nowhere else can grandparents, parents and children find more ways to enjoy an ultimate multi-generational vacation.

Whether your seven or 70, you’ll find ways to have fun together in the Wildwoods. Grandkids can challenge their grandparents to an arcade game, then hit up one of many local miniature golf courses to show off their putting prowess. One of many scheduled events or festivals – like The New Jersey State Bar-be-que Championships and Angelsea Blues Festival, Vintage Antique Car and Motorcycle Beach Draft Races, WWE Live, Harlem Globetrotters, Irish Fall Festival, Olde Time Italian Festival, and the Seafarers Celebration – offer food, activities and music every age will love.

The Wildwoods – comprised of the three distinctive municipalities of Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, and North Wildwood – is a perfect blend of the past and present – as nostalgia mixes with modern-day fun, food and excitement. The memories your family will make in the Wildwoods are meant to be shared among generations. Kids lead the way to the waterparks and rides, as grandparents look on with joy as younger generations create memories of their own. And long days on white sand beaches are shared by all generations of the family – as collective memories are forged and traditions are established for return visits in the years to come.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.


About the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority

The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) was formed in 1993 to consolidate the tourism economy of its three founding municipalities: the City of Wildwood, the Borough of Wildwood Crest and the City of North Wildwood. The Tourism Authority operates the Wildwoods Convention Center and acts as the island’s destination marketing organization overseeing the marketing, advertising, promotion, public and media relations, development, research and planning, encompassing the tourism, meeting and convention industry in the Wildwoods. Additionally, the Authority funds, assists with and hosts more than 160 annual special events and festivals to enhance the visitor experience and extend the tourism season, including the Beach Monster Mash Truck Races, Family Nights On The Boardwalk, Friday Night Fireworks, the New Jersey State Barbeque Championships and Anglesea Blues Festival, Classic Car Shows, the International Kite Festival, Irish and Italian Festivals, the National Marbles Tournament, and The Race of Gentlemen Vintage Car and Motorcycle Beach Drag Races, among others.

The Wildwoods have won numerous travel and tourism awards, heralding the resort for its beaches, boardwalk and attractions. In 2019, the Wildwoods were named one of the ‘25 Best Family Beach Vacations to Take with the Kids in the USA’ by TripAdvisor. In 2018, the Wildwoods were named among the ‘Top Destinations for Creating Vacation Memories’ by AARP Travel Center; were awarded USA TODAY’s Reader’s Choice Award for Best Beach in New Jersey; and named one of the Best Places to Travel in the U.S. by Expedia. Additionally, the Wildwoods Convention Center was named the ‘Best Indoor Venue’ by Sports Destination Management. In 2017, Wildwood Crest was named #1 Summer Hot Spot by TripAdvisor; Marina Life Magazine named the Wildwood Crest beach as One Of The Top Ten East Coast Beaches in 2017; and TripAdvisor named Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Waterparks as One of the Top 10 Best Waterparks in the U.S. In 2016, the Wildwoods’ beaches were named One Of The Top 10 Best Beaches for Families in the U.S.; USA TODAY 10Best named the Wildwoods Dog Beach one of the top 10 ‘Best Dog Friendly Beaches’ in the nation; the Wildwoods Boardwalk was named one of the ‘14 Awesome Piers, Boardwalks & Waterfronts to Plan Your Vacation Around’ by TripAdvisor; the Wildwoods beaches were named among the ‘Best Beaches for Families’ by Family Vacation Critic; and SportsEvent Magazine awarded the Readers’ Choice Award to the Wildwoods Convention Center.  Better Homes and Gardens named the Wildwoods one of the nation’s ‘Top 10 Beaches You MUST Visit With Your Family’, and named the Wildwoods Boardwalk among the 12 Best Beach Boardwalks in the nation. The Wildwoods were also named #1 Destination on the Rise in the U.S. for 2015 by TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™. For more information about the Wildwoods, contact the GWTIDA at 800-992-9732 or visit its web site,

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