Ocean City in Winter

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Summer may be the peak tourist season in the Ocean City area, but there is still plenty to do near Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort during the cooler months. Whether you are coming to town for a conference, concert, or other events, you and your family will find exciting and relaxing attractions available year-round.

Take advantage of our most popular local attractions with fewer crowds and make memories to smile about. Here are nine ideas for winter things to do in Ocean City, MD, that are popular choices among our guests!

Enjoy the Boardwalk 

Swimming in the frigid Atlantic Ocean may not be at the top of your list of things to do during the winter, but strolling along the boardwalk provides stunning views at any time of year. Although fewer attractions and businesses along the boardwalk are open during the winter, enjoy a peaceful environment for walking, jogging, biking, or just enjoying the beach.

Visit the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum 

Learning a little about the history of the city you are visiting can be a great fit for any time of year, and the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum provides an in-depth look into what made this coastal city stand out during its early days in a way that is fun for the whole family. The museum is filled with exhibits that showcase the beginning of our famous boardwalk and the early Life-Saving Station building, and it offers a variety of events throughout the winter.

Go Mini Golfing 

The Ocean City area may be filled with outdoor mini-golf courses that are perfect for fun in the sun, but Old Pro Golf’s indoor course is the perfect choice during the rest of the year. This course’s Undersea Adventure theme brings the ocean the city is known for indoors to help you make a splash at any time of year.

Go Shopping at Ocean City Outlets

Even though certain beach shops may be closed during the winter, you still have plenty of shopping options nearby. Whether you are searching for the perfect souvenir, your favorite fashions from stores you don’t have at home, or something a bit more unique, Outlets Ocean City is your one-stop shopping destination.

Enjoy the Beach

You probably won’t want to swim in the ocean during the winter, but that does not mean the beach is completely off-limits. The cooler months can provide a unique opportunity to have the beach largely to yourself, which can be a quieter and more comfortable way to enjoy a good book or walk along the beach without the crowds and hot sun. The fresh, salt-scented air and crashing waves can be just as relaxing in the winter as they are at any other time of year!

See a Show at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center 

Seeing your favorite artist or enjoying a performance by a local ensemble can be a top choice for visiting Ocean City in the winter. This 1200-seat theater is located in the Roland E. Powell Convention Center and presents several performances of various genres each week.

Enjoy the Seaside Boat Show 

This massive indoor boat show features approximately 350 boats and 140 exhibitors for boaters across the East Coast to explore. Attendees can even register to win a free boat and motor. This year’s Seaside Boat Show will take place on February 17-19, 2023.

Enjoy Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort’s Amenities 

Choosing a winter Ocean City vacation gives you more time to slow down and enjoy our relaxing amenities than you might have during a jam-packed beach trip during peak tourist season. Our spa, indoor pool, and 4-story tropical atrium provide plenty of options for guests planning a peaceful vacation. Our fitness classes, arcade, and boutique shop give you various choices for finding an abundance of things to do during the winter months.

Contact us today to learn more about everything our resort offers at any time of year, or make your reservation today!

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