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AreaOcean City, NJ Boardwalk

Town:  Ocean City, NJ

Drivability:  No

Gyms:  6 or More

Stops:  20-30

Setting:  Boardwalk

Spacing:  One long path

Activity Times: Mornings, Nights, Weekends, mostly in the summer

One of the best spots for Pokémon hunting in the summer, the Ocean City Boardwalk is located in Ocean City, NJ.  The stops, which are many, are mostly memorial benches and the occasional gazebo and/or art piece.

Both time I went, tons of lures were active, usually 5 to 8 at a time.  This was in the evening, after the sun went down, most people on vacation head to the boards.  The first time was about two weeks ago and more than half the people on the boardwalk were walking around staring at their phones.

Since it’s located so close to the ocean, you’re going to get a lot of water-related Pokémon, but there was plenty of others as well.  I picked up an Omanyte on the way out of the city (450 CP).  Lots of Goldeen and Magikarp.  There’s plenty of food and beverage stores on the boardwalk as well and the benches allow you to hang out while you pick up all the Pokémon.

The only minor downside is that the stops are all in one big string, so once you get to the end, you’ll have to turn around.  I walked about five kilometers total.  I spotted a Scyther in the streets, but I was out of Pokeballs by the time I saw him.

I give the Ocean City, NJ Boardwalk 9.5 out of 10 keggers.