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10 Nice & Affordable Antique Stores in Maryland

I love antiques, so it’s lucky there are so many great antique stores in Maryland. A lot of my weekends and time travelling around the state is spent looking in antique stores so I decided to compile a list of some of my favorite antique stores in Maryland.

As there are lots of – no, tons of – antique stores in the state, I felt a list of all of them would be too overwhelming and wouldn’t help you narrow down where to go. Some things I look for in a good antique store are:

  • Size: big stores means more
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Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 in Destinations
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8 Lively Ways to Celebrate Spring in Maryland (2024)

I have to say that spring in Maryland is probably the most variable times of year in terms of weather. You could be huddled inside with a blanket or trying to stay cool in the bay. Since we often push things to June, when the weather is more predictable, there aren’t as many spring events as in summer, autumn or winter.

But there are still great ways to spend the season of rebirth! I’ve compiled a list of 8 great – and a lot of them, iconic – ways to spend spring in Maryland.

Celebrate Maryland Day (March 25)

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Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 in Destinations
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19 Cool Things to Do During Summer in Maryland (2023)

Summer in Maryland is one of the best times to visit this bayside state. There are lots of fun things to do when people enjoy being outside, celebrating the longer days and warmer weather. Since I live here, I’ve compiled a list of places to visit and things to do during summer in Maryland. Hopefully this list will give you new ideas of what my home state has to offer!

This post is updated for the 2023 season but new events will be added as they are announced.

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Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023 in Destinations
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Why You Should Visit Baltimore on a Day Trip

Baltimore isn’t known for its tourism industry. Some people visit Baltimore on a day trip but many people, even those who live nearby, don’t visit it at all. For some reason our beautiful areas, events, and museums have flown under the radar so that many people say, “What’s there to do in Baltimore besides the aquarium?” Well, there’s actually a lot! And I’d like to show you why you should visit Baltimore on a day trip, at least.

Which one are you?

The Art Lover
The Historian
The Black Historian
The Foodie
The Beer Enthusiast
The Family
The Sports Fanatic

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Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 in Destinations
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6 Essential Places to Visit in Maryland (A Local’s Recommendations)

Even though it’s under the tourism radar, there are lots of great places to visit in Maryland. Maryland’s nickname is “America in miniature” because of its diverse landscape and culture. From some of the busiest areas in the entire country to remote seaside towns, the “border line state” has a lot to offer. I’ve lived in Maryland my entire life and I’d like to tell you, if you’re visiting, what some great places to visit in Maryland are.

A lot of travel blogs and the like will list a lot of places to visit in Maryland and to be honest, … Continue reading

Posted on Monday, February 20, 2023 in Destinations
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38 Fun Things to Do in Baltimore

Baltimore isn’t known for its tourism industry but there’s a lot to do in this wonderful city. I want to share with you 38 fun things to do in Baltimore that are worth the trip over – or things to do in Baltimore if you live here!

Things to Do in Baltimore: The Museums

Discover the Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum is the best art museum in Baltimore and arguably one of the best in the world. They have a large and extensive collection ranging from ancient Egyptian art to medieval Christian art to French impressionist art, and … Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 in Destinations
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In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe: Places to Visit in Boston, Baltimore, and Beyond

Edgar Allan Poe has been an icon of English language literature for over a century. Between the chilling and killing of Annabel Lee to a raven rapping at a chamber door, his works are amongst some of the most celebrated and reenacted in our culture. A Poe fan, but not an expert, I’ve stopped in many places where Mr. Poe lived during my travels. And it occurred to me: just how many sites are there to visit for Poe enthusiasts?

Surprisingly, I couldn’t find a comprehensive list of Edgar Allan Poe sites. I did some digging around and compiled this … Continue reading

Posted on Sunday, August 28, 2022 in Destinations
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30 Fun Things to Do in Maryland This Fall (2023)

I love travelling but I try my best to stay home during the autumn season. Maryland is filled with wonderful autumn- and Halloween-themed activities and I love being able to celebrate the season. Every year I like to get my pumpkins at local pumpkin patches, go to Halloween and fall themed events, and go to haunted houses amongst many other things. So I’d like to share my love of spending fall in Maryland with you!

I’ve compiled a list of activities to do in Maryland based on my experiences and research. A lot of these places and events are based … Continue reading

Posted on Monday, August 1, 2022 in Destinations
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20 Fun Ways to Celebrate Winter & Christmas in Maryland (2023)

The Holiday Season is probably my favourite of all, and I love to spend Christmas in Maryland. Though a lot of fun is had at home making cookies and watching wholesome movies, there’s a lot to do and much to see. Here, I’ve compiled a list of 20 wonderful ways to celebrate winter & the holiday season here in Maryland. This is by no means a comprehensive list but rather events that I have been to or heard of myself.

Please note that I’ve put dates down for your convenience but you should always double check with the event website!… Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 in Destinations
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13 Vegan Restaurants in Baltimore to Try (Updated 2024)

With so many delicious vegan restaurants in Baltimore to try, it’s a vegan foodie haven. That’s one of the reasons I love living here! So I wanted to try as many vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants as I could. Below is my experience with different restaurants in Baltimore, which is changing. I’ll update this post as I try new places or have further experiences with old favourites.

(Even though it’s not difficult to find a restaurant that accommodates vegans in Baltimore, the following are all restaurants that are 100% vegan or have a dedicated vegan menu. No “here’s the one vegan … Continue reading

Posted on Monday, October 11, 2021 in Destinations
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