Trying to plan a beach trip this summer? Take the bus with Martz to Ocean City, Maryland for a beach trip to remember! We are offering a five-day trip to Ocean City, where you can experience fun in the sun with all that this great city has to offer. We’ll take you there and you can plan the rest! While you’re there, we recommend trying one or all of our top six favorite things to do in Ocean City.
6 Things You Should Do When You Get to Ocean City, MD
1. Ocean City Boardwalk
Experience one of the most exciting boardwalks in America! One of the nation’s best boardwalks for food and entertainment, Ocean City boardwalk is the best way to start your day. Wake up early to see the beautiful sunrise or go for a morning bike ride to see the beautiful ocean views.
If you’re looking for a day or night full of fun, there’s always something happening on the boardwalk. Amusements and arcades are around every corner along with an endless amount of dining options. Enjoy famous Maryland crab cakes, bite into a delicious cheeseburger, or eat some fresh-baked pizza with the boardwalk’s famous french fries on the side. At night, the boardwalk fills with music and fun with free activities almost every night of the week in the summer. Experience it for yourself only in OCMD!
2. Jolly Roger Splash Mountain Water Park
Have fun this summer at OCMD’s largest water park in the area! With 17 slides for the whole family to enjoy, Jolly Roger Splash Mountain is the best place to test your limits on the adrenaline pumping slides.
Try river rafting on the Rapids Ride, slide your way through the darkness of the Black Hole, or kick back and relax in the Lazy River. Whatever you choose, Splash Mountain offers an amazing collection of water rides for your entire family.
If you’re bringing the kids, don’t worry! Splash Mountain offers three Kiddie Pools, the Lazy Lagoon Family Activity Pool, and the family favorite Rain Forest! We promise your day at Splash Mountain will be one to remember.
3. Assateague Island
Live life on the edge at Assateague Island. Recreated each day by ocean wind and waves, life on the island has adapted to an existence on the move. Explore sandy beaches, salt marshes, nautical forests, and coastal bays when you’re there.
A great way to explore the island is by enjoying a bike ride or taking part in one of the many activities it is has to offer. Canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, shell collecting, shell fishing, surf fishing, and over-sand vehicles are some of the experiences you can take part in while on Assateague Island. But, don’t forget to rest, relax, and enjoy your time while you’re there.
4. Fager’s Island Restaurant and Bar
A popular destination for many, Fager’s Island Restaurant and Bar features award-winning American and Pacific Rim cuisine and an incredible nightlife. Fager’s Island offers 32 wines by the glass, a delicious selection of craft beer, live entertainment, and outdoor decks where you can dine and enjoy the outdoor atmosphere.
Make sure you hit the bar for Island Time, where you can enjoy great food, drinks, and good vibes from 3-6PM! Visiting this place is a must when you’re in Ocean City.
Come get lost at Seacrets! This restaurant and bar is truly one of a kind. Seacrets offers a full lunch and dinner menu, as well as a full bar with a great selection of craft beer and wine, including their house pour Seacrets Spirits!
Looking for a great selection of seafood? Try Seacrets’ Raw Bar for the best littleneck clams, local oysters, lobsters, shrimp, and mussels around. Drink specials run all day and night, coupled with live entertainment from some of the best bands in the area. Don’t want to drink inside? Seacrets also offers inner tubes for you to enjoy your drinks in the bay! It’s truly a must-see bar with an amazing atmosphere.
6. Hit the Water
There’s no better place than Ocean City to enjoy some fun in the water! There are few things more entertaining than racing across the waves on a Jet Ski or boat. Several local businesses offer Jet Ski lessons and boat rentals for you to take advantage of during the day.
With its pristine shorelines, surfing in Ocean City is loved by locals and tourists alike. The bay is also perfect for paddle boarding, which provides a great core workout and a whole new way to see the world. If you would like to relax and take in the scenery, take a kayak or canoe tour into the bay or ocean to truly experience the local fauna and flora. If you want to add some more excitement to your trip, take in the sights by parasailing, which is a fun activity for the whole family!
Take the Bus to Ocean City, MD!
Make your trip to Ocean City the highlight of your summer! Travel with Martz for our multi-day tour to Ocean City, MD, including a five-night stay at The Spinnaker Motel and round trip transportation. The Spinnaker is just steps from the beach and the world-famous boardwalk. You can enjoy the shops, amusements, and restaurants all in one convenient location.