3301 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, MD, US, 21842
- Téléphone : (410) 289-1234
- Télécopie : (410) 289-0123
This beautiful Episcopal church was built in 1900 with the Carpenter Gothic style of architecture. The church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008 because of its historic and architectural significance. The church is fully functional even today and regular services are carried out.
Officially called Atlantic Avenue, but more well known as the Boardwalk, this great attraction was created in 1902 as a wooden walkway. As you walk down the boardwalk you'll find a lot of eateries and attractions, including Trimper's Carousel, the oldest continoously running carousel in the country! Enjoy the ocean views and go on a few rides.
Whether you are the thrill seeker searching for an adrenaline rush, or someone interested in a more sedate quality of fun, this park offers excitement for both. Try the topsy-turvy Skycoaster that sends your body and stomach into upside-down travel, or take a spin on the NASCAR speedway. Tone it down a bit with the Apple Ride, bumper cars and carousels. Souvenirs are available here, and there are plenty of photo opportunities throughout the park. Admission for rides start at 30 cents; discounts are available for multi-ride purchases. Open times are subject to change as per weather, please call ahead.
At this local sweet shop, you are in for a treat—and it can be one that is sugar free, chocolate covered, gunny style, or come in the form of salt-water taffy and fudges. This homemade candy producer has a booming business both in-house and via online sales. Bite into a little bit of heaven with the delicious concoctions made right here in Ocean City. For those gift-giving needs, it offers a tremendous assortment of gift-boxed products in all different price ranges.
Since 1959, this place has offered a mixture of activities in addition to a campground. Its focus is to make the feeling of the Wild West accessible to the East Coast. The water park has an old-fashioned swimming hole along with huge water slides. Its Wild West show is pure fun with Can-Can dancers, Indians and cowboys in a rowdy staged event full of western flair. The miniature golfing offers a cowboy theme throughout 18 holes.
Originally constructed in the year 1792, the Henry's Grove House is an outstanding example of the late 18th century. The two and one and a half brick structure retains it's originality in the interior detailing. Several other structures are present on the site, however the Henry's Groove is the only one structure that is on the register of National Historical Places.
The year 1858 marked the initial construction of the historic Fenwick Island Lighthouse. It is an eminent lighthouse located in Delaware across the border of Maryland. The conical shaped arrangement is predominantly a brick structure. Post its closure in 1978, there were protests to have it restored. Tourists can visit the small museum and gift shop although one is not permitted to climb the lighthouse. It towers high at 84 feet (26 meters) and possesses third order Fresnel lens. Covering an area of 218 acres (88 hectares), the historic lighthouse has also been added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.