With more than 10 miles of white sand and sparkling water, Ocean City is Maryland’s premier destination for a summer beach getaway. But there is more to Ocean City than just the beach, as the area offers plenty of other opportunities for family fun. So stay with Choice Hotels in Ocean City, MD for a summer vacation you will not forget.
Our Ocean City hotels make it easy to access these local attractions:
Start your vacation with a leisurely stroll down the Ocean City Boardwalk. This miles-long boardwalk offers many points of interest, including amusement rides, restaurants, arcades, an antique carousel and much more. Make sure to ride the boardwalk’s Ferris wheel to enjoy spectacular ocean views.
For a look back into Ocean City’s history, make sure to visit the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum. Located right on the boardwalk, the museum features exhibits dedicated to ocean and shipwreck artifacts, multiple salt-water aquariums and plenty of information about Maryland folklore. You can find all these excitement housed in one of the oldest existing structures in Ocean City.
At the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum, the truth is stranger than fiction. Stop by to see exciting and bizarre exhibits you cannot find anywhere else and learn some interesting facts.
If you are looking for family entertainment, you will certainly find it at Frontier Town. This Old West theme park offers visitors a chance to dress up in authentic western garb or pan for gold. Make sure to see a live Wild West show and take a stagecoach ride during your visit.
For a little more excitement, head over to Jolly Roger, Ocean City’s largest family amusement park. With a wide variety of rides, games, mini golf courses, go-kart tracks and a water park, Jolly Roger surely has something for everyone in your family to enjoy.
Horseracing fans should place their bets at Ocean Downs racetrack. Ocean Downs offers live horse racing action and also shows simulated races from the greatest thoroughbred and harness racetracks across the country.
Assateague Island National Seashore is a great way to see local wildlife while relaxing near the beach. Located just a few miles outside of Ocean City, Assateague Island offers a peaceful, undisturbed waterfront environment to explore. Seeing the wild horses that call the island home is a one-of-a-kind experience.
Between its world-famous boardwalk, a variety of thrill rides and great beaches, it is easy to see why Ocean City has been called “The East Coast’s Number-One Family Resort” for years. If you are looking for Ocean City hotels, make sure to book your stay with Choice Hotels for everything you need to enjoy your stay.
Ocean City, MD, US, 21842
Ocean City, MD, US, 21842
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