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22 Reasons to Plan Your Vacation to Maryland’s Coast in 2022

22 Reasons to Plan Your Vacation to Maryland’s Coast in 2022

It’s 2022 and we’re ready for another great year of fun on Maryland’s Coast! To celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day on January 25th, we’re helping you learn all about what Worcester County, MD has to offer. 

Whether you’re looking for a jam-packed vacation of adventures, or a relaxing and scenic getaway, Maryland’s Coast has it all. At any age, and for all lifestyles, there’s something you’re sure to love in Worcester County. Here are 22 reasons to visit the coast this year! 

  1. Ocean City, MD

The top tourist spot on Maryland’s Coast is Ocean City, MD which resides on the Atlantic Ocean and Isle of Wight Bay. This lively beach town is a blast for all those who love the ocean with 10 miles of beautiful beaches, bayside restaurants, oceanfront hotels, and the famous Ocean City Boardwalk.

  1. Ocean Pines

The town of Ocean Pines is a residential town near the water known for attractions like their famous golf courses, the Ocean Downs Casino, yacht club, and more. Learn more about things to do in Ocean Pines here!

  1. Berlin

Berlin has been nicknamed America’s Coolest Small Town and it sure lives up to it! The friendly main street is full of local shops and restaurants. The town has frequent events and farmers markets year-round for locals and out-of-towners alike to visit. Check out more to explore in Berlin here!

  1. Snow Hill

Snow Hill is in the heart of Worcester County by the Pocomoke River. Check out boutiques and antique shops, and take a stroll along the water. View more things to do in Snow Hill here!

  1. Pocomoke City

Appropriately named “The Friendliest Town on the Eastern Shore,” Pocomoke is a beautiful spot near the Pocomoke River State Park, full of nature, and the rich history of Worcester County. See the attractions in Pocomoke City here!

  1. Assateague Island

The National Seashore and Assateague State Park are incredible places to visit and should be on everyone’s bucket list! Try camping, surfing, kayaking, hiking, and checking out the exquisite wildlife like wild ponies. Explore more things to do when visiting Assateague here!

  1. Amusements

Maryland’s Coast has an abundance of amusements to enjoy during your trip including Jolly Roger Amusement Parks, and Trimper’s Rides in Ocean City!

  1. Fishing

With so many great waterways to explore in Worcester County, there are plenty of opportunities for all kinds of fishing and boating. 

  1. Parks

Visit our gorgeous parks around the coast for hiking & biking through the nature, sand, and water trails in every town. 

  1. Water Sports

Jet skis, paddleboards, canoes, kayaks, parasailing, you name it—we’ve got it! Make some memories with our water sport options.

  1. Museums

Learn something new and explore the rich history of Maryland’s Coast with the museums and historic sites located around Worcester County. 

  1. Events

Maryland’s Coast is always busy with year-round events including the White Marlin Open, Springfest, and Winterfest of Lights in Ocean City, as well as the Oktoberfest Celebration, and Fiddlers Convention in Berlin. For all the fun events around the county, keep a close eye on our calendar throughout the year. 

  1. Golf

Set up a tee time at one of the many golf clubs around the county that showcase our beautiful waterways and wildlife. If you prefer mini-golf, there are plenty of courses for you to partake in as well!

  1. Shopping

There’s always time for a good shopping spree at boutiques, the Ocean City outlets, and surf shops around Worcester County!

  1. Boardwalk

The Ocean City Boardwalk is a famous spot for amusements, souvenirs, restaurants, bars, boardwalk bites like Thrasher’s French Fries, Dolle’s Candyland, and so much more. Take a stroll on the boards with the ocean breeze and experience it for yourself!

  1. Games

Enjoy arcades, escape rooms, and playlands where all ages can release their inner kid and engage in some friendly competition. 

  1. Camping

From Assateague to Pocomoke River State Park, and all over Worcester County, pitch a tent or take advantage of the RV parks for camping on Maryland’s Coast.

  1. Hotels

Oceanfront, bayside, condo, or suite, there are hotels and motels perfect for everyone looking to visit Worcester County, MD.

  1. Restaurants

Maryland’s Coast is known for its incredible restaurants and bars. Savor fresh seafood, farm-to-table dishes, a fine dining experience, or family meals by the water. 

  1. Breweries & Wineries

Explore the many breweries, wineries, and distilleries in Worcester County that are perfecting drinks for you to love.

  1. Nightlife

We can’t forget about the exciting nightlife on Maryland’s Coast! Enjoy a night out with friends at these fun local establishments across town

  1. On the Water

Being by the water is good for the soul and our beautiful waterways can’t be beat! Once you see a sunrise on the ocean and a sunset on the bay, you’ll be hooked on Maryland’s Coast. 

We know what you must be thinking— “where do I start?” At Maryland’s Coast, we’ve got you covered. Check out our stories for day trip and weekend getaway ideas and start planning your vacation today. We can’t wait to celebrate 2022 with you!