Located within the heart of Virginia’s wine country, Lake Anna offers an abundance of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.
Just thirty miles south of Washington, DC, Prince William Forest Park is a serene getaway. Turning into its leafy entrance is like driving into another world.
Among the B&O Railroad Museum’s features are its 20-minute train rides aboard its Royal Blue line. The Royal Blue is a 1948 Observation Lounge Car. Once the staff welcomed us, we joined conductor Robert McCabe in shouting a hearty “All Aboard” and began our adventure.
Located less than 14 miles outside of downtown Baltimore, this weekday trip suggestion is perfect for those that might elect to forgo happy hour and, instead, indulge in an afternoon getaway on the Chesapeake Bay.
The Baltimore Inner Harbor crackles with life and at the center of it all is the Historic Ships in Baltimore collection—US Sloop-of-War Constellation, the US Submarine Torsk, the US Coast Guard Cutter Taney, the Lightship Chesapeake, and Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse.
This year, the festival will take place on May 5—and it's totally free. Attendees can listen to live music, learn how to pick crabs and shuck oysters, build toy boats, watch Chesapeake Bay retrievers dive into the water—and, yes, take a free half-hour cruise on the Tennison.
Six of the Lockhouses on the C&O Canal have been refurbished and furnished to accommodate overnight guests.
National Park Week, April 21 to 29, 2018, is America's largest celebration of national heritage. It's about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks!
Five fragmented stones, with shallow carvings made by American Indians, were given a new home this spring at Susquehanna State Park in Havre de Grace, MD. Their arrival at the park is a reunion of sorts, but not for the stones themselves.
The Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center comprises of more than 500 acres woodlands and meadows, with few modern buildings in sight. Visitors can explore the large and immersive landscape by hiking, birding, or kayaking.
There is more than one way to see Great Falls and the great fall colors that encompass this natural marvel on the Potomac River.
The river and its rocks are a fun, scenic introduction to the lower Susquehanna. A few stops over a weekend visit will have visitors trekking and paddling through small towns, forests and farmland.
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