One of the best Boardwalks in America!

The Travel Channel calls our classic wooden boardwalk one of America's best. USA Today named it one of the nation's "Top 10 Great Boardwalks". In short, it's three miles of highly concentrated fun - and one more reason to get to Ocean City ASAP.

/files/managed/images/oceancitymarylandboardwalk.jpgStart your day on the Ocean City boardwalk with a morning bike ride. You can bring your own, or rent one from one of our many bike shops. Or, if you'd rather just sit back and ride, the boardwalk tram can whisk you anywhere in minutes, while you enjoy a beautiful ocean view.

Day or night, there's always something happening - and quite often, it's free. Take in an impromptu show by one of our street performers, or watch exotic kites soar skyward on the refreshing ocean breeze.

Amusements and arcades are fun for children of all ages. Catch a spectacular view from the top of our ferris wheel. Scream with delight on our roller coaster, or savor the slower pace of our magnificent 1902 carousel. Like the unusual? Visit our very own Ripley's Believe It or Not. Oh, and don't forget to stop by one of our many arcades and play to win!

Hungry? You won't be for long. Choose from famous Maryland crab cakes or delightful Delmarva fried chicken. Tear into a delicious cheeseburger or savor a smoky pit beef. Enjoy fresh-baked pizza or our famous french fries - with Ocean City dining, the menu is almost endless.

And that's before you get to dessert. There's luscious saltwater taffy, sweet caramel popcorn, thick creamy fudge, rich ice cream, fresh, hot funnel cakes, cotton candy and chocolate-covered strawberries.

After a boardwalk meal, you'll be ready to shop - and you'll find plenty of opportunities, along the boardwalk and on many side streets as well. Check out Somerset Plaza, for example, featuring lots of stores, plus free internet access for everyone./files/managed/images/oceancitymarylandboardwalk2.jpg

Up for some heroics? Relive the adventures of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, a predecessor of today's Coast Guard, at the meticulously restored Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum. Children love the Aquarium Room, featuring huge saltwater tanks with an ever-changing display of amazing sea creatures.

At night, the boardwalk fills with music and fun. During the summer, you'll find free family activities on the beach every night of the week, including concerts, bonfires, movies, even beach Olympics!

And that's just the beginning. Experience one of America's best boardwalks for yourself. It's one more reason to get to Ocean City ASAP.

Skateboards, Bikes and Rollerblades

To keep everyone safe, special regulations take effect in the summer. Bicyclists and inline skaters and skateboarders must follow the schedules and regulations listed below. 

Bicycles

Biking is allowed throughout Ocean City year-round and with limited hour on the boardwalk during the summer season. Check out the schedule below to view the best times to bike on the boards. 

Memorial Day through Labor Day

 

Mon-Fri 2:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

May 1 through Memorial Day

 

Sat & Sun 2:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Labor Day through September 30

 

2:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Holidays

 

2:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Sunfest

 

2:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Springfest

 

2:00 a.m. to 12 noon

October 1 through April 30

 

Anytime


Roller Skates/Blades

Is roller-skating or rollerblading your thing? Do you enjoy skating on the boards? Check out the summer boardwalk schedule to plan your next skating adventure. 

Weekdays

April 1 through Memorial Day

 

6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Labor Day through September 30

 

6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Weekends

April 1 until May 15

 

Sunrise to 12 noon

 

May 15 through Memorial Day

 

Sunrise to 10:00 a.m.

 

Day after Labor Day until September 30

 

Sunrise to 10:00 a.m.

Holidays

April 1 through May 15

 

Sunrise to 12 noon

 

May 15 through Memorial Day

 

Sunrise to 10:00 a.m.

 

Day after Labor Day through September 30

 

Sunrise to 10:00 a.m.

October 1 through March 31

 

Anytime

Springfest

 

 

Sunrise to 12 noon

Sunfest