29 days in Ocean City & Frederick Itinerary

29 days in Ocean City & Frederick Itinerary

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Ocean City
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Frederick
— 19 nights
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Ocean City — 9 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ocean City Boardwalk and Northside Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ocean City: Cape Henlopen State Park (in Lewes), Chincoteague Island (Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Bike Depot, &more) and Holts Landing State Park (in Millville). There's much more to do: stroll through Ocean City Beach, find something for the whole family at Frontier Town, trek along Bethany Beach Boardwalk, and tee off at Eagle's Landing Golf Course.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ocean City trip itinerary builder.

Washington to Ocean City is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also drive. In October, daytime highs in Ocean City are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Frederick.
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Frederick — 19 nights

Frederick is a city and the county seat of Frederick County in the U.S. state of Maryland. Family-friendly places like Luray Caverns and Gettysburg National Military Park will thrill your kids. Explore Frederick's surroundings by going to Luray (Zipline & Stony Man Mountain Overlook), Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery, Shriver House Museum, &more) and Fort Frederick State Park (in Big Pool). And it doesn't end there: grab your bike and head to Great Allegheny Passage, gain insight at Summers Farm, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and relax in the rural setting at Frog Eye Farm.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Frederick day trip planning website.

You can drive from Ocean City to Frederick in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Frederick when traveling from Ocean City in October, with lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
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