Suggested Trip

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum – brimming with history

Everyone who was anyone in the ever-evolving political and commercial landscape of the time would have spent hour upon hour at Gadsby’s Tavern – eating, drinking and engaging in heavy debates over the issues of the day.

August 20, 2018

From the Field

Roving Ranger is back in action for 2018 & better than ever

Our mobile visitor center, the Chesapeake Roving Ranger, is back on the road representing the Chesapeake Conservancy & National Park Service and serving up a bit of the Bay!

August 8, 2018

Featured Tour

Carlyle House Historic Park: How a Mansion Made of Stone Withstood the Test of Time

Carlyle House was built in 1753, and became a center of social and political life in the community.

August 6, 2018

Suggested Trip

Pot Rocks – A Gunpowder Falls Favorite

The trail parallels the river with the rushing water in sight at every bend. Every few yards well-worn trails lead from the main trail to the riverbank, serving as pocket-sized picnic areas, fishing piers, inner-tube launch ramps, and perfect photo ops.

July 30, 2018

Featured Tour

A Tour of Manassas: An Unflinching Glimpse of Civil War History

The displays and tours offered by Manassas National Battlefield Park don’t just help visitors remember the past – they help bring it to life.

July 19, 2018

Suggested Trip

The Perfect Getaway: Lake Anna State Park

Located within the heart of Virginia’s wine country, Lake Anna offers an abundance of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

July 10, 2018

Featured Tour

The National Museum of the Marine Corps, a Must-do Experience

The National Museum of the Marine Corps stands as a monument to the core values of the Marine Corps: honor, courage, and commitment. Visiting is a powerful and fulfilling experience and is a must-do trip.

June 27, 2018

Suggested Trip

Not far from DC, Prince William Forest Park is a gateway to nature and history.

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.

June 19, 2018

Suggested Trip

The Royal Blue Line Offers A Trip Back in Time

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.

June 11, 2018

Suggested Trip

A Weekday Getaway at North Point State Park

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.

June 6, 2018

Chesapeake Insider

Mark Conway

As executive director of Baltimore Tree Trust (BTT), Mark Conway runs a non-profit committed to restoring the city's urban forest and making Baltimore a healthier and more beautiful place to live, through increased tree plantings, community engagement, and advocacy.

May 31, 2018

Suggested Trip

Sail Through History with Baltimore’s Historic Ships

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.

May 24, 2018

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