Festivals and An Award-Winning Beach Make Ocean City, Maryland, a Popular Reunion Town

Family fun in the sun.

Board walk and Kites

Ocean City, Maryland

Ocean City combines the fun of a beach resort with local regional touring for your family. Whether it’s the 17 surrounding golf courses or the beach that appeals to the family, Ocean City has it. Generations have enjoyed Ocean City and come back year after year.

The beach is free and open to all. This 10-mile stretch of clean, soft sand beckons anyone to the Atlantic seaside resort year round. In season, the Boardwalk holds shopping, arcades, haunted houses, candy, popcorn and fries. For a famous Crab Feast, try one of the Phillips restaurants.

Ocean City

Ocean City Beach

Reunions will enjoy the large amusement park Jolly Roger. In season, this park offers unique rides and water park experiences, miniature golf, games, go carts and more. Boat rides can be arranged for the whole group at such notable places like Talbot Street Pier, where the selection ranges from the large powerboat OC Rocket to the Assateague Adventure, where you can traverse the bays to see wild ponies and wildlife.

Private party or sightseeing cruises can be arranged through Talbot Street, the vessel Swim Call or Back Bay Adventures. Fishing abounds with Tortuga, Judith M and Back Bay. Family members may want to experience paddle boarding or kayaking in the calmer waters of Ayers Creek Adventures, where personalized service is a hallmark.

Ayers Creek Paddle board

Paddle boarding at Ayers Creek

Don’t miss the Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum right on the Boardwalk at the Inlet. A great gift shop, displays and history of the early forerunners of the Coast Guard will entrance your imagination. The new Harriet Tubman Visitor Center, about an hour away, is a historical, cultural and environmental gem. Harriet Tubman was born here, experience childhood as a slave and garnered the ethical compass that guided her and relatives to freedom.

Lodging Inventory:

  • More than 100 hotels from luxury to modest beach properties
  • More than 20,000 rentable condo units
  • New hotels: Doubletree by Hilton, Hyatt Place, Fairfield Inn, Residence Inn, Crystal Beach, Cambria, Country Inn & Suites, Home2 and Aloft

Group Perks:

  • Visitor Guides
  • Maps and coupon booklets
  • Bag or logo item
  • Assistance in connecting you with our CVB hospitality partners

Top Attractions:

  • Award-winning 10-mile free beach
  • Three miles of exciting Boardwalk
  • Famous Assateague wild ponies

Nearby new Harriet Tubman birthplace Visitor Center and Park

Standing on the balcony of one of the beautiful oceanfront studio rooms and watching the sun come up over the ocean is an awesome sight to see. We are looking with excitement and anticipation for our 2018 trip to Ocean City Maryland. If you are looking for an exciting and relaxing place to take a family reunion in Ocean City, Maryland, is the place to be!

– Yvonne Waters, Group Leader


Article Name
Festivals and An Award-Winning Beach Make Ocean City, Maryland, a Popular Reunion Town
Family fun in the sun.
Publisher Name
Premier Travel Media