Looking for a great read this summer? We’ve got you covered

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Featuring a mix of popular classics, romantic novels, thrillers, and modern fiction, this list highlights a range of the year’s hottest options to tote along with you to Ocean City. Also, be sure to click here to view our available summer rentals to make it a vacation you’ll never forget. Here are 12 beach day-worthy books: The Sun is also a Star by Nicola Yoon. The Color Purple by Alice Walker. Passenger by Alexandra Bracken. The Secret History by Donna Tartt. End of Watch by Stephen King. Bark Skins by … Continue reading

Be My Valentine

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  One of the hardest parts of Valentine’s Day is deciding how to make it “perfect” for that special someone. Well, what about something completely new this year? Ocean City is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Be sure to click here to view our available rentals to make it a Valentine’s Day you’ll never forget. And while you are at the beach, enjoy a horse and carriage ride along the boardwalk. For $40, couples will receive in a box of chocolates, a rose and glass of bubbly for … Continue reading

3 Ways to Make Your Vacation More Enjoyable

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Considering that we only have so much time off from work — and that family vacations aren’t exactly cheap, it’s imperative to make sure you enjoy that sacred time as much as possible. Here are three strategies to relax, disengage and make the most of limited vacation time. Manage your expectations Studies have shown that the people of Denmark are among the happiest in the world — and that this satisfaction is partially attributed to their low expectations about what’s to come. Thus, they find themselves “pleasantly surprised” when life … Continue reading

Pet Friendly Attractions

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A family-vacation does not have to mean leaving a pet behind. There are plenty of dog approved areas on Delmarva. Also, be sure to click here to view our pet-friendly vacation rentals, or call 410-289-8531 to speak with one of our travel experts. Ocean City Dog Playground, Ocean City Northside Park, Ocean City Dewey Beach Assateague National Seashore, Assateague Fenwick Island State Park, Fenwick Island Bethany Beach Delaware Seashore State Park, Rehoboth Beach Junction and Breakwater Trail, Dewey Beach Cinema by the Surf, Rehoboth Beach

Dog Friendly Restaurants

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  There are dozens of restaurants in Ocean City, Maryland that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding where to eat? Check out the list below for some pet-friendly eateries. Also, be sure to click here to view our pet-friendly vacation rentals, or call 410-289-8531 to speak with one of our travel experts. Macky’s Bayside Bar & Grill Micky Fins Bar & Grill Bayside Skillet Dumser’s Drive-In The Greene Turtle Malia’s Café Fish Tales Angler Restaurant MR Ducks Sunset Grille Frog Bar Lenny’s Beach Bar & Grill Anthony’s … Continue reading

How to survive a senior week

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Just a few months stand between you and Senior Week. After the caps have been thrown, the yearbooks have been signed and the parents have been convinced – it’ll be time to celebrate. But there are a few things you should consider. For two weeks each year in June, popular destinations for graduates, such as Ocean City, Maryland, become inundated with 18-year-olds – many who make poor, unsafe choices. Whether you’ll be drinking or choosing a safer alternative to spend your well-deserved vacation, there are several tips to think about … Continue reading

Senior Week in Ocean City, MD? Is this for me?

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A June vacation getaway is a great way to celebrate the end of high school and the transition into the next, exciting phase of life. Reward yourself with an Ocean City rental. They provide coveted comforts like a kitchen for breakfast and late night snacks, a living room for watching movies together and separate bedrooms for some time apart. To make the most of your getaway, choose a place you and your friends will like. Beach Getaway Rentals has plenty of options. Click here to view them all. Still unsure … Continue reading

Playing it Safe while planning your Senior Week in Ocean City, MD

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This is the time of the year when we are flooded by numerous phone calls and emails by anxious soon-to-be graduates and their apprehensive parents looking for advice, reassurance of legitimacy of the rental units, safe accommodations, and the best deals available.  Many seniors and parents have heard the stories of past graduates about the landlords that collect their monies and then look for any minuscule reason to evict them soon after the arrival or even private owners who collect the money, and then are nowhere to be found on … Continue reading

Does your vacation affect your happiness?

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Vacations are a chance to take a break from work, see the world and enjoy time with family. But do they make you happier? The study, published in the journal Applied Research in Quality of Life, showed that the largest boost in happiness comes from the simple act of planning a vacation. In the study, the effect of vacation anticipation boosted happiness for eight weeks. After the vacation, happiness quickly dropped back to baseline levels for most people. How much stress or relaxation a traveler experienced on the trip appeared … Continue reading

Boardwalkin’ for pets 2015

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Bring your pet to the beach and do a good deed! Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8am – 12pm Worcester County Humane Society annual fun event – walk-a-thon on the boards! All proceeds benefit the Ocean City area’s no-kill pet shelter. Bring your pet for a fun day on the boards to help the animals or adopt a shelter dog for the day by making arrangements prior to the walk-a-thon. Registration fee.  8am – 12pm, rain or shine! We have a selection of a few pet friendly units available for the … Continue reading