The Barefoot Mailman Motel has been owned and operated by The Showell Family for over 30 years, and has a long-standing reputation for providing clean, comfortable, affordable Ocean City accommodations in a desirable location. Our Ocean City hotel, The Barefoot Mailman, is ideally located on the ocean side of Coastal Highway, midtown at 35th Street. Guests can enjoy walking to the beach, which is only a few steps away with no streets to cross. Castle Beach Stand is conveniently located on 37th Street directly on the beach and offers affordable beach rentals of chairs, umbrellas, and boogie boards. We are a few blocks from the Convention Center and the Boardwalk!

Our pet-friendly Ocean City hotel is located close to many popular attractions, including the Ocean Downs Casino… yes, slots have finally come to the beach! Ocean Downs Casino offers table games and simulcast racing all year, and live harness racing in the summer. Experience all that Ocean City has to offer during your stay. There are endless choices for dining, shopping, nightlife and entertainment nearby.

Ocean City Area Attractions and Things To Do

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  • Coconuts Beach Bar & Grill
  • The Beach House Restaurant
  • Take a Dip Ice Cream Shop
  • Real Raw Organics
  • Barn 34
  • Seacrets
  • The Hobbit
  • Sunset Grille
  • Fager’s
  • Mother’s Cantina
  • The Bonfire
  • Roland E. Powell Convention Center
  • Ocean City’s world famous boardwalk
  • Boardwalk Train Station
  • New Performing Arts Center
  • Jolly Roger Amusement Park
  • Splash Mountain Water Park
  • Frontier Town Water Park/Western Theme Park
  • Trimper’s Rides and Amusements
  • Miniature Golf
  • Go Karts
  • Alley Oops Indoor Games
  • Interactive Arcades
  • Bowling
  • Movie theaters
  • 21 area golf courses
  • Jet ski, parasail, and watersports rentals
  • Fishing and charter fishing boats
  • Skateboarding parks
  • Ocean City Recreation and Parks
  • Ocean City Playground
  • Ocean City Lifesaving Station Museum
  • Ocean City Factory Outlet Shopping Center
  • Assateague Island National Seashore
  • Historic town of Berlin
  • Historic town of Snow Hill
  • Ocean Downs Casino

Salisbury, Maryland

  • Salisbury University
  • Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
  • Delmarva Shorebirds Stadium
  • Wicomico Youth and Civic Center
  • Salisbury Zoo
  • Salisbury Mall

Other Area Attractions

  • Furnace Town Historic Site
  • Pocomoke River canoeing
  • Historic town of Princess Anne
  • Tanger Outlets in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
  • Cape May Lewes Ferry
  • Historic town of Lewes, Delaware