Berlin MD Named 1 of 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016

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Smithsonian Magazine named Berlin, MD one of 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016.

“Berlin might look familiar for those who have watched the 1999 romantic comedy Runaway Bride on repeat. The town was cast as the fictional Hale, Julia Roberts’ character’s hometown in the film. Downtown Berlin also made an appearance on the big screen as the turn-of-the-century setting in Tuck Everlasting. Minutes from Assateague Island National Seashore and beach town Ocean City, Berlin—which was voted Budget Travel’s coolest small town in 2014—isn’t stuck in the ’90s or the 1890s, though.”

Read the post! Congratulations Berlin, MD!!!

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Berlin Md – Top 100 Coolest Small Towns

Road Trip to BerlinBudget Travel Magazine posted it’s Top 100 Coolest Small Towns in America this month. It’s a list of a decade’s worth of winners in the annual Coolest Small Towns contest! Berlin is the only Maryland town to make the list!

Berlin is a town in Worcester County, Maryland (United States) with population around 4,000. The town is close to Ocean City, Md and Assateague Island so there’s a wide area of things to see and do. It also has an active tourism calendar and good social media channels to keep up-to-date.

Main Street Berlin gets good reviews on TripAdvisor. The town even has a short video on the Main Street website with a list of things to do. Main Street Berlin is part of Maryland’s Main Streets Program.

Need one more reason to visit Berlin, you may have already seen the Town of Berlin and didn’t know it. Parts of the movie Runaway Bride (1999), starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts were filmed there. [Thanks Wikipedia!]

Congratulations to Berlin … Maryland’s coolest small town!

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Chesapeake Bay Farms in Pocomoke MD – 8th Stop on the 2015 Maryland Ice Cream Trail


Chesapeake Bay Farms, Inc. in Worcester County – Pocomoke, MD location – the other location is in Berlin, MD – 8th stop on the 2015 Maryland Ice Cream Trail #MDIceCream



4111 Whitesburg Road, Pocomoke, MD 21851 / 443-373-8487 / Call for current hours or check the website.





Don’t forget to ask the question of the day, “What is the official Maryland state beverage?”



Don’t forget to get your passport stamped! You have until September 23rd to visit all 8 farms or creameries on the 2015 trail. Bring a cooler to carry all the ice cream and other items you can purchase.





This location has a very friendly staff. There are no seats inside but several benches and chairs around the outside of the store. I’m looking forward to trying the local honey and canned vanilla peaches I purchased. I liked the place some much I’m going to take another day trip to visit their second location in Berlin, MD.

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