Top 5 Fun Things to Do in Ocean City, MD

February 7, 2023 by Kristen Oliver0

Ocean City Things to Do

Welcome to Ocean City, MD, a picturesque destination where the Atlantic Ocean and Isle of Wight Bay meet. With a charming and serene atmosphere, this coastal town draws visitors from all over the world. The 10-mile coastline boasts endless opportunities for fun and adventure, making it a perfect vacation spot for couples,groups, and solo travelers alike.

There’s something for everyone in the area, with numerous restaurants, amusement parks, lively nightlife, and other attractions all over Ocean City. Whether you’re a foodie, thrill seeker, or culture buff, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So come and explore this delightful paradise and add these five must-see sights to your itinerary.

Experience the Thrill of a Fishing Excursion or the Joy of Kite Flying

Sign up for a charter, take a boat tour, and cast a line from the Ocean City Pier or the Route 50 Bridge. Surf from the shore, target tuna, mahi-mahi, or enormous billfish in the canyons. Ocean City is the world’s white marlin center, so there is a high probability you might catch a huge one.

Kite flying is another fantastic way to enjoy the beauty of Ocean City. The feeling of the sand beneath your feet and the wind in your face as you watch your kite soar through the air is truly exhilarating. Relax with a diamond kite, or get your adrenaline pumping with a stunt kite as you take in the sights and sounds of the beach. It’s a great way to start the day and a perfect outdoor activity for all ages.

Enjoy Rides and Amusements 

Trimper’s Rides or Jolly Roger Amusement Park on the boardwalk and 28th street are the go-to’s for some fun. However, there are several other entertainment alternatives apart from these boardwalk mainstays. For fantasy-loving expeditions, go to Frontier Town’s gold-mining, zip-lining, train-riding thrills and Pirate Adventures’ swashbuckling beautiful times.

Ocean City also offers plenty of exciting and educational activities.Tour the Life-Saving Museum on the boardwalk or Ripley’s Believe It Or Not to stimulate their your curiosity. Check out Speedworld Go-Karts, OC Screams, Under the Bridge Watersports, or Baja Amusements for thrills.

On hot days, visit Jolly Roger’s or Frontier Town for water park fun, or head to Fenwick for Thunder Lagoon. 

Ocean City Boardwalk

Visit the Boardwalk and the Life-Saving Station Museum

The three-mile Ocean City Boardwalk has been a popular seaside getaway since 1902, providing millions of people with priceless recollections of the summer, beach sunshine, and family reunions. Hire a bike and spend the morning riding the boards, then stroll around all afternoon exploring the site. Get a cup of the renowned Thrasher’s Fries and some extra vinegar, browse into Ocean Gallery, and then challenge yourself to beat your previous Skee-Ball record at one of the arcades.

While there, take some time to visit the historical museum located on the boardwalk. Founded in 1891, the museum began its life as the Ocean City Life-Saving Station, where it rescued countless boats and people from the water. Today, it has been converted into the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum and offers a unique opportunity to learn about the city’s rich history.

It has historical displays, such as tales and memorabilia about the valiant surfers of Ocean City. Additionally, there is a distinct genealogical section where visitors can look up their family tree.

Get to Watch Dolphins While Cruising on a Boat

Dolphins are some of the world’s most playful animals and are a great deal of fun to observe in the wild. The ideal time to watch Atlantic bottlenose dolphin pods off the coast of Ocean City is during the summers and traveling by boat is the key to doing so. Take a boat tour to the area’s stunning coastline attractions, including Assateague Island and its untamed horses. Alternatively, if you go on a fishing trip, there’s a strong possibility you will see dolphins as you hunt for white marlin or tuna.

Attend Group-Friendly Beach Events

Ocean City features many weekly events, which take place all summer long, and is perfect if you and your family enjoy live entertainment. Discover local artists and enjoy their performances while lounging by the ocean. 

  • Sundaes in the Park: every Sunday at 7 PM, Northside Park, featuring live bands, ice cream on sale, and fireworks.
  • Sunset Park Party Nights: every Thursday night during the summer. It is free and offers the Isle of Wight Bay from Sunset Park view.

Watersports in Ocean City, MD

Find The Perfect Mix of Activities and Resort Comfort for Your Group Inin Ocean City at Princess Bayside Beach Hotels

Ocean City is a sought-after tourist destination because of its multiple outlets and gorgeous beaches. There are several locations for delectable meals and beverages. At Princess Bayside Beach Hotel, we are only a block away from the beautiful waters of the bay. For your relaxation and enjoyment, our hotel offers a variety of modern conveniences to make your stay more comfortable. We feature an indoor heated pool for year-round swimming and a seasonal outdoor rooftop pool and bar with breathtaking views of the bay. 

Experience peace and luxury at Princess Bayside Beach Hotel!

Contact us today to book your stay at our hotel or to learn more about all the fun things you can do while visiting Ocean City, MD!



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