September 28 - October 1, 2020

Autumn in Ocean City, Maryland

Enjoy Autumn in this historic beach town.  Take advantage of time on your own, or go on one of the optional excursions and explore even more in this amazing coastal area.

Booking Deadline: August 24, 2020

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Occupancy Rate Per Person
Double $489
Single $639
Triple $439
Quad $409

Rates are subject to availability at time of booking and include taxes, fees, and fuel surcharges which are subject to change.

Included Features

  • Free parking with roundtrip motorcoach transportation
  • Three night hotel accommodations
  • Baggage handling (1 bag per person)
  • Meals: 3 Breakfasts
  • All taxes and gratuities
  • Services of a Discoveries Journey Manager

Add-on Options:

  • Dinner at Harrison’s Harbor Watch Restaurant
  • Eco- Cruise with visit to Assateague Island


Hotel Features:

  • All-efficiency Ocean Front hotel, all rooms include wifi, kitchenette and private balcony
  • Indoor and Outdoor pool, 24 hour fitness center, children’s activities
  • Touch of Italy – gourmet Italian restaurant.

Disclaimer: The Holiday Inn Oceanfront is an ocean front property with easy access to the beach. Ocean front rooms are limited and are not guaranteed.


Monday, September 28: Travel to Ocean City Maryland

8:00AM: Motorcoach will depart Harrisburg, AAA Central Penn office, 2301 Paxton Church Road, upper lot behind the building.

9:00AM: Motorcoach will depart Lancaster, AC Moore store at the Lancaster Shopping Center on the Oregon Pike/Route 272 side of the store; travel to Ocean City, MD with a fast food lunch stop enroute.

Welcome to Ocean City Maryland, one of trip advisor’s top 10 beaches. It’s here that you can experience 10 miles of beautifully maintained sand, swimming and sun along the Atlantic Ocean. Or stroll the three-mile boardwalk. The choices are endless and at your leisure during your fall getaway to Ocean City, Maryland.

Arrive at your Ocean front hotel with time to relax and freshen up before an optional dinner.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Oceanfront, 6600 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD.

Tonight an optional dinner will be at Harrison’s Harbor Watch Restaurant, which is located at the southern end of the boardwalk overlooking the Inlet and Assateague Island. Dinner $44.00 per person.

Following dinner spend some time strolling the boardwalk before our motocoach takes us back to the hotel for the evening. (Breakfast)

Tuesday, September 29: Ocean City at your leisure or optional excursion

After breakfast you may choose to enjoy the day at your leisure to explore all Ocean City has to offer, OR choose to go on the optional excursion for the day.

Optional Excursion: Meet our local step on guide and depart for a day of touring. Arrive at the boat docks and climb aboard “The Explorer” where you’ll relax on this fun and educational eco-cruise around the beautiful Sinepuxent Bay. Next visit Assateague Island National Seashore Park, which is famous for the “Home of the Wild Ponies,” where the ponies roam free and the Sika deer play. Be sure to bring your camera as you may experience many great photo opportunities on the motorcoach driving tour through the park. Then it’s onto Assateague Island’s Visitors Center. Here you will experience an educational presentation done through state of the art exhibits. There will be ample time to watch the 30-minute film about this incredible barrier island and free time for the gift shop. Next, take a step back in time as you visit the charming, Victorian town of Berlin voted one of “America’s Coolest Small Towns,” where you will have independent time at the specialty shops and lunch on your own. Return to your hotel. The rest of the evening is at your leisure to enjoy the hotel’s amenities and dinner on your own. (Breakfast)

Wednesday, September 30: Ocean City day at your leisure

After breakfast the entire day is at your leisure to explore all Ocean City has to offer. (Breakfast)

** Motorcoach service’s will be provided at scheduled times to take passengers to the boardwalk and back to the hotel.

Thursday, October 1: Depart for Central Pennsylvania

After breakfast enjoy some leisure time before departing for Central Pennsylvania with a rest stop enroute. (Breakfast)

Hotel and itinerary are subject to change at any time without notification and/or compensation.

General Information


$150 per person deposit due at the time of booking to confirm your reservation. Final payment is due to AAA by August 24, 2020. Solo Travelers Rewards Club maximum voucher redemption: $50


A $25 per person cancellation fee will be charged by Discoveries in addition to any other supplier’s fees. From August 24, 2020 to day of departure no refunds.


For your protection AAA recommends travel insurance. Pre-existing medical conditions may be waived with proper coverage if travel insurance is purchased within 14 days of initial deposit only. Other conditions may apply; ask your travel agent. AAA recommends Allianz.


Temperatures for Ocean City, MD in September/October average in the 60s. Casual clothes and comfortable walking shoes are recommended; be prepared for potential inclement weather.

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