Collected by Diana Smith
Fried food, ice cream, carnival rides, music, games and, of course, those beautiful ocean views! Nothing says summer like a trip to the beach boardwalk.
Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Coney Island's history dates back to the 1800's, when it was envisioned as a working man's paradise. For pocket change, you could enjoy rides and hot dogs. While you'll need a little more than pocket change now, this venture outside Manhattan has...
2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA
The Atlantic City Boardwalk is America’s first boardwalk. Opening in 1870, it was conceived as a solution to keeping sand off of the feet of hotel guests and tourists. The boardwalk is home to stores, restaurants, casinos, hotels, and other...
600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Venice Fishing Pier, Venice, CA 90292, USA
The boardwalk and bike path from Will Rogers State Beach in the Pacific Palisades to Torrance County Beach in Torrance is a stretch of activity some 20 miles long. Rent a bike, roller or in-line skates, or a Segway and cruise as much of the...
215 Kipp Ave, Kemah, TX 77565, USA
Kemah Boardwalk is a great day trip from Houston for groups and families. It takes about 45 minutes (20 miles) to drive there from downtown. You'll find amusement park-style entertainment, lots of restaurants and shops, and a seaside resort. It's...
Boardwalk, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, USA
After a hurricane destroyed the original Myrtle Beach Boardwalk in the 1950s, a new and improved boardwalk finally took its place in 2010. Though modern, it holds its own, even among legendary boardwalks like Atlantic City and Coney Island....
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA
The Santa Monica Pier embodies what Southern California is all about: fun in the sun. Popular with tourists and locals alike, this iconic boardwalk adjacent to the Pacific Ocean—filled with all the amusement rides, midway games, fried food,...
Daytona Beach, FL, USA
Daytona Beach's pier and retro boardwalk offer old-fashioned seaside amusements. Drop some quarters in the arcade and sample saltwater taffy. For a bird’s-eye view of the ocean, go for a whirl on the beachside Ferris wheel. Ocean Walk Village and...
507 Atlantic Avenue at 5th St and Oceanfront, Ocean City, MD 21842, USA
This award-winning boardwalk has been thriving since 1902. From shops, eateries, night life, rides, and hotels, be sure to at least ride Trimper's Carousel-- it's the oldest continuously running carousel in the country. Classic!
Virginia Beach Boardwalk, Virginia Beach, VA, USA
The three-mile Virginia Beach Boardwalk and adjacent bike path offer more than your typical beachside attractions. You can enjoy live music acts, pier fishing, and an array of sculptures during a leisurely stroll here. Keep an eye out for the King...
2 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064, USA
Many seaside communities in America have a busy pier that attract people from all over. The Pier at Old Orchard Beach is favorite pastime during the summer for many visitors. The Pier is a great place to fish off of, people watch, grab food &...
Boardwalk Rd, Sandwich, MA 02563, USA
While there may not be any flashy rides, games, or restaurants on the Sandwich Boardwalk, that doesn't mean it's not worth visiting. The wooden planks of the boardwalk are engraved with hundred of names of people who have donated to structure's...
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