Planning Your Ocean City, Maryland Vacation

Ocean City, Maryland, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, is the premier East Coast resort destination attracting millions of visitors annually. Home to some of the region’s finest hotels and restaurants, it also is a jumping off place for day trips to places as diverse as the Wallops Island Flight Facility and Worcester County towns that preserve old world charm, like Berlin, Maryland. is the home of the most comprehensive Ocean City vacation planner. Plan your trip for spring now. 

Just follow these easy steps.

  1. Choose a place to stay from our exhaustive list of hotels. A brief search will give you access to just the right place to stay, with prices and amenities to fit any travel plan.
  2. Before you get to town, check out our restaurant listings to get a sense of the area’s culinary diversity. Construct your own “Top 10” before you arrive, which gives you both flexibility in planning and focus.
  3. There are events in Ocean City, Maryland practically every week all year long and there are plenty of things to do no matter the weather or season.
  4. As your arrival date approaches, check out our weather page and maybe even check out our webcams.
Grand Hotel & Spa

Grand Hotel & Spa

2100 Baltimore Ave Ocean City, MD

Amenities, attractions, and location. These are some of the major factors to consider when choosing accomodations for your Ocean City, Maryland vacation. An awesome view doesn’t hurt either.

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Ocean City, Maryland information

Ocean City, Maryland has three miles of award-winning boardwalk attractions, many of them are open year round. It has more than 10 miles of beach, spanning from the iconic Inlet to the quieter, more reserved North Ocean City beaches. Come for the day, stay the night, or spend your summer vacation with us. has all your accommodations information needs met, from hotels to vacation rentals.

Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel

Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel

10100 Coastal Highway Ocean City, MD

As one of the finest Ocean City Hotels, the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel offers luxury and comfort to its guests. Gorgeous rooms with a majestic view of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Commander Hotel & Suites

Commander Hotel & Suites

1401 Atlantic Ave Ocean City, MD

As you set sail for one of Ocean City’s finest oceanfront hotels, the vacation you deserve awaits you! On the corner of 14th street and the boardwalk, we offer you newly renovated rooms and amenities.

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Top 10 Things to Do in Ocean City this Spring

Even before summer hits, there’s plenty to do in town.

1. Come to town for Springfest!
The best way to start your summer in Ocean City is by celebrating at Springfest, an annual four-day festival featuring food, all kinds of vendors, live music and fun in the sun. Springfest 2018 will take place May 3-6 and will include ticketed performances by Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show, Trace Adkins and Bret Michaels.

2. Spend a getaway weekend in one of the great hotels at off-season rates.
“High season” in Ocean City is usually considered to be between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Memorial Day 2018 is on May 28, so if you take a trip before that date, chances are you’ll still be able to find accommodations at off-season rates. Even during Springfest, hotels and motels tend to be less expensive than they are in the middle of summer.  

3. Treat yourself to a beachy drink at one of Ocean City’s iconic taverns.
Whether you’re in the mood for a classic orange crush or a local craft beer, there’s a little something for everyone in Ocean City. 

4. Hone your Skee-Ball skills before there are no lines in the arcades.
Most of your favorite activities will be open for the season come springtime, but the crowds will still be minimal. 

5. Explore the town’s history at the Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum.
Of, if you prefer art to history, check out the Ocean City Center for the Arts

6. Treat yourself to a night out at one of our dozens of restaurants.
You can’t find better places for crabs than right here on the Eastern Shore. 

7. Catch an early sunrise on an almost deserted beach.
…And when it gets later, catch a sunset on the bayside. 

8. Visit Assateague Island and check out the horses. You can camp on the beach all year long.
Just be sure to keep your food properly contained to keep the ponies out of harms way!

9. Visit the more than 20 area breweries (not all at once, though).
Fruity beers start making a comeback once spring rolls around. 

10. Explore the Shore – Worcester County is Maryland’s vacation jewel with attractions from Pocomoke to Berlin.

Dunes Manor Hotel

Dunes Manor Hotel

2800 Baltimore Ave Ocean City, MD

Located on the northern end of the boardwalk, the Dunes Manor Hotel is a unique place to stay modeled after the grand style of Ocean Cities Victorian Era.

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