10 Reasons Why an Ocean City Vacation Rental Is Better Than a Hotel

Open room with hardwood floors

We know you have countless options for staying in town, from hotels and motels to condos and single-family homes, and we want to make your decision as easy as possible. We can tell you from experience that your time — and money — are much better spent when you book an Ocean City vacation rental… Read more »

Think Spring! Spring Weekend Getaway Ideas in Ocean City, MD

Spring break sign on the beach

There’s more reason than ever to visit Ocean City, MD this Spring! March 20th marks the first day of Spring, which means it’s time for warmer weather, sunnier days, and more weekend trips to the beach! It may not be peak summer season, but Ocean City is full of exciting events and countless reasons to… Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day in Ocean City, MD — We’d Be Lucky to Have You!

St. Patrick's day parade logo

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade will begin at noon on Saturday, March 17th. Starting on 57th St. and marching downtown toward 45th St. where the judges’ stands will be, the parade will flood Coastal Highway with green! Since 1980, the town’s parade has been an Ocean City tradition, becoming one of the largest St…. Read more »

Play Golf in Berlin, MD This Fall

Aerial view of golf course

Fall is the perfect time for a golf getaway to Ocean Pines. Book a long weekend at one of our golfer-friendly vacation rentals and play a different Berlin golf course each day of your stay. Ocean Pines Golf Club 100 Clubhouse Dr. Ocean Pines, MD 21811 410-641-6057 Our own Ocean Pines Golf Club is just… Read more »

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Trees on road from storm

If there’s a lesson to be learned from catastrophic storms such as Harvey, Sandy, and Katrina, it’s that waiting to act can have devastating consequences. Advance planning for these emergencies can help minimize their disruptive impact and ensure your family’s safety. Here are some tips to help you prepare. 1. Prepare an Emergency Kit The American… Read more »

Yard Sales in Ocean Pines

yard sale signs on a lawn

Ocean Pines just might be the Delmarva’s yard sale capital. You’ll find clusters of signs up and down Ocean Parkway most weekends, especially during the summer and early fall. Most sales end by noon, so you can shop all morning and still hit the Ocean Pines Farmer’s Market before it closes at 1 p.m. Use… Read more »

5 Tips for Getting Your Rental Application Approved

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Competition for Ocean City and Ocean Pines rental properties is fierce, thanks to high demand and a shortage of units. Here are some tips to help keep you on track as you go through the process of renting a home. 1. Watch Your Credit Get a copy of your credit report before you start your… Read more »

Ranger-Led Programs Teach Children About Assateague Wildlife

Families learned to harvest their own clams and crabs this past weekend during ranger-led programs at Assateague Island National Seashore. During Happy as a Clammer!, participants borrowed clam rakes and headed into the shallow bay waters to try out their new skills. During the Beautiful Swimmers program that followed, adults and children alike used trotlines… Read more »

Hileman Real Estate Introduces Money-Saving Mobile App

We’ve got exciting news! The mobile app created for our guests is now available to everyone who wants to save money on their Ocean City, MD vacation! The app has Super Deals on restaurants, shopping, and activities, with TripAdvisor reviews of participating businesses. The app is easy to use. Just point your mobile browser to… Read more »

Ocean City’s Second Season Brings Fall Events, Low Vacation-Rental Rates

Labor Day signals the start of Ocean City’s Second Season — the fall shoulder season that brings beautiful weather, lighter crowds, and off-season discounts on vacation rentals! Between Delmarva Bike Week, Sunfest, Endless Summer Cruisin, and hosted fishing and golf tournaments and Halloween-related events, there’s plenty to do in Ocean City once summer ends. Endless… Read more »