Ah, the 90s.

Since I'm a 90s baby, I refer to that decade as my "glory days" even though they absolutely were NOT, haha! The 90s were such a great period of time to grow up in, though. My memories of the shore from childhood really haven't been topped. I think when you get to experience all that the beaches of South Jersey have to offer every single summer as a kid, there's really no comparison to any other family vacation you take while growing up.

Don't get me wrong, I still LOVE the beach. Quite frankly, every South Jersey beach has a special place in my heart for a different reason. But, for the amusements, my parents took me to Wildwood. So, for me, that's where most of my shore memories shine through clear as day in my mind.

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So many amusements come and go over the years. I remember every summer hoping to be tall enough to ride the Great White roller coaster. I remember desperately asking my mother to let me ride in the tank ride while my cousins tried to fire the tennis balls at us. I also remember the horseback riding. While you can still ride your own horses on the beach during the off-season, horseback riding as a ride hasn't been available on the boardwalk for at least fifteen years now. It doesn't hurt to look back down memory lane every once in a while, right?

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