Ocean City Travel Guide
Welcome to Ocean City, MD!
Ocean City is Maryland's thriving ocean resort and summer destination. Each summer the resident population is dwarfed by the influx of tourists eager to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Much of the action in Ocean City is centered around the Boardwalk, where visitors find a colorful array of shops, restaurants and attractions, including Ocean Pier Rides and Amusements. Another popular family attraction is Jolly Roger Amusement Park, a massive facility with a waterpark, rides, a go-kart track and mini-golf. Scenic day and evening cruises are a great way to get acquainted with the area and see the waters surrounding Ocean City. The 10-mi (16-km) beach is a haven for water recreation enthusiasts, and sport fishing is among the most prevalent activities. Numerous charter boat operators offer deep-sea fishing tours for tuna and wahoo, as well as blue and white marlin.
In 1891 the present Ocean City Station, now the museum, was built.
Hotels & Motels
Ocean City's Holiday Inn features 216 fully equipped guest rooms, each with a kitchenette and a private balcony.