6 Hidden Gems in Ocean City Maryland
Are you new to Ocean City Maryland? Maybe you lived here for a couple of years and are really starting to explore the area. Perhaps you just moved and really want to get involved with the community. Regardless, this beautiful part of the country definitely has its own little hidden gems, secret spots, and beautiful places to explore. Here are 10 hidden gems in Ocean City Maryland.
This super fun experience is a little bit of paradise in Ocean City for the whole family. It offers delicious food, great beverages and a fun Sandy place right on the beach. It offers pirate ships perfect for the kid's play area, hanging swings in an adult-only area, and one of the best places to watch the boats come in and see the sunset.
Did you know that there are over a dozen places to get delicious crab in Ocean City and West Ocean City? It's really hard to pick the best so this is a hidden gem that offers even more exploration. Check out some of the amazing places below for some of the best crab in and around Ocean City.
- Belly Busters
- On The Bay Seafood
- Crabcake Factory
- OCM Crabs
- Blu Crabhouse and Raw Bar
- The Crab Bag
- Crabs to Go
- Rippon's Crabs
- Victoria's Seafood
- Crab Alley
- Mug and Mallet
- Cooper's Crab House
- Higgins Crab House
- Phillips Seafood House
- Bonfire Restaurant
- Waterman's Seafood
- Harpoon Hanna's
This is actually best to go on a sunny day as most rainy days will find this museum packed. One of the best things is that it's completely free and has some really interesting things for kids of all ages and adults. This unique discover Museum is only funded by owner contributions and public donations. It's always an ever-changing exhibit with maritime heritage as its backbone. It has over 10,000 artifacts and 80% are rotated throughout the museums from around the world. It's located at 708 Coastal Hwy. in Fenwick Island Delaware just seconds from Ocean City.
This is one of probably the best places with the best value in all of Ocean City, but even if you don't want to stay here, it still features Ocean City's only indoor ice rink, multiple dining options, an outdoor patio, live music, indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, and it's always the center of many special events year-round.
Located at 7307 Stephen Decatur Hwy. in Berlin, again just minutes from Ocean City, Assateague State Park has been touted as one of the best Oceanside state parks in the country. It offers campsites, great facilities, horseback riding, on beach activities, events, beachcombing, and just an all-around great family-friendly destination. Check out the little white crabs that run around on the sand, listen to the local legends, or simply sit back and enjoy the horses galloping along the shoreline.
Okay, okay, not quite a hidden gem, but you definitely don't want to miss exploring the boardwalk. Touted as one of the most exciting boardwalks in America by Travel Channel and National Geographic has named it one of the top 10 in the US. There's always something to explore, great places to eat, fantastic places to stay, and adventurous things to do. You'll find amusement parks and arcades for all ages, a beautiful Ferris wheel and roller coaster as well as our magnificent 1902 carousel. Grab some cotton candy, hot funnel cakes, and pretend like you're at the fair all year long.
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