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“Best beach!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ocean City Beach

Ocean City Beach
Ranked #1 of 56 things to do in Ocean City
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Port Carbon, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Best beach!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2012

What a beautiful beach! Very clean, and great for seashell collecting and kite flying! Soft sand and not far to the water's edge.

Visited September 2012
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Green, Ohio
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“Very impressed with cleanliness!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2012

Ocean City beaches are very, very clean. They're well taken care of. The people are friendly, it's not overly crowded . .just a great place for any type of visitor!

Visited September 2012
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Virginia
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Nice Place to Relax”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

They drag the beach every day and clean the boardwalk every day. The Beach is wonderful! There is a lot to see and enjoy like dolphins coming up the coast, a peer to look off or fish off of and several place for kids to hang out at one a rainy day. The beach is beautiful!

Visited September 2012
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Just average!!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

This was our first trip to Ocean City. It is true there are many restaurants, vacation rentals and stores. Some people may refer that has a bonus, but to us it seemed like too much in that small stretch of beach. What was a bonu is having the bay on one side and the ocean on the other. The beach itself is very nice and clean. One thing to note though, as you are walking on the beach toward the ocean, there was a drop in sand before you reach the ocean, I don't know if it is always like that, but perhaps the waves were rough. But it was not an easy step down. Also it was windy and chilly most of the week (65 - 70 degrees), except the last day (of course!!) But we know, that is to be expected during off season. Despite the weather and waves, there were many people in the ocean.

I am not sure if I would go back again, because first we felt it was too commercialized. And secondly the coastal highway is just too busy for us. We stayed near 98th St. Maybe down near the boardwalk it would not be a problem. My husband and I love walking and the highway felt very noisy. It did not help that the first weekend was biker's week and we could not carry on a conversation with as many bikers that drove by. , Also, if you wanted to cross the street you had to walk almost a block or two out of your way to get to a cross walk or jaywalk (we did many times). But then we were talking to some locals who told us that there were 30 pedestrian accidents this year alone and several were fatalities! They went on to say that as the tourist are driving they may not be looking at the road and then a jaywalker is accidentally hit. Please be careful in Ocean City. I am not sure if I would go back.

Visited September 2012
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Bloomington, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Clean beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012

It had been 33 years since I was last at Ocean City. I was surprised by how clean it was. OC has done a tremendous job of keeping the beach and boardwalk clean. I actually loved watching the tractors go up and down the beach skimming the sand for debris.

Visited September 2012
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