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Descriptive Essay About Ocean City

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Although it has been years since our most recent visit to the shore side of Ocean City, New Jersey, the memories and senses never abandon my mind. All I can recall is the wondrous combination of the scorching heat, the grainy sand in between my toes, and the overwhelming smell of salt and delicious foods . . . I feel as if I am standing right there right now! Who could ever relinquish the beauty of the shore, the healing the shore accomplishes, and the tastes of the wondrous foods?

Firstly, Ocean City boasts an awe-inspiring appeal to our senses through its grace. I begin each visit standing stagnant; stunned by the beauty the city entails. Each time, I soak up the sensation of the grain beneath my feet, the way it appeared as though the waves …show more content…

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  • Describes their recent visit to the shore side of ocean city, new jersey, as a wondrous combination of the scorching heat, the grainy sand, and the overwhelming smell of salt and delicious foods.
  • Describes ocean city's awe-inspiring appeal to their senses through its grace. they begin each visit standing stagnant; stunned by the beauty of the city.
  • Explains that shell hunting is a seminal feature of their visits to the beach and helps them reminisce about their times at the shore.
  • Describes how they ate, walked, and people-watched the two-and-a-half miles of the ocean city boardwalk. the repetitive screeches of seagulls, the laughter of others nearby and the distant crashes of waves made it all the more special.
  • Opines that they are conquered with anxiousness after their few trips to ocean city, new jersey. they hope to return soon enough to observe beauty, heal the soul, and eat some great foods.

This was the long-awaited activity—walking the whole two-and-a-half miles of the Ocean City boardwalk! We would usually start from the south end of the boardwalk. My favorite one-stop shop was Manco & Manco's Pizza! I say “one-stop shop” because this was where I filled up on pizza—almost so much so that I could not eat anymore! Needless to say, I still did eat after stopping at Manco & Manco's Pizza. Boy . . . did I ever. In addition, there was the renowned Original Kohr Brothers Frozen Custard. There was no way you could depart Ocean City without getting to experience the disorderliness of the ice cream melting and running down your arm. Even so, this makes the experience all the better and much more worth it! As we continue down the boardwalk, it is almost as if confronting a mist of aromas! Each and every inch you move, there is a new flavor, sight, and sound! That, however, does not discount, yet again, the repetitive screeches of seagulls, the laughter of others nearby, and the distant crashes of waves. Once I fill up on all of the food I can handle—and I swear to you that I fill up more than I do for Thanksgiving dinner—I people watch. I am normally the only one to do this out of my family, but it brings me so much joy to simply observe people naturally. I see children with the brightest smiles on their faces, I see people playing games, purchasing an endless amount of souvenirs, and I see people relaxing. Everyone is

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