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Take a ghost tour of Ocean City

If you want to spend an exciting vacation at one of the best seaside towns of the East Coast of America, Ocean City is the destination to plan your next holiday. It is highly rated as one of the top summer destinations with close to eight million visitors every year. It has all that you can expect from a world class beach town including magnificent beaches, a famous boardwalk, amusement parks, arcades, fine dining and plenty more.

Finding suitable accommodation is never a problem with the many hotels on the boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland. They cater to a variety of budgets and offer the best in amenities and facilities to have a memorable trip.

One of the best places that is affordable in price while offering the best of comfort is the MD Grand Hotel. It is centrally located so you never have to commute long distances to visit the major attractions in town. Once you are done with sightseeing and visiting the popular attractions in town, there is something different, exciting and spooky to try – a ghost tour of Ocean City!

While you may be sceptical about ghosts and paranormal activities in Ocean City, like any other historic town it does have its fair share of other worldly residents, who have made many locations their permanent abode in town.  It is alleged that there are more than a dozen spirits that haunt Ocean City and if you are up to the challenge, it is well worth taking a ghost tour to learn more about them.

Just some of the haunted spots that you will visit include Trimpers Amusements Park, a number of hotel properties, Plim Plaza and Ocean City Life Saving Museum among others. The tour stretches from the Inlet area to Fourth Street in town.

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This tour is walking tour that begins at the Life Saving Station Museum located near the end of the Boardwalk. It continues through to 4th Street and is a great way to learn about the history of the place and some of its other world residents. It is of course a paid tour and guests need to register in advance. To clarify there is no tip added in the price of the ticket, so if you have had an enjoyable experience, it is recommended to tip the guide.

The walk starts at the appointed time so do not arrive late. It is advised to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled departure. A local guide, who is an expert in the history of the area, conducts the tour. Visitors are advised to dress appropriately as per the weather conditions. It is recommended to leave your mobile number when registering, in the event that the management needs to contact guests, in case of any cancellation due to extreme weather.  It lasts for about an hour and a half so wear comfortable footwear for the trip. Also carry an umbrella and a flashlight on the trip. As the route is wheelchair friendly disabled visitors are welcome to join the tour.

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