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What are the names of the motels that are ocean front on the boardwalk near the amusement park?
Submitted by Wanda C, Richmond Virginia on July 15, 2014
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Hanover, PA 17331

Insider since: 2008

Answered: July 15, 2014

I assume for motels you want a smaller place to stay to save a few dollars and down by the inlet where Jolley Rodgers and Trimpers amusements are.

 So if I'm correct then look into

Plim Plaza

Oceanic

Rideau Motor Inn

Atlantic

Majestic

Have Fun.

I'm visiting OC in mid August and am looking to cut down on the amount of packing for our rental house. Does anyone have experience with and/or recommendations for linen rental companies - sheets, towels, blankets? I've found some companies via the web, but was hoping for a referral.
Submitted by Diane T, Roxbury New Jersey on July 15, 2014
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Linthicum MD and OC MD

Insider since: 2008

Answered: July 16, 2014

Hi Diane,

PMI is the absolute best in linen rentals in OC.  They also deliver.  http://www.pmirentals.com/ 

They have towell packages starting at $5 and bed linens starting at $3.25.

You may also purchase cheap lines at Roses in OC or Walmart just outside OC.

What are some recommended deep-sea fishing charter in Ocean City?
Submitted by Cam T, Rome New York on July 15, 2014
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Hanover, PA 17331

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Answered: July 15, 2014

Here is the best link to all kinds of deep see fishing charter groups.

Ocean City Fishing Center

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We'd like to come down Sept 1st thru the 5th.Will the amusement parks be open during the week and will the beach be crowded?
Submitted by lisa f, JamestownIHd Pennsylvania on July 14, 2014
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Bayville, NJ

Insider since: 2010

Answered: July 14, 2014

Hi Lisa, the rides will be closed during those times during the week. the beach should not be as crowded then because a lot of people are back to work and school. i would recommend trying different activites around the city. there's indoor mini-golf, arcades, etc. for the kids. you can visit www.ococean.com for more information.

What time do the boardwalk stores and arcades close?
Submitted by Cristian M, Jersey City New Jersey on July 14, 2014
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Bayville, NJ

Insider since: 2010

Answered: July 14, 2014

hi cristian, most of the boardwalk stores during this time of year stay open until around midnight or so. the arcades usually close around that time as well.

Other than at the Kite Festival in September, where and when can you fly kites on the beach ?
Submitted by Steve E, Niles Ohio on July 14, 2014
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: July 14, 2014

You can fly kites on the beach anytime and anywhere - as long as you are not interfering with other people. Generally the lifeguards let you fly kites closer to the dunes or boardwalk on the west edge of the beach with no restrictions.

The Kite Festival held 18 - 21 September, is centered between 2nd and 6th Street, near the Kite Loft. Find out more here.

I'm coming there September 25 - September 28th and was wondering what events were planned for those dates and what specials there are as for as breakfast buffets and breakfast and lunch around 15th st on the boardwalk. I'm staying at the Harrison Hotel.
Submitted by nick t, Patchogue New York on July 14, 2014
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Bayville, NJ

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Answered: July 14, 2014

Hi Nick, I would recommend Dough Roller as a great choice when it comes to breakfast. You can walk over to the Captain's table and have their breakfast as well. If you choose not to go to those then I would recommend Layton's 1601 Philadephia Ave. not too far down the street. we have gone there for years and the breakfast is fabulous! Have a great time!

I'm coming by Amtrak bus, where do I get off? What bus do I get to get to 60th St. & the Bay?
Submitted by Gloria S, Staten Island New York on July 14, 2014
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: July 14, 2014

If you are coming by Amtrak-connected bus, this will be a Greyhound. You will get off the bus at the West OC Greyhound/Park-n-Ride station. From there, you take a city bus to the South Division Street Transportation Center (about a 3 minute ride) and from there you can switch to a bus on the main city bus line that will take you to 60th Street. The cost for these buses is $3 total, and this fare will allow you to ride the city buses all day.

If I am going to do a day trip to the public beach (driving 3 hours so not close to home), is there any place to change to be able to sit at the beach AND do some other activities while we are there?
Submitted by Jo B, Cincinnati Ohio on July 11, 2014
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Linthicum MD and OC MD

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Answered: July 11, 2014

Hello Jo,

Here what I would recommend.  Go over to Assateague Island and utlize their showers and changing faclilities for a small fee.  You can enjoy ther beach on a less crowded beach.  Then after showering, head over to OC, to stroll the boardwalk. 

Are there any cab companies in OC?
Submitted by Crystal R, baltimore Maryland on July 11, 2014
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: July 11, 2014

Yes, there are several taxi cab companies in Ocean City, Here are a few of them with links and phone numbers:

Coastal Cab - 443.912.2222

Beach Taxi - 410.289.8249

OC Yellow Taxi - 443.523.0800

Century Taxi & Limo - 410.524.8888

Ocean City Taxi - 443.373.1319