Ocean City is one of the most exciting holiday destinations to visit on the East Coast of North America. Located in the State of Maryland, Ocean City is a major draw with travellers and visitors looking to enjoy a seaside holiday, especially in the summer months.
Those looking for a nice central location will find the Grand Hotel & Spa at Ocean City perfectly suited to their needs. Apart from the top attractions and entertainment spots in town, the hotel also is in the vicinity of some of the best restaurants in Ocean City Maryland. Some of the top attractions to look forward to visiting in town include:
Beautiful beaches: There are approximately 10-miles of beaches in the city, making Ocean City a prominent holiday location for beach lovers. Enjoy basking in the sunshine, swimming, surfing and a whole lot of other activities in town. Surfers have two beaches specially designated to enjoy the sport, which change on a daily basis depending on the waves and the weather. Other water-related activities popular in OC include kayaking, fishing and canoeing etc.
Frontier Town: Conveniently located only 5 miles from Ocean city’s centre, Frontier Town sits beside Sinepuxent Bay. It is very popular with campers and has also has won an award for camping. With more than 600 campsites and all necessary amenities, it is well worth a visit to spend time and explore the area. There is a waterpark with several waterslides, the High Ropes Adventure Park (with a zip line) and a Western Theme Park as well.
Northside Park: Among the most visited and biggest parks in town Northside Park stretches over 58 acres. The park is home to various sports facilities like playgrounds, a soccer field, 3 baseball stands, a multipurpose field and a walking and jogging path among others. There is an impressive 21,000 sq. ft. multi-events arena for various sporting events. In addition, there is 14,200 sq. ft. building that houses a kitchen, gym, conference and community rooms etc. It is popular with locals that visit to play various sports and also is a big draw with joggers and walkers too.
The Boardwalk: Felicitated by the Travel Channel as one of the finest boardwalks in the nation, the Boardwalk built-in 1902 is home to shops and amusement arcades. Visitors can choose to explore it on foot or alternatively skateboard, roller skate or ride a bike while exploring the place. Summer is the busiest time of the year with the annual Ocean City Beach Olympics, and loads of free entertainment including live gigs and movies. It is officially called Atlantic Avenue and stretches over two-and-a-half miles in length. It is a water-related part of the social and cultural identity of Ocean City and features prominent tourist spots like Trimper’s Carousel, the United States Coast Guard Tower and the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, among other key attractions.