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Set between the sparkling Atlantic Ocean and the Isle of Wight bay, Ocean City has stretches of golden sandy beaches and a colorful boardwalk. It’s a popular, family-friendly vacation spot with plenty of fun attractions and areas of natural beauty. There are many hotels just seconds from the beach, allowing you to make the most out of the views of the clear ocean.

Things to see

Ocean City Beach has long stretches of golden sands and calm blue waters, and along the boardwalk you’ll find colorful souvenir stands, casual restaurants, arcades, and fun family attractions. One of the most popular for families is the Trimper's Rides and Amusement Park which has old-fashioned carnival rides, with tempting fried foods and games where you can try your luck. On the beach you’ll also find the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum which is a small attraction full of historic lifeboats, recovered shipwrecks, and artifacts from the earliest days of Ocean City. Northside Park is a popular spot for joggers or those who just want to take a stroll, and the piers stretching out across the lake allow you to explore in peace and enjoy some great views. Kids also love the Ember Island Miniature Golf center which has two fun courses full of twists and turns to keep them entertained.

Hotels in Ocean City

If you’re looking for Ocean City hotel deals, then you’ll find a wide range of accommodation choices to suit your budget. Many hotels are close to the beach, with plenty of extra features such as complimentary WiFi and parking, seasonal outdoor pools, spa tubs, sundecks, and fitness centers. Guestrooms also have plenty of amenities for you to enjoy, and these could include sofa beds, balconies, kitchenettes, refrigerators, and cable television. The area has many budget motels and inns, with facilities such as air-conditioning, daily housekeeping, and complimentary breakfasts.

Where to stay

The downtown area of Ocean City consists of the lively Boardwalk, as well as several streets full of shopping and entertainment opportunities. You’ll find several seafood restaurants and bars with a laidback atmosphere, many of which have terraces with sea views. Downtown is also the site of many community events, from pancake breakfasts to walking tours, and you‘ll often see entertainers and buskers roaming the area. Assawoman Bay is a popular spot for surfing, with plenty of shops and schools where you can learn the basics or get some new skills.

How to get to Ocean City

Ocean City Municipal Airport welcomes corporate jets and small charter aircrafts, although the nearest major hub is Wilmington-Philadelphia Airport around a 2 hour drive to the north. The terminal has hire cars, and you can also travel via Greyhound to Dover, then change to local buses to get to Ocean City. There’s also a regular ferry service running from cities along the New Jersey coast to Ocean City, with the journey taking about 80 minutes. Downtown also has a Greyhound station, with regular services to Salisbury where you can then change for further destinations.