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Ocean City’s beaches are packed during Labor Day weekend in 2022.

Ocean City's beaches are packed during Labor Day weekend in 2022.

Ocean City is in the running for “Best Beach in the Northeast” in the USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards contest for 2023.

This is the description USA Today provides for Ocean City:

“Ocean City in New Jersey features a wide sandy shoreline that stretches for about 8 miles along the Atlantic Ocean.”

“With a family-friendly atmosphere, there are lifeguards on duty during the summer season and various amenities available to make it safe and convenient for families.”

“When you need a break, adjacent to the beach is a lively and bustling boardwalk that is lined with dining, shopping and entertainment options.”

To cast your vote, go to Vote for Ocean City Beach – New Jersey as 2023’s Best Beach in the Northeast ( Voting is open until May 21. So far, Ocean City is No. 1 on the leader board.

According to USA Today, nominees are submitted by a panel of experts. 10 Best editors narrow the field to select the final set of nominees for the Readers’ Choice Awards. Readers can vote once per category, per day. For any questions or comments, read the FAQ or email USA TODAY 10Best.