- The list below includes 99 free or cheap things to do in or near Ocean City, New Jersey, including 61 different types of inexpensive activities like Mini Golf, Fishing, Kayaking and Arcades.
- From Ocean City Boardwalk to Ocean City Beaches, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ocean City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wildwood, Stone Harbor, Atlantic City and Somers Point.
The Ocean City Boardwalk originally was constructed in 1880. Today, visitors can rent bikes and surreys to ride along the boardwalk, visit two amusement parks, an arcade, a water park, a miniature golf course, and enjoy several dining establishments.
Established in 1969, Corson's Inlet State Park is an oceanfront park that offers numerous facilities and amenities for guests to enjoy. These include numerous hiking trails, boat tours and storage, and many fishing areas.
A 19-hole miniature golf course, Medieval Fantasy Mini Golf combines medieval decorative themes and obstacles with black-light effects to create a distinctive experience. Outdoor sections are under cover, and so can be played in rain or shine.
Everything fishing is offered by the family owned and operated Ocean City Fishing Center. The center provides a full service bait and tackle shop, party cruises, private charters, pontoon boat rentals and snack bar.
For an evening filled with folklore and haunting tales, Ghost Tour of Ocean City provides 90 minutes of entertainment and strolling by candlelight through the historic resort town center. Group and private tours are available.