Top 5 Things to Do in West Ocean City
1. Dine Out – Especially on Maryland’s famous seafood
Maryland seafood (particularly crabs) is world-renowned for a reason. West Ocean City is home to a number of bayside restaurants known for their crabs and other shellfish, not to mention the famous Orange Crush, which happens to taste great with crustacean. Grab a Crush, stick your toes in the sand and watch the sun set.
2. Shop ’til you drop
If you’re looking for discounted apparel, accessories, shoes or home goods, you won’t have to look any further than Tanger Outlets in West Ocean City. You can stop for a bite to eat in the shopping center, too.
3. Discover your adventurous side
Baja Amusements and Gran Prix provide all kinds of entertainment in West Ocean City, including go karts, climbing walls, bumper boats, miniature golf, an arcade and kiddie rides for the little ones. You can also play to win at OC Paintball.
4. Visit “Stinky Beach”
Once a heavily-guarded secret among locals, “Stinky Beach” is one little slice of paradise in West O where you can bring your dog for a romp in the sand or just bring your beach blanket and relax by the seaside. For more information on where this beach is, and where in the world it gets its name, this article includes a brief history and a handy map.
5. Get out on the water
If you’re like many, the major draw of West Ocean City is the ease with which you can boat and fish. You can even rent a kayak or try stand-up paddle-boarding. Explore all your on-the-water options here.