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If your own the jet ski you can obviously do this.
Rental places may have differing policies, but I spoke to Paradise Watersports (based out of Hoopers on the west end of the Route 50 bridge) and they allow any age as riders, but you must be 16 to be a driver (and have a parent or guardian sign off if you are under 18). You can reach Paradise Watersports at 410.213.SOAR.
There are lots of great places, but unfortunately I don't have a suggestion right near Northside Park.
If they are really new, you can try the driving range at Assateague Greens on Route 611. This is a par 3 course with a basic driving range and is fun for kids and beginners. You can reach them at 410.213.7526.
Ocean Resorts is a pretty laid back course that has a driving range and is good for beginners. Buckets are $4 to $8 there. You can reach them at 410.641.5643. I golf only once or twice a year and golfed there last month and had a great time.
Another solid choice is Ocean City Golf Club. This is the most advanced of these three options, but they have a nice driving range that I've hit some from while my more experienced golfing friends played a round. You can reach them at 800.442.3570.
For lots of OC Golf information, checkout this site. Call ahead for anyplace you go, even to just use the range as many places are closed for tournaments on some days.
Have a great time in OC. Hope you have a great round!
Several Bands will be playing the Dew Tour in OC between 20 and 30 June this week. They include Krewella and New Pollitics on Friday; and Talib Kweli and DJ Stimulus on Saturday. You can get more information about these FREE Concerts on the beach here.
Have a great time at the Dew Tour in OC!
The band Regal Beagles will be performing at Northside Park on July 4th at 8 pm. They play music from the 1980's
The band Oh Boy will be performing patriotic music on the beach at North Division St. on July 4th at 8 pm.
The fireworks at both venues will are scheduled to begin at 9:30 pm
I suggest contacting my friends Jeremy and Nic at www.oceancityhappyhours.com. They will help you to plan a great party that includes transportation and drink specials at each of the establishments you visit. They will customize it just for you! They are OC locals and know all of the great spots!
For a hotel try The Grand Hotel. It is located oceanfront on the boardwalk. They have a beautiful spa/salon on site.
Have a great time!
Northside Park is on the bayside at 125th St. The Boardwalk begins at 27th St and goes south to the Inlet. In the uptown area is the Gold Coast Mall at 117th and movie theatre is located there as well. You can visit the brand new Ocean City Center for the Arts on 94th St. to see exhibits from local artists or take a class. The Ocean City Public Library is on 100th St. The second floor has many great books regarding the history of Ocean City. There is a great indoor mini golf course on 136th St. Perfect for a rainy day!
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Hi Barbara. If you go to www.jollyrogerpark.com , you can print off discount coupons for Jolly Roger Amusement and Water Park or buy a Passport to Fun. You can also find discount coupons for a lot of things in OC in the Sunny Day Guide. You can find this at any hotel or at the Convention Center Visitor's Center on 40th St. (you'll find tons of info there), or you can print them from home by going to the Sunny Day website online.
There are also FREE events in OC all summer long. Every Monday and Friday beginning June 24, there will be free movies on the beach at 27th St. at 8:30 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket.
Free movies on the beach on Wednesdays at the Carousel Hotel on 118th St. beginning June 12.
Free family beach olympics at 27th St. beginning June 25th in the evenings around 6:30 p.m.
Free laser light shows on the beach at Dorchester St. on the lower end of the boardwalk every Sunday night.
Free fireworks (same location) every Monday and Tuesday nights (weather permitting)
And you can check out all of the events happening in Ocean City all year long at www.ococean.com/events.
The best pet-friendly beach is on the bayside. Homer Gudlesky Park is located on the southside of the Rt. 50 bridge at the end of Sunset Avenue. http://www.parksnreviews.com/parks/HomerGudelskyPark/55142
The best club depends on what you are looking for and is largly a metter of personal taste. However, my favorite by far is Seacrets. It has a fun, relaxing atmosphere and has lots of differnt music from mid morning to late night. Another one of my favoriates is the Purple Moose Saloon.
Insider since: 2009
Hi Elizabeth. You can rent a scooter, a wheelchair, or get a free BEACH wheelchair for your husband so he can go out to the water (but not in it with the wheelchair). You can also rent beach chairs and umbrellas from any of the big blue boxes that line the beach. He can also ride the boardwalk tram both directions. There is a fee each way, but it's a great way to see the entire boardwalk.
He could go parasailing, or go for a boat ride on the OC Rocket or Sea Rocket. How about fishing? You can fish from the pier or from the beach (you will need a license). Or do a charter boat where you don't have to have a license. How about a trip to Berlin to Ocean Downs? You can watch and/or bet on the horse races or do a little gambling at the casino!
Visit the Art League's new building on 94th St. Wonderful local art on display and available for purchase, plus they have classes and guest artists on site.
Wine tasting? Head to Fenwick Wine Cellars in nearby Selbyville/Fenwick Island De. www.FenwickWineCellars.com
There are plenty of FREE activities that you both might enjoy like free movies on the beach, fireworks on the beach, and free concerts. On Sunday, head to Northside Park on 127th St. for Sundaes in the Park. There is a free concert and for a small fee you can make an ice cream sundae to enjoy wihile listening. Bring along a chair or blanket.