America's Most Crowded Beaches

We’ve drawn a line in the sand: these are the most crowded beaches in the U.S.A.

No. 11 Ocean City, MD

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Annual Visitors: 4,500,000

Visitors began arriving here after the Civil War by stagecoach and ferry. They wouldn’t recognize the beach town now, when more than 300,000 visitors come for the July 4th weekend alone, crowding restaurants, shops, Trimper’s boardwalk carousel, and, of course, the sand.

Source: U.S. Lifesaving Association

America's Most Crowded Beaches

No. 11 Ocean City, MD

Annual Visitors: 4,500,000

Visitors began arriving here after the Civil War by stagecoach and ferry. They wouldn’t recognize the beach town now, when more than 300,000 visitors come for the July 4th weekend alone, crowding restaurants, shops, Trimper’s boardwalk carousel, and, of course, the sand.

Source: U.S. Lifesaving Association

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