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Ocean City, Maryland

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Your Guide to Ocean City, MD

Plan Your 2022 Ocean City, MD Beach Vacation!

Why People LOVE Ocean City, Maryland

  1. The Beaches! 10 Miles of continuous sandy beaches, all free to the public. Take a look at our 360 Degree virtual tours or webcams.
  2. Fun for Everyone! Ocean City also has plenty of inshore and offshore activities. Watersports, boat & jetski rentals, over 18 golf courses nearby, exploring Assateague Island, boardwalk amusements & shopping, just to name a few.
  3. Beachfront & Oceanfront Accommodations! Most of Ocean City’s hotels, motels & vacation rentals are oceanfront or within a block of the beach or bay. 
  4. Affordable With so many lodging options, free beaches and free events, Ocean City is one of the best value beach vacations on the East coast.
  5. Dining & Nightlife. You’ll never have a hard time finding a great place to eat or get a drink in Ocean City.
  6. The Boardwalk. Exploring the classic 3-mile long boardwalk. Walk, bike, or take the tram.
  7. A Family Friendly Beach Vacation! While OCMD has a thriving scene for the college crowd and adults, it is very family friendly. Best Hotels for Families
  8. Beach Weddings  Get married on the beach!
  9. Events Plan your trip around one of the many headline events.
  10. Breweries & Craft Beer. Ocean City is a great location if you like local craft beer.  There are many breweries nearby, including a new brewery in the new Ember’s building.

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Boardwalk Guide

Everything you want to know about the Ocean City, MD boardwalk.
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Events

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Best of Ocean City®

See which Ocean City businesses YOU chose to be the best - in over 40 categories! Congratulations to all the 2022 Best of Ocean City® winners! Vote for your favorite businesses to win in 2023.

Where to Stay in Ocean City, Maryland

If you want to be on the beach and boardwalk and in the middle of the action look in the Downtown & Midtown area.  That will put you closest to the boardwalk, amusements, shopping, beach, dining and minimize any driving.  The larger hotels are located here.  For those who prefer condos & a quieter area, look in North Ocean City.  Visit our Area Guide section to learn more about the different parts of Ocean City.

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Hotels, Motels, Condos, & Vacation Rentals

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Ocean City Fontainebleau Resort

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Bars & Restaurants in Ocean City

Ocean City has one of the most diverse restaurant selections available on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.  Fine dining, award-winning wine lists, craft breweries and local bars and restaurants with farm-to-table menu items and lots of local seafood.  You’ll find great burgers, barbecue, and many vegetarian options as well. We have lots of crab houses to choose from and there are some that will deliver. And when you’re ready to get your drink on you’ll find everything from relaxing cocktails by the beach to lively bars and clubs. Visit our EAT & DRINK section to browse restaurants by area and for popular Ocean City restaurant recommendations.

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Find Something to Do in Ocean City

Of course, we have our beaches and our beach guide will help you navigate your vacations. OceanCity.com is full of tips and ideas to keep everyone happy & busy.  View event listings, discover exciting tours, parasailing and jet-skiing options, boat rentals, fishing information, free activities and more. Ocean City is a growing craft brewery destination and is host to the popular Shore Craft Beer Fests featuring local craft breweries. There is an active Art League of Ocean City working to bring more local public art to the area.

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Headline Events & Festivals

In addition to the town’s Springfest, Sunset, and Winterfest celebrations, we have big events that attract thousands like the Ocean City Air Show and Bike Week.

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Things to Do in Ocean City

View our activity guide for information on Watersports, Boat & Jet Ski Rentals, Amusements, Mini-Golf, Golf Courses, Assateague Island, and of course THE BEACHES!

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Odyssea Watersports

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Free Things to Do

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