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Family-Friendly Activities in Ocean City, MD

Welcome to the Grand Hotel’s guide to the best kid-friendly activities in Ocean City, Maryland, where sun, sand, and smiles await! If you’re looking for fail-proof ways to enjoy your OCMD vacation with your children, we’re here to help make your stay as comfortable as possible! Here are our top family-friendly activities in Ocean City, MD. 

Summer Things to Do With Kids in OCMD

  • Walk, Stroll, or Ride on the Boardwalk
    Wagons, strollers, and rented group bicycles are great ways for kids to take a long walk on the Boardwalk. Explore everything there is to offer, from sweet treats, souvenirs, restaurants, and shopping. When you’re done, go play in the waves!
  • On-Site Dining at the Grand Hotel
    Sometimes, kids are hungry without warning. Staying at the Grand Hotel gives you quick and easy access to our five dining venues, conveniently located on the hotel premises. 
  • Play at Ocean City’s Parks and Playgrounds
    It can be hard to find something for our littlest guests to enjoy, but we know that everyone from toddlers to teens can have fun running around at the park! Ocean City has playgrounds, skate parks, and green spaces throughout the island that offer plenty of space and fewer crowds. Our favorite parks are Northside Park, Dinosaur Bones Playground, Robin Drive Park, and North Surf Park. 
  • Visit an Amusement or Water Park
    From Jolly Roger’s® to Trimpers Rides, and Splash Mountain Water Park to Frontier Town, when your family is ready for a full day at the amusement park, OCMD has plenty to offer! 
  • Play a Round of Mini Golf
    Beat the witching hour with a round of mini-golf! The whole family will enjoy a quick round outside, with plenty of fun distractions. 
  • Swim at the Grand Hotel Pools
    When you’re ready for a break from the sun and sand, but still need to get some wiggles out, take the kids to the indoor and outdoor pools at the Grand Hotel! And, the Blue Palama Pool Bar is just next door to the outdoor pool on the second floor, so you can enjoy a cold beverage while the little ones play.  

The Grand Hotel has accessible room options and special offers to make your family’s vacation to Ocean City, Maryland fun for the whole family. Book your stay and earn Grand Gold rewards!