How do you enjoy Washington D.C. without dealing with traffic? Leave the driving to the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department, which will head to the nation’s capital on two upcoming bus trips.
Spend the day exploring the city on your own on Friday, Oct. 20. Walk the National Mall, enjoy a museum or visit a monument. The bus will depart Ocean Pines at 7 a.m. and will drop off at a central location in D.C. at approximately 10:30 a.m. It will depart at the same location at 3 p.m. and will arrive back in Ocean Pines around 6 p.m.
The cost for the trip is $45 per person, which includes transportation only.
Hockey fans will want to take advantage of a trip to watch the Washington Capitals take on the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, Jan. 7 at the Capital One Arena. This all-inclusive package includes a game ticket; a pre-game all-you-can-eat buffet; unlimited beer, wine and soda and a Capitals t-shirt.
The bus will depart Ocean Pines at 9:30 a.m. The buffet will begin at 2 p.m. in advance of the 3 p.m. game time.
Tickets for this trip are limited and must be purchased no later than Dec. 24. The cost is $130 person, which includes transportation and the all-inclusive package.
The buses for these trips, which are open to the public, will depart from the Ocean Pines Community Center, located at 235 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines. Reservations are required. Refunds will not be issued for cancelations unless vacant seats can be filled.
To register, call the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department at 410-641-7052. Information regarding additional recreational programs, including an online version of the Ocean Pines Activity Guide, is available at OceanPines.org.
For more information, contact Denise Sawyer, director of marketing and public relations for the Ocean Pines Association, at (410) 641-7717 ext. 3006 or firstname.lastname@example.org.