The charming borough of Wildwood Crest is situated in the state of New Jersey, in the north-east of the United States of America. This area has been a popular destination for people from New Jersey and Pennsylvania for many decades now and your holidays in Wildwood Crest are said to be more ‘middle class’ in nature, than the other boroughs that surround the area. There is plenty to keep you entertained whilst staying in comfortable self catering accommodation in Wildwood Crest, but for the most part, people generally tend to come here for a more relaxed and laid back vacation.
By far one of the biggest draws for people taking their holidays in Wildwood Crest is the fact that the beaches of the borough tend to be much quieter than those in other districts. This means that you are able to enjoy a safe swimming environment or indulge in other activities such as sailing, snorkelling, fishing and surfing. There is an ornithological nature reserve on part of the beach here and this is to protect the eggs of the native Piping Plover. There are some great coastal walks to follow in the area and the details for the best routes can be obtained from the local tourist information office.
There are a number of places to visit during your holidays in Wildwood City and the downtown area of Ocean City is likely to be one of these. Here you can enjoy some great shopping opportunities, as well as a good choice in the way of restaurants. If you are in a bit of a mood for gambling, why not head to Atlantic City which is just a little farther north along the coast. Other towns to consider in the area include Philadelphia - home to Liberty Bell - and, of course, fabulous New York City which you quite simply cannot avoid whilst in this part of the world.
The weather for your holidays in Wildwood Crest will be that of a typical continental climate. This will mean that summers are usually warm and fairly dry, while winters are cold and often snowy. The average temperatures during the months between June and August can easily hit the 26 degrees Celsius; whilst in January, this may only be a couple of degrees above freezing.
The best bet for your holidays in Wildwood Crest will be to arrange flights to and from Newark International Airport (EWR), which is in the state of New Jersey. This has excellent connections with the UK, through airlines such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Continental Airways. Flights mainly depart from London Heathrow (LHR), but Continental do also use Birmingham (BHX) and Manchester (MAN).