Retire in Ocean City town, MD

Livability Score
54
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Cafe Mirage

This place deserves every star of these five stars. It is a gem in a random strip mall. Amazing, handcrafted food. Awesome service, even when we had two...

2. Malia's Cafe

This is a great little breakfast and lunch place. I love the crab omelette and red, white and blue French toast, etc. The place is brightly painted and...

3. The Wrapper

I'd never heard of this place until my boyfriend took me to the boardwalk. We tried the wrappers and I was hooked from the first bite. I personally like the...

4. Belly Busters

Food prices were pretty cheap for the amount of food you get. Staff was nice and patient even during an extremely crazy and busy weekend. Perfect location...

5. Fractured Prune

Came here during an event in the area, so there was a pretty long line outside. I'm not sure if this is standard. There was definitely a loooong wait. You...

Golf
1. Glen Riddle Golf Club

One of the best ran and maintained courses in the area. We always have a great time playing here. Ranges are well stocked with balls, courses are always in...

2. The Links At Lighthouse Sound

Me and my dad started golfing on our annual visit to OC for 4 years now, 3 out of those 4 years we have played lighthouse sound. We did try one other course...

3. Ocean City Golf Club

I love this golf course & all of its staff. They do a stellar job of well, everything. I love the fact they have 2 courses to play. The Newport Bay course...

4. Eagles Landing Golf Course

Friendly staff, most importantly $$ is great after 3pm (they have coupon in most local coupon booklet for reg day rate) Course is in great shape and need...

5. Salt Pond Golf Club

A challenging and long par 3 course that is well maintained and lined with plenty of houses that risk losing a window. Provided a nice afternoon walk...

Active
1. Odyssea Watersports

Jet skiing is the best water sport ever! And Oddyssea does it right This is my second summer hopping on the jet skis at Oddyssea. The trainers are...

2. 48th Street Water Sports

Found this place through google, and I'm glad I did. My friends and I went for Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Boarding because it was a very reasonable price...

3. Northside Park

I love everything about this park. We intentionally select condos within walking distance. You can keep the boardwalk, I will take Northside Park any day....

4. Wobbly Wheel Boardwalk Bicycle

This place is amazing!!! We went to another bike rental on the 8th or 12th street at 1035am and he wouldn't rent us a bike on Sunday, I understand you have...

5. Dandy Don's Bike Rentals

Lucky for me Dandy Don's was located right in the back of my hotel. I purchased a coupon for $5 off right here on Yelp. The price is already great. $25...

Arts
1. Dickens Parlour Theater

Dickens is the absolute best. My family goes here twice every year during our week-long vacation to the beach, and it's always the highlight of our week....

2. Discoversea Shipwreck Museum

Must see - I have probably been there 10 times and find it amazing each time. Incredible high quality museum in the most unlikely spot. Extremely...

3. Ocean Gallery

I go here every time I visit OC. I love the assortment of pictures and the eclectic people who shop here. I could spend an hour just looking at all the...

4. Ocean City Screams Haunted House

Holy crap scary!! Wear your "Depends" ladies and gentlemen as you're going to need them if you plan on visiting this place! I was excited to see this one...

5. Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum

Great place to spend some time to learn the history of the place that we're vacationing. I think they offer free admission from time to time probably...

Shopping
1. Malibu's Surf Shop

Besides the amazing beach-front location, what makes Malibu's great is the fact that it's the least touristy surf shopping OC. The owner, Lee, is super...

2. Ocean Gallery

I go here every time I visit OC. I love the assortment of pictures and the eclectic people who shop here. I could spend an hour just looking at all the...

3. Chauncey's Surf Shop

I was shopping around for surf booties and a wetsuit this weekend, and felt compelled to write this review after such an awesome and successful experience...

4. Walk On Water Paddle Board Company

Great first experience! I highly recommend contacting their office (spoke to DJ before making a reservation, which is a simple online process) to ask...

5. The Spice & Tea Exchange of Ocean City

My wife and I visited the Spice and Tea Exchange of Ocean City in July 2016. It is in the same quaint outside mall as Ron Jons and Dolle's Candyland on the...

Health
1. OC Massage

Fabulous massage by Michelle. She worked on my husband one day and me the next, both were terrific experiences. Highly recommend the little tucked in gem of...

2. Halpern Eye Associates

I will not go anywhere else ..the staff is very friendly. We have been going here for at least 12 years. .My husband and I go to Dr Rahber and let me add ,...

3. 75th Street Medical Center

i drove myself to the medical center while on vacation last week, after rolling my left ankle. there was no way i could walk on it, so i hobbled my way from...

4. Optimal Health Chiropractic

Ok, so I recently moved back to MD from NYC where I had been seeing a great chiropractor for a while. I started looking for a new one down here because my...

5. Atlantic Dental Cosmetic & Family Dentistry

While visiting Fenwick Island, DE for the 4th of July holiday, I developed an awful toothache. I was unable to find any dentist open on Saturday, let alone...