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Best Outdoor Activities in Ocean City, MD

Looking for the best outdoor activities in Ocean City, Maryland to add to your trip? The Grand Hotel is the perfect spot to be your home away from home while you adventure through our beach town! 

Check out what the local experts from the Grand Hotel recommend as the best outdoor activities for all ages, during your time in Ocean City. 

  • The Beach

Of course, our sandy beaches have to be first on the list! The 10 mile stretch of beach, along with the Famous Boardwalk brings fun and ample opportunity for adventure. When you stay at the Grand Hotel, our oceanfront rooms give you a beautiful view of the Atlantic Ocean and are just steps away from the boards and the sand. 

  • Watersports

With so many great local businesses in and around Ocean City, there are many watersports facilities ready to give you and your vacation buddies the time of your life! Rent stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, jet skis, or go parasailing to explore the bay. Check out popular watersports facilities here!

  • Golfing

Ocean City is proud to be home to several championship golf courses that bring challenging terrain and incredible views for golfers of all skill levels. Check out some of the Grand Hotel’s favorite golf courses here!

Speaking of golf, in our family-friendly beach town you can’t forget about mini golf. A fun activity for all ages, choose the course that suits your style and see who in your group will be crowned the mini golf champion!

  • Parks

One of the best ways to spend time outdoors when you need a break from the sand is to check out the parks around town. Northside Park is a popular spot for picnics, fishing piers, playgrounds, sport’s fields, and more. The Inlet Park is at the southernmost end of the Boardwalk with beautiful views of the sunset and Assateague island. Assateague Island itself has an oasis of a state park full of wildlife, chances to surf, camp, fish, or explore the coves by kayak. 

Our beach town has plenty to keep you occupied but at the Grand Hotel, you can have full days of fun without even leaving the property! Lounge by the outdoor pool with great views of the ocean and treat yourself to tasty drinks and savory bites at the Blue Palama Pool Bar.

Now that you have a few ideas for your beach getaway, start planning your trip today with the Grand Hotel! Book now for great spring and summer rates and contact our reservation specialists with any questions.