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Ocean City Boardwalk

Ocean City, MD
+1 800-626-2326
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The boardwalk was nice enough during the day but came alive a little more at night. The beach right... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
Burlington, Connecticut
Atlantic City for Kids

The boardwalk reminded me of Wildwood, NJ. It consisted of carnival games, t-shirt stores... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
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“people watching” (191 reviews)
“junk food” (38 reviews)
“lots of shops” (81 reviews)
Ocean City, MD
+1 800-626-2326
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

The boardwalk was nice enough during the day but came alive a little more at night. The beach right off the boardwalk looked very crowded. We started at the end of the boardwalk (27th Street) and quickly realized that it was mostly hotels/condos with little...More

Thank KristaLeeH
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The boardwalk reminded me of Wildwood, NJ. It consisted of carnival games, t-shirt stores (Sunsations), fudge/candy shops (Candy Kitchen), amusement rides (two different companies so make sure you know that before buying lots of tickets since they can only be used with that company), typical...More

Thank Jerseygiordano
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Standard boardwalk food and activities. Lots of places to eat. Restaurant waits are kind of long. Ride prices seem to go up every year. Not a cheap venture but what you would expect.

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I think there were two shops off one of the hotels that sold jewelry and a few designer items. this hotel was the only exception. Boardwalk was great for pizza places and ice cream. These places are independent and different. Just dn't expect shopping choices.

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The boardwalk itself I noticed has a lot of wear and tear as I was lucky enough to keep tripping in some spots, but other than that it's always enjoyable to people watch and buy ice cream!

Thank lmh2994
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We have to visit the boardwalk each time to Ocean City. We parked around tenth street and walked all the way down to the amusement park. The highlight is always seeing the sand sculptures by Randy Hofman. They are so inspiring. The amusement park is...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Naturally, the boardwalk is all about making money. It's a nice place to be and theirs a lot of different stores to go into but you have to be sure to take plenty of money. It's absolutely beautiful at night with all the lights and...More

1  Thank AmandaaLee
Reviewed 15 August 2016

OCMD boardwalk is nothing special. It essentially has repeating stores every so many blocks. There are only a handful of stores that offer high quality, worthwhile items. Overall, it is just OK.

1  Thank LAlover_12
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I love walking the board walk early in the morning. It's very clean and well taken care of. Lots of shops and good places to eat. Great fun at night.

Thank Kayla B
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Lots of shops and restaurants. Runs from the south edge of the peninsula to 27th street, just over 3 miles long. After about 1/2 a mile, though, you have really seen everything, and everything after that is just a repeat. Same shirts/sunglasses/swim towels in each...More

1  Thank Heather B
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Sonya M
What time does the boardwalk shut down for the night in July? and is it a good place to take someone who has never been to a beach before?
8 May 2017|
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Response from Maria P |
The boardwalk doesn't shut down but the shops close late night and bars remain open until early morning. Yes, it's a great clean, fun beach to take someone who has never been to a beach. Assateague island is close by and... More
Maureen D
Were planning to stop for 2 days the first week in may is the boardwalk and the night life going to be in full swing since it's before memorial day?
24 April 2017|
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Response from Amy W | Reviewed this property |
It won't be in full swing, but there will be plenty to do- don't worry! Focus on the very end/beginning of the boardwalk and you'll be fine.
What is the best thing to do on the boardwalk for young children?
14 April 2017|
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Response from jewleswolfeyes | Reviewed this property |
Their are a few museums, arcades, bicycle for the family and the rides.