Living in Berlin, MD
Winner of Budget Travel’s 2014 Coolest Small Town in America, Berlin, Maryland, offers its residents a wealth of year-round activities. Its downtown is a designated Arts and Entertainment District, featuring galleries, historic buildings, restaurants, and over 50 shops. Residents enjoy a variety of options for a night out, while still living in a quiet, historic town, conveniently located near Maryland’s best beaches.
Things to Do in Berlin
Outdoor lovers are in paradise when they move to Berlin. In addition to being less than 10 miles from Ocean City, MD, Assateague State Park is also located within Berlin’s town limits. Maryland’s only oceanfront park, Assateague offers opportunities for swimming, boating, and wildlife watching. Visitors also often come across the park’s famous wild horses.
Berlin’s commitment to arts and culture can be seen in its regular events. Downtown Berlin holds an art stroll on the second Friday of every month. Other events throughout the year include outdoor movies, the Little Peaches Pageant, a Jazz & Blues Bash, and even a New Year’s Eve celebration and ball drop.
Those who are hoping to win big can visit the Casino at Ocean Downs, featuring live horse racing and slots.
Homebuyers who want to take advantage of Berlin’s beautiful location can purchase large waterfront homes in communities like Ocean Reef and Indian Creek, some complete with their own dock. Berlin’s proximity to Ocean City lends itself to many “beach house” style homes that can be found throughout the town. Quaint Cape Cod and ranch homes also appear in Berlin real estate.