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Sweet Summertime Treats in the Wildwoods, NJ

Sweet Summertime Treats in the Wildwoods, NJ:

Throw Caution and Calories to the Wind!

Though the Wildwoods are well known for its beautiful FREE white-sand beaches, world-class amusement piers, world-famous Boardwalk, and one-of-a-kind Doo Wop mid-century architecture, it also features a unique and enticing array of summertime treats for all ages.

A vacation to the Wildwoods means a vacation from calorie counting, as a trip to the Wildwoods wouldn’t be complete without experiencing the tastes of all the delectable boardwalk fare, refreshing creations, and the sweet, edible treasures found throughout the resort destination.

The decadent sweet treats of the Wildwoods are well-known by visitors of all ages. From delicious creamy milkshakes to the signature lime soda drink, the Lime Rickey, the Wildwoods are a must-visit destination for delectable, sweet enjoyments. Candy stores, homemade fudge shops, dessert destinations, pastry shops, bakeries, and more adorn the streets and the Boardwalk of the Wildwoods, making it a paradise for the sweet tooth.

No matter how full you are after dinner, it’s hard to resist all of the dessert options offered throughout the Wildwoods. Candy stores lined with fresh homemade fudge, saltwater taffy, hand-dipped chocolates, unique packaged sweets, and individual goodies abound in the Wildwoods, as do the iconic sights and smells of the famous local Boardwalk fare. Who can resist a box of homemade fudge or a banana split sundae made with homemade ice cream? It’s not a complete Boardwalk experience until you’ve had a fresh funnel cake or a fried Oreo.

Ice cream is a favored summertime treat for many vacationers, and there’s no better place to enjoy it than in the Wildwoods. Whether on the beach, the boardwalk, or at one of the many homemade ice cream shops located around the five-mile island, the Wildwoods offer an endless selection of sweet creamy ice cream treats during your summer vacation. Many beachgoers can spot the “Fudgy Wudgy” man making his way down the FREE white-sandy beaches; and can hear his iconic “get your Fudgy Wudgies Here!” as he trudges through the sand with a large cooler on his back full of ice cream treats! Walking along the iconic Wildwoods Boardwalk, visitors can enjoy a cone or cup of their favorite cold treat from the many vendors along the 2 ½-mile stretch of boardwalk. Also, throughout the island, check out one of the Wildwoods’ dozens of ice cream shops, ready to provide you with homemade ice cream, a mouthwatering milkshake, a decadent sundae and other delicious desserts.

For families, there are plenty of child-friendly dining options spread across the five-mile island. The Wildwoods Boardwalk offersso many unique sweet treats like salt water taffy, fudge and custard cones that kids never want to leave. The many Doo-Wop style diners throughout the Wildwoods offer large menus and a unique setting the kids will love. With classic diner desserts along with retro jukeboxes, waitresses in poodle skirts and black and white checkered floors, the Wildwoods’ Doo-Wop style diners are a great place to bring the kids for sweet-treat pitstop.

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

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