Ocean City is a popular resort city on the Atlantic coast of the United States, in the state of Maryland. The city is situated on a long narrow barrier spit giving water on both sides, and is a popular holiday destination for its beaches, boardwalk, holiday atmosphere and more. Holidaymakers wishing to spend some time here will find there are some fabulous Ocean City condo rentals available, as well as a great range of houses, villas and apartments.
As the name suggests, the ocean plays an important part in any visit to self catering accommodation in Ocean City. Being situated on a long spit of land means there are beaches galore here for families, couples and groups of friends to enjoy. With a ten mile long beach many of the Ocean City condo rentals are beachfront, so the sand could be beneath your feet within just a couple of steps from your condo! Ocean City beach is great for relaxing, sunbathing and swimming, and the famous boardwalk is great for keeping fit, with running, jogging, walking, skating, and cycling all being popular pastimes here. Ocean City is also popular as a base to enjoy a variety of golf courses in the area, plus you can go scuba diving or deep sea fishing from here too.
As the resort has grown over the years there are now many excellent restaurants to enjoy for a meal throughout the day, and being on the coast seafood often features highly. For those visitors who prefer to use the kitchen in their Ocean City self catering accommodation, there are of course ample places to buy fresh groceries here too.
Being a resort city there is no shortage of places to visit on holiday in Ocean City. The boardwalk may be great for walks and other leisure activities but it’s also full of things to see and do too including a variety of amusements. Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum is one of the attractions on the boardwalk. The giant moving shark outside is hard to miss and inside you’ll find extensive and interesting exhibits. As well as amusements on the boardwalk there is the Jolly Roger Amusement Park too, making Ocean City condo rentals great for families!
Self catering accommodation in Ocean City is popular throughout the year with the mild to warm climate experienced here. During the summer the resort is at its busiest with average highs in the high 20’s C (low 80’s F) during July and August, so great for enjoying the beach! During the winter temperatures are mild to cool and so winter, spring and autumn are great times to visit for golfing and other leisure activities.
Ocean City is served by the Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport which has flights from Charlotte and Philadelphia on US Airways Express. FromEuropethis means you can catch a direct flight to Philadelphia International Airport on numerous airlines then catch a connecting flight through to Ocean City, or you may even prefer to drive.