Ocean City Maryland - what a great, unique vacation beach resort! The weather in Ocean City is warm and inviting, the ocean and white sand beaches sparkling.
Boardwalk trams can take you the whole length of the boardwalk, which travels from the Inlet to the North Booth at 27th Street.
Angler Party Boat
Assateague Explorer - boat ride
Cruise by Assateague Lighthouse and you can see bald eagles, dolphin and places wild ponies live.
In 1869, businessman Isaac Coffin built the first beach-front cottage to receive paying guests.
Prior to 1870, what is now Ocean City was known as "The Ladies Resort to the Ocean."
The Atlantic Hotel, the first major hotel in the town, opened July 4, 1875.
The Ocean City Inlet was formed during a major hurricane in 1933, which also destroyed the train tracks across the Sinepuxent Bay. The inlet separated what is now Ocean City from Assateague Island.
In 1952, with the completion of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Ocean City became easily accessible to people in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area.
In 2002, Ocean City undertook the most recent of many, multi-million dollar, beach restoration programs, in an attempt to slow the westward migration of its beaches.
The program pumped tons of sand from offshore and deposited it onto the beach.
Ocean City now extends just over 9 miles (~15 km) from the southern inlet to the Delaware line.
The strip now supports hotels, motels, apartment houses, shopping centers, residential communities, and condominiums.
Fenwick Island (beach) State park
Ocean City boat ride, Talbot Street
Augustine Island - Wild ponies having lunch on the bay
Get the best pics of dolphins
The boardwalk is the towns main shopping district and entertainment area. The boardwalk has many tantalizing treats to choose from.
SUNFEST, Ocean City
In early August, one of the largest fishing tournaments in the world, the White Marlin Open, is held. Prize money for the largest White Marlin, Blue Marlin, and Tuna can range over 1 million dollars.
Councell Farm on Highway 50, near Cordova, Talbot County, Maryland
Producers, like Councell Farms , who consider themselves conventional rather than sustainable farmers, found their products in demand precisely because they are made locally and dont consume excessive petrochemicals for delivery.
Queenstown Outlets - Outlet Shopping Mall Near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge
Chesapeake Bay Bridge - it connects the states Eastern and Western Shore regions.
At 4.3 miles (7 km) in length, the original span was the worlds longest continuous over-
water steel structure when it opened in 1952.
Approximately 27 million vehicles traveled the bridge during Fiscal Year 2007.
Sandy Point State Park - This 786 acre park on the Chesapeake Bay opened on June 25, 1952,
The park offers recreational activities like swimming, fishing, crabbing, boating and windsurfing.
The parks beaches and picnic areas provide unparalleled views of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge over the Chesapeake Bay as well as frequent passing of seagoing freighters and sailing regattas.
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