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National Plan Your Vacation Day

National Plan Your Vacation Day

The cold weather might make it hard to believe, but January 30th is National Plan Your Vacation Day! Here on Maryland’s Coast, we’re welcoming the thoughts of warm weather and time spent on the beach. The end of January reminds us to start looking forward to the summer and booking those trips before it’s too late.

Get a headstart on your vacation planning with Maryland’s Coast and you will not be disappointed! Whether you’re looking for places to stay, things to do, shops, and restaurants—we’ve got it all. We have endless waterways and beaches to enjoy, and our local resort towns and accommodations have something for everyone. 

Plan Your Trip to Maryland’s Coast

Planning Early

Planning your trip in advance is always beneficial especially if you’re looking to stay in Ocean City, MD, and the surrounding areas. Local hotels and accommodations can book fast and increase in price with demand. Put together a schedule of activities and have an idea of your trip budget for a seamless adventure. 


There are tons of options for places to stay on Maryland’s Coast! Book an oceanfront hotel room, or vacation rental by the beach for the whole family to spread out and relax. Opt for a romantic getaway and warm hospitality at historic bed and breakfast locations across all the local towns. If you are looking to embrace the outdoors, we have many parks and Assateague Island available for camping and RV parks. 

Things to Do

Ocean City, Berlin, Snow Hill, Ocean Pines, or Pocomoke, there are so many things to do you won’t know where to begin! Our stories will help you plan trips of all sizes including day trips to each local area, weekend getaways, and full family vacations. The range of range of activities includes water sports, hiking trails, amusements, surf shops and boutiques, and so much more. 

Local Restaurants

Maryland’s Coast prides itself on quality local cuisine with so many options to choose from. Explore the breweries and wineries, farm-to-table dining, beach bites, and vibrant nightlife. Try something new or go to your favorite spot—we know they would love to serve you!


Events throughout the county bring hundreds of thousands of people to the coast every summer season. Roland E. Powell Convention Center and the Ocean City, MD Inlet host the largest of these events including festivals, trade shows, and concerts. Maryland’s Coast has a calendar of all nearby activities from weekly karaoke nights at your favorite bar, to farmer’s markets, or the OC Air Show so that you can plan your vacation accordingly. 

What are you waiting for? Take advantage of National Plan Your Vacation Day and get excited for your visit to Maryland’s Coast!