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Here's a couple suggestions to locate a multi-day wheelchair rental:
1.Â http://ococean.com/explore-oc/general-oc-informationÂ This site specifically provides information relating to beach wheelchairs.
2.Â Â Â Â Â Â Assawoman Wheelchair Rentals
Try West Ocean City and the marinas in that area.Â We particularly enjoy Sunset Marina.Â There is a great restaurant, Harborside, right in that area and you will enjoy sitting on the deck and they have great food.
As you mentioned, the marina next to MR Ducks is good.Â Another one to try is up by FishTales, which is Bahia Marina (www.bahiamarina.com).Â
Not only will you see boaters, but FishTales is a great place to eat with children.Â There is a large wooden play ship in a fenced area for the kids, arcade for older kids, and the food, drinks, service, and views are great.Â Kids get their meals served on a take home frisbee.
Have a great time!
You will have a great "Girls Weekend" in OC.Â The younger girls will truly enjoy Trimper's rides on the boardwalk, specifically the inside rides.Â They are open in the spring, but recommend you call to verify they will be open.Â Trimper's telephone number is 410-289-8617.Â
Jolly Rogers also has boardwalk rides, and then their main location on 30th Street with mini-golf, go karts, water park, and arcade.Â Check out their website for hours (http://www.jollyrogerpark.com/parkinfo_hours.php).Â
My two girls, age 7 and 9, truly enjoy Bucanner's Arcade (http://www.buccaneersbootyoc.com/) on 146th Street and the Old Pro Golf locations, specifically the indoor location at 68th Street (http://www.oldprogolf.com/).Â There are normally discount coupons for both locations in the Sunny Day catalog.
As for hotels, there are so many great hotels to choose from that it would be hard to narrow down.Â I recommend you go to www.ococean.com in the accommodations section.Â You can select the type of hotel, location, amenities, etc. and it will give you a complete listing.Â If you still are not sure after finding a location, check back with the Insiders as we can provide you some insight into the hotel.
Don't forget to check the specials page for all the hotels, many are offering specials this time of year.Â
Another accommodations option is a condo, especially with the number of girls attending.Â You could find a condo that provides all the amenities of home.Â If this is an option you may consider, I recommend Coldwell Banker Vacations (www.cbvacations.com).Â Call and speak with a vacation specialist (our favorite is Breezy Kammermaier), give them your list of desired amenities, price range, and they will try and find something that meets all your requirements. There is a minimum night stay required so this may not work within your desired timeframe.
Don't forget a stop at FishTales -- it's a great restaurant for kids and adults.Â Kids get their meal served on a take-home frisbee and get to play on a wooden boat or in the arcade.Â Adults, get to put their toes in the sand, have a cold beverage, and enjoy the scenes!
No matter where you stay, everyone will have a great time in OC.Â You can enjoy all OC has to offer on any budget!
The weather is great - well guess we should say normally.Â Weather lately has been anything but normal :-)
There are so many places on the boardwalk to select from - I recommend going to www.ococean.com and checking the accommodations page.Â You can select the amenities, location, etc. that you are looking for in a hotel.Â Then check availability - don't forget to check the specials page.Â Many hotels offer specials or discounts.
Have a great time!
My suggestion is to contact Bay Runner Shuttle.Â I know they service the Salisbury Airport, so I'm assuming they will transfer to and from 1st Street, OC.Â
The website is http://www.bayrunners.com/.
Hope you have a great trip!
Schools are normally back in session, so vacationers tend to be fewer for the entire week.Â
We are normally in OC for Fireman's Convention, a weekend or two in July, and then again in August before school starts and even though it's the peak time, I don't really feel overcrowded.Â There's so much to do, see, and enjoy that it's normally not an issue.
There is an Arts & Craft Festival at the Convention Center on Labor Day weekend, so that may be fun and different.Â You can visit www.ococean.com/events for more information.
The weather will be great this time of the year, so you will have fun.