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How travellers can get around on public transport when taking a trip to Ocean City

Tourists need to think about how they are going to get around when they head on holiday. Travel is a vital part of any break abroad and visitors heading to a new place such as Ocean City will want to be able to get around quickly. Luckily they will easily be able to walk around once in the heart of the city as many sights are within walking distance of each other. For instance visitors can take a leisurely stroll along the amazing three-mile boardwalk that has shops, eateries, arcades and a carousel. There are many other ways for tourists to travel around the bustling resort town through public transport such as the area’s boardwalk tram.


The Ocean City Boardwalk Tram is a wonderful way to get around the area during a busy day of sight-seeing. Although tourists can choose whether to walk, cycle or skate down the popular boardwalk, it is often best to take the tram. This public transport runs from the Inlet to 27th Street and works every day in the bustling summer months. It is definitely best for travellers to check whether it is running at the time of year they visit. Tourists can also get on the Ocean City Coastal Highway Beach Bus that has regular buses running through the day. One of the best hotels to stay at is the Grand Hotel Ocean City that is a great residence.

 This is one of the most impressive hotels near Assateague State Park and a number of other amazing attractions in the area. The Grand Hotel Ocean City is a superb place to stay that has five eateries serving a range of dishes to travellers, and providing relaxing places for visitors to unwind. This residence is perfect for both business and leisure tourists heading to the area for a break. This is a great choice of residence based at the heart of Ocean City that offers air-conditioned rooms with top facilities including a mini-fridge, television and coffee maker. This hotel is a fantastic choice as it provides a lovely place with friendly staff.

There are several wonderful restaurants Ocean City MD has to offer that are right outside this fantastic accommodation. Travellers heading around the resort town during special event days can catch the Express Service bus that travels directly to specific locations. These buses run during Springfest in May, the OC Air Show in June, White Marlin Open in August and Sunfest in September. West Ocean City Park and Ride is found close to the route 50 drawbridge with more than 700 free parking spaces available for tourists with cars.

There is a routine shuttle bus that transports passengers to either South Division Street or Ocean City Factory Outlets in West Ocean City for a small fee. Tourists who are over the age of 60 and not from the area can get a bus pass that is free of charge. This entitles the person to a half-fare rate on the bus, but travellers have to pay on the trams. Tourists going on holiday to Ocean City will easily be able to get around this great town on public transport.

This post was written by

Fergus Brandon – who has written posts on All Here.


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