Sky Tram In Ocean City Maryland

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Real Estate Agent with Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office 634480

Sky Tram In Ocean City Maryland

There has been talk about installing a sky tram in Ocean City Maryland, which would go along the Boardwalk.

I believe that this would add no value to Ocean City and further believe that it would be a detriment.

Ocean City has become a tourist attraction because of its natural attractions and mainly because of these attractions.

The main reasons that people go to Ocean City are the sun, the sand, the surf, the sea, and even the skies.

It is true that other attractions have been been added in support of these natural attractions, such as the Boardwalk, restaurants, shops, amusement rides, and night clubs, but these would not have been placed here if it were not for the primary attraction.

A sky tram would hinder the natural beauty and views of the beach resort.  With the town being flat, a wonderful and unimpeded view of the ocean and its beach is naturally available.  Lifting one into the air by a few extra feet will not make this any more spectacular.

Vacationers love to walk, run, and bike the Boardwalk.  For those who need some assistance, there is already a ground based tram in operation.

How much would be detracted from traveling along the Boardwalk if a bird perch were placed above it?

How attractive would an ocean front room be if it had a tram blocking its view?

For those who would like this elevated view, there is already the great wheel which goes high above the crowd.

Some man-made attractions may occasionally need to reinvent themselves, but Ocean City exists because it is a natural attraction.  As long as there is an ocean and a beach, Ocean City will be a magnet for tourists.

 

Comments (16)

Karen Krzniak
Zenith Realty - Towson, MD

Ron,

Ocean City is an attractive town.  It does not need gimmicks which would detract from its appeal.

Jun 28, 2011 05:24 AM
Kathryn Sparks
Zenith Realty - Baltimore, MD

Ron,

I agree.  It is the beauty and splendor of nature which make Ocean City attractive, not the side shows.

Jun 28, 2011 05:30 AM
Kristi Allison
Bel Air, MD

Ron,

Thank you for posting.  It seemed like no one was ready to voice any opposition to this obvious eye sore which was being proposed.

Jun 28, 2011 05:33 AM
Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office - Nottingham, MD

Karen,

It is one thing to have a gimmick such as parasailing, but to place a permanant fixture along the boardwalk, which would hurt property values, is not a good idea.

Jun 28, 2011 05:37 AM
Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office - Nottingham, MD

Kathyrn,

There is no need to hide that beauty with a silly ride.

Jun 28, 2011 05:38 AM
Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office - Nottingham, MD

Kristi,

We all want for companies to be able to sell their products, for the economy to grow, and for jobs to be created, but this is the wrong place for this particular product.  In the long run, it would hurt the economy of Ocean City.

Jun 28, 2011 05:40 AM
Kathryn Sparks
Zenith Realty - Baltimore, MD

Ron,

Further, I believe that this would be a waste and a distraction in downtown Baltimore.

Jun 29, 2011 08:46 AM
Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office - Nottingham, MD

Kathy,

I agree, the Inner Harbor dose not need a sy tram.

Jun 29, 2011 08:49 AM
Alexandra "Sandy" Pzkowski
Zenith Realty - Baltimore, MD

Ron,

The money can be better spent by making sure that the beach is always replenished after the storms.

Jul 01, 2011 05:44 AM
Kathryn Sparks
Zenith Realty - Baltimore, MD

Ron,

Maybe we need to get a jack ass like Glenn Beck to get behind the cause.  He would surely have thousands of idiots rallying against it.

Jul 08, 2011 05:57 AM
Kathryn Sparks
Zenith Realty - Baltimore, MD

Ron,

Here is an idea.  Maybe the Boardwalk could be extended a few more blocks

Jul 12, 2011 05:27 AM
Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office - Nottingham, MD

Sandy,

I agree.

Jul 12, 2011 05:43 AM
Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office - Nottingham, MD

Kathyrn,

That thought is more chilling than a dip in the ocean on a cool day in March.

Jul 12, 2011 05:45 AM
Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office - Nottingham, MD

Kathryn,

I favor that over the sky tram.

Jul 12, 2011 05:45 AM
Kathryn Sparks
Zenith Realty - Baltimore, MD

Ron,

Now windmills all up and down the beach may be a big tourist attraction.

Dec 26, 2011 06:41 AM
Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office - Nottingham, MD

Kathy,

They could be reverse powered to control the waves or to keep the sun bathers cool.

Dec 28, 2011 05:17 AM