The town of Berlin, Maryland, is 15 minutes west of Ocean City and the Assateague National Seashore. The area was settled in the 1790's and was incorporated as a town in 1868. Berlin was known for its hunting and fishing as well as a rest stop for travelers on their way to Ocean City, Maryland.
This quaint town was voted "Coolest Small Town in America" in 2014. Main Street Berlin boasts more than 50 retail shops, a host of restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, a farmers' market and antique shops. The town is also well known for its arts and entertainment. There are galleries featuring fine art, individual studios, co-ops and handmade crafts. Berlin hosts many music conventions, fairs and community festivals throughout the year. A wide variety of shopping, dining and cultural experiences attract thousands of visitors to Berlin, Maryland every year.
Among other cool features, Berlin is an established historical district with 47 structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places and encompasses nearly 200 years of architectural heritage. The town has been featured in two major motion pictures....Runaway Bride in 1998, featuring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, and Tuck Everlasting in 2001, starring Sissy Spacek, Ben Kingsley and William Hurt.
Come stay at Waystead Inn and enjoy all the charms of This Cool Town, a/k/a Berlin.