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Bars in Downtown Ocean City


When staying at the Crystal Beach Hotel, a downtown Ocean City bar crawl is a must! There are plenty of bars to go to down the strip and on the boards, but here are 4 bars you can’t miss on your next downtown bar crawl. Purple Moose “Located on the Boardwalk between Talbot and Caroline… Read more »

Skydiving in Ocean City


Are you thinking of skydiving in Ocean City but still aren’t sure? Rid yourself of fears and prepare to feel one of the biggest adrenaline rushes of your life! Skydiving is the favorite experience for many who have tried the extreme sport, and unless you try if for yourself, no words will ever do it… Read more »

Fun Facts About Funnel Cake History


Walking down the Ocean City boardwalk you’re bound to come across the sweet aroma of funnel cakes drawing you in as you spot employees pouring the batter into frying oil through a funnel, watching as the batter transforms into thin cake swirls, crispy on the outside and doughy on the inside. For many Ocean City… Read more »

The History of Ocean Bowl Skate Park


Now that the Dew Tour approaches us, let’s take a look back at the history of Ocean City’s famous Ocean Bowl Skate Park! Did you know the Ocean Bowl Skatepark located on 3rd street and St. Louis Ave. is the oldest municipal park in the country?! Image by Ocean Bowl Skatepark via Facebook Ocean Bowl… Read more »

Famous Sand Sculptures in Ocean City Maryland


Meet Randy Hoffman. The artist responsible for the biblical sand sculptures we get to admire walking down the boardwalk. Image by Randy Hofman via website Image by Wayne Camlin via Flickr Ocean City, MD has had the pleasure of having these beautiful creations sculpted by Randy Hofman since 1981. The biblical sculptures Hofman creates are… Read more »

Bike riding on The Boardwalk


Image by Alicia Griffin via Flickr Bike Riding in Ocean City, MD has been a favorite past time activity for decades. Every year thousands of visitors bring their own or rent from a local shop to go bike riding on the boardwalk. Some enjoy cycling as a workout while others like to take their time… Read more »

Top Places In OCMD


Image by Bill Fuhrer via Pinterest Here’s a cool little fact: Constructed in 1900, the boardwalk wasn’t always open year-round, the boards would be taken up in the winter and stored for next spring! Today the boardwalk is open year-round and nearly 3 miles long. But the boardwalk isn’t the only cool spot in Ocean… Read more »

How Did Salt Water Taffy Get’s it’s Name?


Believe it or not, some people think Salt Water Taffy is really made from a process using sea water, hence the name “Salt Water Taffy”.  The grain of truth is that it does take water and salt to make the taffy, but no seawater is used in the process. Thankfully! Image by Rachel A.K. via… Read more »

Ocean City History


Ocean City was established as a resort in 1875 and for years the Boardwalk has been walked on and enjoyed by many. If you’ve ever visited, you probably have wondered what the Boardwalk of Ocean City, MD used to look like, say 10, 20, or even 50 years ago. For those of you who have wished… Read more »

The Boardwalk OCMD


Aah, the Boardwalk…So many memories have been created on Ocean City’s Boardwalk. One of the best part’s of visiting Ocean City is taking a stroll with family and friends and checking out all the unique shops, the rides and arcades, and of course indulging in yummy beach foods! So on your next stroll, be sure… Read more »

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