3 N.J. boardwalks ranked among U.S. top 15, according to national travel site


It isn’t just New Jersey’s incredible seashores that are acquiring nationwide acclaim as the summer months commences. The boardwalks that support make people beaches special are acquiring discovered as well.

TrendingTravel.org not too long ago posted a checklist of the 15 ideal boardwalks in the United States. Backyard Condition boardwalks built up a fifth of the listing, with three producing the reduce. Atlantic Metropolis, Wildwood and Seaside Heights were all between the 15 featured on the checklist.

Atlantic City’s boardwalk was the first on the listing — nevertheless to be truthful, the list was alphabetical. When NJ.com ranked the ideal boardwalks in the state back in 2018, AC clocked in at No. 6. Here’s what Trending Travel experienced to say about the boardwalk Bruce Springsteen designed famed with one particular of his most effective tracks:

Even if this listing was not alphabetized, the AC’s boardwalk justifies to be stated very first. Soon after all, it was the America’s very first, opened way back again in 1870. On leading of that, it’s a single of the longest and among the the East Coasts’ most popular boardwalks. Extending above 4 miles, the iconic pedestrian pathway connects numerous of the AC’s top attractions, like casinos, retail purchasing, piers and the famed Boardwalk Hall. Finally, if it gets too very hot, the beaches are just footsteps away.

Seaside Heights, the boardwalk made famed (perfectly, infamous) by the MTV hit “Jersey Shore” was the future Garden Point out entrant. It came in at No. 4 on NJ.com’s record. Trending Journey also took note of the boardwalk’s Television history:

With so quite a few boardwalks along the Jersey Shore, it is a disgrace to leave some out. Of training course, there are hotspots, like Prolonged Branch and Asbury Park. That is also not to mention Point Pleasant. Even so, there’s a thing particular about the 2.1-mile wood boardwalk in Seaside Heights. Initially of all, it connects to On line casino Pier, amid the nation’s best amusement parks. If which is not plenty of, Seaside Heights was also the environment for MTV’’s well known realty Television display Jersey Shore.

Wildwood, which was No. 2 on NJ.com’s listing, was the past New Jersey boardwalk outlined by Trending Vacation. The website praised Wildwood’s prolonged boardwalk, as well as its amusement park:

Final but unquestionably not least, is still a different well known boardwalk along the Jersey Shore. Dating again to 1890, the unique wooden boards are definitely absent. Having said that, in its area is an amazing walkway, stretching across 38 blocks. Alongside the two-mile pathway is every thing a single would count on in a nationally acknowledged location. Without a doubt, there are memento shops, snack bars and Morey’s Piers, 1 of best amusement parks in the state. What is a lot more is the Sightseer Tram provider, as effectively as a common Doo Wop museum.

The New Jersey boardwalks were being in fantastic company. Others on the listing involve Daytona Seaside and Hollywood Beach front in Florida, Jones Seashore in New York, Ocean Town in Maryland and Mission Seaside in San Diego.

Individuals are great, but they ain’t Jersey.

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