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Vacation vs. Staycation

These Days, the term “Staycation” has become well known across the nation. However, we are here to tell you that “Staycations” are just not the same when it comes to “Vacation”.... Continue Reading

Stay Safe While Having Fun

As the world slowly regains a normal pace as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, what would normally be a resort town heading into its busiest time of summer, Ocean City, MD., is just gaining its wings in re-opening all amenities for visitors to enjoy. ... Continue Reading

Don't Let COVID Rain on Your Vaca

Has the Coronavirus Rained on your Vacation Parade? We here at the Carousel Group are just as bummed as our guests that they have to miss out on their beach time here in Ocean City, MD., so we gathered a few ideas that can help you bring your vacation into your home! Check out the list below, we hope it helps lift your spirits in days to come...... Continue Reading

Things are Hopping in Ocean City, MD.

Not that our beautiful beaches aren’t enough, but longer days and warmer weather give a few more reasons to visit Ocean City, MD this Spring season. Add a happening list of events taking place during the month of April, you now have many reasons to book that Spring getaway! ... Continue Reading

March into Ocean City

March is here and with it, the much anticipated end of the cold weather and dark days! As Daylight Savings Time gives us an extra hour of sun starting March 8th and the Spring Equinox falls on March 20th, Ocean City begins to wake up from the sleepy winter... Continue Reading

Carousel Group Adds the Fenwick Inn to the Family

The Carousel Group is proud to announce a local landmark in North Ocean City for more than four decades, the Fenwick Inn, as its most recent addition to the family. Family fun meets affordability at the Fenwick Inn creating wonderful memories...... Continue Reading

Love is in the Air in Ocean City, MD

Love is in the air as travelers look to their calendars to book a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day. The good news is, not only does Valentine’s Day fall on Friday, February 14, this year but the weekend turns into a 3-day weekend with Presidents Day...... Continue Reading
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Carousel Group Adds Cayman Suites to the Family

Cayman Suites, with a history of friendly service and rave reviews, the Carousel Group is proud to announce the hotel’s addition to its ownership. With already creating so many wonderful memories for families while on vacation in Ocean City, MD., the Carousel Group is eager to keep that trend going while adding its own touch. ... Continue Reading
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Festive Family Fun at the Carousel Hotel

The Carousel Resort Hotel & Condominiums, located on 118th Street & Coastal Hwy., has it all when it comes to the holiday season.... Continue Reading
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Gobble Gobble in OCMD

Days are becoming cooler here in Ocean City, MD., and while summer becomes a memory the message remains the same; the fun and excitement isn’t over! ... Continue Reading
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Wicked Weekends in OCMD

Get your costumes ready as Halloween is about to be in full effect at the beach! The Town of Ocean City’s OCtoberfest is about to kick off with a few other events along the way, including the Carousel Resorts all new Monster Ice Skating Party!... Continue Reading
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Best Bites at the Beach

When heading to Ocean City, MD., most people have one thing on their mind…seafood – hard crabs, crab legs, crabcakes, steamed shrimp, fish tacos – the list goes on. Or how about some boardwalk favorites, such as funnel cakes, The Wrapper, ice cream, pizza and boardwalk fries! Choices become limitless as every street in the beach town is lined with dining options, so have your pick!... Continue Reading
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One Stop Shop for Your Next Event

The Carousel Resort Hotel & Condominiums is a one stop shop for your next conference, convention, team building, retreat, wedding…well just about anything! With the number of amenities and abundance of meeting space(s) at the Carousel, we can accommodate groups of any size, as well as offer overnight accommodations and a setting for work and play. ... Continue Reading
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Hay! Bundle Your Fall Savings in OCMD

We know you have heard it before, but let’s make it clear…as the summer comes to an end, the fun is still to begin! ... Continue Reading
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Have No Fear. August is Here!

Have you heard the phrase, “Save the Best for Last.” Well, this is true for the month of August in Ocean City, MD. Just because the countdown towards the start of school has begun, does not mean it’s an end to all the fun!... Continue Reading
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Keep It Cool in OCMD

The hot summer days are upon us in Ocean City, MD., and while you may be on vacation at the beach it is vital to keep cool in the heat. Here are a few tips in how to keep it cool in OC…... Continue Reading
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Red, White and Blue! Who knew?

It is pretty safe to say the same traditions are shared across the United States when it comes celebrating the 4th of July. From a day in the sun, to a cook out with sizzling burgers and hot dogs on the grill, ended by everyone gathering under a star lit sky to take in the spectacular fireworks, whispering “Ooh” and “Ahh” over the display before them.... Continue Reading
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A Look From the Other Side: “10 Reasons Why We Love the Carousel”

Having been a beach girl all my life, I have been to beaches up and down the east coast. Seriously, I have been to over a dozen well-known beaches on the East Coast in my 40 years of life. However, there is nowhere I have visited more often, nor love more, than Ocean City, Maryland! ... Continue Reading
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Stay in Shape for Shore

Boardwalk fries, funnel cakes, and ice cream…oh my! The struggle is real going from a weekly exercise and diet routine, to a vacation surrounded around schedules and temptation. Well, here we are to rescue you with 10 simple ways to stay fit while vacationing in Ocean City, Maryland.... Continue Reading
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Free! Free! Free in OC!

Ocean City, MD prides itself in being a family-friendly resort, and one of the most important goals here is to provide free family-friendly activities throughout the year for everyone to enjoy.... Continue Reading
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Experience OC Spring for Less!

Just imagine a summer vacation in Ocean City, MD. Think of hot beach days, a bustling boardwalk and busy restaurants. Now let’s throw you for a loop – a spring vacation! You still get most of what you love about this resort town, but without the hustle and bustle.... Continue Reading

Vacation Extras

When you book online, you get exclusive deals as part of the Carousel Group Vacation Package. Click below to check out what amazing deals you can receive!... Continue Reading

Compare Amenities

We have seven hotels located all over Ocean City, Maryland and one that will match what you’re looking for! Here, you are able to compare our hotels side-by-side to see which will be your perfect match and make your vacation the best yet!... Continue Reading