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We'll be traveling from CT for a Saturday to Saturday vacation at Talbot Ave. What is the best time of day to arrive in Ocean City to avoid weekend travel traffic jams?Submitted by Susan L, South Windsor CT on July 11, 2019
Arrive before 11 am of after 7 pm and leave before 9 am of after 7 pm.
My family lives in CT and travels to OC often. I did to when I still lived in CT.
If you are arriving on Saturday, the earlier the better. Ideally you want to arrive before noon, definitely before 1pm, to avoid traffic. Alternatively, arrive after about 5pm. On Fridays avoid arriving between 5pm and 7pm, although trafffic is much less than Saturday afternoons. On Sunday inbound traffic is rarely in issue. If you leave OC on a Saturday, try to depart by 8am.