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Tips for a One-Day Trip to OCMD

What does the perfect day in Ocean City, MD look like? Whether you’re visiting for the first time or the hundredth time, making a plan is the first and sometimes hardest step! Maximize your time with Explore OC’s tips for a one-day trip t... READ MORE
Your vacation to Worcester County, MD is the perfect place to spend time with your little ones and family of all ages. No matter which one of our local towns you are visiting, there’s something everyone will love. Check out some of the most pop... READ MORE

Top Gifts to Bring Back from OCMD

Vacations in OCMD have a way of flying by in the blink of an eye! If you’re pressed for time and need to select gifts for friends and family at home, don’t stress! Here’s a list of the top gifts to bring back from Ocean City, MD!... READ MORE

Charming Coastal Towns to Visit Near OCMD

Ocean City, Maryland has ample entertainment, restaurant, and outdoor activity options, but there’s also plenty to explore just outside the city! Interesting beach towns, quaint downtowns, and National and State Parks surround OCMD.  Pl... READ MORE

Best Captions for OCMD Beach Day Posts

If you’re lucky enough to be spending a day in Ocean City, Maryland, make the memories on your phone last with the best captions for your summer 2024 posts. Check out our list of our favorite captions to add to your OCMD beach day posts on Face... READ MORE
The Ocean City, Maryland that we know today, with its countless family-friendly entertainment options, amusement and water parks, and miles of boardwalk, was not how the beach town began. You’ll get a whole new understanding of the roots, indus... READ MORE

Best Photo Spots on Maryland’s Coast

If you live locally or frequent Maryland’s Coast for vacation, you probably have a camera roll full of scenic snapshots in any of our towns. Whether it’s a sunset over the bay, the wild horses on Assateague Island, or even the lively, his... READ MORE

Best Place for an Ice Cream Sundae in OCMD

There is something nostalgic about indulging in an ice cream sundae after a long day enjoying the sun, sand, and attractions in Ocean City, Maryland. With so many delectable ice cream establishments in and around OCMD, how do you choose? Use our guid... READ MORE

Hidden Gems for Shopping in OCMD

Want to shop where the locals go in Ocean City, Maryland? Next time you’re in town, check out these hidden gems in OCMD and take home all types of wonders you wouldn’t expect!  Ocean City, Maryland’s Best Kept Shopping Secre... READ MORE
Aren’t you ready to get out of the house?! Ocean City, Maryland has so much to explore and enjoy during the spring months. Great, off-season deals and warming temperatures make these OCMD spots must-eats!  28th St. Pit-N-Pub Daily sp... READ MORE
The warmth of spring brings with it a rush of exciting events along Maryland's Coast! In all of our nearby towns, there are upcoming festivities and Easter celebrations on the way. If you’re local or visiting before the summer rush, there&#... READ MORE

Celebrate Trails Day on Maryland’s Coast

The picturesque town of Snow Hill, Maryland is preparing for Celebrate Trails Day on Saturday, April 27. This event will take place at the newly established trail system with Pocomoke River State Park and Forest, offering a morning of outdoor... READ MORE

St. Patrick’s Day in Ocean City, MD 2024

St. Patrick’s Day in Ocean City, MD is not an event that is taken lightly by locals and visitors! Our beach town is the pot of gold at the end of your St. Paddy's Day rainbow as you enjoy activities like parading in green and pub-hopping wi... READ MORE

Golf Courses Near Ocean City, MD

Escape to Maryland’s Coast for many ways to experience the landscapes in Worcester County, MD. One of the best ways to catch views of waterways, local marshes, and greens, is to enjoy a golf outing at one of the many premier resort golf clubs,... READ MORE
Welcome to Worcester County, where vibrant communities and stunning natural landscapes await exploration! In our ongoing efforts to enhance connectivity and promote outdoor recreation, we're excited to introduce the Worcester County Trails and Gr... READ MORE

National Plan Your Vacation Day

The cold weather might make it hard to believe, but January 30th is National Plan Your Vacation Day! Here on Maryland’s Coast, we’re welcoming the thoughts of warm weather and time spent on the beach. The end of January reminds us to star... READ MORE
Situated on Maryland's Eastern Shore, the Chesapeake Country Byway extends a warm invitation to travelers, enticing them with its idyllic landscapes, historic allure, and a profound maritime legacy. This meandering route, winding through charming... READ MORE

Fitness Guide for the New Year

As we approach 2024, we get excited for another year of life on Maryland’s Coast. Whether you’re facing the windy winter weather or the spring and summer sun, there are plenty of ways to stay fit and focus on self-care.  This new... READ MORE

Winter Activities on Maryland’s Coast

The coastal charm of Maryland’s Coast doesn’t stop in the summer! The holidays bring winter activities for everyone to enjoy in all of our festive small towns. From Ocean City, MD to Snow Hill, and Pocomoke, immerse yourself in the holida... READ MORE

2023 Fall Festivities on Maryland’s Coast

From the lively boardwalk and beaches to our small towns around Maryland’s Coast, the fall festivities are back for Halloween enthusiasts of all ages to enjoy. Whether you're a fan of Halloween parades, fall-themed activities, or spooky tri... READ MORE
Experience the natural beauty of Worcester County by exploring one of our many regional parks! Whether you're seeking playgrounds and picnic spots or looking for the best bay fishing and crabbing spots, our local parks are your gateway to an unfo... READ MORE

2023 Oceans Calling Music Festival

The Oceans Calling music festival is a unique new event that we can’t wait to experience this weekend in Ocean City, MD! Get excited about the power of your favorite music with the thrill of being in our favorite beach town, right next to the o... READ MORE