Kick back in a reclining seat and watch the latest movies steps away from the beach. Sun & Surf Cinema has a newly renovated lobby and features special events such as monthly classic movies, Met Opera Live and Bolshoi Ballet performances on the big screen.
Sun & Surf Cinema, 14301 Coastal Highway, Ocean City.
Flashback Old Time Photos
Pose in period costumes from the 1840s to 1930s with historic props for a souvenir photo in an antique-style frame. Character options include a cowboy, Civil War general, Victorian lady, French maid and more.
17 N. Atlantic Ave. and 306 S, Atlantic Ave., Ocean City. 410-289-2598. oldtimephotos.com.
With one of the largest game and prize selections in Ocean City, Marty’s Playland has a full arcade featuring video and redemption games. The attraction opened in the 1940s and offers games on vintage and antique machines mixed with modern and technologically advanced machines.
Want to play a game of mini golf but don’t want to be outside? Old Pro Golf offers two indoor mini golf courses: an undersea adventure-themed course on 68th Street and a safari-themed course on 136th Street.
There’s a lot to do to keep busy at the Casino at Ocean Downs including 900 Hot Slots, harness racing and special events and performances. The casino is a short drive inland and open seven days a week, 365 days a year.
An indoor amusement facility for children ages 2 through 12, Beach Bounce Delmarva offers a lounge for parents with a 360-degree view of the play zone, a snack bar, party rooms, moon bounces, an interactive floor play area, kids’ exercise equipment, an arcade and more.
9936 Stephen Decatur Highway, Ocean City. 410-390-5949. beachbouncedelmarva.com.
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Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum
Travel back in time and learn about the heroic surfmen of the United States Life-Saving Service through exhibits and programs for all ages.
813 S. Atlantic Ave., Ocean City. 410-289-4991. ocmuseum.org.
Art League of Ocean City Exhibit and Receptions
Check out the work of local and regional artists at the Art League of Ocean City. The gallery has special receptions on the first Friday of each month as well as workshops for artists of all ages and skill levels.
This living museum includes immersive exhibits that take visitors on a journey through Delmarva and the Cypress Swamp. The 16,000-square-foot, 1920s-era building houses exhibits, a museum store and a classroom. One of its most popular exhibits is the Wally Gordon River Otter Habitat where two playful otters, Mac and Tuck, frolic in their 6,000-gallon aquarium.
The center connects iconic Ocean City retail stores including Kite Loft, Atlantic Gold Jewelers, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Summer House Trading Co. and more. There are also several restaurants for visitors to check out, from Longboard Cafe to SweetFrog Froyo and more.
67th Street and Coastal Highway, Bayside, Ocean City. 443-880-2341.
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The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
Located next to Schumaker Pond in Salisbury, the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art features a large collection of decorative and antique decoys. The museum was named in honor of Stephen and Menuel Ward, who pioneered the transition of carving decoys from a working tool to an expressive wildfowl sculpture.
909 S. Schumaker Drive, Salisbury. 410-742-4988. wardmuseum.org.
Seacrets Distilling Co.
The first distillery opened in Worcester County since the end of Prohibition in 1933, Seacrets Distilling Co. invites visitors to travel back in time to the Prohibition-era for a behind-the-barrels tour of how the spirits are made.
Two different walking tours take visitors on a three-hour culinary experience of Ocean City “foodiehood.” Enjoy a leisurely pace with tastings at five locally owned restaurants and learn about the area and some Ocean City history to “chew on.”
From 37th to 28th streets, Ocean City. 443-880-1561. ocfoodietour.com.
Holly Ridge Equestrian Center
The center, located in scenic farm country, offers year-round lessons and trail riding through woods filled with all kinds of wildlife, including deer, foxes and bald eagles.