Explore Chincoteague Island this Fall with the Family

Explore Chincoteague Island this Fall with the Family

Do you and your family have a vacation planned for Chincoteague Island this fall? If you do, then allow us to tell you of a few things that you can explore. Staying in one of our Chincoteague Island vacation rentals will allow you and your family to enjoy your vacation a little more. Let’s look below to see how you can explore Chincoteague Island with the family this fall.

Museum of Chincoteague Island

Explore Chincoteague Island this Fall with the Family

Have you and your family ever been to the Museum of Chincoteague Island before? If you haven’t, then you are missing out on a great find. This museum has many different exhibits, but you can take a Chincoteague Island History Tour to learn more about the island. The island has a rich history of 200 years, and it is a barrier island off the coast of Virginia. Here you will be able to see the rich history of the island and learn a little more about the island’s people and culture. We promise that you won’t hear “I’m bored” from the kids on the day you visit this museum.

Assateague Lighthouse

Explore Chincoteague Island this Fall with the Family

Another great place to explore while you are on vacation here in Chincoteague Island is the Assateague Lighthouse. Located on the southern end of a nearby island, Assateague is where you will find this lighthouse. This lighthouse is known for its colors of red and white, which resemble the Coast Guard. We recommend that you wear good shoes to climb to the top of the lighthouse as there are 175 steps in all. What a great day spending your time as a family exploring this impressive lighthouse together!

While there are many other fun things to do this fall on Chincoteague Island, we wanted to share these few with you. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay in one of our Chincoteague Island vacation rentals, now is the time. We hope to see you and your family this fall as you explore our island a little bit together.  

Things to Do this Fall in Ocean City, Maryland

Things to Do this Fall in Ocean City, Maryland

Do you and your family have a family vacation planned to Ocean City, Maryland this fall? If the answer is yes, then we need to tell you about everything that you can do in the area. Staying with us in one of our Ocean City vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to the fun. Let’s look below at what you can do this fall here in Ocean City, Maryland.

Experience the Boardwalk

Things to Do this Fall in Ocean City, Maryland

One of the best things to do with your family while you’re on vacation to Ocean City, Maryland, is experiencing the boardwalk. The boardwalk is around 3 miles long, and we promise that there is something for everyone there. For many families they have memories of going to Trimpers Rides and arcade as children. Now it’s time to share those fun memories with their children and possibly grandkids. Another thing to make sure you experience the boardwalk is checking out Thrashers Fries. Like many people from Maryland, these are the best fries around, and don’t forget to add a little Old Bay Seasoning, Ketchup, and Malt Vinegar to them!

Fly a Kite on the Beach

Things to Do this Fall in Ocean City, Maryland

Another favorite among many is getting to experience flying a kite on the beach with their kids. For many, this was the entertainment while they were growing up, so heading over to the kite shop to buy a quality kite is what it’s all about. Making sure that you are ready to run on the beach and letting the kids hold onto the kite is making new memories together. No matter what kind of kite you have though, will do as all you want to do is remember that moment for years to come.

While there are many other fun things that you can do while you’re on vacation to Ocean City, Maryland, these are the few we wanted to share. If you haven’t booked your next holiday to stay with us here in Ocean City, Maryland, now is the time. We can’t wait to hear about your vacation to the beach this fall and what new memories you made!

3 Must Eat at Restaurants in Ocean City

3 Must Eat at Restaurants in Ocean City

Do you and your family have a vacation planned for Ocean City? If you do, then you are in for a treat as we wanted to share with you three must eat at restaurants in the area. Staying with us in one of our Ocean City vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to the food. Let’s look below at what three restaurants you must eat at in Ocean City.

Longboard Café

3 Must Eat at Restaurants in Ocean City

Longboard Café is one of Ocean City’s surf-themed bistro’s that is located in the heart of Ocean City. This restaurant has been a favorite among both the locals and tourists for many years. You will find delicious food on the menu, such as Crab Cake Sandwiches, Gourmet Burgers, and Surf ‘n Turf Skewers. They also have a fantastic kid’s list that includes Cheese Quesadilla, Kid’s Burgers, and even Grilled Cheese & Fries. Don’t forget to stop on by while you are on vacation this year.

Layton’s Family Restaurant

If you’re looking for a locally owned business, then this is the perfect restaurant to eat at. Layton’s Family Restaurant has been in business since 1959 and a local’s favorite. Some of the items you will find on the menu are Donuts, Pastries, Waffles, Pancakes, and more. They serve Breakfast and Lunch, and the lunch menu is quite impressive as well. While they are only open Friday to Sunday, this is a restaurant that you have to eat at while in Ocean City!

On the Bay Seafood

3 Must Eat at Restaurants in Ocean City

Anytime you come to the beach, it’s not a vacation unless you have fresh local seafood. One of the best things about coming to On the Bay Seafood is that many come from all over to dine here with their family. You will be able to find steamed blue crabs and some of the best seafood around. Some of the foods you will find on the menu are Soft Shell Crabs, Steamed Spiced Shrimp, Steamed Crabs, and Chicken Tenders. After spending the day on the beach, stop on in and enjoy a nice meal with the family.

While there are many other restaurants in the area, these are the three we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t booked your Ocean City vacation rental yet, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and your family as you enjoy the local cuisine here in Ocean City!

Our Top 3 Restaurants to Eat at on Chincoteague Island

Our Top 3 Restaurants to Eat at on Chincoteague Island

Do you and your family have a vacation this summer to Chincoteague Island? We understand that when you are on vacation, sometimes you want to go out to eat and not have to worry about cooking. That’s why we at Seaside Vacations have come up with our top 3 restaurants to eat at while you are on vacation. Staying with us in one of our Chincoteague Island vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to some of the most fantastic restaurants on the island. Let’s take a peek at where our top 3 restaurants to eat at on the island are below.

Bill’s Prime Seafood & Steaks

Our Top 3 Restaurants to Eat at on Chincoteague Island

Dining out when on vacation can seem like a treat, but you will enjoy this food from Bill’s Prime Seafood & Steaks. Not only do they serve lunch and dinner and are open seven days a week. Some of the things that your family can enjoy are Oysters on the Half Shell, Pasta, Surf & Turf, and more. Located on Main Street in Chincoteague is where you will find this fantastic restaurant to take the family out for a nice lunch or dinner.

Beach Road Round-Up

Another great restaurant that your family can enjoy while on vacation is Beach Road Round-Up. This unique restaurant where your family can grab breakfast and lunch from Thursday – Sunday. Some of the foods that your family can try are omelets, quesadilla’s, chicken sandwiches, and more. Don’t forget to ask what the daily special is when you go to eat as there is something for everyone!

Better

Our Top 3 Restaurants to Eat at on Chincoteague Island

Have you and your family ever gotten food from a food truck before? If you haven’t, then you are in for a treat! Better is a new kind of food truck experience that you have ever tried. According to Chef Justin, you will be able to see and taste that everything tastes better when it’s all made to order on the food truck. Some of the items that you will find at the truck are Schnitzel, The Better Crab Cake Sandwich, Brussels Sprouts, and more. Better is like no other food truck you may have eaten at, but we promise you that it’s one you won’t want to miss!

While there are many other great restaurants in the area that you can try, these are the few we wanted to share. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to come to stay with us at Seaside Vacations, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and your family on your upcoming vacation to relax and have a good time!

Take Advantage of a Vacation to Chincoteague Island this February

Take Advantage of Vacation to Chincoteague Island this February

Are you and your family looking to take a vacation this February to Chincoteague Island? Escaping from real life and heading to the beach can cheer up the family by exploring the island a little. Staying in one of our Seaside Vacations rental homes will keep you and your family close to the shore and where you can enjoy spending your time together. Let’s look below at what you and your family can do while you are on vacation to Chincoteague Island.

National Wildlife Refuge

Take Advantage of Vacation to Chincoteague Island this February

Are you a family who loves nature and wildlife? If the answer is yes, then head on over to the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge for the day. There is plenty of things that you and family can do while visiting such as the trails, the Herbert H. Bateman Educational Center and the Assateague Lighthouse. There is also a recreational beach there as well and during the summer many beach loving families can be found here. If you decide to hike the trails though be sure to bring bug spray because there are ticks and other creepy crawling bugs out there. The Educational Center is open every day from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Wild Horses

Take Advantage of Vacation to Chincoteague Island this February

While you are over at the National Wildlife Refuge checking out the Assateague Island Lighthouse, you may be able to get a quick glimpse of the “Chincoteague” ponies. They are also known as the “Saltwater Cowboys” and they can be seen year-round. Be sure to keep your distance from the horses as they are wild, and they aren’t like the horses you may find elsewhere. If you do happen to see one and it comes close, do not feed the horse either. Just sit back and watch them in their natural habitat and take photos of them for the family to remember that moment.

 While there are many other things that you can do while you are on vacation to Chincoteague Island this February, these are the ones we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay with us at Seaside Vacations, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you and your family on your next adventure to the island!

4 Festive Things to Do During the Holiday’s in Ocean City, Maryland

4 Festive Things to Do During the Holiday’s in Ocean City, Maryland

Have you and your family ever vacation during the holidays in Ocean City, Maryland? If you haven’t, then let us tell you about several things happening this December. Staying in one of our Ocean City vacation rentals during the holiday season will keep you close to the fun. Let’s look below at how you and your family can enjoy the 5 festive things to do during the holidays in Ocean City, Maryland.

Winterfest

Winterfest is being held at Northside Park over on 125th Street this year. It takes place every year from now until December 31st 7 days a week. What a fun thing that your family can do and enjoy is explore what the Winterplace Village. Here you will be able to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or cider, shop for those last-minute gifts and have your photo taken with Santa Claus. Admission to Winterfest is $5 per person over the age of 11 and children 11 & under are free. Don’t miss this fun festival  with the family as you vacation with us this holiday season.

Christmas Parade

4 Festive Things to Do During the Holiday’s in Ocean City, Maryland

You can’t celebrate Christmas without attending the Ocean City Christmas Parade. This is an annual parade that many families love to watch and see. Happening this year on Saturday, December 7th beginning at 11:00 am is where your family can watch the floats go by. You will also be able to see horses, high school bands and even get a peek at old antique cars. Be sure to get there a little early as you won’t want to miss Old Saint Nick himself at the end of the parade!

Shop

Even during the off-season, shopping at the beach for some hidden gems is what many look forward to. Whether they are in search of something or are excited to be shopping in general at the beach. You may be able to find several stores who will have crafts from a few of the local artists or find that gift for the hard to shop for person in your family. We all have them and sometimes vacationing to the beach during the holidays you will be able to find something just for them. No matter what you are on the hunt for, you may find it here in Ocean City.

Enjoy the Boardwalk

4 Festive Things to Do During the Holiday’s in Ocean City, Maryland

The boardwalk is one of the iconic places that many loves to go to year-round in Ocean City. For many, going to the boardwalk on each trip to the beach they go to. It doesn’t matter if it’s in the winter that they get to experience the boardwalk. Also going during the holidays is when you and the family can rent bikes, scooters and surrey bikes. You won’t have to worry about the crowds while you are enjoying your ride on the boardwalk. Just have a great time with your family as you experience the boardwalk together.

There are many other things that you can do during the holidays around Ocean City, Maryland, but we wanted to share these with you. If you haven’t booked your next vacation to stay in one of our Ocean City vacation rentals, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you this holiday season as you enjoy your vacation with the family!

3 Reasons Why You Need to Book a Vacation to Ocean City MD

3 Reasons Why You Need to Book a Vacation to Ocean City MD

Do you and your family have a family vacation planned to come to Ocean City MD soon? If the answer is no, then we must tell you our top 3 reasons on why you need to book a vacation to Ocean City MD today. Staying in one of our Ocean City MD Vacation Rentals will keep you and your family close to where the fun and memories are made. Let’s look below at a few of the reasons you need to book your vacation to the area.

Spending Time Outdoors

3 Reasons Why You Need to Book a Vacation to Ocean City MD

Anytime you vacation at the beach, it only means that you get to spend more time outdoors with the family. During the summer, the weather is warm, and you may get a shower or two in the afternoons. The spring and the fall are great times to come and enjoy the warm weather, but the water may be a little too chilly to jump into. And it’s a great place where your family can disconnect with electronics and spend more time as a family outside. Some of the other things that you can take advantage of outdoors at the beach are flying a kite, riding bikes, heading to the boardwalk or spending time on the sand building sandcastles.

Celebrate Holidays

Vacationing during the holidays are always fun for everyone in the family no matter what time of the year it is. A few major holiday’s that are coming up soon that you may want to sneak away for is Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Many of the local restaurants will have special menus for Thanksgiving Day dinners and Christmas Eve dinners. Celebrating these special moments with the family while on vacation can be a new tradition for years to come. Don’t miss these precious years pass you by as the kids grow up and eventually move away.

It Reduces Stress

3 Reasons Why You Need to Book a Vacation to Ocean City MD

Did you know that many adults who have full-time jobs will still work while they are on vacation? But disconnecting from work while you are away from your home can help you reduce stress for everyone in the family. Don’t bring your work with you while on vacation, it’s your time to relax and enjoy the time spent with your family. This can be helpful for everyone in the family and have the teens and kids turn in their electronics before you head into you Ocean City MD Vacation Rental too!

While there are many other reasons as of why you and your family need to book your vacation at the beach. If you still haven’t booked your family vacation to stay in one of our Ocean City MD Vacation Rentals, now is the time. We hope to see you and your family on your next vacation to the beach.

Don’t Miss These Fun Events Happening in October

Don't Miss These Fun Events Happening in October

Are you and your family taking your vacation to Ocean City in the month of October? If the answer is yes, then you don’t want to miss these fun events happening. Staying in one of our Bayside vacation rentals will keep your family close to where the fun is at. Ocean City is a great family beach to take your kids to during the fall months. Let’s look at what some of the fun events that are happening during the month of October below.

O.C.Toberfest

Don't Miss These Fun Events Happening in October

O.C.Toberfest is a fun event that the family will love attending. Returning for it’s 8th year on the Boardwalk on October 19th-20th and October 26-27th. Not only will you be able to experience a fun beach maze, your kids will have fun pirates in the sand and scary scarecrows. Plus, you will be on the Boardwalk where you will be able to grab some of the famous Thrashers Fries. Don’t miss this fun event as Ocean City celebrates Halloween!

Endless Summer Cruisin’

Do you have a child who loves all things cars? If so, then this is the event for you. Join Ocean City as they celebrate the 22nd Annual Endless Summer Cruisin’ on October 10th. There will be plenty of things that you can do and vehicles to look at. Admission to this event is $10 a day on Thursday’s and Sundays, $15 a day for Friday’s and Saturdays or you could get the Weekend Pass for $35 each. There will be parades on the Boardwalk, live entertainment and more. This is one event you don’t want to miss.

O.C. Pet Expo

Don't Miss These Fun Events Happening in October

Do you have a pet at home and want to enjoy a fun event? Then head on over to the Convention Center on October 26th & 27th to experience the Ocean City Pet Expo. Here you will be able to get some valuable information, pet products and even check out some pets that will need homes. This is a great event to go to and if it’s raining then it’s something you can do indoors.

While there are many other events happening in Ocean City during the month of October, these are the few we wanted to share with you. If you still haven’t booked your Bayside vacation rental for your next vacation, now is the time. We can’t wait to see you next month as you celebrate that the weather is cooler!

4 Family-Friendly Activities on the Beach

4 Family-Friendly Activities on the Beach

Are you looking for family-friendly activities that you can enjoy on the beach? If the answer is yes, then we must tell you about several activities that are good for the entire family. Staying in one of our Ocean City vacation rentals will keep you and your family close to where the fun is at. Let’s look at a few of the family-friendly activities that you can do on your next family vacation.

Musical Towels

Just like the classic game musical chairs, this game is easily played on the beach. Everyone in the family will enjoy playing this game on the beach. Bring a small radio or speakers with you so you can jam to the tunes. Before you head to the beach for the day make sure that you have enough beach towels for everyone in the family. Once you are settled on the beach, lay the towels on the sand to make a circle and it’s time to play musical towels. What a great activity for the whole family to enjoy and have a good time!

Fly a Kite

4 Family-Friendly Activities on the Beach

Flying a kite while you are on vacation to the beach is one of the most family-friendly activities. As a child, do you have memories of flying a kite while running down the beach at Ocean City? For many families, this is a classic beach activity that everyone in the family can have fun with. It doesn’t matter where you got your kite from, it’s about how much fun you are having together. All you need is a kite, wind and someone to run down the beach to get the kite in the air. Not only are you spending time with your family, but you are also getting a little exercise in too.

Beach Mini Golf

Playing mini golf at the beach is always fun, but when it’s played by the ocean it becomes even more fun. Building your very own mini golf course is just what the family can do on a hot day by the ocean. Head over to a local dollar store to pick up the golf club sets and purchase enough balls for everyone. Then when you are on the beach you and your family can design their own course to play through. Use driftwood that you found on the beach to mark each hole and play golf. Spending as much time together while you are on vacation is what every family wants.

Play Soccer

4 Family-Friendly Activities on the Beach

Playing any kind of game on the beach is always fun but playing soccer can be even more fun. Bring a soccer ball with you on your next trip to Ocean City and have a small game on the sand. You can either break up into different teams or just make a circle to pass the ball back and forth. This activity is great to play as a family because it’s also a great teamwork game.

There are many other activities that your family can do while on vacation, but we thought you’d enjoy these. If you still haven’t made your reservations to stay in one of our Ocean City vacation rentals, now is the time. We hope to see you and the family as you make new memories on your next trip!

Don’t Miss These 4th of July Events on Chincoteague Island

Don’t Miss These 4th of July Events on Chincoteague Island

It’s hard to believe that the 4th of July is almost upon us and the fireworks will begin to glare. Many families love to head to the beach this week to take a family vacation and to enjoy the fellowship together. Staying in one of our Chincoteague Island vacation rentals will keep your family close to where the action is. We promise that your family will treasure this vacation compared to others. Let’s look at what some of the fun things you can do to celebrate this fun holiday.

Spend the Day at the Beach

Don’t Miss These 4th of July Events on Chincoteague Island

For many families who vacation with us, spending the day at the beach with the kids is what a family vacation is for. They want to sit back, relax and enjoy hearing the waves in the background and the kids screaming with glee. And yes, they might hear the fighting over that one sand bucket, but let’s not fret about that. Grab your beach gear, sunscreen and family and spend the whole day on the beach. Bring a picnic lunch and be sure to have that cooler full of juice boxes and waters as you enjoy your day. Make new memories on the beach with your family this 4th of July!

Annual Chincoteague Old Fashion Fireworks

Come and help us celebrate the 33rd Annual Chincoteague Old Fashion Fireworks Display on July 4th. Your family can come to the Carnival Grounds where we will be celebrating the birth of our nation together. The fireworks are sponsored by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company and the Town of Chincoteague. What as they light up the night sky with beautiful firework displays this year that you don’t want to miss. This event is free to attend, and we promise that it’s something like you’ve never seen before.

94th Annual Chincoteague Volunteer Fireman’s Carnival

Don’t Miss These 4th of July Events on Chincoteague Island

While this event does not happen on July 4th, we thought that you would enjoy this fun carnival that is happening from July 3, 2019 from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm. Here you and your family can head over to the Carnival Grounds where you can enjoy a variety of entertainment. There will be carnival food such as hot dogs, pizza or clam & oyster fritters. There will be games and rides that the family can all join in and so much more. Don’t miss this fun event while you are on vacation to the island!

While there are many other things that your family can do while you are on vacation to Chincoteague Island, these are the ones we thought you’d enjoy. If you still haven’t made your reservations for your next vacation, now is the time. We hope that your family has a wonderful and safe 4th of July!