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Amazing fishing for all on Maryland’s Coast

Throughout the years, Ocean City has continued to be referred to as The White Marlin Capital of the World, but has evolved into one of the most prolific fishing industries in the entire world.

The offshore fishing accessible from Ocean City is some of the best, most exciting fishing on Earth.

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Family-Friendly Hotels in Ocean City, Maryland

Fun is built-in at these overnight accommodations on Maryland’s Coast.
Although travel has changed this summer with what our nation is facing during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still open and ready to offer up some great family fun, while social distancing. Businesses have put strict safety and sanitary protocols in place to ensure that you and yours can fully relax and enjoy your stay with us.

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Top 6 Outdoor Activities on the Maryland Shore

Social distancing doesn’t have to ruin the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful summer weather. Surfing and sunbathing are obvious musts, but you can easily explore the area by camping, paddling, hiking, biking, fishing, crabbing, horseback riding, golfing and more. Known for wild ponies roaming the sand, unpolluted skies and wide-open spaces, Maryland’s beach towns are a haven if you’re looking to spend your summer vacation outdoors surrounded by the ocean.

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Get outdoors and have some fun in Worcester County’s Beach and Beyond!

Now that summer is finally upon us and we are getting out more and more, Worcester County wanted to offer some fun outdoor activities throughout the season! These are not just for locals, we invite our visitors to please participate and experience some new and exciting activities.

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Delmarva Birding Weekends are ready for you!

July and August are great months for birding in Worcester County! Our coastal bays are teeming with nesting terns, skimmers, egrets, herons and pelicans, and shorebirds begin migrating south in mid-summer. The Bald Cypress swamps around Snow Hill and Pocomoke are home to dozens of species of breeding warblers, vireos, tanagers and flycatchers which can be discovered paddling or boating on the cool, dark waters of the Pocomoke River.

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Less (Time) Is More

For many of today’s tourists, the hardest thing about traveling is the actual traveling part.

Leaving work for a week or two is a challenge, given that many Americans can’t (or won’t) take that many days off. And when it comes to where people go, domestic travel is a top choice, since dealing with airplanes and airports have become a less-than-desirable option (especially in recent months.) 

In light of people’s desire to stay closer to home and shorten the lengths of their trips, a new travel trend has emerged...

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Assateague Island National Seashore is Open!

Assateague Island National Seashore has increased recreational access to beaches and nature trails.

Some of the parks amenities have been opened, while others remain closed at this time for continued safety efforts.

Since the parks closure, there have been four new foals born on the island!

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12 Things You Can Count On at Maryland’s Seaside

There are some things you can always count on. Maryland’s seaside has many aspects that never change—and we love that! Whether you live in Worcester County or are planning to visit as soon as it’s possible, there is comfort in knowing that some things remain constant. Among the treasures that endure, here are some of our favorites.

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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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Great Activities

in Worcester County

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Ocean City Golf Club

All 18 holes feature marsh and bay vistas. We can say without reservation that it will soon be widely regarded as the most beautiful golf course on the Mid-Atlantic coast.
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Chesapeake Ghost Tours

The Largest Trail of Year-Round Ghost Tours in America – 11 Ghost Walks in different historic towns, paranormal investigations, storytelling sessions and bus tours all on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
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Baked Dessert Cafe

At BAKED Dessert Cafe, fine art and wine gallery we celebrate the art of scratch made food.
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