Posted: June 1, 2018
Welcoming 8 million visitors annually, there’s no question as to why Ocean City, MD is a beloved summer hot spot. With so much fun to be had it can be hard to decide where to begin! From new openings to old favorites, cozy cafes, beach bars, nightclubs, and more; Ocean City is simply bursting with all things luxurious.
Before you step out for some 21+ fun be sure to check out all the Clarion has to offer! Kick off your vacation at Breaker’s Pub, enjoy a sunset cocktail at Horizons, or dance the night away at the Ocean Club. Ready for the beach?! Relax on our oceanfront at Lenny’s Beach Bar and Grill.
Lenny’s Beach Bar & Grill at the Clarion
This summer don’t go thirsty on the beach; kick back at Lenny’s Beach Bar & Grill! Relax on our beautiful beachfront property underneath the palm trees with an orange crush in hand and your toes in the sand. After a day of beach play quench your thirst with a frozen drink or enjoy some casual Lenny’s fare such as our giant beef burgers, jumbo kosher hot dogs, and char-grilled chicken. Be sure to stop in for happy hour from 4 to 7 pm daily (Memorial Day-Labor Day)! Groove and bust a move to live music every day! Bands play from 5 pm – 10 pm (except on Wednesdays they play 4 pm – 9 pm). Loved by locals and visitors alike, Lenny’s Beach Bar & Grill is easily one of Ocean City’s best-kept secrets!
If you’re still itching to hit the town, check out the Clarion’s guide to all things indulgent out and about. Kick back and relax or get ready, get set, go! The choice is yours.
Backshore Brewing Company
On your next boardwalk adventure be SHORE to stop into Backshore Brewing Company for a small batch brew or a cool glass of Hoop Tea, the official drink of day drinking! Brewed in the salt air on 10th Street and the boards, this beachside brewpub offers craft beers, moonshine cocktails, pizzas, burgers and other bar grub in a relaxed atmosphere. Do right with a flight and experience a unique selection of Ocean City-inspired flavors and styles. Backshore Brewing Company is an afternoon delight at it’s finest.
Dry 85 & Red Red Wine Bar
New to Ocean City this summer season are Annapolis favorites Dry 85 AND Red Red Wine Bar. Venture on over to Dry 85 for burgers, bourbon, and some fabulous gourmet comfort food. Featuring 100+ whiskeys, craft drafts, and artisanal spirits. Take an afternoon and embark on a beverage journey; try a whiskey flight paired perfectly with a blue cheese and fig burger or perhaps some chicken and waffles. If bourbon and beer are not what you seek, head right next door to Red Red Wine Bar a chic, bohemian space centered on fine wine, coastal cuisine, and hand-tossed flatbreads. Enjoy a full bar, 35+ wines by the glass, and 120+ wines by the bottle. If the odds are in your favor, sip and savor a wine flight. Either spot is sure to ignite the night.
In 2016, The Seacrets Distillery Company opened its doors as the first distillery built in Worcester County. If you’re looking to spice up your summer vacation stop into the Seacrets Distillery and travel back in time on a guided tour of the distilling process. Learn the process in which their award-winning liquors are made and conclude the tour with a tasting of three spirits “worth fighting for!” Fun for the entire family (if they’re over the age of 21). Tours run every day 11 am to 5 pm on the hour. $10 per person, includes Seacrets Spirits tasting. For more information visit: https://seacretsdistilling.com/
A slice of paradise nestled in West Ocean City, Sunset Grille is a delightful dockside eatery featuring an upscale seafood selection and marvelous menu in a laid-back atmosphere. A perfect place for the whole family to enjoy! Bask in the sunshine by Teasers and admire the beautiful boats that line the marina slips. Sunset Grille features four bars and does not disappoint.
De Lazy Lizard
Whether you’re fresh off the boardwalk, from the beach or out of the bay, De Lazy Lizard is the perfect place to play! This waterfront venue is the perfect place to grab a frozen cocktail, enjoy light pub grub, and catch some live entertainment nightly. Kick back at the open-air tiki bar or relax in an Adirondack chair by the water’s edge. At De Lazy Lizard outstanding sunsets and good times are a guarantee.
This season raise a glass to a sensational summer 2018. Make mountains of memories with the Clarion’s relaxation recommendations!