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Ocean City Pet-Friendly Hotels

Posted: February 27, 2020

Are you planning a pet-friendly Ocean City beach vacation? If spending time with your pup is one of your favorite activities, then you’re in good company. No one likes to leave man’s best friend at home while they go on vacation, and when you book with a Boardwalk Hotel Group hotel, you don’t have to!

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Spend Valentine’s Day in Ocean City, Maryland!

Posted: February 5, 2020

Are you planning to spend Valentine’s Day in Ocean City? The Howard Johnson Oceanfront Plaza Hotel offers the perfect vacation destination for you and your sweetheart’s weekend getaway. The Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel is opening for the season on Thursday, February 13th, just in time for your romantic beach getaway to OCMD.  Book your stay

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Book your 2020 Vacation to OCMD

Posted: January 15, 2020

Ready to brush off the winter blues and book your next Ocean City, MD 2020 Vacation? The chilly weather might stick around for the next couple of months, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start looking forward to summer early. In fact, at the Boardwalk Hotel Group, we believe that winter is actually the best

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Year Round Boardwalk Bikes Rides

Posted: November 29, 2018

Park your cars once you get to town and enjoy your time in Ocean City! No one wants to spend time sitting in their car on Coastal Highway while they are on vacation. What, then, is the best form of transportation you ask? Bikes! Bicycles are allowed year-round in Ocean City, with specific limitations and

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Ringing in 2019 at Howard Johnson®

Posted: November 27, 2018

The winter season is filled with hustling and bustling and so much holiday cheer! As soon as all of the Christmas celebrations settle down, it’s time to ring in the new year with party favors and a champagne toast! What better place to do that than at the beach?! New Year’s Packages This year at

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Welcome to Ocean City!

Posted: November 20, 2018

Beachside, boardwalk or at the outdoor pool at our Howard Johnson®By Wyndham Oceanfront Plaza Hotel, you can find countless ways to soak up the sun. Located at the north end of The Boardwalk, walk to Atlantic Ocean beaches or Jolly Roger® Waterpark, and then return for a bite at the famous on-site Brother’s Bistro.

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Winterfest of Lights Package and Festivities

Posted: November 20, 2018

About Winterfest Winter is coming, but Winterfest is already here! Although there are countless reasons to spend the offseason months in Ocean City, one of the biggest attractions around is the famous Winterfest of Lights at Northside Park. At the Winterfest of Lights, you can ride the tram throughout 58 acres of creative light displays

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2 Hearts In The Sand

Love Is In The Air In Ocean City, Maryland

Posted: December 29, 2014

Celebrate LOVE All Weekend Long in OCMD Love is always in the air in Ocean City, MD; after all, waking up to a stunning sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean is an awe-inspiring sight to share with that special someone in your life. For the perfect romantic weekend getaway, the Howard Johnson Oceanfront Plaza Hotel has

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Winter Is The Perfect Time For Cruising The Boards

Posted: November 20, 2014

Here in Ocean City, one of our favorite things about the off-season is being able to ride our bikes on the boardwalk anytime we want! With our convenient location on the Boardwalk at 12th Street, guests of the Howard Johnson Oceanfront Plaza Hotel love cruising the boardwalk year-round. Cold weather? Don’t let that slow you

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Three…Two….One….Happy New Year from Howard Johnson Oceanfront Plaza Hotel!

Posted: November 11, 2014

As you piece together your Thanksgiving grocery shopping lists, pull out the old Christmas decorations, and shorten those seemingly endless holiday wish lists, don’t forget to think ahead to the big reward….New Year’s Eve celebrations in Ocean City, MD! It may not be summertime, but with restaurants, bars, live entertainment, the boardwalk, and shopping at

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