Biking the C and D Canal Trail

delaware and Maryland State Line

Biking the C and D Canal Trail from Chesapeake City, MD to Delaware City, DE is a wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors. At 28-miles round trip (14-miles each way), the scenic canal trail anchored by two historic cities is easily feasible for an afternoon ride or a full day…

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An introduction to female mountain biking for 40+ women

Female Mountain Biking over 40

Writing this article has been a bit of a wild ride (pun definitely intended). I set out to write an article about the best mountain biking trails in Pennsylvania. But when I began doing my research, I learned that Female Mountain Biking is being seriously underrepresented. This seems a bit…

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Best road trips from DC for adventurous travelers

Despite vaccines and a reduction of illness, it’s looking like travel for summer 2021 and beyond is likely to be kept closer to home. But no worries, if you live in the Washington DC area or anywhere in the mid-Atlantic region for that matter, you will have loads of options…

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Shred the best mountain bike trails (MTB) in Pennsylvania

While Pennsylvania may not rank as one of the top states for mountain biking in the US, it is a natural destination for a mountain biking getaway. Pennsylvania which translates into “Penn’s Woods” after William Penn, is graced with sylvan landscapes, rolling hills and evens some thrilling descents making it…

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Kayaking among the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay

Kayaking Mallows Bay

After a week of perfect autumn weather, the mercury plummeted to a bitter 22 degrees. But my goal for the day was to kayak among the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay. And secondary to that was attendance at the dedication of a section of the Potomac River as a National…

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Charles County: An awesome East Coast getaway in Maryland

St. Ignatius Chapel Point

Visitors to the Washington DC area and locals alike might think all the sites worth visiting in the region are in the nation’s Capital. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. Charles County Maryland, located in southern Maryland just 30 miles from Washington offers a rich colonial, maritime, and…

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How to prepare for a cruise around South America and Cape Horn

Ushuaia

For many people, a South American Cruise around Cape Horn is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. People often plan something like this to celebrate a milestone birthday, anniversary, or another big life event. My husband and I took our South American Cruise in 2016 for our 20th Anniversary. Disclaimer: This post may…

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