About Ocean City, Maryland

Ocean City Maryland Beach Sunset

Located just a few miles off the Atlantic coast of Maryland, the barrier island town of Ocean City is home to 10 miles of striking shoreline, beautiful white sand beaches, an award-winning boardwalk and endless opportunities for fun.

The Ocean City Beach

Ocean City MD Beach

With almost 10 miles of shoreline, Ocean City is the perfect destination for a beach vacation. The sand is soft, the sun is shining, and the water is calling your name! Visitors can participate in many different water activities including surfing, kayaking, and canoeing. Looking to get out on the open water? Head out on a fishing charter to take your changes at reeling in a blue marlin, mako or tiger shark. The Ocean City beach is maintained by the city, so it is totally free!


The Ocean City, Maryland Boardwalk

Ocean City Maryland View from AboveThe Ocean City boardwalk was first built in 1900. Shortly after the boardwalk was in place, amusement parks and shops began to pop up. Today, the boardwalk covers almost 3 whole miles and is filled with endless options for tasty treats, fun arcades, amusement rides, and unique shops! Referred to as America’s Best Boardwalk, it is a must-see for any Ocean City vacation. Rent bikes in the morning and head out for a day on the boardwalk. It is great to visit at night, too! During the summer months, head down for fun free family activities like free movies at the beach.

Things to Do in Ocean City

Ocean City BoardwalkWhat is there to do in Ocean City? Where to begin! With 17 golf courses, 10 miles of beaches and 3 miles of boardwalk, you are sure to find your perfect activity or adventure. Ocean City is known for creating opportunities for free family fun. Join us for Sundaes in the Park or Movies on the Beach during your vacation! Looking for adventure? Rent a pair of jet skis, take a surfing or paddleboarding lesson, or head out in a sea kayak to explore. Find more activities, attractions restaurants and more in our Ocean City area guide


Where to Stay in Ocean City

Ocean City Resort Rentals offers conveniently located beautiful condos and homes with easy beach access. Planning your getaway is simple when booking one of our rentals with fully-equipped kitchens, entertainment rooms, and washer and dryer units. Browse our Ocean City rentals and book your beach vacation today!