Otherwise known as the Ocean City Coastguard Museum, The Ocean City Life-Saving Musum is located right on Ocean City, Marylands famous Boardwalk beside the inlet! The Museum takes a look into Coastguard history in the area and marine life, and lalso tells fascinating stories about the history of Ocean City, Maryland, and some of the characters who have helped shape the town throughout the years! The Museums mission is to inspire and support the natural and cultural history of Ocean City, as well as to educate and help preserve the coastal areas of the present.
When staying at an OCMD hotel, there are plenty of ways to get around town and see all of the attractions that the area has to offer. Make use of the bus which travels up and down Coastal Highway, or the tram which follows the length of the boardwalk. The tram is an attraction in itself, as it runs from the Inlet to the North Booth on 27th Street. The tram will stop at almost any location along its route to let passengers off and is well worth the experience!
The Ocean City Life-Saving Museum is located to many interesting attractions that can be reached on foot or via the tram or the bus. Some of which include Trimper’s Rides and Amusement Park which is just a short walk from the Museum. Further up the coast is Jolly Roger at the Pier and Ripleys Belive it or Not!, Ocean Gallery is only a few streets up which is Ocean City’s legendary eccentric fine art gallery! There are plenty of places around the area to round off your day, whether you’re looking to shop, fish, or just have fun on the rides!
The Inlet features a large variety of resturants including Harrison’s Harbor Watch. Harrison’s offers a menu featuring classic OC seafood dishes, as well as an enviable view of the water. Further up on the Boardwalk, there’s a number of restaurants all within walking distance.
If you’re looking to shop till you drop, head back up the Boardwalk to visit one of the many shops with everything from surf equipment to jewlery. Shop at your leisure while admiring waterfront views.