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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)

Spring in Maryland: Maryland Day

Maryland … Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 in Destinations
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Chasing Art, History & Chocolate in Santa Fe – Things to Do & Travel Guide

Santa Fe’s been on my bucket list for a long time. With old adobe structures, a prevalent Native heritage, and a thriving art scene, it drew me in as a different place to explore within my own homeland. I finally got to go for a few days and discover what this cute town has to offer!

Santa Fe

A Brief History of Santa Fe

Santa Fe’s history goes way back 1,000 years, to when many Indian pueblos lived in the area. From my understanding, there were roughly nine pueblos living in this area that shared the Tewa language, which is a branch … Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 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.

Please note that this post does not include Juneteenth, 4th of July … Continue reading

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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Warner Bros. Studio Tour vs Paramount Studio Tour: A Review

I love a good film just as much as the next person. The Big Screen and its secrets are so fascinating to me. When I went to Hollywood, I was determined to learn more about the secrets of Hollywood and see where so many masterpieces were made, and booked two studio tours.

I couldn’t decide on only one so I splurged on two tours. First, I went to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour, visiting the standard studio tour. Then I also went on the Paramount Studio Tour, also opting for their standard studio tour. Which one did I … Continue reading

Posted on Friday, August 19, 2022 in Destinations
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The Splendor of Newport, RI: Things to Do & Travel Guide

Newport is one of my absolute favourite places in the United States, and it’s also a bit of a hidden gem. Located on an island on the shore of Rhode Island, Newport is a summer town known for its historic gilded-age mansions and historic charm dating to the 17th century. It’s a wonderful destination to put on your USA itinerary, especially if you’re here for the summer.

Newport History

Aquidneck Island, Newport’s location, had been settled on for thousands of years by the Pokanoket tribe. Actually, current downtown Newport had been an important Pokanoket settlement that the European settlers took … Continue reading

Posted on Sunday, August 7, 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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The Adorable Town of Mystic, CT – Things to Do & Travel Guide

Mystic, Connecticut was a place that came up frequently when I was planning for my New England road trip. Not only is the town adorable but there’s a reasonable amount of things to do in Mystic, CT, as well. It was definitely one of our favourite stops and this charming shipbuilding town should definitely be on your list for Connecticut.

Mystic, CT

Mystic’s History

The Pequot people lived in the area of Mystic until the European colonisers came. Unfortunately Mystic has a grim history. When the English started to settle, a war followed known today as the Pequot War. During the … Continue reading

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022 in Destinations
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