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An Inside Look at Visiting Berlin, MD

The town of Berlin in Worcester County, Maryland is nicknamed “America’s Coolest Small Town”. And as locals we can tell you, it sure is the coolest place to live, work, and play! Check out this inside look at life in Berlin, MD, and what you can expect when visiting this picturesque town just 10 miles away from Ocean City and the beach.

With a central main street, historic buildings, and plenty of local food and shops, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in America’s Coolest Small Town. The lively community has weekly farmer’s markets when the weather is nice, beautiful parks to visit, as well as great schools, and a brand new library for residents and visitors alike. 

Life in Berlin, MD

Living in downtown Berlin is a relaxed and welcoming environment. The town is clean, close, and comfortable enough for residents and children to walk and bike safely around town, with friendly faces everywhere you go. Shops, grocery stores, salons, offices, and more are easily accessible in this walkable and bikeable community!

Our town has everything families of all ages and sizes might need. Our new library has opened on Main Street and Stephen Decatur High School is one of the best high schools in the state for all Worcester County high school-aged kids. There is a hospital only two miles away and the nearest airport is 20 miles away in Salisbury. 

Work in Berlin, MD

Many local business owners and employees of establishments in town actually live in Berlin. With ample opportunity, encouraged entrepreneurial efforts, and finance programs, businesses are often popping up around town to support the community. The downtown area alone includes close to 2,000 employees, not including the hospital or doctor’s offices nearby.

Besides the establishments directly in Berlin, commuting is easy and convenient to work in other nearby towns that are booming with business, such as Ocean City and Salisbury, MD.

Play in Berlin, MD

There’s so much to do in Berlin! With over 40 events per year, residents and visitors have a blast year-round. Attending popular events is a must in Berlin, such as enjoying the 3-day long Fiddlers Convention, Oktoberfest Celebration, annual Bathtub Races, car shows, and more. 

Along with events, Berlin is also home to many historical homes and museums to dive deeper into the history of the Eastern Shore. An abundance of restaurants, breweries, and bars are in town or nearby in Ocean City for visiting. 

Being on Maryland’s coast sure has its perks with beautiful waterways and parks surrounding the area. Assateague Island and Ocean City are only seven miles away for a beach day, watersports, hiking, and outdoor adventure.
Whether you’re looking to live, work, or play in Berlin, MD we’re happy to have you! Stay tuned here at Choose Worcester County for more information about our lovely towns and get an inside look at what life is like on Maryland’s coast.


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