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Exploring the Majestic Wildwood Crest: A Perfect Family Destination


If you’re looking for a vacation in the New Jersey Shore area that is full of exciting attractions, beautiful beaches, and delicious dining options, look no further than Wildwood Crest. With its stunning, picturesque views and family-friendly atmosphere, Wildwood Crest is the perfect destination for those wanting to unwind, relax and have a fun-filled vacation. This remarkable location has it all, making it an ideal destination for people of all ages.

A visit to the glorious Wildwood Crest isn’t just about the sun, sand, and surf. The area boasts a diverse range of activities catering to every family member’s interests. Whether it’s exploring the fascinating history and heritage of this charming coastal town or finding thrilling adventures in the nearby amusement parks and water playgrounds, Wildwood Crest has something to offer everyone.

In this blog post, we will be exploring numerous activities that you and your loved ones can indulge in while helping you make the most of your vacation at Madison Resort Wildwood Crest Hotel.

Discover Endless Fun at Wildwood Boardwalk

One of the most popular attractions in the area is the iconic Wildwood Boardwalk, where you can find a plethora of fun-filled amusement parks, arcades, and shops for the whole family. With excitement around every corner, the boardwalk stretches over two miles and is home to three major amusement piers – Morey’s Piers, Mariner’s Pier, and Adventure Pier – each offering unique, exhilarating thrill rides and attractions.

Spend some quality family time on the ferris wheel, take a spin on the nostalgic carousel, or scream with delight on the roller coasters. In addition to the rides, the boardwalk offers numerous dining options, ranging from fast food to fine dining, ensuring that everyone’s appetite is satisfied.

Splash the Day Away at Wildwoods’ Water Parks

What better way to beat the summer heat than letting loose at one of Wildwood Crest’s premier water parks? Raging Waters Water Park and Ocean Oasis Water Park, both located on Morey’s Piers, provide an extensive array of adrenaline-pumping water slides, relaxing lazy rivers, and dedicated kiddie splash areas for the little ones.

For families with younger children, Splash Zone Water Park, situated conveniently near the boardwalk, is an ideal option with more age-appropriate rides and activities. No matter which water park you choose, fun in the sun and plenty of splashing are guaranteed.

Connect with Nature at Cape May County Park & Zoo

Situated approximately 30 minutes from Wildwood Crest, the Cape May County Park & Zoo offers a delightful day out with the family. Entry to the park and zoo is free, and visitors can explore 200+ acres of landscaped grounds featuring a multitude of animal exhibits. Home to over 500 animals spanning 250 species, the zoo is committed to providing safe, enriching habitats for its residents. Families can observe lions, tigers, giraffes, and many more awe-inspiring animals. In addition, the park boasts picnic areas, walking trails, and a lovely playground, making it a perfect spot for families to unwind and spend quality time together.

Uncover the Captivating History at Wildwood Historical Society’s George F. Boyer Museum

Delve into the intriguing history of Wildwood Crest and the surrounding areas at the George F. Boyer Museum, operated by the Wildwood Historical Society. This well-curated, nonprofit museum showcases memorabilia and photographs highlighting the evolution of Wildwood Crest, from its early beginnings as a marshy island to the bustling vacation hub it is today.

Accessible with a modest suggested donation, visitors can discover stories of shipwrecks, local heroes, and the grand hotels that once lined the Wildwood coast. The museum’s passionate staff and volunteers are eager to share their love and knowledge of the area with all who are interested.

Unforgettable Memories Await at Madison Resort Wildwood Crest

With so much to see and do, Wildwood Crest is the perfect location for your next family vacation. From the thrilling amusement parks and water parks to the serene natural landscapes and rich historical experiences, there are Wildwood Crest activities for everyone in the family. 

Your unforgettable memories begin with a stay at Madison Resort Wildwood Crest, as we work to provide an exceptional experience that will have you coming back year after year. Don’t delay – book your stay today and let the adventure-filled family vacation of your dreams become a reality!