Located on New Jersey’s southeastern shore, North Wildwood is a city of 4,000 residents. The beach, with its white sand and friendly atmosphere, was ranked in New Jersey’s top five. North Wildwood was originally incorporated in 1885 but got its current name after a 1917 reincorporation. Named for the area’s wild flowers, this New Jersey beach town is a naturally beautiful destination.
Honor North Wildwood’s coastal heritage with a visit to the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse. This restored lighthouse, nearly 150 years old, is still in working order. Take a stroll through the manicured gardens or pay a small fee to go up into the lighthouse.
For some warm weather fun, take advantage of North Wildwood’s proximity to water and rent a kayak! There are several companies that rent boats, and others that provide windsurfing and surfing tours. If you’re not into these adventurous activities, the North Wildwood beach is an enjoyable destination for relaxing in the soft sand and watching the waves come and go.
Families will enjoy the Gateway 26 Casino. There is an arcade for visitors of all ages, and instead of cash prizes, the machines and games dispense tickets. Its location on the boardwalk make it a perfect place to stop while enjoying North Wildwood.
An hour and a half away, Philadelphia is Pennsylvania’s largest city. It is steeped in America’s history, founded in 1682 by William Penn and serving as an important meeting place for the Founding Fathers. There are several museums, such as the Philadelphia History Museum, which pay homage to this. However, Philadelphia also has a thriving arts community which is worth exploring.
New York City, two hours and forty five minutes away, is worth a visit for out-of-state visitors. Though the city is too big to explore in one day, visitors can enjoy some of its popular attractions. Stroll through Central Park, or rent a bike, for a relaxing afternoon in this big city. 100-year-old Grand Central Terminal is another beautiful spot to visit that honors New York City’s history.
Princeton University, located in the town of the same name, is two hours from North Wildwood. The stately Ivy League campus features old brick buildings with towering spires. Walk through campus in the fall, when the leaves are changing, for a truly academic experience.
There are 600 vacation rentals in North Wildwood on Tripping.com. Many vacation rentals are pet friendly, so use Tripping’s filter feature to find the perfect place for the four-legged members of your family.
The nearest major airport to North Wildwood is in Atlantic City, only 44 miles away. The Garden State Parkway runs nearby, connecting northern and southern destinations to this New Jersey coastal town.
Looking for a vacation rental in North Wildwood? Tripping.com has 1340 vacation rental homes available in North Wildwood. You'll find 6 studios, 356 1-bedroom, 195 2-bedroom and 783 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $25 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in North Wildwood is $348 while the average price of a weekly rental is $25. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a North Wildwood home is $25.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 115 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in North Wildwood. In addition to accommodating pets, North Wildwood rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 1203 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 1253 have TV and/or cable and 601 have a pool or hot tub.Search properties from 8 vacation rental sites in North Wildwood where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Booking.com, and TripAdvisor. There are 937 HomeAway rentals, 152 Booking.com short term rentals and 151 TripAdvisor vacation rentals.