Ocean City Articles

Best Dining in Ocean City Restaurants

by Amber DeGrace. Posted Nov 24th 2010 11:00 AM
Ocean City Restaurants

Ocean City, Maryland, has always held a special place in my heart. I grew up visiting this family-friendly city every summer for weeks at a time. Although I didn't realize it when I was younger, I now know there are several Ocean City restaurants offering fine dining for everyone. Consider one of these restaurants for the best of Ocean City dining the next time you are here on vacation.
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Affordable Hotels in Ocean City

by Shawn Douglas. Posted Nov 19th 2010 01:21 PM
affordable hotels in Ocean City, MD

The coastal city of Ocean City, Maryland offers locals and travelers alike plenty of sand, sun, and surf. Generally considered a tourist city with fishermen's roots, Ocean City sports a wide array of hotels of varying quality and cost. AOL Travel writer Amber DeGrace, who spent many summers in the city, recently heaped praise on some of the best hotels in Ocean City. But what are some cheap Ocean City hotels that don't sacrifice quality? Let's take a look!
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Best Hotels in Ocean City, Maryland

by Amber DeGrace. Posted Nov 12th 2010 04:20 PM
Best Hotels in Ocean City Maryland

I grew up going to Ocean City, Maryland in the summers. I have many fond memories of sinking my toes into warm sand, early morning bicycling on the boardwalk, and late-night caramel corn from Fisher's. There are many activities in Ocean City to enjoy, from parasailing and riding a rollercoaster to taking a short drive to Assateague Island to see the wild horses. Spend a day packing in as many activities as you can or spend a day just relaxing, there is something for everyone in Ocean City, Maryland. This is a wonderful town for families to spend a weekend or longer but with so many hotel options, where should you stay? Here are some of the best Ocean City hotels for you to consider.
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Ocean City with Kids: A Perfect Family Day

by Kim Goodin. Posted Oct 21st 2010 04:34 PM
Ocean City with Kids: A Family Vacation

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Time-tested and parent-approved, a vacation to Ocean City with kids is one you and your family will remember fondly for years.
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Ocean City Slang

by Kim Goodin. Posted Oct 19th 2010 04:33 PM
Ocean City Slang

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Ocean City, Md., is a small town with a population of only about 7,500 year-round residents. However, during the peak tourism season, it's not unusual for more than 300,000 visitors to be in residence. What this means in terms of Ocean City slang is that there isn't much – at least, not in the traditional sense. A small town with a lot of external influences, Ocean City hasn't developed a colorful dialect (or a barn-full of derogatory terms for tourists!). Of course, there's a good bit of fishing and maritime lingo, which you'll most certainly hear if you spend any time at one of the marinas. Believe it or not, you might also encounter some surfing slang terms – Ocean City has historically been a hub for surfers.

Peruse these Ocean City slang terms and see what you can overhear as you explore the boardwalk or devour a few of those famous Maryland blue crabs!
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