Each year, Alexandria, VA, transforms itself into the Christmas village of its founding fathers.
In an annual ritual, scores of bagpipers take to the street in a multi-hued plaid pageantry of Scottish clans marching in formation. With each synchronized stride, their soulful pipes bleat out a...
Take A Bike Ride, Snap A Photo, Go 'Geocaching.'
Not too hot, not too cold, and not too far. Fall is the perfect season for off-the-beaten-path adventures in the Mid-Atlantic, whether it's pedaling along a grand canyon, focusing on nature in the...
Milking a goat for fun? Why farmcations are a hot, new tourism trend.
When I was a child growing up on a small farm in Virginia’s rural Blue Ridge Mountains, it never occurred to me that wading through yellow grass among cattle who watched with casual indifference or...
<p>Artisan food blends with Shrewsbury antiques.</p>
Sometimes you find more than you bargained for while antiquing in Shrewsbury, PA, a quaint town less than an hour from Baltimore. In my case, I discovered a darling restaurant that’s not only a...
Across the Bay Bridge, there’s lots to do this summer.
Ultra-fresh seafood, walkable towns, and watchable wildlife— there’s so much to love about the Eastern Shore. Here’s a seasonal sampler of “Delmarvalous” diversions.
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Party On: 23 ways to celebrate
There’s a ton of events for all ages on tap in Baltimore for the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. Here’s a roundup:
Wednesday, June 13
Head for the harbor to see a massive fleet of 13 towering...
Local B&Bs welcome visitors with all the comforts of home—and more.
Every B&B has a story, or, at least, its owner does. “It’s a personality-driven industry,” says Joe Lespier, president of the Maryland Bed & Breakfast Association and owner of The...
The trendy NYC borough lures visitors for a weekend fling.
I grew up going to Brooklyn. Every few months, we would pile into the station wagon and make the drive from Maryland—craning our necks on the Verrazano Bridge to try and see the Statue of Liberty and...
You'll find quaint towns, cozy B&Bs, and stunning fall foliage along the scenic Delaware waterway.
Looking for a timeless glimpse of bucolic Bucks County? You don't have to stray far from Route 32 (aka the River Road), the curvy strip of Pennsylvania highway that hugs the Delaware River through...
Revive your spirit with quick getaways to D.C., Philly, and New York.
It may seem counterintuitive, but summer is a fabulous time to plan an escape to a nearby city. Yes, it can get a little sticky. (That's why they invented air conditioning.) But the crowds have...