Ocean City, Maryland 21842

General OC Information

There are an unlimited number of things to see and do in Ocean City, and getting to and from those destinations and attractions is easy, thanks to our many public transportation options.

2019 Vacation Guide

Get your FREE guide to the good times awaiting you in OCMD!

Get your free copy! >
Vacation Itineraries

Check out our blog for tons of ideas for your vacation!

Get ideas! >
Ocean City Webcam

From the beach to your browser–a live feed of all the fun, all year long!

Start watching! >
Golf Getaway

Plan the ultimate golf vacation today!

Request a quote! >
  • General Information
    • Area Codes: 410 / 443
    • Zip Code: 21842 / P.O. Boxes: 21843
    • Municipal Inquiry: (866) 770-8221
    • Town of OC Website: www.oceancitymd.gov
    • Tourism Inquiry: (800) 626-2326 / (410) 289-2800


  • Emergency Information
    • Emergency: 911
    • Atlantic General Hospital: (410) 641-1100
    • Police / Fire / Ambulance: 911
    • Beach Patrol: (410) 289-7556 / (410) 250-0125
    • Coast Guard: (410) 289-7559
    • MD Natural Resources Police: (410) 548-7070
    • Maryland State Police: (410) 641-3101


  • Health Care Services
    • 10th Street Medical Center: (410) 289-0065
    • 75th Street Medical Center: (410) 524-0075
    • Your Docs In - West OC: (410) 210-2598


  • Helpful Numbers
    • Atlantic General Hospital: (410) 641-1100
    • Municipal Airport: (410) 213-2471
    • Animal Control: (410) 723-6649
    • Humane Society: (410) 213-0146
    • Beach Patrol - Worcester St.: (410) 289-7556
    • City Hall - 3rd St. & Baltimore Ave: (866) 770-8221 / (410) 289-8221
    • Convention Center - 40th St.: (410) 289-2800
    • Convention Center Box Office: (410) 289-2800
    • District Court - 65th St.: (410) 723-6935
    • Fire Department Headquarters - 15th St.: (410) 289-4346
    • Lost and Found (Police Dept.): (410) 723-6611
    • Mayor/City Council - 3rd St.: (410) 289-8221
    • Police Department - 65th St.: (410) 723-6610
    • Public Works Maintenance: (410) 524-0391
    • Recreation and Parks - 125th St.: (410) 250-0125
    • Solid Waste: (410) 524-0318
    • Transportation Department - 65th St.: (410) 723-1606
    • Water Department - 65th St.: (410) 524-8388
    • Wastewater Department - 65th St: (410) 524-6760
    • Ticketmaster Toll Free: (800) 551-SEAT
    • Ticketmaster (Baltimore): (410) 547-SEAT
    • Ticketmaster (D.C.): (202) 397-SEAT
    • Library - 100th St.: (410) 524-1818
    • Visitor Information - 40th St.: (410) 289-2800 / (800) OC-OCEAN


  • Local Information

    See also the Town of Ocean City government website.

    • Atlantic General Hospital - 9733 Healthway Dr., Berlin, MD 21811: (410) 641-1100
    • Peninsula Regional Medical Center - 100 E. Carroll St., Salisbury, MD: (410) 546-6400
    • Alcoholics Anonymous: (410) 219-2117
    • AAA Emergency Road Service: 1 (800) 222-4357
    • OC Chamber of Commerce - Rt. 50, Ocean Gateway: (410) 213-0552 / Toll-free: 1 (888) OC-MD-FUN
    • OC Convention Center - 40th St. & Bay: (410) 289-2800
    • OC Convention Center - Tickets: (410) 289-2800
    • Hotel/Motel/Restaurant Association: (410) 289-6733
    • OC Library - 100th St.: (410) 524-1818
    • Life-Saving Station Museum - S. End of Boardwalk: (410) 289-4991
    • Post Office - 408 N. Philadelphia Ave.: (410) 524-7611
    • Post Office - 7101 Coastal Hwy: (410) 524-7611
    • Senior Citizens Activity Center: (410) 289-0824
    • Greyhound/Carolina Trailways Buses - West Ocean City Park & Ride: 1 (800) 231-2222 / (410) 289-9307
    • Visitor Information: 1 (800) 626-2326 / (410) 289-2800
    • Weather: (410) 548-9262
    • Western Union: 1 (800) 325-6000
    • Worcester County Tourism - Snow Hill: (410) 632-3110 / 1 (800) 852-0335


  • Airport

    See also Ocean City Municipal Airport.

    Salisbury/Ocean City/RegionalAirport

    The regional airport is located south of Route 50 approximately 30 minutes away from Ocean City, off Walston Switch Road, just east of Salisbury. American Airlines offers regularly scheduled flights to and from Philadelphia and Charlotte.

    For reservations: 1 (800) 428-4322

    Salisbury/Ocean City Regional Airport: (410) 548-4827


  • Worship
    • Atlantic United Methodist Church - 4th St. and Baltimore Ave.: (410) 289-7430 / www.atlanticumc.org
    • Chabad Center of the Eastern Shore for Jewish Living - 13709 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD: (410) 250-7770 / www.chabadoceancity.com
    • Ocean City Baptist Church - 102 North Division St.: (410) 289-6573
    • First Presbyterian Church - 13th St. & Philadelphia Ave.: (410) 289-9340
    • Ocean City Worship Center (Assembly of God) - 10736 Ocean Gateway (Rt.50): (410) 641-3325
    • Holy Savior Catholic Church Office - 17th St. & Philadelphia Ave.: (410) 289-0652 / (410) 289-9419 / www.stmarystarofthesea.com
    • St. Mary's Star of the Sea Catholic Church - 208 S. Baltimore Ave.: (410) 289-0652 / www.stmarystarofthesea.com
    • St. Andrew's Catholic Center - 14401 Sinepuxent Ave. (Behind Sun & Surf Theatres): (410) 250-0300
    • St. John Neumann Catholic Church - Rt. 589 & Beauchamp Rd, Ocean Pines: (410) 208-2956
    • St. Luke's Catholic Church - 100th St.,Coastal Hwy: (410) 250-0300
    • St. Paul's By-the-Sea Episcopal Church - 302 N. Baltimore Ave.: (410) 289-3453
    • St. George Greek Orthodox Church - 8805 Coastal Hwy: (410) 524-0990
    • Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit - 100th St., Coastal Hwy.: (410) 723-1973
    • Mennonite Church - Rt. 50, West Ocean City: (410) 213-1211
    • Berlin-Ocean City Lighthouse Church of God - 11742 Sinepuxtent Rd., Berlin, MD: (410) 641-1171
    • Son-Spot Ministries/Spirit Life Full Gospel Church - 12 Worcester St.: (410) 289-1296
    • Temple BatYam/Daughter of the Sea Reform Jewish Services - 11036 Worcester Hwy., Berlin, MD: (410) 641-4311
    • Seventh-Day Adventist Church Services held at St. Peter's Lutheran
    • St. Peter's Lutheran Church - 10301 Coastal Hwy.: (410) 524-7474
    • Holy Trinity Cathedral - 11021 Worcester Hwy., North of Rt. 90: (410) 641-4882


    This is not a complete listing of all houses of worship in the area. Please consult local papers for additional listings and service times.


  • Disabled: Beach Access, Beach Wheelchairs

    See also Our Beach.

    Access to the beach for the physically challenged is provided at certain locations along the beach and is designated by a blue sign on street entrances along Coastal Highway.


  • Beach Access

    See also Our Beach.

    Inlet Beach, Somerset St., Talbot St.,

    N. Division 12th St., 25th St., 35th St., 37th St., 40th St., 48th St., 59th St., 70th St., 81st St., 89th St., 94th St., 107th St., 120th St., 130th St., 139th St., 145th St.


  • Beach Wheelchairs

    See also Our Beach.

    Beach wheelchairs are provided on the beach at certain locations by the Town of Ocean City from Memorial Day through Labor Day, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. When using one of the beach wheelchairs, it must be used within one block (one north and south) of where the chair is assigned and kept. Beach wheelchairs are available on a first-come-first-served basis from the attending beach patrol and must be returned by 5:00 p.m.

    Beach Wheelchair locations are subject to change pending availability.

    Inlet Lot, 7th St., 27th St., 30th St., 40th St., 48th St., 59th St., 70th St., 81st St., 89th St., 94th St., 107th St., 120th St., 130th St., 139th St., 145th St.
    *This may not be a complete listing.

    Additional Beach Wheelchairs at the locations below may be available year-round pending availability.

    Beach wheelchairs are available from the Ocean City Visitors Center in the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on 40th St. for one to three days of use by advance reservation. Certain restrictions may apply. Please call (410) 289-2800.

    In order to preserve the quality of the beach wheel chairs, they may not be wheeled away from the Convention Center to the destination. Wheelchairs must be picked up by either SUV or truck that can accommodate them (they do not collapse). Beach wheelchairs are not to be taken into the water and are to be used only on the beach.


  • Municipal Parking Lots

    See also Parking Information.

    Hugh T. Cropper Inlet Parking Lot (adjacent to the southern end of Boardwalk):

    • Open year round
    • Ticketed fee system - Seasonally 24 hours a day / Free rest of the year


    Ocean City Park & Ride, Rt. 50 (West of Harry Kelley Bridge): Free parking, $3 shuttle bus.

    100th St. Parking Lot, bayside: Daily or Weekly (credit card only).


  • Metered/Ticketed Parking Lots

    See also Parking Information.

    • Worcester St., between Baltimore Ave. & Philadelphia Ave.
    • Somerset St. & Baltimore Ave.
    • Dorchester St. & Baltimore Ave.
    • N. Division St. & Baltimore Ave.
    • N. Division St. & St. Louis Ave. (small lot)
    • 4th St. & Baltimore Ave.
    • 1st. St. & St. Louis
    • 61st St. & Coastal Hwy., bayside
    • 100th St., bayside. - This is also a boat trailer approved lot. Fee for this lot is $10.00 a day or $50.00 a week, April 1st – October 31st.


    You will also see additional street side Cale pay station parking on selected streets, oceanside and bayside in the areas between S. Division St. and 10th St., and again at 99th St.

    Ocean City offers electronic vehicle charging stations at these locations.


  • Public Parks

    See also OC Local Parks & Playgrounds.

    • Inlet Park: Southernmost park with viewing binoculars and information signs. Ocean City's time capsule located here.
    • Downtown Recreation Complex - 3rd St., bayside: Basketball courts, ballfields, skate park, (in-line skating and skateboarding), 2 tennis courts, playground equipment, area for fishing in bay.
    • Robin Park - 28th St.: Landscaped open space, playground equipment.
    • Ocean City Tennis Center - 61st St.: Lighted tennis courts, 6 Premier Courts, 3 Lee Fast-Dry clay courts.
    • Little Salisbury - 94th St. Park, Bayside (next to Art League building): Tennis courts, playground, basketball court, dog playground.
    • Jamestown Park - Landscaped promenade off 116th St., bayside.
    • Northside Park - 125th St, bayside: 58 acres with lighted ball fields, fishing lagoon, ADA accessible playground, picnic area, two piers, jogging paths, sports fields, indoor gymnasium.
    • Gorman Park - Derrickson Ave. at 136th St., bayside: Tennis court, racquetball court, playground and picnic shelter.
    • Fiesta Park - Off 141st St.: Wooded park with nature trails and picnic area.
    • Northsurf Park - Laurel Rd., bayside (Off 142nd St.): Open space for picnics, tot lot.
    • Sunset Park - S. Division St., bayside: Promenade with views of the bay and Assateague.

    *This may not be a complete listing.

    For complete information, contact the Recreation and Parks Office: (410) 250-0125.


  • Public Tennis Courts

    See also Sports & Recreation.

    • 3rd St. and St. Louis Ave.
    • 61st St. (Ocean City Tennis Center)
    • 94th St., bayside 136th St., bayside


    *Reservations needed Memorial Day through Labor Day Call (410) 524-8337 for Tennis Court Reservations.


  • Recreation Facilities

    Visit the Town of Ocean City Recreation & Parks page.

    For sports enthusiasts, the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department operates a variety of activities to keep fit and have fun.

    Tennis: Courts are located bayside at - 3rd St., 61st St., 94th St., and 136th St.
    For more information, or to reserve a tennis court, call (410) 524-8337 in season.

    Racquetball - 136th St., Gorman Park, bayside: One 3-wall court.

    Skate Park - 3rd St. & St. Louis Ave: Open year-round. Call (410) 289-2695.

    Basketball: Courts are located at 4th St. & St. Louis Ave; 94th St., bayside; 125th St., bayside (indoor).

    Volleyball: Nets are available at the Inlet, 2 nd St., 4th St., 5th St., 7th St., 9th St., and 11th St.; and 10 courts at Dorchester Street.
    Volleyball nets will be set up on the beach for summer. Open to everyone at no charge.

    Golf: Eagle's Landing off Route 611. (410) 213-7277.

    Other sports facilities are available. Certain fees and restrictions may apply. Please call (410) 250-0125 for details.

    *This may not be a complete listing.


  • Public Boat Ramps

    See also Public Boat Ramps.

    • Assateague Island Park - Rt. 611 at Assateague Island Bridge
    • Gum Point Road off Rt. 589, West Ocean City
    • OC Commercial Harbor - 12806 Sunset Ave., West Ocean City
    • 64th St. & the Bay (under tower)
    • Little Salisbury Area (Bayside)


  • Public Fishing Piers

    See also Fishing.

    • Inlet Park - Downtown Ocean City at OC Inlet
    • Third St. Pier, bayside
    • Ninth St. Pier, bayside
    • Northside Park, 125th St., bayside


  • Public Restroom Locations

    See also Our Beach.

    All locations are accessible for the physically challenged.

    • Boardwalk at Worcester St.
    • Boardwalk at Caroline St.
    • 3rd St. and St. Louis Ave. (next to Skate Park)
    • Boardwalk at 9th St.
    • Boardwalk at 27th St.
    • South Division Street Transit Center
    • Park & Ride off Rt. 50, (just west of Harry Kelley Bridge) *In season
    • Transit Center - 144th Street


  • Public Rinse-Off Stations

    See also Our Beach.

    Rinse-off spigots or showers at the following locations. Please note these are not enclosed showers for changing:

    • Inlet Parking Lot
    • Caroline Street
    • 4th Street
    • 7th Street
    • 9th Street
    • 12th Street
    • 15th Street
    • 16.5th Street
    • 17.5th Street
    • 21st Street
    • 27th Street