With 10 miles of beautiful beach, it's easy to get lost in Ocean City's naturally beautiful environment, unique dining, and diverse accommodations. However, beyond the beach and the bay lie several unique neighborhoods that offer each vacationer a chance to experience the extraordinary vibe that each district offers.
Historic Downtown (Inlet to 33rd Street)Back to Top of List
Welcome to the heart of Ocean City. The Historic Downtown District offers a lively and vibrant experience for visitors who are looking for easy access to the Boardwalk and amusements. From the Ferris Wheel to the Cyclone Cart Coaster, the downtown district offers fun for everyone in the family with Trimper Rides, Jolly Roger Amusement Park, Splash Mountain, Speedworld, the Sportland arcade and so much more! Along with the excitement that comes with staying downtown is the remarkable history of Maryland’s only coastal community. In Downtown OC you can find some of Ocean City’s oldest properties, including the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, as well as commercial fishing marinas with unique views of Assateague and the West Ocean City commercial harbor. If you are looking for an Ocean City vacation where there is fun around every corner, then the Historic Downtown District is the place to be.
Sip. Savor. Stroll.
Midtown South (33rd Street to 90 Bridge)Back to Top of List
For those that love the action but are looking to be slightly north of the thrills, Midtown South is the place to be. Only a short walk, drive, or bus ride to the Ocean City Inlet, Midtown South, offers proximity to Downtown and excellent dining and nightlife, including Seacrets, Macky's and Fager’s Island. Also included in Midtown South is Ocean City's Roland E. Powell Convention Center and Performing Arts Center. Featuring hundreds of events each year, along with Broadway Shows and concerts, Midtown South offers the perfect location for anyone who wants to do more than the beach and boardwalk. If you are a foodie who likes to have fun, this district is where you need to be!
Midtown North (90 Bridge to 94th Street)Back to Top of List
Midtown North is a simple left-hand turn when arriving by the famous Route 90 Bridge. With a few mini-golf courses and family attractions, this district has less hustle and bustle than the downtown areas; however, it's perfect for those visitors looking for more time to unwind. This district is trendy and family-friendly, with unique restaurants like Ropewalk, Longboard, Hooked, Liquid Assets and The Hobbit.
Sip. Savor. Stroll.
Condo Row (95th Street to 118th Street)Back to Top of List
Welcome to Condo Row, where beachfront rentals are bountiful, and vacationers can relish the amenities of high-rise living in OCMD. Still only a short drive or bus ride to the Boardwalk, condo row offers the true feeling of living at the beach. With nearby grocery stores and the Gold Coast Mall, Condo Row is an excellent fit for any vacationer who wants to relax on the beach with a good book or build sand castles with the kids, all while listening to the waves crash.
Uptown (119th Street to DE State Line)Back to Top of List
The most Northern district of Ocean City is the quintessential spot for families and friends seeking a stay away from the commotion of the south end. Uptown offers the hidden gem of Ocean City, Northside Park, which boast 58 acres of multipurpose space, including softball/baseball fields, a lighted soccer field, playground, picnic shelter, two piers, over 1 mile of walking/jogging paths and a state of the art outdoor exercise area. If you are looking for a bit of action but want to avoid the trek Downtown, the Uptown district has multiple mini-golf courses, Game World and Alley Oops. With great places to eat, stay and play, Uptown Ocean City is an excellent choice for any OC week or weekend.