Maryland: Famous for its Crabs and its Not-So-Crabby Locals - My Family Travels

 I am here to welcome you to Worcester County, Maryland and some of the most unique and absolutely breathtaking destinations that any travel enthusiast could venture to.  Assateague Island, a national park overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, is a jaw-dropping beach where excursionists are invited to star-gaze, fish, camp, and even storm-chase. Assateague is a common spot to find locals sitting around a bonfire roasting marshmallows while cooking freshly caught Blue Fish. Visit Assateague during late July to intimately observe the eclectic species that inhabit its 41,000 acres. You will find yourself only a few feet away from Assateague Island’s elegant ponies, one of its many 300 species of birds such as the Great Blue Heron, and a myriad of fascinating plant species including the Rose Myrtle and the Trumpet Creeper.


    As you cross the bridge over Assawoman Bay, you will find yourself in Ocean City! Ocean City is a welcoming Maryland resort that is filled with plenty of crabs, but never crabby locals; we are famous for our crab cakes, crab mac n’ cheese, not to mention our steamed crab legs. Our most popular eating locations include Higgins Crab House, Phillips Crab House, and Seacrets Restaurant.  Along with our crabs, another famous feature is the beach! During the day, locals find themselves making friends with tourists from around the globe while lounging around the sandy shore in the summer air. The newly repaired Boardwalk and Pier are also destinations in which travelers can view the sunset as well as the local surf competitions that are included during mid-summer. Then, after an exhausting day of pleasure is finished, voyagers may find themselves at Ocean City’s finest resort, the Hilton Hotel. With a pool bar and children’s care center, the Hilton provides some of Ocean City’s finest staying accommodations and aims to give each guest a homey atmosphere. It can be found just a few streets away from Ocean City’s cutest Boutiques, Alexis Jade and Ish where many men find themselves being steered to by their enthusiastic ladies.

    For those of you who enjoy serenity, there is the quaint town of Berlin, Maryland. Berlin’s history dates back in 1677. Berlin serves as a historians dream town. One may often find many visitors in the Taylor House Museum learning about the past events that took place in Berlin. Additionally, the Atlantic Hotel is another key attraction in town that is a must-stay for those who enjoy the possibility of a spooky encounter. With a great reputation for food, the Atlantic Hotel earns its excellent rating as a reasonably priced destination and ghosts eat for free. Consequently, Berlin’s horse-drawn carriage service creates a romantic setting that recreates the feeling of historical cobblestone streets for couples as well as families. In addition, window shopping and year round farmers’ markets accentuate the town’s pleasant atmosphere with an ability to satisfy the consumer in all of us. As home of our mayor, Gee Williams, war hero Stephen Decatur, and one incredible Fiddler’s Convention,  Berlin is a great area to visit for historical excitement filled with the promises of a great meal and some spooky-good entertainment.

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