Tag: museums

Seven Spring Getaways in Maryland’s charming towns

Cumberland, Solomon’s Island, Leonardtown, Savage, Thurmont, Chestertown and Westminster Are you planning a spring getaway? Maryland has so much to offer, whether you’re looking for time on the water, historic sites, country roads, adventure and outdoor recreation, educational activities for the family or a romantic escape. Here are seven charming Maryland towns worth a visit.…

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Why I Love Philly: History, Food, Art & Architecture in One Great Package

I’ve traveled to Philadelphia multiple times, and I’m always struck by how much it reminds me of a European city. Of course, Philly served as the capital of the United States from 1790 until 1800, so some of its most significant landmarks were constructed in the 1700’s. In addition, many wealthy industrialists lived in Philadelphia, and they helped…

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Visit Washington DC’s Art Galleries

Art Attack: Art lovers don’t miss Washington DC’s many fabulous art galleries!  Art enthusiasts know the Nation’s Capital is home to a bounty of world-class galleries. What’s your favorite? The Renwick Gallery The unique and whimsical installations in this National Landmark Building founded in 1859 are always a must-see! The historic building is across the street…

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Rise: Ellicott City; one year after the flood, and it’s better than ever

One of my favorite day trips has always been shopping in historic Ellicott City, in Howard County, Maryland. Last year, a terrible flood roared through the historic downtown, taking lives and destroying businesses. It looked impossible to recover, but if you’ve ever met anyone from Ellicott City you’d know that couldn’t be true. This community came together…

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