Which is Better?

Ocean City vs Virginia Beach

Ocean City vs Virginia Beach

Ocean City has a slightly more family-friendly vibe, great beaches and a more laid back nightlife...

Virginia Beach is larger, has a lively vibe, and more choices when it comes to bars, restaurants and activities...


Both Ocean City and Virginia Beach have superb beaches.  However Virginia Beach can actually claim to have the longest pleasure beach in the world!

EPIC Activities

Virginia Beach is the better choice if you're looking for breweries, bars, museums and shopping. But Ocean City could be better if you want family activities at the beach.


Less busy,  quieter, lots of free events and great for a family vacation.


Busier and more hotel choices. Livelier nightlife, historical sights, and plenty of activities to keep everyone amused.

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