By Shawn Harman, Bahia Marina
Fishing and Ocean City have been intricately connected since before there was in inlet. Heck, our former mayor was “Fish” Powell.
Ocean City Fishing History
Fishing has long gone hand in hand with Ocean City. In the late 1800s, the beginning of the fishing... More
Must-Do Activities and Attractions in Ocean City
Nationally recognized by magazines and travel publications, Ocean City is an excellent destination for couples, families and friends searching for a beach getaway. As the weather warms up, Ocean City is buzzing as people flock from all over the... More
A trip to Ocean City, Maryland is perfect for families, friends, couples and everyone in between. From the boardwalk and beach to the quaint towns just a short drive away, there’s so much to do. When you aren’t out and about in Ocean City, you’ll be relaxing in your hotel, motel, bed and... More
By Jody Kelly Wright, The Shark on the Harbor, OCShark.com
When my husband and I had the opportunity to travel, we always looked to the local community we were visiting for meal suggestions. We wanted to experience dining the way they do—the foods they eat, the atmosphere they... More
Spend Your Spring Break in Ocean City
Spring Break is the perfect time of year for all ages to visit Ocean City. Whether you’re a family with children, a group of teenagers or young adults, this coastal destination has something for every interest. You’ll find countless things to do during your... More
Why You Should Start Planning Your Summer Vacation in Winter
With the cold temperatures fast approaching, you may be dreaming of warmer temperatures and lounging on the sand in Ocean City. Instead of daydreaming, start planning. While there are several months left of snow and dreary winter... More
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Grab a Bite at these Restaurants Open Year-Round in Ocean City
Ocean City is bursting with activity during Spring Break and from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. In the off season, things do slow down. While many businesses close during the off season,... More
Ocean City is Still “On” in Fall and Winter
By Angela Blue
Summer is undeniably the perfect season to visit Ocean City. The bustling boardwalk, the exciting festivals, the fresh seafood and the hot sand beneath your toes met with the refreshing splash of waves—what’s not to love?
What you... More
Your Travel Guide
Helping millions of people find the best local treasures around our area each year.
When you first arrive in Ocean City, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the number of fun and exciting things there are to do here! Should you stay at the beach, hit the open seas or visit local attractions? Here are some of our top picks of things you and your family won’t want to miss...
Dine, Dance and Stay at Fager’s Island
Coastal Highway divides Ocean City into the bayside and beachside. The beachside is where you’ll find Ocean City’s famous boardwalk, the sandy beaches and several hotels. When you visit Ocean City, don’t count the bayside out. On the bayside, in...
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Save on Your Vacation to Ocean City
A trip to Ocean City is the perfect time to unwind and let your cares drift out into the ocean. From finding the perfect hotel or beachfront rental, to enjoying all of the watersports, attractions and activities possible,...
Bring Your Pets to these Places in Ocean City
A trip to Ocean City is perfect for the whole family. For you, your family might include your four-legged friend. Don’t leave man’s best friend behind when you visit Ocean City; bring your pet along. Ocean City has plenty of places to have...
Maryland Blue Crabs
All About this Quintessential Coastal Crustacean
Every summer, visitors flock to Ocean City for sun, sand and delicious eats. Summers in Maryland, especially on the coast, aren’t complete without cracking a bushel of our famous blue crabs. Whether you enjoy them...
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Maryland Natural Resource Police
Keeping You Safe on Ocean City’s Waterways
Every summer, millions of beachgoers flock to Ocean City’s sandy shores for some much-needed relaxation. Before you get the boat trips and fishing excursions...
Candy Kitchen has been making homemade salt-water taffy, creamy fudges and delicious, chocolates since 1937.
Fudge, Taffy, Gummies, Chocolates, Gifts and Toys. We are a family owned and operated company priding...
Since opening the doors in 1977, Bayside Skillet, "The Crepe and Omelette Place" has become the premier upscale restaurant in the area.
Winner of Ocean City’s Beauty Spot Award, The Bayside Skillet is located on the bayfront...
Soak in the luxurious ocean views at the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel Oceanfront in Ocean City, Maryland.
Grab a coffee from “Coffee and Beyond” before starting your fun-filled beach day. Enjoy soaking in the sun by the...