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We'll be arriving in OCMD on July 28th and are hoping to get discounted passes to Jolly Roger Amusement Pier. Any additional info or suggestions on promotions/discounts are greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Submitted by Mel D, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on July 11, 2018

Jolly Roger does not run a lot of discounts. Generally uou can get the best prices by buying their tickets and passes from their online site.

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: July 11, 2018 Insider Since 2010

Where in OCMD can I buy books? I'm looking in particular for religious books. I'll be staying on 115th St, so preferably something near there. 

Submitted by Wayne F, Dudley Pennsylvania on July 11, 2018

There are not many bookstores left open in OC. The only one I know of is Down Under books which is located below the Lankford Hotel at 8th Street on the boardwalk. Unfortunately, that is not too close to 115th Street.

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: July 11, 2018 Insider Since 2010

When does the season close for most local businesses? I'm interested in walking the boardwalk from end to end. 

Submitted by Tami O, Steilacoom Washington on July 11, 2018

Businesses on the boardwalk and around town start closing after Labor Day, but most remain open everyday until Columbus Day. After that many are still open, at least on weekends, and often remain on limited schedules year round. Even in January, on a sunny Saturday you can find many businesses around town open.

You can walk the boardwalk end-to-end anytime all year. It is a 4.5 mile round trip. Be sure to touch the spot on each end!

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: July 11, 2018 Insider Since 2010

When are the biblical sand sculptures going to be in OCMD this summer? 

Submitted by Rita P, Frederick Maryland on July 11, 2018

The biblical sand sculptures are there all summer. They are located at 2nd Street. There may be additional sculptures there during Jesus at The Beach, July 30 - August 1 2018.

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: July 11, 2018 Insider Since 2010

I'm looking for a bus that could take me back to New York after vacation on August 17. Any suggestions?

Submitted by Jermiah B, BROOKLYN New York on July 11, 2018

Your best bet is Greyhound Bus with three times a day bus service Ocean City to NYC. You can book online or calling them at 800.231.2222. There is an additional fee to book your ticket by phone.

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: July 11, 2018 Insider Since 2010

I'm working at a restaurant near the Boardwalk. Where and when would I be able to use my personal paddle board? 

Submitted by Lindsay P, Centreville Virginia on July 10, 2018

I live in Centreville too!

You can use your paddle board in the bay at any time, and you can use it in the ocean when before 10am and after 5:30pm, when the lifeguards are off duty. You can easily access the bay at Northside Park (125) or at the boat ramp at 64th Street (plus at the west end of several side streets).

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: July 10, 2018 Insider Since 2010

Hi! My family is considering moving to OCMD permanently. We need to know how highly rated the local public schools are for kids with special needs. We would need special attention for autism and fetal alcohol syndrome. This might include ABA Therapy, PT, OT & Speech therapy. Any information is helpful! 

Submitted by Mary G, DC Virginia on July 10, 2018

Ocean City Elementary school has been one of the top rated schools in Maryland. I've also consistently heard good things about Stephen Decatur High School. I'd suggest reaching out to the specific schools and talking to their administration to find out more about the particular programs your family needs as such programs can vary significantly between schools in the same system.

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: July 10, 2018 Insider Since 2010

What is the boardwalk tram schedule and how much does it cost? 

Submitted by Eileen Lloyd L, Odenton Maryland on July 10, 2018
Kathy H.

Kathy H.

Bayville, NJ Answered: July 10, 2018 Insider Since 2010

Where's the best place to watch the World Cup in OCMD?

Submitted by Paul C, UK Maryland on July 10, 2018

Hey Paul, Karl mentioned a great spot but I know Bull on the Beach on 94th street shows the World Cup I was there in 2014 when they showed it and had specials during the game, the Green Turtle, and Buxy's as well. So give those a try and route for your favorite team!!!

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Kathy H.

Kathy H.

Bayville, NJ Answered: July 10, 2018 Insider Since 2010

I need a cheap bus from Baltimore, MD to OCMD roundtrip. I'll be there for 3 days and 2 nights. Any suggestions? I also would love a good hotel discount if you know of any ongoing promotions that could benefit me. 

Submitted by Laticia E, Baltimore Maryland on July 10, 2018

 Greyhound Bus from the West OC park-and-Ride lot is the most cost effective. 

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Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: July 10, 2018 Insider Since 2010

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