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There are few things in life more satisfying than a roaring campfire on a cold winter’s night, followed by a cozy sleeping bag.
On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant, general-in-chief of all US forces. Appomattox Court House National Historical Park interprets the closing days of the Civil War.
JJust 45 minutes south of the hustle and bustle of Ocean City, Maryland lies charming Pocomoke City, the “Friendliest Town on the Eastern Shore,” and the home of this living museum.
The views and accessibility of this hike make it very popular, though such popularity can detract from its beauty. That’s why sometimes knowing when to hike is just as important as knowing where.
Start your new year off on the right foot, participate in the growing trend known as first day hikes!
While the colder temperatures can make it tempting to stay indoors, winter is a great time of year to find some new birding spots in and around the Chesapeake, where many species migrate through or overwinter in our region,
Tilghman Island still embraces a very active waterman culture. Dogwood Harbor is home to the last working fleet of skipjacks in North America and one of the few harbors on the Chesapeake Bay where workboats clearly outnumber pleasure craft.
What better way to begin the holiday season than to be transported back in time to the festive world of Mount Vernon.
Our trip to Kettle Creek State Park took us deep into the wilderness, traveling along Kettle Creek north of its confluence with the West Branch. We were on a mission to explore this little known (at least to us) state park near the heart of elk country.
McIntosh Run has been described as “one of the most ecologically intact watersheds remaining in Maryland.” On this pristine creek, I saw a few turtles, a couple bald eagles, and several great blue herons.
Bicycling around the outskirts of the refuge I frequently found myself grinning ear-to-ear at the wonder around me. I passed miles of wetlands, water glittering under the rising sun, and stopped to marvel at an eagle’s nest in the crook of a loblolly pine.
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