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I realize some may differ depending on the street, but generally, how much are umbrella and beach chair rentals? 
Submitted by Tania M, TORONTO Ontario on July 31, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: August 7, 2017

For renting umbrellas and other beach equipment, look for the big blue boxes that line the beach everywhere in OC. They're the ones who rent chairs and umbrellas. They will rent them by day, week, or season, and will put them up and take them down when you're done for the day. Umbrellas rent for about $20/day or $80/week and chairs are about $8/day or $40/week (prices vary a little bit among operators, but not too much).

How much does an umbrella cost to rent on the beach? 
Submitted by Patti M, Greencastle Pennsylvania on July 31, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: August 7, 2017

For renting umbrellas and other beach equipment, look for the big blue boxes that line the beach everywhere in OC. They're the ones who rent chairs and umbrellas. They will rent them by day, week, or season, and will put them up and take them down when you're done for the day. Umbrellas rent for about $20/day or $80/week and chairs are about $8/day or $40/week (prices vary a little bit among operators, but not too much).

Can you rent an umbrella on the beach? 
Submitted by Patti M, Greencastle Pennsylvania on July 31, 2017
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Johnstown Pa

Insider since: 2009

Answered: July 31, 2017

You can. When you come to the beach, look for the big blue or green wooden boxes that line the beach.  These are your rental stations. 

Where can I find scooter rental facilities in the area? 
Submitted by First Name* L, City* Maryland on July 27, 2017
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Hunt Valley and Ocean City

Insider since: 2010

Answered: July 28, 2017

There are about 10 scooter rental places in Ocean City.  You must have a valid drivers license and a credit card to rent at any location. 

You can find coupons here:  http://www.sunnydayguide.com.  You can find a list of scooter rental places here: https://www.google.com/search?q=scooter+rentals+ocean+city+md&ie=&oe=

I'll be on 120th Street during mid-September. Will there be umbrella/chair rentals during that time?
Submitted by Cecelia W, Catawissa Pennsylvania on July 27, 2017
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Hunt Valley and Ocean City

Insider since: 2010

Answered: July 28, 2017

The umbrella rental places are open weekends in September.  If an attendant is not at a rental stand, call the number on the side of the box.  The attendant does not mind coming to open the box, in fact, they want the revenue.  Do not hesitate to call.

Is there a place online I can find height restrictions for Trimper's and Jolly Roger's rides? 
Submitted by Sarah C, Richmond Virginia on July 28, 2017
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Hanover, PA 17331

Insider since: 2008

Answered: July 28, 2017

Yes click here for Jolly Rogers restrictions for each ride and here for Trimpers ride requirements.

Is there a charter bus that a person can pick up from Ocean City Downs to get back into Ocean City? 
Submitted by Crystal B, Lanham Maryland on July 28, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: July 28, 2017

The Casino at Ocean Downs runs a shuttle from several locations in OC to the casino. You can see its stops and schedule here or click on the image below to enlarge it.

If I'm interested in bringing my family of four to a water park in the area, what should I expect to pay for all-day passes?
Submitted by Michelle T, Sunbury Pennsylvania on July 27, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: July 28, 2017

Splash Mountain (30th Street) is $39/day for people over 42" tall.

Thunder Lagoon (Route 54) is $25 for 4 hours for adults.

Frontier Town's Waterpark (West OC on Route 611) is $14/day for people over 42" tall and includes mini golf.

You can see the full set of prices (and in some cases access discounts) for the water parks at Splash Mountain here, for Thunder Lagoon here, and for Frontier Town here.

Where can I sign up to have a Vacation Guide sent to me? 
Submitted by Denise G, Eastrockawy New York on July 27, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: July 28, 2017

You can find the OCOcean Vacation Guide here. You can request a copy be mailed to you by going here.

There are a few other really good sources of OC info out there that you can request or view online. They include:

Sunny Day Guide - Request Hardcopy (fee) - View 2016 Guide online (free)

Visitors Guide to View Online

Once you get into town , you can get all kinds of information from the Visitor Center at the south end of Convention Center at 40th Street.

What happens with the beach chairs that get picked up in the truck on the beach at the end of the day/night? 
Submitted by Lea C, Davidsonville Maryland on July 27, 2017
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Hunt Valley and Ocean City

Insider since: 2010

Answered: July 28, 2017

They are all disposed of.  Basically anything left by the trash cans is considered trash and disposed of.