Ocean City Stories

Top 3 Weekend Getaways Near the Beach

Are you looking for a relaxing trip to enjoy this summer? On Maryland’s Coast, we have the inside scoop on the best weekend getaways for you and your family. Our neck of the woods is close to home, and has something for everyone to enjoy!  From outdoor adventures to the beach, shopping...

Day Trip Attractions Near Ocean City, MD

Ocean Pines, MD-- Living by the coast is a treat, but with so many attractions, it can be hard to choose what to do on your day off with the family. That’s where we come in! At Maryland’s Coast, we have day trip attractions near Ocean City, Maryland, listed out and ready for you to ex...

Fun One Day Trips Nearby

Town of Pocomoke, MD-- Are you looking for fun one-day trips nearby? On Maryland’s Coast, we love exploring and have found some of the best places to visit, even if you only have a day to do it! We love to share the beauty, beaches, history, wildlife, and more with our readers. Pocomoke,...

Day Trips Near Ocean City, MD

 Assateague Island-- Are you looking for day trips near Ocean City, Maryland? Our famous beach town is an amazing vacation spot, but did you know that there’s so much more to explore just a short drive away from the popular tourist location? Maryland’s Coast showcases everythi...

Local Shopping In Worcester County, MD

Whether you’re here for a visit or live in town, local shopping in Worcester County, Maryland does not disappoint! Shopping local is beneficial in so many ways. Contributing money where you live or visit creates a stronger community of supporting neighbors and friends. Here at Maryland...

Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway Receives Elite All-American Road Status

BALTIMORE (March 10, 2021) Maryland’s Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway has been designated as an All-American Road by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the highest designation a road can receive. This honor was announced along with 49 new desig...

Golfing in Worcester County

Fore! Are you looking for the perfect spot to go golfing in Worcester County? Maryland’s Coast has you covered! Spring is just around the corner and as the temperatures begin heating up we know that you’re thinking about your next golf getaway. When it comes to golfing in Worc...

Things to Do in Berlin, Maryland

America’s coolest small town, Berlin Maryland is bursting with charm and leaves a lasting impression on anyone who steps foot on Main Street. The artistically alive and eternally young town is famous for its locally-owned businesses and welcoming events. The Berlin hospitality will have you fe...

Winter Wellness on Maryland’s Coast

Start 2021 off right with a winter wellness trip to Maryland’s Coast! Enjoy a little rest and relaxation after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, and melt those winter blues away in Worcester County. Take it from us, there’s no better cure than spending some time in nature...

Road Trip Around the Coast of Maryland

Take a Trip on Your Own Terms With Your Own Tribe Good news. The coast isn’t canceled. Summer may be officially over and school in session, but—wait for it—that session is Wi-Fi-enabled. So while your work-school life lingers virtual, your real-life just got more flex. Zoom over...

Visit the Taylor Museum in Berlin, MD

Are you looking for family-friendly activities in Worcester, MD? Look no further than the Taylor Museum in Berlin, MD. Originally set for demolition in 1981, this 19th Century home now serves as a museum in the Town of Berlin, filled with a rich, local history, that satisfies the curiosities of loca...

Amazing Fishing for All on Maryland’s Coast

In the summer of 1933, while Ocean City was enjoying the splendor of being a quaint Maryland seaside resort, a great hurricane pounded the small town with strong winds, heavy rains, and angry seas. The Atlantic Ocean poured over the streets and merged with the Sinepuxent Bay completely flooding the...

What's Happening in Berlin, Maryland?

A variety of new eateries, a candy store and even a meadery are among the new businesses calling Berlin home. Summer is bringing several new businesses to downtown Berlin. The Buzz Meadery opened last week and Dolle’s Candy Land and Pop’s Kitchen by DeNovo’s are set to open in t...

Sustainable Dining on Maryland's Coast

Local sourcing. Sustainable dining. Regional craft brews. Local vineyards. Dock-to-Table. Farm-to-Table. Organic ingredients. All-natural. Never ever. Antibiotic and hormone-free. Farmer markets. Local agriculture. Type any of these terms into an internet search and find restaurants near your loc...

Al Fresco Dining on Maryland’s Coast

Grab a table with a view at these Worcester County restaurants. It’s fall, which on Maryland’s coast means it’s prime time for outdoor dining. Comfortable temperatures, salty breezes, and spectacular views complement every menu. From street-level patios to roof-top decks, sunny...

Fall, Beercations, Festivals and Craft Beer on Maryland's Coast

Those who have been trying to keep an eye on the craft beer scene of Maryland’s Eastern Shore lately can hardly blink without missing something new: a new beer, a switch to cans, take-out, and delivery options. You can even buy beer online from some breweries and have it sent to you. The COVID...

Light Up Maryland’s Coast

Celebrate the holiday season in Worcester County Maryland’s Coast is Open for the Holidays. Our coastal communities have many safe and welcoming ways to capture the season’s magic. Light up your holidays and warm your winter at the only place where the ocean meets land. To help plan y...

Birding Along Maryland’s Coast

Birding along Maryland’s Coast is wild in winter! In Worcester County, we have more than 200,000 untouched acres of beach and bald cypress, and miles of farm fields, rivers, and creeks await. Few places on the East Coast still provide such opportunities for solace and mindf...

Ocean City Area Ranks High on GolfWeek's 2020 Best Courses You Can Play

If you’re looking for the top tier of Mid-Atlantic golf destinations, your search begins and ends in Ocean City, Maryland. This bustling resort town features a wealth of championship golf at an exceptional value. Beyond its acclaimed fairways and greens, there are abundant outdoor activities,...

Best Boardwalk Bites in Ocean City, MD

Our beach town is popular for many things but the boardwalk and the amazing food might be the two biggest attractions. Looking for the best boardwalk bites in Ocean City, Maryland? You already know Explore OC has you covered.  Eating good food is an important part of any vacation and lucky f...

Memorial Day Weekend Ocean City, MD 2021

This is the most wonderful time of the year for beach and summer-lovers everywhere. It’s Memorial Day weekend in Ocean City, MD! The long weekend bustling with the first beach trip of the year is a time to look forward to.  Are you spending your time off in Ocean City, Maryland? At Exp...

Craft Breweries and Wineries Near OCMD

Are you interested in craft breweries and wineries near OCMD? It’s no secret that Ocean City has become a hotspot for delicious and local craft beer. With so many new places to try, Explore OC is here to keep you in the loop and share some of our favorite spots.  Craft Breweries Near O...

Ocean City Film Fest

Are you excited for the 5th Annual Ocean City Film Festival? The week-long event taking place March 4th to March 11th will be streamed virtually for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home! The Ocean City Film Festival partners with the Art League of Ocean City to bring together filmmakers from...

Open Restaurants in Ocean City, MD

Are you looking for open restaurants in Ocean City, MD? The weather is getting warmer and summer is just around the corner! We know that you’re excited about Ocean City beach trips, but so many of your favorite restaurants are already open in Ocean City, MD, and ready for visitors! Psst, an...