Ocean City Is Favorite Jersey Shore "Staycation" Spot, Poll Says

Cape May and Morey's Piers in Wildwood also received votes

Ocean City Boardwalk, one of the most authentic and old-fashioned boardwalks on the Jersey Shore, was the clear winner in this week's Readers' Choice poll for favorite Jersey Shore "Staycation" Spots.

Thanks for voting. Others that received votes were:

Fantasy Island
Family-fun amusement park in Beach Haven on Long Beach Island.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk
An aquarium, rides, food and other seaside pleasures in Point Pleasant Beach.

Seven Presidents' Beach
Where the presidents once vacationed, in Long Branch, before they shifted to Florida, Hawaii and Kennebunkport, Maine.

Asbury Park Boardwalk
The famous boardwalk that was once part of a Bruce Springsteen record-album title.

Ocean Grove
The unique Victorian community in Monmouth County with the classic downtown.

Gee Gee's
Old fashioned arcade, restaurant and grill on the Manasquan beach.

FunTown Pier and Casino Pier
Family-fun games and rides on the Seaside Heights boardwalk.

Island Beach State Park
Only natural beach on the Jersey Shore, other than Sandy Hook.

Sandy Hook
Only natural beach on the Jersey Shore, other than Island Beach State Park.

Atlantic City
Casinos and amusement rides on the world-famous boardwalk that was once home to the Miss America Pageant.

Six Flags Great Adventure
Large, nationally known amusement park known for its roller coasters and many other rides.

Morey's Piers
Wildwood's family friendly waterparks.

Cape May
Bastion of Victorian homes and beach.

Belmar beaches
Favorite place for many vacationing college students and twentysomethings.

Water parks and amusement attractions in Monmouth County.

Editor's Note: Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and reviews on Patch Places. Please vote only once per survey, per Patch. Official rules for the Readers' Choice Poll are attached to this story.


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