Ocean City has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s primary promoters and East Coast architects of surfing.
Ocean City Historical Museum
1735 Simpson Ave. Hours: 10am-4pm Tue.-Fri., 11am-2pm Sat. Free. Call 399-1801 or vist ocnjmuseum.org.
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From lifeguard races, the completion of the Ocean City-Somers Point Bridge, sand sculpting contests and a themed boat parade, everyone has their favorite summer memory.
Showboat will introduce a new after-beach hot spot designed to provide a low-key hangout for surfers and all beach-goers
Dark Fall was one of 10 officially selected, feature-length surfing films and two cult classics screened, winning the top-two awards presented annually. It was up against a wide range of international films ...
If you were to randomly check out any stretch of New Jersey’s 127-mile-long coastline on a typical day during the summer, chances are good you’ll see surfers attempting to make the most of whatever wave action exists. It’s a common sight in a seashore environment, and it’s a sport that appears to be growing in popularity and range of ages annually.
Whether you realize it or not, surfing has developed from an atypical hobby into a full-blown sport that is supported by a multi-million dollar industry. Its characteristics may have evolved over the past 100-plus years that it has been around, but surfing is now one of the most popular summer pastimes and more and more people are taking notice of what it has become. Living in a coastal area, most of us have grown up conscious of life on the beach and in the ocean. However, not everyone has. This is where our South Jersey Surf Guide comes in. We know surfing is appealing and fun for beginners and veterans alike, so we have gone to the local experts to ask their opinions on where the best surfing spots are for every level of surfer. Below you will find a list of surf spots, from Brigantine south to Cape May, with tips from local surfers on everything from the best season to surf there to the overall wave quality. Everyone is encouraged to try surfing; it's a great sport and lifestyle. And this list is to help you have a better-educated surfing experience, whether you live in South Jersey or are visiting for...