Assateague Island is a short drive from the beach fronts of Ocean City, Maryland where ponies roam free!

 

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Five and a half hours away from NYC is Ocean City, Maryland – a family-friendly version of Atlantic City. Nearby is Assateague Island, a 37-mile long national seashore known for its wild ponies. I spent the day napping on the beach and watching the ponies roam right by me. I made a mental note to come back again and pitch a tent so I could sleep under the stars. It saves on hotel fees and it’s romantic. Plus, I can wake up to wild ponies on the beach!

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