Ocean CityOcean City has tons of opportunities for fun for every member of the family. There are seventeen golf courses designed by names like Jack Nicklaus, Arthur Hills, Gary Player, Pete and PB Dye and Dr. Michael Hurdzan. Even the municipal course, Eagle's Landing , has spectacular views of the bay and the sea side.
If you like to fish, Ocean City is the "White Marlin Capital of the World." If you don't bring your own equipment, you can rent rods, reels and boats or charter a boat for the day when you arrive. Ocean City is also a popular place to have a wedding on the beach.
Ocean City's Boardwalk is three miles of fun and sun. USA Today named Ocean City's Boardwalk one of the "op 10 Great Boardwalks." There is tons of shopping on the Boardwalk, and just a mile from the Boardwalk there is an outlet mall with both national chain stores and one of a kind boutiques. Many of these stores stay open late at night during the tourist season.
To eat in Ocean City, try Nick's Original House of Ribs . If you are looking for a seafood and crab house, try Mug and Mullet . Beach House Restaurant has a casual atmosphere and serves a great breakfast buffet.
Chesapeake BayIn Chesapeake Bay, fishing is popular. It is a great place to catch rockfish, blue fish, drum, speckled trout, flounder, spot and croaker. There are a number of charter boats that serve the area, and moonlight sails for couples can be a romantic choice from these charter boat companies. If you will be fishing in Maryland, be sure to get your fishing license. You can do this over the internet and have it ready for your trip.
There is also a train station that has been converted into a museum in Chesapeake Bay. Chesapeake Bay Railway Museum is a fun outing for couples or families to learn some history about the area. There is also a newly renovated water park that offers water slides, a children's activity pool and water volleyball games.
Ocean PinesIn Ocean Pines, the Beach Mall sells everything from beach wear to kites and aerial toys. There are also stores that sell lawn ornaments and fine arts stores and galleries. Assateague National Park and Chincoteague National Park are near Ocean Pines. They have beach access, fishing opportunities and four wheel trails.
No matter what activities you plan to engage in, summer vacation rentals in Maryland will be a private and convenient way to relax during your trip. After a day of playing on the beach, golfing, fishing or shopping, it will be nice to have separate bedrooms for the kids and a living area for the family to enjoy together. Having a kitchen will also be convenient for times that you just do not want to dress up and drive to a restaurant. Eating in for a few meals will also make the vacation more economical.