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3 Reasons to Plan your OCNJ Summer Vacation Now

As February draws to a close, now is the best time to choose your OCNJ vacation rental.  Did you know that January through March is the busiest time of year for booking summer vacation rentals?  Act now, to get the perfect vacation home! Here are three reasons to plan your summer vacation now.

  1. You can check out your rental in person.  On a nice sunny winter weekend, you can take a drive to the OCNJ and check out your potential rentals.  Take a look at how close you are to the beach or the other important amenities that you want for your vacation home.
  2. Keep within your budget.  If you book now, you can easily spread your payments out so it doesn’t bust your budget.  The earlier you book, the easier it is to keep within your budget and get the perfect vacation rental.
  3. Location, location, location.  If you want to find the best location for your OCNJ rental…don’t wait. Since this time of the year is the most popular booking time, you might not get the location you want, so make sure you book now!

Calling All Sports Fans come to OCNJ!

Who doesn’t love sports memorabilia or getting to Q&A with your favorite one of your favorite players? This area has the World Champion Phillies and Eagles! Come to Ocean City because sports collectors will showcase sports cards and memorabilia for sale!   General admission for adults $7 and children $3 which includes listening to a live Q & A session with Darren Sproles (Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Champion 2018) at 11am and Matt Stairs (Philadelphia Phillies World Series Champion 2008) at 2pm on March 30th at the Music Pier.

If you are interested in meeting either of the guest athletes, you can purchase a separate ticket for 1 autograph and 1 photo. Please visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice to purchase Meet & Greet Tickets. For questions or information please call 609-399-6111

Garden State Parkway Bike Lane

If you are a bike rider in Ocean City, you are probably always interested in ways that you can ride your bike more easily and safely. One of the best things about spending time at the shore, is being able to take bike rides with your family and friends.

Right now there are many dedicated bike lanes that exist, but currently there are no lanes that exist if you wish to ride from Ocean City to Somers Point or maybe take a ride into Cape May County, but the advocacy group Bike OCNJ has other plans.  

Bike OCNJ, led by Ocean City residents Drew Fasy and Tom Heist, have been working hard to create a regional “super bikeway” for the area. If you are a bike rider or OCNJ that supports this cause, there will be an informational meeting this Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Somers Point City Hall, 1 West New Jersey Avenue.

Tips for Booking Your Vacation Home in 2019

Did you know that January through March is the busiest booking time for the 2019 summer season?

If you are thinking about a rental, this is a great time to make your selection.  Here are a few questions that you should ask yourself before you start your search:

  1. How many people will be staying at your house? How many bedrooms will you need?
  2. When it comes to location do you want to be near the: beach, bay, boardwalk, playground…etc.
  3. Time frame: What month would you like to come to Ocean City, NJ and how long would you like to stay?
  4. What is your budget?

Now that you are ready to start looking we are more than happy to share our insight and help you narrow down your options. However, we do highly recommend choosing a day to come to Ocean City and touring the homes. It’s always great to see your finalists in person! A Marr Agency agent is available to assist you at 609-399-7036.

April Getaway – Reserve Your Dream Home Now

Do you need a relaxing Spring Break? Head to OCNJ! On April 5th, 6th & 7th the town is holding a Girls Weekend and the OC Con!

Start your morning with coffee overlooking the ocean. Then on Friday night head over to Asbury Avenue for the Fashion show, followed by shopping and dining specials all weekend long! On the 6th head over to the Comic Book & Memorabilia Show to see your favorite cosplayers.

As you can see there is something for everyone! Plus, we are still offering off-season pricing! So contact us to reserve your dream home.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration of Life in Ocean City NJ

Join the town on January 21st in Ocean City NJ, we will be celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a ceremony and Soul Food Dinner at the Hughes Performing Arts Center of Ocean City High School at 12 PM.

During the celebration of life ceremony, we will remember Dr. King through words and music. After the program is over, everyone is invited to a free soul food dinner in the high school cafeteria. The menu will include fried chicken and other comfort food.

Donations will be accepted and benefit OCNJ CARE.

Location: The Hughes Performing Arts Center is at Ocean City High School, and the entrance is on the beach block of Sixth Street. For more information call 609-399-6111

Rental owners: Winter is here – 5 Tips To Make Sure You Are Prepared

Rental Owners:

Brr… It’s getting cod out there!

To help make sure that your property is safe this winter here are 5 things for you to keep in mind!

– To help keep your pipes from freezing, you should insulate them and turn your heat on low.
– Shut off the main water valves, the water pump, and the water heater. This will help ensure that no water gets inside the tank.
– Set your house up with a winter watch service to keep an eye on things while you are out of town
– Bring in porch furniture so that the elements don’t take a toll on them
– Double check to make sure that all of your windows are secured

First Day at the Beach – OCNJ Polar Bear Plunge

Have you ever done a polar bear plunge? If not, you should definitely try it! We are so excited for it this year! It is tomorrow, January 1st at 2pm at the Music Pier, Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace. Participants should register in the Music Pier before heading to the beach to participate in Ocean City’s First Day at the Beach Polar Plunge. Click here for more information!

5 Reasons to Book Your Summer 2019 Vacation in OCNJ

Are you thinking about booking your Summer 2019 vacation in OCNJ? Smart thinking! There are many reasons to vacation in OCNJ!

Here are 5 reasons:

  1. Family friendly beaches with daily events
  2. Beautiful beaches
  3. Fun boardwalk
  4. Multiple blocks of downtown shopping
  5. Delicious boardwalk treats like salt water taffy’s and fudge

Are you ready to book your Ocean City NJ rental property for Summer 2019? We would be happy to help you find the perfect place. Please contact a Marr Agency agent at 609-399-7036.

NYE Celebration!

Ocean City is having their first NYE Celebration! A family-friendly tradition brought to you by the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders along with the Cape May County Department of Tourism, Public Information and Culture & Heritage, it offers more than 70 opportunities to catch over 30 different shows and activities at 22 venues around town. There will be inflatables and ice skating, as well as live music and entertainment!

Click here for more information about the event and schedule!