5 Useful Tips For Buying New Car

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Buying your first used car can be a rewarding experience that will be a memory for a lifetime. My Dad still talks about buying his first car and my 16 year old is making those memories now. To make sure it is the best experience possible remember these useful tips.

 

Research Your Dream Car:

What do you want in a car? Does it have to have bluetooth technology? A rear-view cam? What are the top features that you just can’t live without? Make a list and then hit the internet to find your dream car.

 

Arrange Financing:

Sometimes, especially if your credit is non-existence or you don’t have any credit history, you may not be eligible for whatever financing promotion the dealer is running. Always pre-arrange your financing so you know what you can afford and what the payments will be.

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11 Fun Things To Do In Ocean City, MD

Ocean City, Maryland is a place where something is always going on. Whether is 6AM or 10PM. When you have a whole lot of options it can be daunting to find activities that are right for your family. Do you hit the beach? Parasail? Build a sand castle? What are your option?

Below we have listed      of the best things to do in Ocean City! Advenerous? We have you covered! Laid back? We have you covered! Bar Hopper? Well, we kind of have you covered. No matter what you like to do, Ocean City is sure to have the right activity!

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Paradise Watersports

Paradise Watersports is the number one Jet ski rental in Ocean City Maryland. We offer Ocean City’s only brand new 2014 Jet skis! If you’re looking for speed, and that adrenaline rush to top off your vacation then you can’t miss our Jet ski rentals this summer! When it comes to Parasailing Ocean City Maryland offers some breathtaking views of dolphins, sea turtles, wild ponies of Assateague, and a birds eye view of Maryland from Delaware to Virginia while you enjoy the excitement of a mild or wild parasail ride over the ocean!

 

Escape Room Ocean City

Escape Room OC is a real-life escape game. You will need to escape the room by solving a series of mysterious clues, opening locks, and finding your way out.

 

Pirate Adventures of Ocean City

Take your kids on an old fashioned swashbuckling adventure they’ll be spinning yarns about for years to come. With painted faces and sailor sashes, the crew of determined little mates cast off on a childhood fantasy come true! Of course, there’s underwater treasure at stake and a secret map that needs to be carefully followed. Who knows who else is after the same booty? Or when the crew may have to fire the water cannons in order to save the ship! Captain Ray may be on board, along with a deckhand or two for plenty of revelry. Singing sea chanteys, taking the time honored oath of loyal sailors, storytelling, and a gang effort to find the treasure and fend off other ships is all part of the fun. Plus, each mate and matey will bring home their share of the booty!

 

Assateague Island Kayak Tours & Rentals

Assateague Island is a great vacation destination within easy reach for many East Coast residents. Sightseeing cruises, kayak tours, crabbing, bird watching, fishing, hunting, biking and other activities continually make this a paradise for visitors that enjoy outdoor recreation. Assateague Island has over 37 miles of beautiful beach. This is considered one of best beaches on the entire East Coast. Search for seashells as you walk the pristine white sands. You can enjoy swimming in the picturesque waves along the Atlantic coastline here or just relax on Assateague’s vast unspoiled beaches. The Assateague Lighthouse is on the way to the beach and it is one of the most famous in the nation.

 

11 Fun Things To Do In Ocean City, MD

 

Bike World Boardwalk Rentals

Renting only top of the line Aluminum bicycles and Italian surreys, Bike World has become the benchmark of quality equipment and service in Ocean City.

 

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8 Free Things To Do in DC

Washington DC is more than our nation’s capitol. It is an area that is steeped in culture, history, and diversity. Like every tourist destination it can sometimes come with a heavy price tag. By the time you pay for a hotel, travel, food, and transportation your wallet will feel considerable lighter. How can you still enjoy such a gorgeous city on a very limited budget?

For free of course! Washington DC has some great things that you can do for free or almost free.  You can see museums, monuments, and even take a tour of the National Mall. All for very little green. You can’t beat that!

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8 Free Things To Do In Washington, DC

Lincoln Memorial

A 19 foot statue of Abraham Lincoln sits overlooking the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument from his permanent seat on America’s Front Yard. Dedicated in 1922, the Lincoln Memorial has been home to many defining moments in American history. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in front of 250,000 attendees.

National Gallery of Art

New technologies play an important role in the National Gallery of Art’s efforts to fulfill its mission to serve the United States of America by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art, at the highest possible professional and scholarly standards.

National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History collects and preserves more than 3 million artifacts—all true national treasures. We take care of everything from the original Star-Spangled Banner and Abraham Lincoln’s top hat to Dizzy Gillespie’s angled trumpet and Dorothy’s ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz. Our collections form a fascinating mosaic of American life and comprise the greatest single collection of American history.

Capitol Building

The Capitol Visitor Center’s new exhibit entitled “Congress Investigates,” takes a look at Congress’ investigatory powers and how Congress has used them to gain information, develop public policy, conduct oversight and inform the public. Congress has investigated issues throughout its history via formal investigations and fact-finding inquiries with wide-ranging results, often significantly affecting the history of the United States.

 

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7 Amazing Restaurants to Check Out in MD

In Maryland there is one summer activity that everyone looks forward to, the beach. Ocean City to be exact. When the weather starts getting warmer, thousands of people start having fantasies about sitting in the hot sun with sand between their toes. Nothing is more relaxing than listening to the waves hit the shore in a perfect summertime melody. The crowd comes alive as soon as they hit the boardwalk and it is then that Summer becomes your favorite season.

If you have ever been to Ocean City chances are you already know about Phillips Seafood Restaurant or Thrasher Fries ( with vinegar please!) but there are several lesser known places to eat that are just as good. Buffets are awesome but when you want to get away from the crowd and off your feet, these places just can’t be beat!

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7 AMAZING RESTAURANTS IN OCEAN CITY MARYLAND

Alaska Stand

Pull up a bench and enjoy classic Ocean City boardwalk treats such as delicious burgers, hot dogs, French fries, funnel cakes, ice cream, smoothies and more of your favorites. The oceanfront views are amazing and people-watching is a favorite past-time.

Hooked

Hooked offers a rotating seasonal menu featuring seafood and produce from the area. Owner Steve Hagen said about 80 to 85 percent of the food is local, although some items like salmon are not.

Bahama Mamas

Welcome to Bahama Mamas, Ocean City Maryland’s premier seafood destination! We’ve been in the business of crabs and seafood for almost 30 years and strive to bring you the very best quality seafood and cuisine that Ocean City has to offer

 

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Free Activities in Baltimore MD

The kids are out of school and the start of summer is almost here. If you live in Baltimore or the surrounding areas you may be looking for some things to do. Thankfully there are a lot of things to do that fit right within your budget. And by fit into your budget, we really mean free!

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There are a lot of free activities and sometimes it is hard to figure out which ones are really good or a right fit for you and your children. Below we have some great ones that are not only fun but some are even educational. Just because school is out doesn’t mean you can’t learn, and have a little fun doing it!

Free Activities In Baltimore

Baltimore Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art is home to the internationally renowned Cone Collection, and it holds the largest and most significant collection of Henri Matisse’s works in the world. Outside the BMA’s walls lies the lavish Sculpture Garden, featuring two terraced gardens, fountains and 34 sculptures. Every Sunday the museum hosts hands-on workshops, interactive gallery tours and more activites for families, including the museum’s Family Audio Tour.

Edgar Allan Poe’s Grave

Edgar Allan Poe and his wife, Virginia Clemm, are buried in the Westminster Hall cemetery.

Pierce’s Park

Dedicated to Baltimore businessman Pierce John Flannigan III and located near Pier 5 Hotel, Pierce’s Park is much more than just a park. It’s an imaginative space of discovery, where children can interact with locally created sculptures intended for climbing; homonyms engraved along the sidewalk; and even a musical fence.

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