Ocean City, MD

Oct 1, 2019 - Oct 4, 2019

Join us for 3 nights in Ocean City, MD on the beach at the Dunes Manor Hotel, a charming seaside resort.

4 Day(s) | 6 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • 3 Nights Oceanfront Rooms with Private Balcony
  • Visit to Assateague Island to view the famous Wild Ponies
  • The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
  • 6 Meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort


Day 1

Depart aboard our deluxe motorcoach as we head south to lovely OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND! We’ll spend 3 nights directly on the beach at the DUNES MANOR HOTEL, a charming Seaside Resort. Relax in your OCEANFRONT ROOM, step out onto your PRIVATE BALCONY, and enjoy modern amenities with indoor pool & lounge. Afternoon Tea & Cookies served daily... Welcome dinner in their oceanfront dining room.

Day 2

Depart with our local guide for a visit to ASSATEAGUE ISLAND with its dunes, marshes & unspoiled wilderness, home to many birds...and the FAMOUS WILD PONIES! These “beach-horses” have extraordinary endurance & strength. Visit the charming historic town of Berlin on which Disney’s movie “Tuck Everlasting” is based and where “Runaway Bride” was filmed. This afternoon return to the hotel to relax & freshen up before having tea & cookies. Dinner tonight at a local restaurant.

Day 3

Visit the shore's most beautiful attraction, THE WARD MUSEUM OF WILDFOWL ART. These beautifully detailed carved replicas, inspired by nature and crafted by master sculptures, will amaze you. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure: enjoy the boardwalk, visit the Lifesaving Station, shop, relax on the oceanfront verandah or take a swim in the pool. Farewell dinner in the hotel.

Day 4

Say goodbye to Ocean City as we head towards home with warm memories of this fun trip to Maryland!

Departure Locations


Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 7:15 PM

Chase Parkway Commuter Park & Ride across from Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury


Depart: 7:45 AM

Return: 6:30 PM

Exit 2 off I-84, Commuter Park & Ride on Mill Plain Rd., Danbury









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $250 pp due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: August 20, 2019

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to August 20, 2019 fee of $125.00 pp; August 21, 2019 to September 16, 2019 fee of $300.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on September 17, 2019 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association. The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit. Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid. Three ways to enroll:

1. Website: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068. You can also view plan details on this site.

2. Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can also answer questions about each plan.

3. Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

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