PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A lot of people in our region will be hitting the shore to celebrate the 4th of July weekend.

Now, one of the shore towns has bragging rights over the others.

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Ocean City was just named as the best beach in the state of New Jersey.

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The distinction came from a poll conducted by the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium and this isn’t a rare feat for the shore town. This is the third straight year that Ocean City has wound up on top.

Wildwood Crest came in second.

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