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Family-Friendly Hotels in Ocean City, Maryland

Fun is built-in at these overnight accommodations on Maryland’s Seaside. Families on vacation just want to have fun, and that’s well understood by hoteliers in Ocean City, Maryland. Whether your family includes youngsters, teens, or both, finding a place to stay that will bring smiles to their faces—as well as your own—is a snap at these vacation hotspots. 

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7 Things to Do on Maryland’s Coast This Offseason

Dreaming of swapping winter doldrums and icy temps for some feet-in-the-sand fun? We gotcha covered. Look to Maryland’s coast for one of the best off-season destinations. Here, we give you seven reasons why you should already be packing for your winter or spring sojourn to this Worcester County paradise on Maryland’s beautiful coast.

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We love local

We love recognizing our farm-to-table, dock-to-plate restaurants! Here are some of our favorites! While you're browsing fresh and local, check out our HomeGrown Guide, highlighting farmer’s markets, microbrews, wineries, organic farms and farm stands. 

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Top 11 Can’t-Miss Spring Events

You’re in for a real treat when you visit Maryland’s coast this spring. The area will be teeming with fun events the whole family will enjoy like festivals, restaurant week, paddleboard racing and more. View this guide to start planning your trip.

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Start Planning Your Summer Vacation

Download the new “Experience Ocean City” guide to start planning a memorable spring or summer vacation in Ocean City. From kayaking and summer camps to pet-friendly accommodations, this guide is your go-to resource for a fun getaway.

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Top 10 reasons to visit Maryland’s Beaches in 2020

New Year, New AdventuresSay hello to 2020 in a new destination overflowing with beauty, adventures and events. See wild horses roam on Assateague Island. Ride a historic carousel on Ocean City’s boardwalk. Enjoy the culinary delights of the food scene. No matter what you do, Maryland’s coast is ready to show you a good time.

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New Year, New You

Once “Auld Lang Syne” is over and the cleaning crew has swept up the confetti from the ballroom, what’s your plan for the New Year? New Year’s resolutions have plagued people with far-reaching commitments only to have them say, “Oh well, I’ll try again next year.” But what if you made resolutions that aren’t impossible to accomplish? Next year, start small and see where it leads you. 

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Walkable Downtown Berlin, Maryland

Park your car, put on your walking shoes, and step into genuine proof that good things do come in small packages. Berlin, Maryland—located just ten minutes from Ocean City on Maryland’s Seaside—has been dubbed “America’s Coolest Small Town” by Budget Travel and one of the “20 Best Small Towns to Visit” by Smithsonian

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Locals Love Maryland’s Seaside

Hoping to suss out the best places around? Ask a local. We quizzed eight in-the-know folks who live and work in Worcester County, aka Maryland’s beach, about their favorite hangouts. Their revelations showcase both well-known and little-known gems. Fair warning: Visit once and you may want to stay because it’s easy to fall in love with our area’s natural wonders, friendly environment, vibrant social scene, and delicious bounty.

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Fun for $10 or Under on Maryland’s Seaside

From watching wild ponies frolic in the waves to exploring an iconic boardwalk in the heart of a city, there are lots of different ways to have fun at Maryland’s seaside throughout the year. Best of all, you don’t need to dig too far into your wallet while visiting because it’s easy to find things to do that are cheap or even free! From big attractions to hidden gems, fun is affordable in Worcester County, Maryland. Here are 15 ideas...

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Great Activities

in Worcester County


Ocean Pines Community Center

Ocean Pines Center for Parks & Recreation
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Rackliffe Plantation House

Welcome to Rackliffe House, a 1740s merchant-planter's home overlooking Assateague Island and scenic Sinepuxent Bay.
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Assateague Island Surf Shop

Assateague is calling & happiness comes in waves!
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