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Things to do with kids in Ocean City in the Winter?

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Things to do with kids in Ocean City in the Winter?

I'm looking into bring a group of kids to Ocean City in December and wanted to get a sense of what we can do while we're there. We would probably stay at the Carosel Resort since they have a pool and ice skating although I'm open to other suggestions.

Would love to hear any ideas of what we can do in the Winter in or around OC, MD.

Thanks for your help

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1. Re: Things to do with kids in Ocean City in the Winter?

The Winterfest of Lights will be going on then so they will definitely enjoy that. Santa is there, plus there's hot chocolate and souvenirs. It's at Northside Park on 125th St. and the tram will take you around all the displays so there's no walking.

There are two indoor mini golf courses open year round. One is on 68th St. and the other is 136th St.

Planet Maze on 33rd St will be open for laser tag which is fun no matter what your age.

Most likely there will be horse drawn carriage rides like this past year with Santa driving the horses.

The Life Saving Station Museum will be open with limited hours then, so check the museum closer to December.

You can visit Assateague Island for free then. And I think the Nature Center there is open year round. They have a hands on exhibit as well where you can pick up the different sea creatures and hopefully one of the rangers will be there to explain all the details and weird little things they do to you.

The OC Christmas Parade is scheduled for Dec.7 at 11 a.m. from 100th St. to 115th St.

Of course depending on the weather, lots of stores on the boardwalk will be open on the weekends, and even Thrasher's Fries and Fisher's Popcorn are usually open weather permitting.

There are movie theaters and a bowling alley in OC as well.

Hope that helps some.

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2. Re: Things to do with kids in Ocean City in the Winter?

We visit every year at this time. Yeas the Assateague Welcome Center is open everyday from 9 to 5 they have a touch touch for the kids as well as 2 large aquariums with fish from around the island. there are always Rangers on hand to answer questions and even at this time of year they do have programs planned at times you can ask about. They also always have the movie about the island running, You will get to see ponies and there are 3 nature walks. While it might be cold there are no bu

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3. Re: Things to do with kids in Ocean City in the Winter?

Ripley's Believe it or Not museum was open on Christmas Day last year.

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4. Re: Things to do with kids in Ocean City in the Winter?

Oh and Assateague State park is free in the winter the national park charges for entrance year round. If there is no one in the both to collect you go to the Ranger station to pay.

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5. Re: Things to do with kids in Ocean City in the Winter?

The Carousel has an indoor ice skating rink.

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