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Where are the best boardwalk spots in late September? Trying to figure out what's still open and what we should do. 
Submitted by cindy v, sugar grove Virginia on September 18, 2014
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Johnstown Pa

Insider since: 2009

Answered: September 18, 2014

Late September. the weekends will be busy.  The Wine Festival is the last weekend in September at the Inlet. You can purchase tickets at http://www.winefest.com/index-beach.html . You can sample various wines, enjoy cheese and breads, listen to live music and explore the craft vendors.  It's a very nice event.

During the week, no rides or games will be open, but the Life Saving Station Museum, Marty's Playland, Thrasher's Fries, Fisher's Popcorn, and lots of small shops will still be open.  Places like the Purple Moose and Shenanigan's will also still be open.

You can rent bicycles or Segway's at Boardwalk Segway in the Somerset Plaza and ride the boards. There are still mini golf places open including two indoor ones at 68th and 136th Streets.  Play laser tag at Planet Maze or ice skate at the Carousel Hotel. 

Explore the area outside of OC and visit Assateague and see the wild ponies, or visit nearby Berlin and tour the town and spend some time at the Casino and race track.

Have a great time.

I need oxygen 24/7. If I needed to get some, where could I?
Submitted by DONALD B, baltimore Maryland on September 16, 2014
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Bayville, NJ

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 16, 2014

I would suggest what Darlene suggested and go to Neigbor Care Medical Supply in Salisbury. I had a friend who brought her grandmother on oxygen and said that they were very helpful there when it came to medical supplies.

Is boardwalk open in October? What are some best spots for Ocean City in October? And what are the best hotels in Ocean City and are they on Sale on October. Thankyou! Kyle
Submitted by Kyle K, bowie Maryland on September 15, 2014
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Bayville, NJ

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 15, 2014

Yes the boardwalk is open in October Kyle. It usually has something going on during the day. the best spots are the parks to see the leaves change colors which is really cool and just about anywhere around OC is awesome. The best hotels my personal favorite it the cayman suites on 125th street, they usually have a good sale. or i think you would like the best western on 59th, the clarion on 101st, princess royale on 91st, princess bayside on 48th, etc. for more information visit www.ococean.com

Never been to OC MD before. Coming for Sunfest this Saturday 9/20. Do you have map of festival area so we can see what and where we want to go?
Submitted by Ginny H, Lansdale Pennsylvania on September 15, 2014
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Bayville, NJ

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 15, 2014

Hi Ginny, everything is down in the inlet parking lot. you should walk around and see everything. there is a lot to sunfest and i am sure you will find something. Have fun!

In which year was Ocean City established?
Submitted by Daniel S, Fredericksburg Virginia on September 15, 2014
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Bayville, NJ

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 15, 2014

Hi Daniel, Ocean City was founded on July 4, 1875. the town has become a lot over the last several decades. but you should come down to ocean city and visit the life saving museum which tells about the history of ocean city.

What is the entertainment like for Sept. 25th 2014 for a 5 yr. old. Are the Trans still running because I am also bring my disabled mother?
Submitted by Michele C, Horsham Pennsylvania on September 15, 2014
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Bayville, NJ

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 15, 2014

Hi Michele, Sorry the trams will not be running that day however there is the ocean city bus which is $3 per person per boarding. hold onto the wristbands which is good for 24 hours. the buses are handicapped accessible so your mother should not have a problem riding on them. there is planet maze on 33rd street with an indoor play area for the kids. you should check that out.

Hi, I asked this a few years ago. I asked what were those two big structures out in the ocean that look like huge oil rig platforms etc. I can see them way out there from around 130th street but can also see them this year at 24th street but they are way off to the left. They never move. They are not ships etc as they are there every year in the same spot for the past 3 years that I have noticed. With binoculars they look like huge concrete structures and at night they are all lit up. Anyone know what they are? I called the Coast Guard and spoke to a young man who just got assigned to OC and was not familiar with what is out there. 
Submitted by Jeff S, harrisburg Pennsylvania on September 15, 2014
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Hunt Valley and Ocean City

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 15, 2014

Hi Jeff,

We have seen these as well all summer from 136th Street.  I can tell you they are not permanent.  They were not there this past winter.  They moved then came back.  Based on what I was told these are associated with the beach replenishment in Delaware.  They are well lit at night!

Are the mini golf courses open in September? On the weekends at least? What are the best courses? 
Submitted by Hildeliza L, Herndon Virginia on September 15, 2014
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Bayville, NJ

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 15, 2014

hello! yes mini golf courses are open there are two old pro golf locations on 67th and 136th that are indoor and open all year long. they are all great courses but my favorite is the course at old pro on 23rd street which is really cool.

Does the boardwalk tram run year around? If so, where can I take it to? What are the must-visit shops on the boardwalk? 
Submitted by Janet W, Westover West Virginia on September 12, 2014
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Bayville, NJ

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 14, 2014

Hi Janet, the tram will only run on sunfest weekend which is coming up this coming weekend 9/18-21. and then the only time the tram will run is at northside park for the winterfest of lights. Next year in May 2015 Memorial day weekend the tram will start to make it's way back to the boardwalk and then it runs full time around the end of June. There is the bus that runs 24 hours a day in ocean city for $3 per boarding. Hold on to the wristbands when you board and then the next day you need to buy another pass. For more information visit www.ococean.com and click on getting around OC. Some of the must visit shops on the boardwalk is the Courtsey shop over on Caroline street. that's one of my favorites.

Are RV vehicles allowed in Ocean City?
Submitted by Irene C, Cumberland Maryland on September 11, 2014
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 11, 2014

As a general answer, yes, RVs are allowed in OC. However, parking of larger RVs on city streets or in municipal parking lots is restricted. Specifically, RVs and other oversized vehicles may not park in any municipal lot, public street or alley between June 1 and September 15. An oversized vehicle is defined as 21 feet, 2 inches or more in length, and 6 feet, 8 inches in width, needing more than one parking space. You can park oversized vehicles in the Park-N-Ride lot in West OC from 6am until 3am, but not overnight.

For more information, call the Ocean City Police Department at 410-723-6610.

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