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Ocean City Maryland Wild Horses And Other Attractions

Updated on February 10, 2019
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Linda enjoys traveling to new places and writing about her experiences. She would love to do more traveling and writing

Wild Horses at Assateaque National Park

This is just a few of the wild horses that roam freely thoughout Assateaque just outside of Ocean City, Maryland.
This is just a few of the wild horses that roam freely thoughout Assateaque just outside of Ocean City, Maryland. | Source

Biking On The Boardwalk

A couple of young girls riding bikes in the early morning at Ocean City, Md.
A couple of young girls riding bikes in the early morning at Ocean City, Md. | Source

Vacationing at Ocean City Maryland

Every year as summer edges closer, most of us begin to think and plan our vacations and evaluate our options on where we would like to go and what we would like to do. The beach is always a top choice and there are a number of nice beaches to choose from. Ocean City, Md might be an excellent choice this year.

Ocean City, Maryland is a very popular place to spend a summer vacation. It is one of the most popular beach resorts on the eastern coast with its many exciting, fun filled activities it has for young and old to enjoy. It has so much for the whole family to enjoy as well as young adults. You can vacation there every year and each year when you return, there is something new as well as your old favorites.

If you are an early morning person, getting up and heading to beach for an early morning stroll while searching for that special seashell may appeal to you. Early morning bike riding is also very popular and there are many styles of bikes to choose from for your morning cruise down the boardwalk. You may, on the other hand, be one of those who prefer to sleep late while on vacation, then stay up late enjoying walking on the boardwalk and doing some late night shopping. For the teens, there is also the amusement park and for young adults there is always the clubs and nightlife activities.

Afternoon Relaxation

During the heat of the afternoon, you may want to head down to the beach with your blankets, chairs and don't forget the sunscreen. You may want to frolic in the water or be brave and head out to catch some of those big waves that may just knock you over. A boogie board is great fun also. How about some jet skiing or take to the skies with some parasailing. A great way to relax is to just spread the blanket and soak up some sun, while maybe reading your favorite book that you have had no time to finish. For those who burn easily, it is a good idea to take a big umbrella for some relief from the burning sun.

Another great way to spend a hot afternoon at the beach is to head to Frontier Town, which is just outside of Ocean City. Frontier Town has an awesome water park which has lots of water slides for the kids and a lazy river for the older folks to float around on inner tubes. Or you can choose to head over to the Old West 1880's style theme park where you can watch a can can show or an old fashioned gun fight. Here you can also ride the steam engine train or a stagecoach. Frontier Town is certain to provide you with hours of entertainment.

Love That Seafood

One of the great things about vacations is trying new restaurants and foods and Ocean City, Md will not disappoint you when it comes to eating well.

Ocean City has some of the best restaurants and has a fanatic selection of restaurants of all types. If you love seafood, you will have no trouble finding some great all you can eat buffets. The kids and teens will find pizza and sub shops to take care of their tastes. Steakhouses, Chinese, Mexican, you name it, Ocean City has it.

Wild Horse At Assateaque Island


Kayaking Assateaque Island Near Ocean City, Md


Assateque National Park

Only a few miles outside of Ocean City, Maryland is Assateaque National Park and Seashore. Here you can find a great place for camping while enjoying the beautiful scenery, wildlife and the wild horses that roam freely throughout the park. Assateaque has both tent camping and camper parking. You can rent or bring your own bikes or kayak, to enjoy the park and the bay waters. There are several quiet beaches to enjoy also and it is a popular crabbing area.

One of Assateaque National Parks biggest attractions are the wild horses who wander all through the park. You can be driving down the roads and spot several horses grazing alongside the roadway. These horses also wander into the camping areas. The horses may seem very tame as they seem to be quite used to the cars and people but they can still be extremely dangerous, so use extreme cautious and follow the rules of the park where the horses and wildlife is concerned. The horses have been know to kick, charge and bite people.

Rounding Up Wild Horses At Assateaque Island


Lots More Attractions

Something for everyone: There are many other attractions to give a try at Ocean City, Maryland.

  1. Miniature Golf
  2. Fishing
  3. Speed Boats
  4. Cruise Ships
  5. Great Dining with Shows
  6. Amusement Parks
  7. Go Kart Racing

Back To Work

All too quickly, your time in Ocean City is over, and it is time to head home and back to work. But you can start saving, planning and dreaming about your next trip to paradise, Ocean City Maryland.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2013 L.M. Hosler


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    • L.M. Hosler profile imageAUTHOR

      L.M. Hosler 

      6 years ago

      Thanks Jolene

      I can only hope.

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      6 years ago

      Great job L.M. Hosler ~ some day I will be able to say I knew you when!!

    • L.M. Hosler profile imageAUTHOR

      L.M. Hosler 

      6 years ago

      Thank you for the encouragement. I am going to give it a real try here.

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      6 years ago from Wales

      A great hub ;very interesting and well presented. Looking forward to so many more.


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      Bill Holland 

      6 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Never been there but it definitely sounds like a lovely place. Thanks for the recommendation.


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