Beach Resorts for Families in Ocean City, Maryland

Beach Resorts for Families in Ocean City, Maryland
Ocean City, Maryland is an ideal destination for families. If the kids have had their fill of playing on the beach and swimming in the Atlantic Ocean, parents can take them over to the boardwalk. Ocean City's boardwalk has been attracting visitors since 1902. Today's families will enjoy the boardwalk's rides, arcades and souvenir shops. Visitors can ride a bicycle along the two and a half mile boardwalk on summer mornings. During the off-season, bicyclists can ride anytime. For a day trip, families should consider visiting the Assateague Island National Seashore. There are plenty of resorts that are happy to welcome families.

Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel

At this beach resort, the rooms are equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, in-room safes and free wireless Internet access. There are three restaurants on-site, and all three of them offer ocean views. Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant offers fine dining and a children's menu is available. On Sunday mornings, there is an extensive breakfast buffet. Breaker's Pub and Raw Bar offers soups, sandwiches, and seafood in a casual atmosphere. Lenny's Beach Bar and grill provides live entertainment during the summer. Children will love the resort's playground on the beach, the indoor pool and the outdoor pool. In the summer, the resort has scheduled activities available for the kids such as arts and crafts, face painting and a magic show.

Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
10100 Coastal Hwy.
Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 524-3535

Carousel Resort Hotel & Condominiums

Families will find plenty to do at this beach resort. There is an indoor pool, an indoor ice-skating rink, a game room with pool tables, outdoor tennis courts and a heated outdoor pool. Parents with very young children will appreciate the outdoor baby pool. Families can choose between condominiums, hotel rooms and suites at this resort. Hotel room amenities include a microwave, sink, coffeemaker and mini-fridge. The condominiums feature washers and dryers, and the kitchens are fully equipped. The resort provides linens, laundry detergent and dishwasher detergent to its condominium guests. The Carousel's full-service restaurant, Seasons, has ocean views and a children's menu that includes a dessert choice of either cotton candy or ice cream.

Carousel Resort Hotel & Condominiums
11700 Coastal Hwy.
Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 524-1000

Princess Royale Oceanfront Family Resort & Condominiums

The Princess Royale Oceanfront Family Resort & Condominiums is an all-suite resort. Families can choose either a two-room suite or a condominium. Condominiums are available with either two or three bedrooms. Both the suites and the condominiums have full kitchens (including a dishwasher, a full-size refrigerator and a microwave oven). Princess Royale's condominiums have washers and dryers. There is not an outdoor pool at this Ocean City beach resort. However, there is a heated indoor pool and a sundeck with hot tubs. Parking is free for guests, and there is complimentary valet parking during the peak season.

Princess Royale
Oceanfront on 91st Street
Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 524-7777

Article Written By Jayne Byrne

Jayne Byrne writes about health, wellness, and engineering. Her clients include the Moses Cone Regional Cancer Center, Genetic Alliance, and the Hirsch Wellness Network. Byrne has a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Delaware and a Master's degree in administrative science from the Johns Hopkins University.

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