Thursday, May 15, 2014

The Wildwoods Land New Jersey Monthly’s 2014 Shore Guide Cover


New Jersey Monthly Magazine has selected the Wildwoods as their cover story for their 2014 Shore Guide issue, which hits select newsstands on Tuesday, May 20 and will be available all summer long.

Other issues from New Jersey Monthly are displayed for one month only, which makes this honor even more special for the Wildwoods.

“We are thrilled that New Jersey Monthly has selected the Wildwoods to profile for its summer issue,” said John Siciliano, executive director of the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Authority. “The magazine has captured the Wildwoods perfectly as a destination - with something for everyone to enjoy,” he added.

New Jersey Monthly’s profile story ‘Wild About The Wildwoods’ is the ultimate guide to all things Wildwoods – including family fun, attractions, tramcars, Doo Wop architecture, dining, and even classic pizza parlors that keep families coming back year after year.

"Every year, the editorial staff at New Jersey Monthly chooses a special destination as the cover story for our Jersey Shore issue. The Wildwoods were an easy pick. We found no end to the Wildwood topics we wanted to cover, from the colorful history, to the totally cool architecture, to the array of restaurants and all of the fun attractions,” said Ken Schlager, editor of New Jersey Monthly.

All of the Wildwoods stories and information will also be available on New Jersey Monthly’s website ( and Jersey Shore Beach Guide app, available free for Apple and Android phones.

For more information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.


About the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority

The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) was formed in 1993 to consolidate the tourism economy of its three founding municipalities: Wildwood, Wildwood Crest and North Wildwood. The Tourism Authority operates the Wildwoods Convention Center and acts as the island’s destination marketing organization overseeing the development, research, planning, marketing, advertising, promotion, public and media relations encompassing the tourism, meeting and convention industry in the Wildwoods. Additionally, the Authority funds, assists with and hosts more than 180 annual special events to enhance the visitor experience and extend the tourism season, including the Beach Monster Mash Truck Races, Family Nights On The Boardwalk, Friday Night Fireworks, the New Jersey State Barbeque Championships and Anglesea Blues Festival, Classic Car Shows, the International Kite Festival, Irish and Italian Festivals and the National Marbles Tournament, among others.

The Wildwoods have won numerous travel and tourism awards, heralding the resort for its beaches, boardwalk and attractions. The Wildwoods’ Morey’s Amusement Piers were named in 2014 among the Top 10 Piers by Coastal Living Magazine. In 2013 the Wildwoods were also recognized as one of the Most Awesome Boardwalks in America by; as the Favorite Shore Town by Delaware County Daily Times readers; as the Favorite Beach and Boardwalk by readers; the Top Family-Friendly Beach Town by; and as One of America’s Top 10 U.S. Tourist Towns by families voting in FamilyFun magazine. They were also named “Best Beaches in New Jersey” in the 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2008 Top Ten New Jersey Beaches public survey, sponsored by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium. Wildwoods’ beaches were also named “Best Beach for Family Vacations,” “Best Beach for Tourism,” “Best Beach for Events,” “Best Beach for Eco-Tourism” and “Best Beach for Day Trips” in the same surveys. The Wildwoods were named #1 Boardwalk in the nation by in 2012; and Smarter Travel also named the Wildwoods Boardwalk, one of “Americas Best Boardwalks.” The 2012 list of “15 Destinations on the Rise” for TripAdvisor included the Wildwoods, and voted the Wildwoods one of “Americas Top 10 Scenic Seasides of the Summer.” In addition, the Wildwoods were voted “Best Town” in the 2009 and 2011 PHL-17 Philly Hot List, Jersey Shore Edition contest; and were one of Sherman’s Travel’s “Top Ten American Boardwalks” for two years in a row.

For more information about the Wildwoods, contact the GWTIDA at 800-WW-By-Sea (800-992-9732) or visit its web site,

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