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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
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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.

Savas K.

Savas K.

Hunt Valley and Ocean City Answered: August 13, 2019 Insider Since 2010

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.

Karl S.

Karl S.

Centreville, VA Answered: August 12, 2019 Insider Since 2010
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