Find a Great Place to Day Trip!

We live in a region filled with amazing things to do and see. Read along and be inspired to daytrip too!



Art Museums

American Visionary Art Museum
Andy Warhol Museum
Annmarie Sculpture Garden 
Baltimore Museum of Art
Museum of Fine Arts (Washington County, MD)
National Gallery of Art - East Building -- COMING SOON!
Randyland 





Autumn Foliage

Adams County Scenic Valley Tour
Leafpeeping in Shenandoah National Park 2014 and 2015
Sugarloaf Mountain Park





Baltimore City 

American Visionary Art Museum
Baltimore Museum of Art
Fort McHenry National Historic Site 
Green Mount Cemetery
Light City Baltimore Festival
Loudon Park Cemetery 
Loudon Park National Cemetery
Waterfront Promenade






Biking


DELAWARE
Chesapeake and Delaware Canal bike path

MARYLAND
Baltimore and Annapolis Trail 
C&O Canal:
    
Brunswick to Dargan Bend
    Great Falls
    Locks 33 and 34
    Monocacy & Catoctin Aqueducts
    Fort Frederick to Hancock
     Paw Paw Tunnel to Lock 56
    Swain's Lock to Seneca Aqueduct
    
Williamsport
Cross Island Trail
Indian Head Rail Trail
Western Maryland Rail Trail East and West

PENNSYLVANIA
Butler - Freeport Community Rail Trail
David S Ammerman (Rail) Trail
Gettysburg National Military Park
Ghost Town Rail Trail
Great Allegheny Passage Bridge to Bridge Ride
Heritage Rail Trail 
Northern Central Railroad (NCR) Trail and lower NCR
Three Rivers Heritage Trail 

VIRGINIA
High Bridge Rail Trail 
Mount Vernon Trail
Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Rail Trail

WEST VIRGINIA
Allegheny Highlands Rail Trail
Pedal Through the Past (Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown, Antietam, C&O Canal)




C&O Canal


Brunswick to Dargan Bend
Canal Pride Days 
Fort Frederick to Hancock
Great Falls
Locks 33 and 34
Lander Lockhouse
Maryland Heights (Harpers Ferry),
Monocacy & Catoctin Aqueducts
Paw Paw Tunnel to Lock 56
Swain's Lock to Seneca Aqueduct
Kayaking at Swain's Lock
Williamsport



Central Maryland

Annapolis, MD
Annapolis Hidden History
Annapolis Rocks
Baltimore and Annapolis Trail  
Baltimore's Waterfront Promenade
Belmont Manor
Brookside Gardens and Garden of Lights
Catoctin Mountain National Park
Carter - Archer Mansion
C&O Canal: 
     Brunswick to Dargan Bend
    Canal Pride Days 
     Fort Frederick to Hancock
     Great Falls
     Locks 33 and 34
    Lander Lockhouse
    Maryland Heights (Harpers Ferry),     
    Monocacy & Catoctin Aqueducts
     Paw Paw Tunnel to Lock 56
    Swain's Lock to Seneca Aqueduct
    Kayaking at Swain's Lock
     Williamsport
Columbia's Four Lakes
Covered Bridges of Frederick County 
Crystal Grottoes Caverns
Cunningham Falls State Park
Daniels, Maryland's Ghost Town 
Distillery Lane Ciderworks
Downs Memorial Park (Anne Arundel Co, MD)
Ellicott City, MD
Fort Foote
Fort Washington
Fort McHenry National Historic Site
Hammond-Harwood House
Hampton Mansion
Heritage Rail Trail 
Historic Annapolis Museum Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake Exhibit
Jerusalem Village Hike / Gunpowder Falls State Park
Ladew Topiary Gardens
Light City Baltimore Festival
Maryland Heights Hike: Part 1 and Part 2  
Maryland Renaissance Festival
Monocacy National Battlefield
Monterey Pass Battlefield Park
Mount Olivet Cemetery (Frederick, MD)
National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes 
New Market, MD
Northern Central Railroad (NCR) Trail and lower NCR
Patapsco Female Institute
Patapsco River Valley State Park Part 1 and Part 2
             Avalon Section/Grist Mill Trail
             Daniels -- Maryland's Ghost Town
             Hell House and revisiting Hell House
             McKeldin Area
Patuxent Branch Trail (Columbia, MD)
Pedal Through the Past
Pen Mar Park to High Rocks: Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Riversdale Plantation -- COMING SOON!
Rocks State Park
Schifferstadt
Sugarloaf Mountain Park
Tudor Hall 





Central Pennsylvania

Boal Mansion and Columbus Chapel
Bee Kind Winery
Big Spring Distillery -- COMING SOON!
Bilgers Rocks
Bloody Knox Cabin
Boutiques and Antiques in Bellefonte -- COMING SOON!
Centre Furnace Mansion -- COMING SOON!
Clearfield County Historical Society Museum
David S Ammerman (Rail) Trail
Daytrip into Elk Country -- COMING SOON!
Depot at Doolittles
Grice Museum
Good Intentions Cidery -- COMING SOON!
Kayaking on the West Branch Susquehanna River
Mount Nittany Winery and Vineyards -- COMING SOON!
PA Military Museum -- COMING SOON!
Penn State University Arboretum
Penn's Cave
Starr Hill Winery
Winery at Wilcox




Civil War (and Related)

DELAWARE
Fort Delaware

MARYLAND
Dr. Samuel Mudd House
Fort Foote
Maryland Heights Hike: Part 1 and Part 2 
Monocacy National Battlefield Park
Monterey Pass Battlefield Park
Sugarloaf Mountain Park
Surratt's Tavern
Tudor Hall

PENNSYLVANIA
Bloody Knox Cabin
Farnsworth House Inn
Gettysburg Heritage Museum
Gettysburg National Military Park
   via Segway 
    via bicycle 
   InSite iPad tour
Heritage Rail Trail
Shriver House Museum

VIRGINIA
American Civil War Museum 
Cedar Creek/Belle Grove National Battlefield and Historic Site
Confederate White House 
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum
High Bridge Rail Trail
Hollywood Cemetery
Manassas National Battlefield Park
Museum of the Confederacy  
New Market Battlefield
Prospect Hill Cemetery (Front Royal, VA) 
Richmond National Battlefield Park, Cold Harbor
Sailors Creek Battlefield Historic Site
Stonewall Jackson Winter Headquarters (Winchester, VA)
Tilghman Moore House (Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters)
Winchester National Cemetery 

WEST VIRGINIA
Bolivar Heights Battlefield
Harpers Ferry
Pedal Through the Past







Delaware

Air Mobility Command Museum
Bombay Hook NWR
Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Bike Path
Delaware Bay Lighthouses
Delaware City
First State Heritage State Park -- COMING SOON!
Fort Delaware
Fort Dupont State Park
Governor Ross Mansion
John Dickinson Plantation -- COMING SOON!
Johnson Victrola Museum -- COMING SOON!
Killens Pond State Park
Milford River Walk
Painted Stave Distillery -- COMING SOON!
Patty Cannon Trail
Trap Pond State Park






DelMarVa

Assateague Island (Maryland side) 
Assateague Island Light House 
Blackwater NWR and Eagles at Blackwater NWR
Blackwater River/Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Kayaking
Bucktown General Store
Cambridge, MD 
Caroline County UGRR
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Chesapeake City
Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Bike Path
Chesapeake Light Houses, Southern Expedition Day 1 and Day 2
Chesapeake Country Murals
Cross Island Trail
Delaware City
Denton, MD
Dorchester County Hauntings
Furnace Town Ghost Hunt
Governor Ross Mansion
Harriet Tubman Byway
Harriet Tubman State Park
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay 
Kayaking the Assateague Narrows
Passage to Five (Lighthouses) 
Patty Cannon Trail
Sailing on the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester
Sailing on the Selina II
Smith Island
St. Michaels, MD
Tilghman Island
Trap Pond State Park
Underground Railroad in Caroline County, MD 
Wetipquin Creek (Nanticoke River Water Trail)





Dog Friendly

9 Coal Mine and Museum
Allegheny Highlands Rail Trail
Annapolis Rocks
Annmarie Sculpture Garden 
Assateague Island (Maryland side)
Baltimore and Annapolis Trail  
Baltimore's Waterfront Promenade
Bilgers Rocks
Catoctin Mountain National Park
C&O Canal: 
     Brunswick to Dargan Bend
     Ft Frederick to Hancock
     Great Falls 
    Lander Lockhouse
     Locks 33 and 34
     Maryland Heights (Harpers Ferry), 
    Monocacy & Catoctin Aqueducts
    Paw Paw Tunnel to Lock 56
    Swain's Lock to Seneca Aqueduct
     Williamsport
Columbia's Four Lakes
Daniels, Maryland's Ghost Town
Downs Memorial Park (Anne Arundel Co, MD)
Eckley Miners' Village 
Greenwell State Park 
Heritage Rail Trail 
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay 
Indian Head Rail Trail
Jerusalem Village Hike / Gunpowder Falls State Park
Laurel Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia)
Maryland Heights Hike: Part 1 and Part 2  
Northern Central Railroad (NCR) Trail and lower NCR
Patapsco River Valley State Park Part 1 and Part 2
             Avalon Section/Grist Mill Trail
             Daniels -- Maryland's Ghost Town
             Hell House and Revisiting Hell House
             McKeldin Area
Patuxent Branch Trail (Columbia, MD)
Pen Mar Park to High Rocks: Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Ricketts Glen State Park
Rocks State Park
Scott's Run Nature Preserve
Soldiers Delight NEA Chaote Mine Trail
Sugarloaf Mountain Park
Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard
Swallow Falls State Park 
Tail Lights
Trap Pond State Park
U.S. National Arboretum




Fairs and Festivals

Art in the Park - Frederick's Festival of the Arts
Blossom Kite Festival
Celtic Fling and Highland Games
Cherry Blossom Festival
Butler County (PA) Fall Festivals
Festival of Leaves 
Hot Air Balloon Festival
Light City Baltimore Festival
Market Fair
Maryland Renaissance Festival
National Apple Harvest Festival
Virginia Renaissance Faire
Wine in the Woods 



Ghost Hunts and Tours

Anderson Mansion Ghost Hunt
Annapolis, MD
Belmont Manor
Capitol Hauntings (Washington, DC)
Carrie Furnaces Ghost Hunt
Dorchester County Hauntings
Ellicott City, MD
Farnsworth House Inn
Furnace Town Ghost Hunt
Gettysburg
   Ghosts of Gettysburg
   Battlecry Ghost Tour
Harpers Ferry
Miller House
Moundsville State Penitentiary Ghost Hunt
Mount Olivet Cemetery (Frederick, MD)
Niagara-on-the-Lake
Pittsburgh Ghost Tour
Savage Mill



Hikes and Walks

MARYLAND
Annapolis Rocks
Assateague Island
Baltimore's Waterfront Promenade
Calvert Cliffs State Park
Catoctin Mountain National Park
C&O Canal: 
     Brunswick to Dargan Bend
    Ft Frederick to Hancock
     Great Falls
    Locks 33 and 34
     Maryland Heights (Harpers Ferry), 
    Monocacy & Catoctin Aqueducts
    Swain's Lock to Seneca Aqueduct
    Williamsport
Columbia's Four Lakes
Cunningham Falls State Park 
Daniels, Maryland's Ghost Town
Downs Memorial Park (Anne Arundel Co, MD)
Greenwell State Park 
Indian Head Rail Trail
Jerusalem Village Hike / Gunpowder Falls State Park
Maryland Heights Hike: Part 1 and Part 2 
Patapsco River Valley State Park Part 1 and Part 2
             Avalon Section/Grist Mill Trail
             Daniels -- Maryland's Ghost Town
             Hell House and Revisiting Hell House
             McKeldin Area
Patuxent Branch Trail (Columbia, MD)
Pen Mar Park to High Rocks: Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Rocks State Park
Scott's Run Nature Preserve 
Soldiers Delight Natural Environmental Area Chaote Mine Trail
Sugarloaf Mountain Park
Swallow Falls State Park and in the Winter
Tail Lights/Symphony of Lights
Weverton Cliffs

NEW YORK
High Line Park (NYC)
Tarrytown Riverwalk (on the Hudson River) 

PENNSYLVANIA
Bilgers Rocks
Delaware Canal Towpath
Heritage Rail Trail 
Ricketts Glen State Park
Ringing Rocks County Park (Bucks County, PA)

VIRGINIA
Eagle Rock Hike from the AT
Tuscarora Trail / Eagle Rock Day Hike 

WASHINGTON DC
U.S. National Arboretum

WEST VIRGINIA
Allegheny Highlands Rail Trail
Cranesville Swamp



Historic Houses and Gardens

DELAWARE
John Dickinson Plantation -- COMING SOON!
Governor Ross Mansion
Winterthur 

MARYLAND
Annmarie Sculpture Garden
Belmont Manor
Brookside Gardens 
Cambridge, MD historic homes 
Carter - Archer Mansion 
Dr. Samuel Mudd House
Hammond-Harwood House
Historic Homes in Frederick, MD
Hampton Mansion
Ladew Topiary Gardens
Lander Lockhouse
Miller House
Patapsco Female Institute
Riversdale Plantation -- COMING SOON!
Schifferstadt
Surratt's Tavern 
Tudor Hall

NEW YORK
Boldt Castle
Kykuit/Rockefeller Estate
Singer Castle
Sunnyside

PENNSYLVANIA
Anderson Mansion Ghost Hunt
Benjamin Parry Mansion
Bloody Knox Cabin
Boal Mansion
Centre Furnace Mansion -- COMING SOON!
Eisenhower Farm
Farnsworth House Inn
Fallingwater
Fonthill Castle
Kentuck Knob
Longwood Gardens and A Longwood (Gardens) Christmas
Phipps Conservatory
Shriver House

VIRGINIA
Arlington Mansion

Belle Grove Plantation and Bed & Breakfast
Confederate White House 
Gunston HallOpen Hearth Cooking at Gunston Hall, and Photo Safari at Gunston Hall
Lewis Gintner Botanical Gardens 
Monticello 
Montpelier
Morven Park
Overton-Hillsman House (Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park)
Tilghman Moore House (Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters)

WASHINGTON DC
Cedar Hill
U.S. National Arboretum  



for the Holidays

A Longwood (Gardens) Christmas
Blow your own glass Christmas ornaments at Art of Fire
Christkindlemarkt Bethlehem PA
Gardens of Lights (Brookside Gardens)
Hampton Mansion
Historic Homes in Frederick, MD
Kemerer Museum of the Decorative Arts
Lights on the Bay
New York City in December
Maryland Holiday Light Displays
Symphony of Lights
Tail Lights/Symphony of Lights
Winter Lights at Seneca Creek State Park
ZooLights at the National Zoo




Kayaking Adventures

DELAWARE
Trap Pond State Park

MARYLAND
Blackwater River/Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Kayaking
Centennial Lake / Preparing for Kayaking Adventures
C&O Canal at Swain's Lock
Lake Clopper / Seneca Creek State Park -- COMING SOON!
Lake Elkhorn
Mallows Bay Shipwrecks
Piney Run Park -- COMING SOON!
Potomac River
Wetipquin Creek (Nanticoke River Water Trail)

PENNSYLVANIA
Schuylkill River
West Branch Susquehanna River

VIRGINIA
Assateague Narrows
Dyke Marsh




Kid-Friendly / Great Things to Do with Kids

A Month of Summer Daytrips

DELAWARE
Air Mobility Command Museum
Fort Delaware

MARYLAND
American Visionary Art Museum
Annmarie Sculpture Garden 
Assateague Island
Brookside Gardens 
Calvert Cliffs State Park
Crystal Grottoes Caverns
Cunningham Falls State Park
Fort Foote National Historic Site
Fort Frederick
Fort McHenry National Historic Site 
Fort Washington National Historic Site
Ladew Topiary Gardens
Lights on the Bay
National Colonial Farm
Sailing on the Selina II
Skipjack tour aboard the Nathan of Dorchester 
Swallow Falls State Park 

NEW YORK
Statue of Liberty

PENNSYLVANIA
9 Coal Mine
Eastern State Penitentiary (age 8+)
Fort Necessity National Historic Site
Gettysburg Heritage Center
Just Ducky Pittsburgh Tour
Longwood Gardens
Mercer Museum
National Apple Harvest Festival
National Aviary
Ohiopyle State Park
Penn's Cave
Philadelphia Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour
Phipps Conservatory
Snowtubing
Sunrise Soap Co
Wolf Sanctuary of PA 

VIRGINIA
Lewis Gintner Botanical Gardens 
NASA Visitors Center / Virginia Air and Space Center -- COMING SOON!

WASHINGTON DC
Blossom Kite Festival
Cherry Blossom Festival
International Spy Museum (age 8+)

WEST VIRGINIA
Cass Scenic Rail Road
Harpers Ferry, WV
Trail Rides in Canaan Valley






Laurel Highlands

Fallingwater
Flight 93 National Memorial
Fort Necessity National Historic Site
Ghost Town Rail Trail
Great Allegheny Passage Bridge to Bridge Ride
Kentuck Knob
Ohiopyle State Park



Lighthouses

Assateague Island Lighthouse 
Baltimore Light 
Barnegat Lighthouse
Bloody Point Lighthouse 
Brandywine Shoal Lighthouse (Delaware Bay)
Cape May Lighthouse 
Choptank Lighthouse 
Cove Point Lighthouse 
Cross Ledge Shoal Lighthouse (Delaware Bay)
Elbow of Cross Ledge Lighthouse (Delaware Bay)
Fourteen Foot Bank Lighthouse (Delaware Bay)
Hollands Bar Lighthouse
Hoopers Island Lighthouse 
Hoopers Straight Light
Janes Island Lighthouse (Chesapeake Bay)
Lake Superior lighthouse
Miah Maull Shoal Lighthouse (Delaware Bay)
Point Lookout Lighthouse
Point No Point Lighthouse
Sandy Point Lighthouse 
Sharkfin Shoal Lighthouse
Sharps Island Lighthouse 
Ship John Shoal Lighthouse (Delaware Bay)
Smith Point (south of Potomac River) Lighthouse
Solomon's Lump Lighthouse
Sleepy Hollow Point Lighthouse
St Lawrence River
Thomas Point Lighthouse  and lighthouse cottage tour
Watts Island Lighthouse




Maryland State (and Local) Parks

Annapolis Rocks
Annmarie Sculpture Garden 
Baltimore and Annapolis Trail 
Belmont Manor
Brookside Gardens 
Calvert Cliffs State Park
Columbia's Four Lakes
Cranesville Swamp
Cross Island Trail
Cunningham Falls State Park 
Downs Memorial Park (Anne Arundel Co, MD)
Fort Frederick State Park
Gathland State Park
Greenwell State Park 
Harriet Tubman State Park
Jerusalem Village Hike / Gunpowder Falls State Park
Lights on the Bay/Sandy Point State Park
Mallows Bay Shipwrecks
National Colonial Farm
Patapsco Female Institute
Patapsco River Valley State Park Part 1 and Part 2
             Avalon Section/Grist Mill Trail
             Daniels -- Maryland's Ghost Town
             Hell House and Revisiting Hell House
Patuxent Branch Trail (Columbia, MD)
Pen-Mar Park (Washington County)
Rocks State Park
Seneca Creek State Park -- COMING SOON!
Soldiers Delight Natural Environmental Area Choate Mine Trail
Sugarloaf Mountain Park
Susquehanna State Park
Swallow Falls State Park  and again in the Winter




Maryland Wineries 

Basignani Vineyards
Black Ankle Vineyards (1st Visit) (2nd Visit)
Boordy Vineyards
Dejon Vineyard
Elk Run (Yoga in the Vines) (2nd Visit) (5k race/Fall Jazz Fest)
Fiore Winery
Harford Vineyard and Winery (1st Visit) (2nd Visit)
Linganore Winecellars
Mount Felix Winery 
Red Heifer Winery (1st Visit) (2nd Visit)
Royal Rabbit Vineyards (1st Visit) (2nd Visit)
Serpent Ridge Vineyards (1st Visit) (2nd Visit)
Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard
Woodhall Winecellars - (1st Visit) (2nd Visit)




Museums

DELAWARE
Air Mobility Command Museum
Johnson Victrola Museum -- COMING SOON!

MARYLAND
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake
Harriet Tubman Visitors Center
Historic Annapolis Museum Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake Exhibit

PENNSYLVANIA
9 Coal Mine and Museum
Clearfield Co. Historical Museum
Eastern State Penitentiary
Eckley Miners' Village 
Gettysburg Heritage Center
Grice Museum
Kemerer Museum of the Decorative Arts
Mercer Museum
Museum of the American Revolution -- COMING SOON!
Mutter Museum
National Museum of Industry History
Pittsburgh Toonseum

VIRGINIA
American Civil War Museum 
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum
Moton Museum
Museum of the Confederacy 
NASA Visitors Center/Virginia Air and Space Center -- COMING SOON!
Tredegar Iron Works

WASHINGTON DC
International Spy Museum
Smithsonian Castle



National Parks and Historic Sites

Antietam National Park Memorial Illumination
Assateague Island
Catoctin Mountain National Park
Cedar Creek/Belle Grove National Battlefield and Historic Site
Cedar Hill/Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
C&O Canal: 
     Canal Pride Days
     Great Falls
    Locks 33 and 34
     Maryland Heights (Harpers Ferry), 
    Monocacy & Catoctin Aqueducts
    Williamsport
Eisenhower Farm
Fort Foote National Historic Site
Fort McHenry National Historic Site
Fort Monroe Casemate National Monument
Fort Necessity National Historic Site
Fort Washington National Historic Site
Flight 93 National Memorial
Gettysburg National Military Park
   via Segway 
   via bicycle 
   InSite iPad tour
Manassas National Battlefield Park
Maryland Heights Hike: Part 1 and Part 2 
Monocacy National Battlefield Park
Pedal Through the Past
Richmond National Battlefield Park/Cold Harbor National Battlefield 
Leafpeeping in Shenandoah National Park 2014 and 2015
Tredegar Iron Works
Valley Forge National Historical Park 





Native American Heritage

Adena Burial Mounds/Grave Creek Burial Mound
Soldiers Delight Natural Environmental Area Choate Mine Trail
Rocks State Park
Wetipquin Creek (Nanticoke River Water Trail)




Nature and Wildlife Oriented

DELAWARE
Bombay Hook NWR
Killens Pond State Park
Trap Pond State Park

MARYLAND
Assateague Island
Blackwater NWR and Blackwater River/Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Kayaking
Calvert Cliffs State Park
Catoctin Mountain National Park
Crystal Grottoes Caverns
Greenwell State Park 
Kayaking on the Potomac River
Maryland Heights Hike: Part 1 and Part 2 
Rocks State Park
Swallow Falls State Park 
Sugarloaf Mountain Park
Wetipquin Creek (Nanticoke River Water Trail)

NEW JERSEY
Island Beach State Park

PENNSYLVANIA
Bilgers Rocks
Bowmans Hill Wildflower Reserve
Moraine State Park
National Aviary
Ohiopyle State Park
Penn's Cave
Ricketts Glen State Park 
Schuylkill River
Wolf Sanctuary of PA 

VIRGINIA
Chincoteague NWR
Kayaking the Assateague Narrows
Leafpeeping in Shenandoah National Park 2014 and 2015

WASHINGTON DC

National Zoo

WEST VIRGINIA
Cranesville Swamp
Trail Rides in Canaan Valley


New Jersey

Barnegat Lighthouse
Cape May
Cape May Whale Watcher Lighthouse Cruise
Cape May Lighthouse
High Point State Park
Island Beach State Park
Liberty State Park





New York

Audrey Munson NYC Photo Safari
Boldt Castle
Dinner Cruise on St. Lawrence River
Ellis Island
High Line Park (NYC)
Kykuit Mansion/Rockefeller Estate
New York City in December
Singer Castle
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery 
Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse
Statue of Liberty
Sunnyside
Tarrytown, NY Riverwalk on the Hudson River




On the Water


Blackwater River/Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Kayaking
Chesapeake Light Houses, Southern Expedition Day 1 and Day 2
Delaware Light Houses 
Dinner Cruise on St. Lawrence River
Dyke Marsh Kayaking (Potomac River)
Just Ducky Pittsburgh Tour
Kayaking the Assateague Narrows
Kayaking on the Potomac River
Kayaking at Swain's Lock
Mallows Bay Shipwrecks
Miss Hampton II Harbor Tour
Passage to Five (Lighthouses) 
Sailing on the Selina II
Schuylkill River
Skipjack tour aboard the Nathan of Dorchester 
Smith Island
Statue of Liberty
Trap Pond State Park
Wetipquin Creek (Nanticoke River Water Trail)



Outdoor Adventures


Annapolis Rocks
Blackwater River/Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Kayaking
Catoctin Mountain National Park
Chesapeake Light Houses, Southern Expedition Day 1 and Day 2
Daniels, Maryland's Ghost Town
Dog Sledding in the Pocono Mountains
Dolly Sods Wilderness
Dyke Marsh Kayaking (Potomac River)
Kayaking the Assateague Narrows
Kayaking on the Potomac River
Mallows Bay Shipwrecks
Pen Mar Park to High Rocks: Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Sandy River Outdoor Adventure
Schuylkill River
Smith Island
Snowtubing
Sugarloaf Mountain Park
Trail Rides in Canaan Valley
Wetipquin Creek (Nanticoke River Water Trail)



Pennsylvania

9 Coal Mine and Museum
Abandoned School Photo Safari
Adams County Scenic Valley Tour
Adams County Photo Safari
Anderson Mansion Ghost Hunt
Andy Warhol Museum
Barns of Delaware Water Gap NRA Photo Safari
Bethlehem Steel Furnace Stacks
Bee Kind Winery
Benjamin Parry Mansion
Big Spring Distillery -- COMING SOON!
Bilgers Rocks
Bloody Knox Cabin
Boal Mansion and Columbus Chapel
Boutiques and Antiques in Bellefonte -- COMING SOON!
Bowmans Hill Wildflower Preserve
Bucks County Covered Bridge Tour
Butler County Barn Tour
Butler County Fall Festivals
Butler - Freeport Community Rail Trail
Carrie Furnaces Ghost Hunt
Centre Furnace Mansion -- COMING SOON!
Culinary Food Tour of Gettysburg
Celtic Fling and Highland Games
Christ Church 
Christ Church Burial Ground 
Christkindlemarkt Bethlehem PA
Clearfield County Historical Museum
David S Ammerman (Rail) Trail
Daytrip into Elk Country -- COMING SOON!
Delaware Canal Towpath
Depot at Doolittles
Dog Sledding in the Pocono Mountains
Eastern State Penitentiary, Update -- COMING SOON!
Eckley Miners' Village 
Eisenhower Farm
Fallingwater
Farmers Market Tour and Cooking Class
Farnsworth House Inn
Fonthill Castle
Fort Necessity National Historic Site
Flight 93 National Memorial
Gettysburg Heritage Museum
Gettysburg National Military Park
   via Segway 
   via bicycle 
   InSite iPad tour
Ghost Town Rail Trail
Good Intentions Cidery -- COMING SOON!
Great Allegheny Passage Bridge to Bridge Ride
Grice Museum
Halbrendt's Vineyard -- COMING SOON!
Hauzer Estate Winery & Cidery
Heritage Rail Trail 
Hollabaugh Orchards
Hoover-Mason Trestle
Just Ducky Pittsburgh Tour
Kayaking on the West Branch Susquehanna River
Kemerer Museum of the Decorative Arts
Kentuck Knob
Laurel Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia)
Logan Inn
Longwood Gardens and A Longwood (Gardens) Christmas
Mason Dixon Distillery
Mercer Museum
Monterey Pass Battlefield Park
Moraine State Park
Mount Nittany Winery and Vineyards -- COMING SOON!
Museum of the American Revolution -- COMING SOON!
Mutter Museum
National Apple Harvest Festival
National Aviary
National Museum of Industry History
New Hope
Ohiopyle State Park
Paint.Local.Social - Vineyards and Vistas 
PA Military Museum -- COMING SOON!
Penn State University Arboretum
Penn's Cave
Philadelphia'
Phipps Conservatory
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Ghost Tour
Pittsburgh Toonseum
Randyland
Ricketts Glen State Park 
Ringing Rocks State Park
Savor Gettysburg Historic Downtown Food Tour
Schuylkill River Kayaking
Shriver House Museum
Snowtubing
Three Rivers Heritage Trails
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Vistas and Vineyards
Washington Crossing Historic Park
Winterthur 
Wolf Sanctuary of PA 



Pennsylvania Parks

Bilgers Rocks
Bowmans Hill Wildflower Preserve
Moraine State Park
Ohiopyle State Park
Ricketts Glen State Park 
Ringing Rocks County Park
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Washington Crossing Historic Park



Pennsylvania Wineries & Distilleries

Big Spring Distillery -- COMING SOON!
Bee Kind Winery
Borderland Vineyard
Good Intentions Cidery -- COMING SOON!
Halbrendt's Vineyard -- COMING SOON!
Hauzer Estate Winery & Cidery
Kreutz Creek Vineyards
Mason Dixon Distillery
Mount Nittany Winery and Vineyards -- COMING SOON!
Starr Hill Winery
Winery at Wilcox






Philadelphia (and vicinity)

Bethlehem Steel Furnace Stacks
Borderland Vineyard
Bowmans Hill Wildflower Preserve
Christ Church 
Christ Church Burial Ground 
Christkindlemarkt Bethlehem PA
Eastern State Penitentiary, Update -- COMING SOON!
Fonthill Castle
Hoover - Mason Trestle
Kemerer Museum of the Decorative Arts
Kreutz Creek Vineyards
Longwood Gardens
Mercer Museum
Museum of the American Revolution -- COMING SOON!
National Museum of Industry History
Paradocx Vineyard 
Philadelphia Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour
Valley Forge National Historic Park


Photo Safaris

Abandoned School Photo Safari
Adams County Photo Safari
Annapolis Photo Safari
Barns of Delaware Water Gap NRA Photo Safari
Audrey Munson NYC Photo Safari
Eastern State Penitentiary Photo Safari
Chesapeake Country Murals
Gunston Hall Photo Safari



Pittsburgh (and vicinity)

Anderson Mansion Ghost Hunt
Andy Warhol Museum 
Butler County Barn Tour
Butler County Fall Festivals
Butler - Freeport Community Rail Trail
Carrie Furnaces Ghost Hunt
Fallingwater
Fort Necessity National Historic Site
Flight 93 National Memorial
Ghost Town Rail Trail
Great Allegheny Passage Bridge to Bridge Ride
Kentuck Knob
Just Ducky Pittsburgh Tour
Moraine State Park
National Aviary
Ohiopyle State Park
Phipps Conservatory
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Ghost Tour
Pittsburgh Toonseum
Randyland
Three Rivers Heritage Trails



Quaint Towns

Annapolis, MD
Cambridge, MD 
Cape May, NJ
Clearfield, PA -- COMING SOON!
Denton, MD
Ellicott City, MD (1st Visit) (2nd Visit)
Frederick, MD
Front Royal, VA 
Gettysburg, PA
Harmony, PA
Harpers Ferry, WV
Milford, DE
New Hope, PA 
New Market, MD
Onancoke, VA
Saxonburg, PA
Sleepy Hollow, NY 
St. Michaels, MD
Tilghman Island
York, PA
    Where to Eat in York, PA
Zelienople, PA


(Scenic) Railroads

Cass Scenic Rail Road
Romance on the Rails
More Romance on the Rails



Rails to Trails

MARYLAND
Baltimore and Annapolis Trail 
Cross Island Trail
Indian Head Rail Trail 
Northern Central Railroad (NCR) Trail and lower NCR

Patuxent Branch Trail (Columbia, MD)
Western Maryland Rail Trail East and West

NEW YORK
High Line Park (NYC)

PENNSYLVANIA
Butler - Freeport Community Rail Trail
David S Ammerman (Rail) Trail
Ghost Town Rail Trail
Great Allegheny Passage Bridge to Bridge Ride

Heritage Rail Trail
Hoover - Mason Trestle

VIRGINIA
High Bridge Rail Trail
Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Rail Trail

WEST VIRGINIA
Allegheny Highlands Rail Trail




Revolutionary War

Museum of the American Revolution -- COMING SOON!
Valley Forge National Historic Park 
Washington Crossing Historic Park

Richmond (and vicinity)

American Civil War Museum 
Confederate White House 
Hollywood Cemetery
Lewis Gintner Botanical Gardens 
Moton Museum
Museum of the Confederacy 
Richmond's Canals
Richmond National Battlefield Park/Cold Harbor National Battlefield 
Sandy River Retreat
Sandy River Outdoor Adventure
Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park
Tredegar Iron Works 






Romantic Date Ideas

Annmarie Sculpture Garden 
Blow your own glass Christmas ornaments at Art of Fire
Brookside Gardens 
Capitol Hauntings (Washington Walks)
Dinner Cruise on St. Lawrence River
Hot Air Balloon Festival
Lewis Gintner Botanical Gardens 
Light City Baltimore Festival
National Zoo
New Hope, PA
Passage to Five (Lighthouses) 
Romance on the Rails
More Romance on the Rails
Sailing on the Selina II
Smith Island
Tarrytown, NY Riverwalk on the Hudson River
Virginia Wineries
Wine in the Woods 
Wolf Sanctuary of PA



Spooky (or Haunted) 

9 Coal Mine and Museum
Anderson Mansion Ghost Hunt
Belmont Manor 
Benjamin Parry Mansion
Capitol Hauntings (Washington Walks)
Carrie Furnaces Ghost Hunt
Daniels, Maryland's Ghost Town
Dr. Samuel Mudd House
Eastern State Penitentiary and Ghost Hunt -- COMING SOON
Ellicott City, MD (1st Visit) (2nd Visit)
Farnsworth House Ghost Hunt
Fort Delaware
Fort McHenry National Historic Site 
Fort Monroe -- COMING SOON!
Furnace Town Ghost Hunt
Gettysburg National Military Park
   via Segway 
   via bicycle
   InSite iPad tour
Hampton Mansion
Logan Inn
Moundsville\West Virginia State Penitentiary Ghost Hunt
Mount Olivet Cemetery (Frederick, MD)
Overton-Hillsman House (Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park)
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (Tarrytown, NY) 
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum




Tombstone Tourism & Taphophilia

Arlington National Cemetery 
Christ Church Burial Ground 
Green Mount Cemetery
Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond)
Laurel Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia)
Loudon Park Cemetery (Baltimore)
Loudon Park National Cemetery 
Mount Olivet Cemetery (Frederick, MD)
Mount Hebron Cemetery (Winchester, VA)
Prospect Hill Cemetery (Front Royal, VA) 
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (Tarrytown, NY) 
Winchester National Cemetery 




Virginia

Arlington National Cemetery 
American Civil War Museum 
Belle Grove Plantation and Bed & Breakfast
Black History in Hampton VA -- COMING SOON!
Cedar Creek/Belle Grove National Battlefield and Historic Site
Chincoteague NWR 
Confederate White House 
Eagle Rock Hike from the AT
Front Royal, VA 
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum
Fort Monroe Segway Tour -- COMING SOON!
Gunston Hall and Open Hearth Cooking at Gunston Hall
Hampton Beaches -- COMING SOON!
Hampton History Museum -- COMING SOON!
High Bridge Rail Trail
Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond)
Kayaking the Assateague Narrows 
Manassas National Battlefield Park 
Miss Hampton II Harbor Tour
Monticello
Montpelier
Mount Hebron Cemetery (Winchester)
Mount Vernon Trail
Morven Park
Moton Museum
Museum of the Confederacy 
NASA Visitors Center / Virginia Air and Space Museum -- COMING SOON
Natural Chimneys
New Market Battlefield
Prospect Hill Cemetery (Front Royal, VA)
Richmond National Battlefield Park/Cold Harbor National Battlefield 
Sandy River Retreat
Sandy River Outdoor Adventure
Sailors Creek Battlefield State Park
Scott's Run Nature Preserve
Shenandoah National Park Leaf Peeping in 2014 and 2015
Stonewall Jackson Winchester Winter Headquarters
Tangier Island
Tilghman Moore House (Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters)
Tuscarora Trail / Eagle Rock Day Hike
Virginia Renaissance Faire
Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Rail Trail
Winchester National Cemetery
Winchester, VA 




Virginia Wineries

Bluemont Vineyard 
Breaux Vineyard -- COMING SOON!
Cardamon Family Vineyards 
Doukenie Winery -- COMING SOON!
Hillsborough Vineyards 
Northgate Vineyard 
Willowcroft Farm Vineyards -- COMING SOON!







Washington, DC

Blossom Kite Festival
Capitol Hauntings (Washington Walks)
Cedar Hill/Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
Cherry Blossom Festival
International Spy Museum
Smithsonian National Zoo
Smithsonian Castle
U.S. National Arboretum

Waterfalls

Blackwater Falls State Park and again
Cucumber Falls
Cunningham Falls State Park 
Kilgore Falls
Niagara Falls 
Ohiopyle State Park
Ricketts Glen State Park 
Scott's Run (Nature Preserve) 
Swallow Falls State Park 



Western Maryland 

C&O Canal
   Fort Frederick to Hancock
    Paw Paw Tunnel to Lock 56
Deep Creek Lavendar Farm
Market Fair
Romance on the Rails
More Romance on the Rails
Swallow Falls State Park 
Western Maryland Rail Trail East and West


West Virginia

Adena Burial Mounds/Grave Creek Burial Mound
Allegheny Highlands Rail Trail
Bolivar Heights Battlefield
Bear Rocks
Bickle Knob (Otter Creek National Wilderness) -- COMING SOON!
Blackwater Falls State Park and again
Cass Scenic Rail Road
Cathedral State Park -- COMING SOON!
Cranesville Swamp
Dolly Sods Wilderness
Harpers Ferry
Moundsville State Penitentiary and a Ghost Hunt
Pedal Through the Past
Trail Rides in Canaan Valley
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum



Wildlife Refuges and Wildernesses

Blackwater NWR and again
Bombay Hook NWR and again
Chincoteague NWR
Dolly Sods National Wilderness
Otter Creek National Wilderness -- COMING SOON!






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