When you stay at Holiday Inn & Suites in Ocean City, Maryland, you will be surround with endlessly fun things to do. Our central location along the 2 1/2 mile oceanfront boardwalk means that you do not have to travel far in order to find attractions for kids, adults or your whole family. Read on for fun things to do in Ocean City that are just a short walk or drive from our front door.
Head West… the Wild West, That Is!
Frontier Town Ocean City, MD is an Old West themed amusement park. Take in shows like pretend gun fights and dancing Can-Can ladies. There is a mini golf course with challenging holes ideal for groups of two to four people. Visit the indoor arcade when you’re ready for some shade. Bring your bathing suits and cool off in Frontier Town’s water park.
Funnel Cakes, French Fries & Old Fashioned Fun
When you’re enjoying your stay, you don’t have to walk far from the Ocean City, Maryland beachfront hotels to enjoy one of the unique restaurants on the Boardwalk. Try one of the funnel cake vendors. You can get your funnel cakes plain, with powdered sugar, maple syrup or a fruit topping. Thrasher’s world-famous hand-cut French fries are just a short walk away from our beachfront location.
Get Your Grande Fix
Start your mornings with a coffee or tea at the full-service Starbucks restaurant located just outside of our hotel. This cafe has a full menu of hot and iced coffees, teas, juices and smoothies. You can also try the herbal or decaf options if caffeine isn’t your thing. Starbucks also has light breakfast and lunch fare, including egg white and veggie bites, coffee cake, muffins and toasted sandwiches. You could also grab a packaged shortbread cookies or trail mix if you’re in hurry to get to the Boardwalk!
Savor Local Flavor
Try something fresh and new at Pablo’s Bowls, located just across the street from us. Pablo’s Bowls features fresh and locally-sourced ingredients. We’d recommend their best-known specialty, the acai bowl as a healthy vacation option. Or if you’re feeling more indulgent on your getaway, consider a visit to The Fractured Prune. This bakery makes its own cake doughnuts, served fresh every morning. Try the traditional plain, glazed or chocolate glazed or go (dough)nuts and try one of their unique seasonally flavored creations!
Family Fun – It’s a Walk in the Park!
If you’re on a family vacation to Ocean City definitely consider a visit to the Northside Park. This sprawling recreational area boasts plenty of shade trees, playgrounds and picnicking areas, perfect for a fun family afternoon. This popular park also features a fishing lagoon, soccer field, and a leisurely one mile walking path. Also located within the park is an extensive indoor Community Center, which is excellent option for a rainy day.
And Of Course, The Beach
Many people stay at the Holiday Inn & Suites Ocean City because of our prime location on the beach. The beach here is magnificent, with unimpeded views of the Atlantic Ocean. Search for seashells or beach glass to take home as a souvenir of your trip. Build a sandcastle with the kids. Surf, snorkel and swim. You could also simply relax and enjoy the soothing sounds of the waves coming to shore and the fresh onshore breezes that tickle the skin.