Other Live Webcams:
- Ocean View Resort Campground
- 2555 Route 9 - P.O. Box 607 - Ocean View
- New Jersey 08230 - United States
- (609) 624-1675
- [email protected]
Enjoy family camping in one of New Jersey's premiere destination resort campgrounds. Just think how much the entire family would love to visit the Jersey shore throughout the summer at your very own seasonal site your home away from home. Ocean View Resort offers all that you could expect in a destination campground plus a lot more. We can give you a list of sites that will accommodate your equipment and you can select the site that pleases you the most. Join our family of seasonals and have your own home away from home.
Nestled in the heart of Cape May County, Ocean View Resort Campground welcomes you to family camping at it's finest! Here on 180 acres of naturally wooded campgrounds, you'll find spacious campsites, exceptional recreational facilities, and every camping convenience you could desire.
Conveniently situated on U.S. Rt. 9, midway between Atlantic City and Cape May, Ocean View Resort is only three miles from the finest and safest beaches on the Atlantic Shore. Nearby you can enjoy championship golf courses, fine restaurants, sailing, boating, salt water fishing, crabbing, whale watching, sightseeing cruises, theatres, Wildwood's amusement-filled boardwalks, as well as bus trips to Atlantic City's dazzling shows and exciting casinos, bowling, kayaking, and horseback riding.
Ocean View Resort is New Jersey's largest privately owned campground with 1175 shady sites with 30 amp electric service, water and sewer. We have many 50 amp sites and 40 pull thru sites. We've thought of all the little extras to make your family camping trip a success. Every consideration has been given to your comfort and needs. Our exceptional, highly rated facilities include: 40' x 120' Olympic size pool & separate kiddie pool, Fresh water lake with a white sandy beach, Stocked fishing pond, 4000 sq. ft. air conditioned activities building, Tram car, 18 hole miniature golf, 4 playgrounds, 2 arcades, Paddle boat rentals, Tennis courts, Basketball courts, Shuffleboard, Beach volleyball and Softball field.
Located at the heart of the Jersey Shore, just down the Garden State Parkway from Ocean City, Sea Isle City, Avalon and Stone Harbor, and just southeast of Dennisville and Cape May Court House. We are six miles east of the beach communities of the Wildwoods; five miles north of Victorian Cape May; 45 minutes south of Atlantic City; and 90 minutes southeast of Philadelphia. Our focus is on hometown community weekly news, events, and people, flavored by our unique position in one of the world's most desirable family vacation destinations.
Our flagship newspaper, the Cape May County Herald, offers in-depth local coverage of news and events. This coverage is augmented by The Herald Times. In addition, the Herald also offers several specialty publications. Kidsville News helps address literacy and learning process issues with students in grades K-8. It provides kids with educational content they want to read because it is fun to read. Kidsville is distributed free each month to schools and educational institutions throughout the county, as well as inserted in Herald newspapers.
Gaslight Review is a magazine quality product focusing on the unique market and readership needs of Victorian Cape May. Shout serves the peak season demands of tourists and residents alike providing saturation coverage of the Wildwoods and offshore campgrounds. In addition, we publish 60 themed supplements at varying times throughout the year to spotlight special events in Cape May County. Herald Newspapers have been consistently honored in international competition for excellence in news and advertising. Concise and penetrating reporting, as well as tremendous advertiser support, make Herald Newspapers the county favorites.
For visitors seeking the arts, New Jersey has a rich collection of award winning museums, theaters, concert halls and performing arts centers. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark provides breathtaking and diverse performances by national and international stars, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Broadway headliners and world famous operas. The F. M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre at Drew University is home to the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival. America's longest running Passion Play can be seen at the Park Performing Arts Center. The Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn is renowned for its presentation of great American plays and musicals. Other premier venues include the John Harms Center for the Arts in Englewood, the George Street Playhouse and the State Theatre in New Brunswick, Patriots Theatre at the Trenton War Memorial and the Tony Award-Winning McCarter Theatre in Princeton.
In the fine arts arena, New Jersey boasts a superior number of museums including, the Newark Museum, the Art Museum at Princeton University, the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton, the Civil War and Native American Museum in Hamilton and the Noyes Museum of Art in Oceanville. And a broad array of sculpture is displayed at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton.
The PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel is legendary for concerts that range from jazz and blues to classic rock, while The Tweeter Center at the Camden waterfront offers headline entertainment in pop, R&B, blues, jazz and rock and roll and the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton hosts major concerts throughout the year.
Throughout the state there is a wealth of regional theatres like the famous Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, the beautifully restored Strand Theater in Lakewood, and the Surflight Theatre on Long Beach Island. Visitors to the Greater Atlantic City region will enjoy the superstar talent and headline entertainment. Nearby the Stockton Performing Arts Center offers performances by professional theatre companies that have become a hallmark of the region.
In the Southern Shore Region historical attractions, fine and performing arts abound. There's the professional theatre at the 125 year-old Chalfonte Hotel in Cape May and at performances by the acclaimed Ocean City Pops. For art lovers there's the gallery and artists' studio at the Riverfront Renaissance Center and Wheaton Village is home to the Creative Glass Center of America. Add variety to your vacation itinerary by taking in a great exhibit or performance at an award-winning fine and performing arts venue in New Jersey.
New Jersey is a vacationer's paradise, where family and friends gather for an unforgettable getaway that forges memories that last a lifetime. And perhaps no other attraction has provided so many fantastic moments than the beautiful Jersey Shore. Stroll along 127-miles of picturesque white sand beaches, experience the fast-paced excitement of numerous amusement parks or take a relaxing and romantic moonlit saunter down one of New Jersey's world-famous boardwalks. And-of course-headline entertainment and world-class casino gaming are signature activities of Atlantic City, one of the nation's premier entertainment resorts.
Discover our quiet bay beaches in towns like Toms River, Highlands, Bayville and Union Beach that offer swimming, crabbing, fishing and sailboarding. Along the ocean, experience the gables of the bed and breakfast inns of Spring Lake, Beach Haven and Bay Head, all of which will charm you with their quaint boutiques and antique stores. Nearby, Seaside Heights, Seaside Park and Point Pleasant Beach offer children endless opportunities for unlimited fun and adventure with arcades, rides and other amusements along the boardwalks. The Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area offers miles of beaches and dune trails, spectacular woodlands and natural areas, surf fishing and more than 300 species of birds.
Island Beach State Park is a 3,000-acre natural wonderland with access to the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay. The park is one of the last relatively undisturbed barrier beaches in New Jersey. Long Beach Island is a haven for swimmers, sunbathers and sightseers alike. And the Island has great seafood, the famous Barnegat Lighthouse, amusements and more. Discover Ocean City - "America's Greatest Family Resort" - with eight miles of unspoiled beaches and a three-mile boardwalk. Visitors can jet-ski, swim, boat, fish or take on the chilling thrill rides. And the boardwalks of the Wildwoods remain a haven for family fun and 50's Doo-Wop culture.
Visitors to the area will find fabulous accommodations from Sandy Hook to Victorian Cape May. There are resorts, affordable family-oriented hotels, romantic bed and breakfasts, or rentals. Don't miss the Jersey Shore, its glorious beaches, majestic lighthouses, seafood festivals and special events. Discover why the Jersey Shore is a fun-filled family friendly destination.
Sunset dinner cruises, quiet strolls on the beach and rejuvenating spa weekends are a small sample of the romantic getaways that allow you to escape to New Jersey. Montclair offers many charming getaway spots. From mountain settings and informal country retreats to Victorian homes and seaside cottages, our bed & breakfast inns are as individual as the innkeepers who own them.
Some of our most quaint inns, with their gingerbread trim and wide-open porches are found in Cape May, Lambertville, Spring Lake, Ocean Grove, Bay Head and Ocean City. Colonial homes and country farms are spread throughout the state's scenic byways. Charming university towns like Princeton, pre-revolutionary sites such as Bridgeton and Haddonfield and historic villages includ-ing Lambertville, Frenchtown and Flemington all offer hometown hospitality, a diversity of dining experiences and the Garden State's natural beauty. Spa getaways have emerged recently as ideal places to go and unwind, together. A pampering massage, a heated mud bath, a cleansing facial, a manicure and -pedicure, these are the basics offered by affordable luxury spas around the state.
Several top hotels around the state have spas among their amenities and even include spa treatments in affordable getaway packages. Among the top spa destinations to consider are the Fountains European Day Spa in Ramsey, The Spa at Short Hills, The Spa at Crystal Spring in Hamburg, The Spa at the Doral Forrestal in Princeton, Rizzieri's in Cherry Hill and the Cape May Day Spa. Enjoy a candlelit dinner in front of an open-hearth fireplace. Inhale the fresh air of the open water on a dinner cruise, or delight in wine -tasting with your meal at Renault Winery. Escape to the Garden State. Linger for awhile. Discover why New Jersey & You are Perfect Together. There is no end to our romantic getaways.
New Jersey is a kaleidoscope of natural, picturesque landscapes filled with some of the best and exciting camping experiences in the Northeast. More than 25,000 sites await visitors across the State, sites of all shapes and sizes that can accommodate campers with everything from tent sites to cabins or fully equipped RVs.
From the picturesque Delaware Water Gap to a view of Lady Liberty to the Pinelands wooded campgrounds, the ideal camping experience is only minutes away. This is especially true for families with young children, as sites in the heart of the Delaware River Region and near Six Flags Great Adventure and Wild Safari in Jackson will guarantee a fun-filled memorable family getaway. The Southern Shore Region's many campgrounds will thrill visitors young and old, while softball, fishing, and swimming are just part of the fun. Canoeing, fishing, hiking, biking, birding and unlimited recreation activities can also be found throughout camp-grounds in the Atlantic City Region. Best of all, most sites are within close proximity to all the attractions in Atlantic City.
So whether you crave a cabin by a lakeshore or just a sleeping bag amidst the rugged mountain wilderness, New Jersey is the ideal camping destination. So come out and see for yourself why we say that camping, New Jersey & You are Perfect Together.
As New Jersey and the nation celebrate the 225th Anniversary of the American Revolution, visitors to the Garden State will discover the vital role New Jersey played in the birth of our nation. From the "Ten Crucial Days," which include Washington Crossing the Delaware to the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, to the Battle of Monmouth ~ where Molly Pitcher became famous ~ there are dozens of wonderful sites around the state celebrating New Jersey's contributions to the American Revolution.
Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island near Jersey City or see where Thomas Edison brought his inventions to life in West Orange, now home to the Edison National Historic Site. History lives in the Towne of Historic Smithville, a fully restored colonial village with a variety of craft and gift shops and the historic Smithville Inn. Victorian Cape May boasts more than 600 meticulously restored homes and buildings and streets lit by gaslight. And Bridgeton is New Jersey's largest Historic District with 2,200 Colonial, Victorian and Federalist style buildings.
New Jersey is also proud of its rich maritime history. Several maritime villages such as Tuckerton Seaport give visitors a first-hand look at the tradition and heritage of the Jersey Shore. The Battleship New Jersey ~ one of the state's newest historic treasures at the Camden Waterfront ~ is open to visitors. New Jersey is a study in the growth and transformation of America, from the Revolution to Ellis Island to the inventions of Edison and theories of Einstein. Visit New Jersey and experience the history for yourself.
Experiencing the history of New Jersey is a study in the growth and transformation of America, from the American Revolution to Ellis Island to the innovations of Edison and the theories of Einstein. Isn't it time for you to visit New Jersey and make some history of your own?
Lighthouses stand as a beacon to our past, silently watching the sea and standing guard as a testament to our state's maritime heritage. New Jersey provides wonderful opportunities to learn about these nautical wonders and their distinctive character and charm. Each of these lighthouses have a unique story to tell. The octagonal shape of the Sandy Hook Lighthouse in Sandy Hook, which is America's oldest operating lighthouse, withstood heavy cannon fire during the Revolutionary War as Continental Army soldiers worked to retake control of it from British troops.
The castle-like facade of the Twin Lights of Navesink in nearby Highlands is made up of complex stonework with two towers that rise 70 feet and overlook Raritan Bay and Fort Hancock at Sandy Hook. On Long Beach Island, the 165-foot Barnegat Lighthouse, or "Old Barney" as it's affectionately called, offers a spectacular view of the inlet, Barnegat Bay and Island Beach State Park. And one of New Jersey's newest attractions is the recreated Tucker's Island Lighthouse, just one of the attractions of the reproduced Tuckerton Seaport.
Farther south, the Absecon Lighthouse in Atlantic City was built in 1857 under the supervision of George Meade, a general who commanded Union forces at the Battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War. Discover the Cape May Lighthouse at Cape May Point, which rises 157 feet amid a nature preserve that is a sanctuary for migrating birds. Nearby, Victorian Cape May and Historic Cold Spring Village provide more insight into the seafaring heritage of Southern Jersey.
In North Wildwood, the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse captivates visitors with its Victorian architecture and spectacular gardens. And, on the shore of the Delaware Bay, the East Point Lighthouse in Heislerville has "Cape Cod" features amidst the beautiful marshlands. New Jersey's lighthouses are as different as the ships they guided home. A visit to a New Jersey lighthouse is a journey of discovery and provides a way to learn about America's historic relationship with the sea.
Shopping in New Jersey can be compared to an art form. There's the upscale and trendy, the discount factory outlets, featured malls and the time tested flea market. Better still, there's no tax on clothing and shoes, so expanding your casual or professional wardrobe won't put a dent in your wallet. In addition to celebrated American retailers, more than twenty-five indoor malls around the state boast a -wonderful variety of specialty shops, pleasing amenities and tasty food courts. A great many feature special events, which enhance the shopping experience. Noteworthy -shopping destinations include Paramus, Riverside Square, the Mall at Short Hills, Willowbrook, Bridgewater Commons, Freehold Raceway, Cherry Hill and Echelon Malls.
Shoppers who prefer a more intimate experience will enjoy trendy downtown -shopping in quaint towns like Morristown, Summit, Westfield, Hoboken and Princeton, while antiques aficionados will enjoy places like Boonton, Chester, Lambertville, Hopewell, Allentown, Red Bank, Keyport, Point Pleasant Beach, Mullica Hill and Haddonfield. Of course, no shopping excursion would be complete -without a visit to our -premium factory outlets. Sample the sales at the Secaucus Outlets, with more than 100 shops, or Jersey Gardens Mall in Elizabeth, housing 200 stores. Flemington's Liberty Village offers a Colonial village setting and upscale retailers, while Forrestal Village near Princeton features a fine array of shops and eateries. Six Flags Factory Outlets in Jackson provides more than 70 stores plus the advantage of its close -proximity to Six Flags Great Adventure theme park. New Jersey's colorful flea markets include Meadowlands Marketplace in East Rutherford, Englishtown Auction and Flea Market in Englishtown, the Golden Nugget in Lambertville, the Garden State Racetrack in Cherry Hill, and the Cowtown Flea Market in Woodstown. These flea market favorites are worth a visit.
New Jersey's great outdoors offers exciting ecotourism vacations for the whole family. The state has millions of acres of open space that will satisfy just about every outdoor interest, including birding, hiking, kayaking and camping under thousands of stars. The majesty of the 70,000-acre Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is breathtaking year-round. The surrounding area has 15 state parks and recreation areas along with numerous private campgrounds. One of the last primeval forests in North America can be seen at the William L. Hutcheson Memorial Forest in East Millstone.
Explore the New Jersey Botanical Gardens in Ringwood State Park, with its extensive vistas that showcase the gardens amidst a backdrop of the Ramapo Mountains. The Meadowlands Environment Center provides a rare glimpse of an ecosystem in an urbanized environment. The Great Falls National Historic Landmark in Paterson is home to a 77-foot waterfall ~ one of the largest east of the Mississippi. One of New Jersey's great natural wonders, is the 1.1 million-acre Pine Barrens Reserve, one of the state's great natural wonders, that is filled with more than 1,000 species of plants and animals, and is a wilderness haven for campers, hikers and canoeists. For Oceanside adventure, the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area and Island Beach State Park feature nature trails, birding, natural areas and native plant species.
In the Greater Atlantic City Region excellent birding on more than 40,000 acres of natural area can be found at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge while the Ocean Life Center and the Marine Mammal Stranding Center offer a fascinating look at marine life. Near the southernmost tip of New Jersey, Cape May County in the Southern Shore Region is rated among the top ten birding sites in North America. The area has a number of nature centers, including the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor. Don't be surprised if you get hooked on outdoor life in New Jersey. It's only natural.
Covering virtually every sporting and gaming interest, New Jersey offers visitors a place to enjoy world-class competitive sports entertainment in fantastic fan-friendly venues. Giants Stadium at the Meadowlands Sports Complex. The Meadowlands Sports Complex features two National Football League teams, National Basketball Association and National Hockey League action along with professional soccer and arena football. The complex is home to the Giants and Jets, in addition to the NBA's New Jersey Nets and the NHL's New Jersey Devils. And New Jersey boasts three Minor League and five independent league baseball teams. Horse racing fans can thrill to the thunder of thoroughbred and harness racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack or historic Monmouth Park.
New Jersey also scores a "hole in one" with golf at more than 140 immaculately maintained public courses located against a landscape of rolling hills, lush meadows and coastal vistas. New Jersey is the proud home of the U.S. Surf fishing along our miles of beaches. Looking for the one that got away? New Jersey's ocean, bays, lakes, streams and rivers provide for a diversity of sport and leisure fishing and sailing, deep sea, surf fishing or salt-water fly-fishing. Freshwater anglers will find inland waters are packed with more than 700,000 brook, brown and rainbow trout and more than a million bass, pike and catfish.
The Jersey Shore offers swimming abounds along the 127 miles of Atlantic coastline and is a popular activity at the state's reservoirs, lakes and rivers. When there's a chill in the air, warm up to some of the best outdoor downhill and cross-country skiing in the northeast, including Mountain Creek's 47 trails and 1,040-foot vertical drop. Sports and New Jersey have always been a match made in heaven. So whatever your taste or preference in sporting excitement, you'll be sure to find all you need in New Jersey - a sporting and gaming haven awaiting discovery.