“Traveling – It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a Storyteller” ~ Ibn Battuta
Did you know the average length of stay in a Vacation Rental is 5.6 nights? It’s not always easy to force your calendar to work with the typical 7 night minimum, that rents Saturday to Saturday, or Sunday to Sunday, is it?! Or maybe you just don’t want to fight weekend beach traffic. Real Life simply doesn’t always fit into these perfect little boxes, unfortunately. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t seek adventure whenever possible – whether it be for 3 days or 12!
That’s why we’re thrilled to introduce you to our Flex-Stay Homes on Chincoteague Island, Virginia and in Ocean City, Maryland. A fine group of Vacation Homes – large and small – here to make your Vacation Dreams come true – and get this….on YOUR terms, imagine that! Avoid the weekend traffic by staying Monday – Thursday, or make it a long weekend by coming Wednesday – Monday! How many times have you wished that 7 night stay could actually be for 10 or 11 nights? Well, now it can be – the world is your Arster (Chincoteague-speak for Oyster) when you stay with us at Seaside Vacations!
There are so many things to do on Chincoteague Island, and in Ocean City, Maryland, it should be a “must-visit” on your annual list of Adventures. And being able to do a few days here….a few days there, makes it easier than ever to have MORE adventures with those who matter most! Relax on the beach at Assateague National Seashore and count the Pelicans – no Boardwalk, no noise – nothing but peace and serenity. And please the action-lovers in your family with a few days in family-friendly OCMD with some rides and games on the Boardwalk.
So, when only here for 3 or 4 days, what ARE the “do not miss” items that should be on your list? Be sure to check out our list of favorite eats and activities and get ready to have some fun! Begin your day with a hike on the Beach or searching for our famous Wild Ponies, and just so you know, it IS okay to have Island Creamery for lunch – ice cream is okay any time of the day while you’re on Vacation!
Remember, the tans may fade, but those Memories will last forever!
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 3 festive things to do during the holidays in Ocean City, Maryland.
Winterfest is being held at Northside Park over on 125th Street this year. It takes place every year from now until January 2, 2021 on Wednesday – Sunday from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. 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 but they are requiring that you purchase your tickets online in advance. Don’t miss this fun festival with the family as you vacation with us this holiday season.
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
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!
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
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
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!
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 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
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!
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
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.
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
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.
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 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
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!