Beach Guide - Page 14 and 15 - BEYOND THE BEACH

Beach Guide
- Page 14 and 15
BEYOND THE BEACH
WHEN THE WEATHER ISN’T PLEASANT, THERE’S STILL PLENTY TO DO

By Valerie Bonk
For The Baltimore Sun

OUTLETS OCEAN CITY
Get out of the heat or rain and shop more than 30 brands not far from the beach at Outlets Ocean City. The outlets feature a “deal of the day” on their website for those looking for an extra discount.

12741Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City. 410-213-7898. outletsoceancity.com.

SUN & SURF CINEMA
Kick back in a reclining seat and watch the latest movies steps away from the beach. Sun & Surf Cinema has a newly renovated lobby and features special events such as monthly classic movies, Met Opera Live and Bolshoi Ballet performances on the big screen.

Sun & Surf Cinema, 14301Coastal Highway, Ocean City.

FLASHBACK OLD TIME PHOTOS
Pose in period costumes from the 1840s to 1930s with historic props for a souvenir photo in an antique-style frame. Character options include a cowboy, Civil War general, Victorian lady, French maid and more.

17 N. Atlantic Ave. and 306 S, Atlantic Ave., Ocean City. 410-289-2598. oldtimephotos.com.

OCEAN LANES BOWLING
Enjoy a game of 10-pin bowling seven days a week. The lanes offer bumper bowling, a snack bar, beers and wine, and bowling leagues.

115 72nd St., Ocean City. 410-524-7550. oceanlanesocmd.com.

CREATIVE DAY SPA
Creative Day Spa features a relaxing, Caribbean atmosphere with accents of bamboo and palm trees in two locations. In the area for more than 30 years, it’s the longest-tenured salon/spa in Ocean City.

13717 Coastal Highway Bayside Plaza, Ocean City. 9100 Coastal Highway, inside the Princess Royale, Ocean City. 410-250-8664. creativedayspa.com.

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT
Enjoy “eye-popping” exhibits and the opportunity to pose with “the world’s tallest man” and lose yourself in mind-boggling visual illusions – including a shrunken head – at this indoor attraction.

401 S. Atlantic Ave., Ocean City. 410-289-5600. ripleys.com/oceancity.

OLD PRO GOLF INDOOR COURSES
Want to play a game of mini golf but don’t want to be outside? Old Pro Golf offers two indoor mini golf courses: an undersea adventure-themed course on 68th Street and a safari-themed course on136th Street.

Undersea Adventure Indoor Golf Course, 6801Coastal Highway, Ocean City; 410-524-2645.
Safari Indoor Golf Course, 13603 Coastal Highway, Ocean City; 443-664-6860. oldprogolf.com.

THE CASINO AT OCEAN DOWNS
There’s a lot to do to keep busy at the Casino at Ocean Downs including 900 Hot Slots, harness racing and special events and performances. The casino is a short drive inland and open seven days a week, 365 days a year.

10218 Racetrack Road, Berlin. 410-641-0600. oceandowns.com.