Sunday, May 14, 2023 / by Teresa DiPeso
USA Today is conducting their annual "10 Best" reader survey for the 10 Best in regional and national amenities. For the "10 Best Northeast Beaches" poll, Ocean City and Cape May are in the running! Currently, Ocean City is in first place while Cape May is in fourth.
Here's what USAToday.com has to say about Ocean City and Cape May in the survey:
Ocean City in New Jersey features a wide sandy shoreline that stretches for about 8 miles along the Atlantic Ocean. With a family-friendly atmosphere, there are lifeguards on duty during the summer season and various amenities available to make it safe and convenient for families. When you need a break, adjacent to the beach is a lively and bustling boardwalk that is lined with dining, shopping and entertainment options.
Cape May is New Jersey's southernmost point and Cape May beaches feature 2.5 miles of sandy shoreline with multiple access points along Beach Avenue. The southern end features dining options and a boardwalk while the northern end showcases elegant hotels and historic homes. Known for its family-friendly and laid-back atmosphere, the beaches here are generally less crowded compared to other popular beaches in the region.