Baltimore’s a wonderful place to live, but sometimes you just need to get away. Here are fun places to go that are relatively nearby.
Cold weather can be the perfect excuse for kids to stay indoors and busy themselves with sedentary activities like television and video games. Enough of the excuses! It’s time to get our kids moving. Here are some easy tips for keeping children active during the colder months.
Whether you are looking for a great place to celebrate an anniversary or a nice night out for Valentine’s Day, these hotels could be just right the right fit! With stunning views of downtown Baltimore, convenient locations, and amenities to the max, these hotels will exceed your expectations and provide you with the relaxing getaway you’ve been searching for.
If you’re feeling that itch to get away but don’t have a pet sitter, don’t stress. Vacations with pets are not only possible, they’re more fun and memorable because the whole family can enjoy it together. Choose any of these top five getaways near Baltimore for a pet-friendly atmosphere and exciting activities for adults, kids and pups.
Running is not just for those in marathon condition. If you have a desire to lead a healthy and active lifestyle while making new friends along the way, then joining a running club might be for you. Check out these local groups and see what they have to offer. New members are always welcome at Baltimore’s best running clubs.
During the 1940s, the use of kettlebells as exercise equipment spread to Europe, and by the 1960s, they’d been picked up by Americans for developing strength and stamina in the shoulders, lower back and legs.
If you are a fan of racquet sports, then do not “lob” over these local courts. For tennis, racquetball and squash competition, it is hard to find “fault” here.
Even though Baltimore is located south of the Mason-Dixon Line, its drivers are not exempted from dealing with hazardous winter driving conditions. With an annual seasonal average of more than 20 inches of snow, the area is subject to freezing rain, sleet and a combination of precipitation that present challenging and dangerous winter driving hazards.
Outdoor winter rock climbing is gaining in popularity throughout the country. While the mountains of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia may not offer the same altitude and challenges of the Rocky Mountains, many offer unique challenges for all skill levels of climbers. Experts recommend that before tackling any outdoor climbing challenge, you enroll in a course in which skilled instructors may provide supervised training both indoors and outdoors. No matter your skill level, don’t miss out on these fun area options.
Escape Baltimore this holiday season: Go skiing in the Tuscarora Mountains of southcentral Pennsylvania, visit Harpers Valley, W.Va., beat the winter blues in the bright lights of a Maryland casino, or enjoy the culture and history of Washington, D.C. Nothing beats the best holiday escapes in the area this year.
Ill-planned winter holiday travel is the stuff of nightmares. Missed departure times, unending security checks, lost luggage, overbooked flights, trains or buses, weather delays, gridlock on major highways, dangerous weather-related road conditions — the list of potential problems is staggering. Weather-related issues, traffic jams and other unforeseen problems are beyond anyone’s control. Have contingency plans and try not to stress about what you can’t control. While you can’t plan for everything, there are many elements of travel that can be controlled by logical pre-trip preparation. Whether you are leaving Baltimore or visiting family and friends for the holidays, there are a number of simple tips to make holiday travel less stressful.
Being cooped up all winter long is no fun at all. The best way to fight cabin fever is to get off the couch and brave the cold to visit some of these area ice skating rinks. Whether you can dance on ice or end up wobbling even when clutching the wall, ice skating is a great way to spend time with friends and family.
The cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. are in full bloom–a sure sign that spring is here and summer is not far away.
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Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.