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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Ocean City

No summer is complete without a visit to Maryland’s most popular beach. Ocean City is truly a destination that comes with its own culture and rules, but for most every visitor it all comes down to having fun and eating some of the best seafood around. It is also a long-standing favorite for Senior Week, so be cautious planning trips during the first two weeks of June to avoid over-crowded beaches.

06/23/2012

(credit: assateagueisland.com)

Assateague Portion Closed To Protect Nesting Birds

The National Park Service says it is temporarily closing part of Assateague Island in Maryland to protect nesting piping plovers.

06/18/2012

(Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

2 New Ponies Born On Assateague Island In Maryland

Two new foals have been spotted among the wild pony herd at Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore.

03/17/2012

(credit: dnr.state.md.us)

Best Places To Catch Fall Foliage

From the Appalachian Mountains to the Eastern Shore, we have compiled the list of the best spots to enjoy the beauty of autumn.

CBS Baltimore–09/23/2011

(AP Photo/Matthew S. Gunby)

Assateague Closing In Advance Of Irene

Maryland officials say Assateague State Park is closing because of Hurricane Irene.

08/26/2011

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Annual Pony Swim And Auction To Raise Funds For Virginia Fire Company

The annual pony auction and swim between Assateague Island in Maryland and Chincoteague Island in Virginia to support Virginia volunteer fire company.

07/28/2011

Photo Credit: Mindie Burgoyne

Park Rangers Struggle To Keep The Horses Wild

They’re Assateague Island’s famous wild horses. Park officials said the very thing that makes the horses a national treasure and draws millions of visitors to this 48,000-acre seashore south of Ocean City each year is under threat: Their wildness.

07/11/2011

(credit: dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/)

New Visitor Station Being Built At Assateague

Construction is under way on a new visitor contact station in the Maryland district of Assateague Island
National Seashore.

05/03/2011

(credit: assateagueisland.com)

Assateague Island Waives Fees For Park Week

Assateague Island National Seashore is waiving its entrance fee for National Park Week, allowing free access to the shore in both Maryland and Virginia.

04/16/2011

(credit: dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/)

Wild Horse Shot On Assateague Island

National Park Service officials say a wild horse on Assateague Island was shot and killed by a deer hunter.

01/20/2011

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