Ocean City, Maryland (year round population 7,100) is a popular resort and retirement community for active adults who enjoy the beach, fishing, boating and a family oriented setting. This beach community in southeastern Maryland has been a popular family resort since the late 1800’s. In May and June graduating seniors come here by the thousands to celebrate their release from school. In 2001 it was designated an All-America City.
The town offers 11 miles of sandy beaches on the Atlantic Ocean, stretching all the way to Delaware. There is a long boardwalk lined with amusement parks and commercial establishments. Golf has become very important here with more than a dozen golf clubs in the area. There are hotels, motels, homes, and condominiums by the thousands. There are also a number of charitable and fraternal organizations that can be joined. The beach setting guarantees visiting grandchildren will want to come here.
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