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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Discover Fall family fun at Milburn Orchards

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 to see the Spring Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC

Capital cherry blossoms

The Washington DC cherry blossoms should be on the bucket list of every American. Not that visiting during peak cherry blossom season is exclusive to Americans, it certainly is not. But cherry bloom season in the nation’s capital is like seeing the Grand Canyon, Old Faithful or the Liberty Bell.…

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8 facts about Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program

Philadelphia greets tens of millions of visitors each year. And it is no wonder. This amazing city boasts perhaps more American history than any other US city. Also, Travel and Leisure in 2018, called the City of Brotherly Love, the “Best Food City on the East Coast Right Now.” Plus,…

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What to do in Memphis over a long weekend

Memphis Trolley

I have to admit that I was less excited about visiting Memphis when I was accepted to attend BlogHouse.  Don’t get me wrong, I was delighted that the organizers accepted my application. And no matter how lukewarm I might be about a destination,  I wouldn’t turn down a trip. But…

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