Ocean City, MD Family Vacations

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Families Will Love

  • Beaches and renowned boardwalk
  • Assateague Island National Seashore
  • Arcades and funplex centers

Ocean City, MD Family Vacations Overview

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Ocean City, Maryland is an ideal vacation spot for families. It's located on a barrier island off the Atlantic Ocean, just south of Fenwick Island Delaware and running to the inlet across from Assateague Island State Park, famous for its wild ponies. Ten miles long and less than a half mile wide in most parts, the city is bordered on the west by the Assawoman (no that's not a typo) Bay, and the Isle of Wight Bays.

The main attractions are the beaches and Boardwalk, but venture beyond and you'll find countless options for entertaining the entire family, including half a dozen public parks and playgrounds, tons of kid-friendly dining options, and amusement parks.

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Things to Do in Ocean City, MD

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Kite Loft

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Marty's Playland

Marty's Playland arcade has been around since ...

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Ocean City, Md., Boardwalk

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Ocean City, MD Family Restaurants

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BJ's on the Water

BJ's has a beautiful view and a long deck for ...

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The Dough Roller

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Embers Restaurant

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Latest Ocean City, MD Family Vacation Reviews

MindfulMom

05/24/2015

I visited this town for Memorial weekend and I must say I had a horrible experience. There was trash everywhere and all you could smell were cigarettes. There was a lot of profanity screamed out around children. Every couple of blocks I saw a fight or the beginning of a fight. The people here were a ... I visited this town for Memorial weekend and I must say I had a horrible experience. There was trash everywhere and all you could smell were cigarettes. There was a lot of profanity screamed out around children. Every couple of blocks I saw a fight or the beginning of a fight. The people here were absolutely rude. From my understanding profanity, bicycles, dogs, and smoking are prohibited on the boardwalk. The few cops I saw did nothing or were sitting around. The drivers were horrendous as well. I nearly saw several accidents due to people wanting to cut in front of other people and people going across 3 lanes of traffic to make a turn. This is ridiculous and I do not want to bring my children to this place. Read More Read Less

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