Travellers heading on holiday to the beautiful holiday destination of Ocean City in Maryland will want to go at the best time of year. The choice that has to be made is whether they want to head there during the peak or off-season periods in the year, as the latter often means there are fewer tourists in the region. Of course staying in Ocean City in the summer is a great idea to be able to take advantage of all the outdoor activities available to visitors. The best time to be in Ocean City is in the hot summer months, which is between late May and early September. This is peak season when tourists will be guaranteed of high temperatures.
This time of year can obviously get crowded due to the many people visiting this glorious location, especially with the great weather sometimes reaching highs of almost 84 degrees Fahrenheit in July. If travellers want to head there during these months they will definitely enjoy being outdoors, and can visit the Ocean City Boardwalk and have fun at the beach. There are also plenty of green spaces including Northside Park to venture to with the family to enjoy the baseball and softball pitches, or wander along the pier for some relaxation time.
Tourists will also adore taking a trip to the great Assateague Island, which is a 37-mile long barrier island known for its wild horses and captivating birdlife. Visitors will be mesmerised by the natural beauty of this location and can wander along the many nature hikes and trails in the sunshine. This destination is definitely enjoyed in the warm weather although heading there in the spring season, from April to late May, is a great time to experience the warmth of this part of the world. There are many fabulous hotels near Assateague State Park on this island, which is a great place for travellers who enjoy surfing, swimming and fishing.
An amazing destination to pick is the superb Grand Hotel Spa Ocean City found near the water close to the Boardwalk. This fantastic accommodation is ideal for families, couples and travellers in the area for business or leisure. They can stay in contemporary rooms that have a range of amenities such as free Wi-Fi internet and a large television. Business tourists will adore the spacious meeting rooms and facilities on offer to them. There are five amazing restaurants that travellers can venture to, as well as a fitness centre and day spa. There are also indoor and outdoor pools that are perfect for a leisurely dip in the warm weather.
Heading to Ocean City off-season will mean weather is chillier, but there is still plenty for travellers to see and do. There will also be less traffic, crowds and the calmer pace may really appeal to visitors who want to have a relaxing trip. Of course winter is still an option but it means wrapping up warm in layers of clothing to enjoy this vacation spot. This period between November and March is popular with tourists for the excellent winter festivals. Any time of year is great for an Ocean City trip, but the summer months are the most popular.