Discover the Ocean City Boardwalk

June 22, 2023 by Kristen Oliver

Updated: June 22, 2023

Ocean City Boardwalk & Things to Do in Ocean City Maryland

Welcome to Ocean City, Maryland, where the boardwalk is the heart and soul of the town! The boardwalk stretches over two miles, and it’s one of the best places to visit if you’re looking for a mix of relaxation, fun, and excitement.

The Princess Bayside Beach Hotel is just a quick ride from the boardwalk, making it an ideal location for tourists who want to experience everything Ocean City offers. Join us as we take you through some of the best activities you can do on the boardwalk.

One of The Most Entertaining Boardwalks in America

The Ocean City boardwalk has been rated as America’s best classic wooden boardwalk by The Travel Channel and as one of the top 10 boardwalks in the U.S. by National Geographic. It’s three miles of concentrated fun and is considered one of the nation’s best boardwalks for food by USA Today. The boardwalk offers something for everyone, day or night, with free family activities during the summer. Enjoy amusement parks, arcades, and delicious food like Maryland crab cakes or fresh-baked pizza. Afterward, you can shop or visit the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum. The boardwalk also has a variety of accommodations to choose from, making it easy to stay in the mix. Experience the fun and excitement of one of America’s best boardwalks for yourself.

Dig Your Toes in the Sand

Enjoying the Ocean City Boardwalk rides is a must-do activity for anyone visiting the area. With classic amusement parks like Jolly Roger and Trimper’s Rides, visitors can experience a mix of old-fashioned and modern rides, from the Ferris wheel to roller coasters. There are also plenty of arcade games and carnival-style attractions to keep visitors of all ages entertained. The boardwalk also offers high-speed rides like Slingshot and the Tidal Wave for those seeking a thrill. With something for everyone, the Ocean City Boardwalk rides will surely provide an exciting and unforgettable experience.

Explore & Taste the Local Food

The Ocean City Boardwalk hosts numerous restaurants, bars, and cafes that offer local food options you’re not likely to find elsewhere. With a variety of food options, you can choose from local seafood like Maryland crab cakes, steamed clams, and fish and chips to classic boardwalk treats like caramel popcorn, saltwater taffy, and funnel cakes. There are also plenty of options for those seeking international flavors, including Italian pizza and Mexican cuisine. And with many restaurants offering oceanfront views, you can enjoy your meals while enjoying the breathtaking scenery. No visit to Ocean City Boardwalk is complete without indulging in some of its deliciously classic food options, like burgers and hot dogs from The Atlantic Stand or boardwalk favorites like Tony’s Pizza and Thrasher’s French Fries. Don’t forget to visit Fisher’s Popcorn or Dolley’s Candy and break for snacks to sweeten your Ocean City Beach experience.

Get a Drink and Relax (or Let Loose!)

From beach bars with ocean views to cozy pubs and taverns, plenty of options exist for enjoying a refreshing drink or two. Many of the bars and restaurants also offer live music and entertainment, making it an ideal spot for a night out. Whether you prefer a cold beer, a fruity cocktail, or a glass of wine, there’s something for every taste bud on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Mingle with locals at Ocean City favorites like Shennanigan’s Irish Pub, Purple Moose Saloon, and Caribbean Pool Bar.

Live Music and Festivals Keep Ocean City Loud

Ocean City is known for its vibrant festival scene, and there’s always something happening year-round. From the weekly live music events at Seacrets, visitors can dance the night away with live DJs. The 2023 Ocean City Air Show is a must-see for aviation enthusiasts, and Jeep Week in August is perfect for off-road fans. Finally, experience the Oceans Calling Festival with three days of music with over 30 performances on the Boardwalk, so you can savor local snacks and enjoy amusement park rides.

Ocean City Has it All – Book Your Stay Now and Don’t Miss Out!

Ocean City, Maryland, truly has it all – from the iconic boardwalk filled with amusement rides, delicious food, and unique shopping experiences to exciting festivals and live music events that keep the city alive year-round. But the fun doesn’t stop there. Adults can also enjoy a wide range of activities, such as Seacrets’ famous nightlife scene, Beachfest Volleyball Tournaments, and annual festivals. With so much to do and see, you won’t want to miss out on the ultimate vacation experience. Book your stay at Princess Bayside Beach Hotel now and prepare for an unforgettable Ocean City trip!



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