What is Adventure Travel and What Makes YOU an Adventurer

For years people have been telling me I am an adventure traveler. But what is adventure travel?? How do you know if you have the right to call yourself an adventurer?  Do you meet the criteria for adventurist? Better question. Who decides?? Now that we have established that there are…

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Milburn Orchards Fall Festival: Fun for the Family

Autumn arrives in mid-September in Cecil County MD (although not officially) with a chill in the air almost as if on cue for the start of Milburn Orchards’ Fall Festival Weekends. Every Saturday and Sunday through the end of October, Milburn Orchards hosts a different themed event. This seven-weekend affair…

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Planning an Affordable Cape May Getaway

At the southern-most tip of New Jersey sits Cape May, the Nation’s Oldest Seashore Resort, which bears the distinction of being a National Historic Landmark. Shaded streets lined with Victorian homes and functioning gaslights are the hallmark of this seaside retreat. Updated: Originally posted on Gypsytales01.wordpress.com on July 6, 2011.…

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Why New Jersey Is Known as the Garden State

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Most people have no idea why New Jersey is known as the “Garden State.” Typically, when people think of New Jersey they automatically think of it as an extension of New York City. For those of us of a certain age, the joke by Joe Piscopo and SNL comes to…

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