Holidaymakers looking for a lovely place to stay on the northeast coast of the United States may like to try Wildwood. Situated in the state of New Jersey, there are many fun and interesting things to do and see in Wildwood. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, condos and B&Bs.
Wildwood offers some lovely stretches of sandy beaches where holidaymakers can relax and soak up the sunshine. Various watersports are offered here such as swimming, fishing, surfing, paddle boating, parasailing and windsurfing. Visitors can hike along some scenic coastal trails here and there are lots of places to explore by cycling. Golfers can enjoy a round at various courses in the area such as Laguna Oaks Golf Course in Bayberry. Families will also find many mini-golf courses in Wildwood including Boardwalk Mini Glow Golf. Another popular activity is go-karting on Morey’s Piers. The restaurants and bars here offer a good choice of dishes. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food, drinks and other provisions from many stores and local markets in Wildwood.
Holidaymakers staying at Wildwood can enjoy some fine attractions in and around the resort. For example there are amusements and waterparks found on Morey’s Pier in Wildwood. The 1950s Doo Wop Museum takes visitors back in time, whilst other attractions include the George F. Boyer Historical Museum and Hereford Inlet Lighthouse. About 45 minutes from Wildwood is Margate City where holidaymakers can visit one of the more unusual attractions, namely the 65 foot tall wooden Elephant called Lucy. Atlantic City is another good place to visit where holidaymakers can admire the tallest lighthouse in New Jersey. The city of Pennsylvania is an hour and a half away and features museums, galleries and beautiful parks. Two of the highlights in Pennsylvania are the Rodin Museum and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
The warmest month of the year is July with an average temperature of 73 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average temperature of 31 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. January has the highest precipitation with an average of 4.67 inches. July is the driest month with an average of just over 3 inches of rainfall.
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Pennsylvania is approximately one hour and 40 minute’s drive from Wildwood and has flights arriving from other major U.S cities as well as international airports. These overseas airports include Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Manchester (MAN), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others. Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National are car hire firms located at the airport.