Boasting an extensive Atlantic beachfront, Ocean City is a popular resort town on the edge of Isle of Wight Bay. It’s renowned for its wooden boardwalk lined with boutique shops and international restaurants, together with theme park rides and attractions to keep the entire family entertained.
Things to do in Ocean City
Entertaining visitors in Ocean City since 1964, Jolly Roger Amusement Park boasts amusement rides and sideshow attractions at its pier location. You can also play mini-golf and cool off in the swimming pools and water slides at 30th Street’s Splash Mountain.
Want to play a round of golf? Head to the sheltered War Admiral Course that weaves through a mature forest at the Glen Riddle Golf Club or soak up the sweeping views across Sinepuxent Bay from the Eagle’s Landing Golf Course.
Ocean City is also a popular base for scuba diving, with a number of fascinating wrecks and artificial reefs just offshore. Join a day trip to learn the ropes at one of the shallow beginner sites, venture deeper on a technical dive or try your skills at underwater spearfishing.
No trip to Ocean City is complete without wandering along the historic boardwalk at the southern end of town. Peruse the one-of-a-kind boutiques, visit the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum and dine at one of the many restaurants while soaking up waterfront views.
Getting around Ocean City
Ocean City is around three hours’ drive east of Washington D.C. and the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Public buses travel throughout Ocean City and it’s easy to navigate on foot or by bicycle.