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Where can visitors park their jet skis?

Submitted by Rhonda S, Strasburh Virginia on July 2, 2015

One of the beat places to launch and park your trailer while you ride is the free county boat ramp in the commercial harbor in West OC. You can also park your jet ski on it's trailer there for up to 24 hours. If you park on the street in OC you jet ski/trailer will be tagged by the police and from that point you have 8 hours to move it or be towed.

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Where can visitors purchase bus passes?

Submitted by Kimberly T, Greensburg Pennsylvania on July 2, 2015

Hi Kim,There are no bus passes...... it costs $3.00 per day to ride the bus all day...... they'll give you a slip that entitles you to gain entry on a daily basis.

Hope you enjoy your trip!

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Bill F.

Bill F.

Camp Hill, PA Answered: July 3, 2015 Insider Since 2010

The 2015 Ocean City Vacation Guide mentions discounts are offered to disabled people for the shuttle bus system. How do I get a discounted pass for myself?

Submitted by Steve F, Hagerstown Maryland on July 2, 2015

You can get directions on how to obtain the pass which entitlesyou to half-price bus service by calling the Transportation Department at 410.723.1606 or the City Hall receptionist at 410.289.8221

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: July 6, 2015 Insider Since 2010

Are scooters and electric scooters allowed on the boardwalk?

Submitted by MB W, Woodbridge Virginia on July 2, 2015

If you are talking about an electric mobility scooter, then yes, they are allowed with no restrictions.

If you are talking about kids scooter, then electric ones are not allowed, and foot powered ones are allowed during bike hours, shown below.

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: July 6, 2015 Insider Since 2010

In OCMD, are you allowed to smoke while you drive?

Submitted by David S, Frederick Maryland on July 2, 2015

In your car is fine. If you want to smoke outside in OC, check with the establishment for their rules.

Enjoy!

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Michael B.

Michael B.

Warrenville, IL Answered: July 7, 2015 Insider Since 2011

Are there any $10-25 parking lots close to the beaches you would recommend? I'm traveling from Delaware to OC for the 4th of July and I'm on a budget. Thanks!

Submitted by Aisha S, Wilmington Delaware on July 1, 2015

Side street parking north of 10th Street is free! All of the municipal lots in OC, except the inlet, lot will be charging  their normal prices ($1.50/hour) and are right near the beach. They may fill up early though since the 4th is on a Saturday. The lots are located at:

  - Worcester Street, between Baltimore Ave. & Philadelphia Ave.

  - Somerset Street & Baltimore Avenue

  - Dorchester Street & Baltimore Avenue

  - North Division Street & Baltimore Avenue

  - North Division Street & St. Louis Avenue (small lot)

  - 4th Street & Baltimore Avenue

  - 1st Street & St. Louis

  - 61st Street & Coastal Highway, bayside

  - 100th Street, bayside.

Get more parking information here.

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: July 1, 2015 Insider Since 2010

We will be visiting Ocean City next week and will be staying toward the lower end of the boardwalk. Would you recommend we use the beach in that area as a family with a 6 year old, or should we try a different stretch of beach? 

Submitted by Josh C, Cheswick Pennsylvania on July 1, 2015

Hi Josh,

You should not have any issues being on the beach with a little one in that area.  The beach is wider in that area so you should not feel too crowded.  As for the crowds, that area is well patrolled and policed.  You also have the benefit of restaurants, shops and bathrooms close by.  I recommend getting to the beach early so you can get a spot close to the ocean though.  I recommend not driving as much as possible that weekend, as OC is very busy on the 4th. 

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Savas K.

Savas K.

Hunt Valley and Ocean City Answered: July 1, 2015 Insider Since 2010

We are planning our visit for July 4th this year, and we always stay in West Ocean City. Is there a good place to watch the fireworks from that side without crossing over to the inlet and getting stuck in traffic? Thank you!

Submitted by Angel B, Mahanoy City Pennsylvania on June 30, 2015

Angel,

There are plenty of places to watch Fireworks on that side of the bay........ I would suggest you look up Homer Gudelsky Park (what we call Stinky Beach)...... you'll be able to see the N. Division Street Fireworks up over the buildings.

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Bill F.

Bill F.

Camp Hill, PA Answered: June 30, 2015 Insider Since 2010

We'll be in OC next week, and my niece wants to bring her longboard skateboard. Is she allowed to ride it on the boardwalk? 

Submitted by Tracey T, North East Maryland on June 30, 2015

es, she can ride her skateboard on the boardwalk according to the following schedule:

Weekdays: April 1 through Memorial Day: 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Labor Day through September 30, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weekends: April 1 through May 15: Sunrise to 12 noon; May 15 through Memorial Day, Sunrise to 10 a.m.

Find out more about skateboarding in OC here.

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: June 30, 2015 Insider Since 2010

I don't have my own car. Can you provide information about the bus lines that go in and out of Ocean City?

Submitted by Lee H, New York New York on June 30, 2015

Lee,

Greyhound goes to OC and once in OC, you have access to the OC munincipal bus system. 

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Bill A.

Bill A.

Linthicum MD and OC MD Answered: July 29, 2015 Insider Since 2008

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Savas K.

Hunt Valley and Ocean City
Member Since: 2010

Karl S.

Centreville, VA
Member Since: 2010

Troy F.

Hanover, PA 17331
Member Since: 2008

Kathy H.

Bayville, NJ
Member Since: 2010

Bill A.

Linthicum MD and OC MD
Member Since: 2008

Michael B.

Warrenville, IL
Member Since: 2011

JasonOCMD

Ocean City, MD
Member Since: 2011

Bill F.

Camp Hill, PA
Member Since: 2010

Dana B.

Pittsburgh, PA
Member Since: 2008

Christy P.

North Ocean City
Member Since: 2014

Dean M.

Pittsburgh Pa
Member Since: 2014

Tara P.

Ocean City, MD
Member Since: 2009

Meghan S.

Severna Park, MD
Member Since: 2011

Anna G.

Perryville MD
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