Summer break is just a few short months away and my sister and I are planning a getaway to the Francis Scott Key Family Resort in Ocean City, Maryland. Best of all, none of our kiddos even know! Soon after school lets out we are packing up the car and heading out for a mini vacation. With the beach just a short 8 hour drive from Cleveland, it’s the perfect vacation spot. While my sister has stayed before at this resort before, this will be our first time and I’m counting down the days.
The Francis Scott Key Family Resort is located on Route 50 and just one mile from the beach and boardwalk, across from the Tanger Outlets. This family friendly resort offers tons of extra amenities on-site while being a convenient distance from beach activities. There is plenty of free parking is available on site, and offer nearby access to a free county boat ramp.
Francis Scott Key Resort Amenities:
The Francis Scott Key Resort offers a ton of fun things to do such as multiple pool areas, a playground, a sand volleyball and basketball court, fitness room, arcade, picnic pavilion, DVD and board game rental, washer and dryers and so much more. This family amazing resort truly wants you to get the most out of your vacation!
The Francis Scott Key Resort also offers three restaurants and two bars so you won’t have to go far to get your fill. The Shipwreck Cove Bar offers tasty drinks while the Surf Shack Pool Bar also offers snacks such as pizza, wings and ice cream. The Chicken and Ribs Shack fires up their smokers daily and serves delicious chicken and ribs platters along with other tasty treats, while their 50’s style sit-down restaurant, Route 50 Diner serves both breakfast and lunch. Best of all you’ll snag FREE donuts while you wait for your meal!
Caribbean Key Indoor Pool
No matter the weather outside, it’s always 84 degrees and sunny, at their indoor pirate themed pool. Let the kids play with the spouting whale, dumping buckets, pipe falls and water slide. This area is decorated with palm trees and island murals and offers a retractable roof that allows the sun to shine in as the warm air breezes through! This heated amusement pool slopes from 6 inches to 4 feet so it’s perfect for the whole family.
Francis Scott Key Resort has a new pool area called Shipwreck Cove. It is open Memorial Day weekend through mid September
and offers up a lot. You can relax around the Caribbean themed pool or enjoy a beverage at the pool bar. The dinghy themed hot tub is a great place to relax and unwind and the second floor of the pirate ship has seating and lounge chairs for up to 75.
Pirate Ship Sprayground
The pirate ship is a designated kids zone. The ship’s slides are ideal for children 4 feet and under though the dumping buckets and water features are fun for all ages. The splashground is a seasonal amenity from mid-June though Labor Day. The Pirate Ship Spray Ground opens weekends weather permitting Memorial Day Weekend 2017 until full time on June 9, 2017.
Peg Leg Putt Putt
Challenge the family to a round of mini golf! This FREE miniature golf course consists of 9 beautifully landscaped holes, with a bridge over a stream, waterfall, octopus, cannon, skull cave, treasure chest and more. A great course for family and kids of all ages. The mini golf is open year round and weather permitting. It is conveniently located next to Shipwreck Cove.
Francis Scott Key Rooms:
Whether you are a small or large family the Francis Scott Key Family Resort has you covered. They offer rooms small enough for just two or large enough to accommodate up to six total guests. In fact their newest cabins will hold even more. From rooms with basic amenities all the way to rooms and cabins with full kitchens, there is something for everyone. All guest rooms have coffee makers, hair dryers, DVD players and in room safes. From the reviews online, I hear their beds are super comfortable too!
The Francis Scott Key Family Resort offers many different types of rooms depending on your family’s needs. For instance the Ranch Style rooms have two double beds (some offer a sleep sofa), a compact microwave and refrigerator combo, while the New York and New Jersey rooms feature full kitchens including a microwave, oven, and full size refrigerator. Cookware and flatware are included for your convenience. We are choosing the rooms with kitchens are we plan on cooking a few meals while staying at the resort.
I simply can’t wait to spend a few days away with family in May at the Francis Scott Key Family Resort in Ocean City, Maryland. If you too are looking to plan a family getaway. Be sure to check them out! The best deals and lowest prices are right now, so be sure to book soon!
See you at the beach!