Ocean City Stories

Introducing “The Buzzed Word”

What began as a pairing of Mickie Meinhardt’s favorite things, has been transformed into a magical place for wine and book lovers. The Buzzed Word is a bookstore, natural wine store, and wine bar, located on 11805 Coastal Highway, Unit C, Ocean City, MD. The Buzzed Word is officially open a...

Things to Do on the Water Near OCMD

Are you looking for things to do on the water near Ocean City, Maryland? Lucky for you, on Maryland’s Coast, the possibilities are endless with beautiful beaches, bays, and rivers wherever you go! Visit Maryland’s Coast loves being out on the water and we have some of the best activit...

Museums Near Ocean City, MD

Looking to get the most out of your visit to Ocean City, MD? On Maryland’s Coast, we don’t just have beautiful beaches, amazing wildlife, lively small towns, and delicious food and drink. We also have rich history captured in local museums to share with the community and all who come to...

Fishing on Maryland’s Coast

Maryland’s coast is a prime spot for all different types of fishing! With bodies of water including the Atlantic Ocean, Assawoman Bay, Isle of Wight Bay, Sinepuxent Bay, Chincoteague Bay, the Pocomoke River, and more, there are endless opportunities- and species, to fish.  If you&rsquo...

4th of July in Ocean City, MD

Are you ready for the Fourth of July in Ocean City, MD? What better way to celebrate than a weekend at the beach! At Explore OC, we have all the 4th of July festivities covered. Plan your Independence Day celebration with fun local events and firework displays in our lively beach town. Firewor...

Top 5 Day Trips Near Ocean City, MD

Ocean City, MD is a top tourist town on the Eastern Shore but have you ever explored what the nearby towns have to offer? On Maryland’s Coast, we have the top 5 day trips that you’ll want to explore with your family the next time you’re in town. Start planning today with our det...

Ocean City, MD Live Cams

We’ve all been there, sitting at home or working on a gorgeous sunny day wishing we were at the beach. At Explore OC, we have just the thing to help! With our Ocean City, Maryland live cams, you’ll never have to miss out on beautiful sunny beach days again! Hopefully, you’re cou...

Ocean City, MD Air Show Weekend 2021

  Get excited for the 14th anniversary of the OC Air Show! At Explore OC, we love Air Show weekend and this year is no exception! June 19 and 20, the AirDotShow Live Tour is visiting our beach town as its fourth stop of six destinations it’s visiting this summer.  We have every...

Day Trips Close to OCMD

Snow Hill, MD-- Planning a day trip during your stay in Ocean City, MD? Snow Hill is a popular town on Maryland’s Coast that will not disappoint! From local shops, outdoor adventures, specialty food, and drinks, Snow Hill will become your go-to spot next time you’re looking for a geta...

Day Trips on Maryland’s Coast

Berlin, MD-- Looking for a day trip on Maryland’s Coast that doesn’t involve the beach? Lucky for you, America’s coolest small town is just a short drive from Ocean City, MD, and has an abundance to explore for all ages! Berlin, Maryland holds a lively main street, the friend...

Historic Sites in Worcester County, MD

Maryland’s Coast is full of attractions for couples, families, single travelers, locals, and tourists to enjoy. What you might not know are the rich historic sites that reside near popular attractions in Ocean City, Maryland.  Looking for something different to experience on your day o...

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,...

Family Movies on the Beach

During your Ocean City, MD trip this summer, enjoy FREE family movie showings on the beach! Grab a blanket to lounge on the sand and hear the faint sound of waves crashing while watching your favorite movie with the whole family. 27th Street beach will host the movie nights Mondays and Fridays from...

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...

Work & Learn from OCMD

While this year’s classrooms may look a bit different, one of the biggest benefits of remote learning is that you’re able to do it from anywhere! With great weather and fewer crowds, Fall is a great time to bring your work to Ocean City. Bring your studies to the shore and relax at night...

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...