Naturally Cool, Coastal Towns

Berlin – America’s Coolest Small Town! Located just 10 miles from the beach, this picturesque town is loved for its graceful architecture, walkable streets, independent shops and vibrant food scene. Great schools, parks, a lively farmer’s market and an outstanding new library draw residents and visitors alike.

Ocean Pines – A Residential Recreational Hub Set among towering pine trees, woodlands and wetlands, this bay front community is the county’s most populous. Ocean Pines’ 12,000 residents are drawn by excellent recreational amenities, diverse housing options and access to employers and services.

Ocean City – A Vibrant Coastal Resort A beloved beach town where countless memories are made, “OC” becomes Maryland’s second largest city every summer. With three distinct regions - Downtown, Midtown and North OC –the town of 7,000 year-round residents grows to almost 400,000 from Memorial to Labor Day.

West Ocean City – Center of Commerce, Fishing and Business With its 25 plus vessel commercial fishing harbor and deep-water dockage, West O is the Coast’s maritime hub. Drawn by waterfront restaurants, fishing charters, premium shopping outlets and nearby golf courses, the community’s 5,000 residents are just minutes from Assateague Island National Seashore.

Pocomoke City – Friendliest Town on the Eastern Shore! Home to the 175-acre Pocomoke Industrial Park – Worcester’s largest manufacturing hub – this quaint riverfront town enjoys close proximity to NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. Residents proudly claim three Blue Ribbon schools and the award-winning Delmarva Discovery Center.

Snow Hill – Historic County Seat Founded in 1686, the historic heart of Maryland’s Coast is the county’s center of government. Residents and visitors savor dining, strolling and paddling the beautiful Pocomoke River. Snow Hill’s center is surrounded by working farms and forests, waterfront parks and outstanding recreation facilities.