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What time is best for us to start to head to OC from College Park this weekend, so it doesn’t take us 9 hours to get there? And what’s the best route?Submitted by Michelle C, Hauppauge NY on August 9, 2019
If you are in Ocean City by 10 am, you should not hit much traffic. I would leave by 6:30 am and take Route 50 East to Ocean City.
I assume you mean College Park, MD. It is about an hour from there to the Bay Bridge, so I would plan to leave College Park NLT 7am. The Bay Bridge tolls start getting backed up between 8 and 9am on Saturdays during the summer.
The best Route is the Inner loop of the Beltway (I-495) to US Route 50 East. Continue on Route 50 East about 140 miles. Route 50 East ends in Ocean City.