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Assateague Island National Seashore

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Address: 7206 National Seashore la, Berlin, MD 21811
Phone Number: 410-641-1441
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One of America's last fully functioning barrier island ecosystems.

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So beautiful. Much more quiet and relaxed than Ocean City. We catch crabs and clams, swim, kayak, and hike. All free or reasonably priced. Restrooms and picnic facilities... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Blakesmama
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Middlebury Center, Pennsylvania
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Middlebury Center, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So beautiful. Much more quiet and relaxed than Ocean City. We catch crabs and clams, swim, kayak, and hike. All free or reasonably priced. Restrooms and picnic facilities available. We grilled or daily catch on the beach! Bring lots of sunscreen, bugspray, a camera, and your sense of adventure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was sooo much fun ! Beautiful horses and rode a boat over there! Went with my hubby and our 3 year old she loved it

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Hummelstown
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've been coming to the beaches in Maryland for years and this is the first time we've visited Assateague Island. We were so delighted! First of all the horses are everywhere. Along the road so be careful driving. Horses are along the waterways. On the beach. And yes right where you are swimming!! Its so much fun! The water was... More 

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Taneytown, MD, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a magical place, only minutes from Ocean City's famed Boardwalk. You've got 150 wild horses running free on 16,000 acres of beach and grasslands, surrounded by campers. Yes, you can bring your RV or tents and spend the night/week. While you can get your pictures with the horses, please use good judgment. They may seem friendly enough, but they... More 

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Thank Chuck L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Assateague island national seashore is a fun and relaxing place! Ocean side is great for sun and catching a wave. If you want to relax or have younger children go Bayside and relax in the water or rent a kayak. Grills also available. Love the island! Don't forget to check out the visitor center.

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Andrews AFB, MD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing how gorgeous the beach, water, horses and park are. Beach was powdery. The water was refreshing and clean. The horses were mesmerizing; we kept our proper distance and locked up our chicken-horses get hungry too! Just got home and want to go back asap. Camp grounds are very clean and the horses roam there too. They have a restaurant;... More 

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Ware, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If your looking to hit the beach, make a few short nature walks and see some wild ponies, this is the place. The beach is quiet too. Make sure to check out the visitor center too. :)

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Colchester, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just an amazing beach! Miles of clean sand, perfect temperature water, body surfing and relaxing. The scenery and wild ponies were an added bonus. The best part of our vacation.

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Clyde, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My family of 6 visited for the day while vacationing in Ocean City Maryland. Stopped at the visitor center which we really enjoyed. Watched the movie about the island and the ponies. Really enjoyed it and was so interesting to see the ponies after watching the movie. Saw quite a few horses many of which were in the parking lots... More 

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Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice clean beaches. Some cost to get into the beach uNless you have a NPS pass then it is free. Be nice and don't approach the ponies. They kick and bite.

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