Serenity. Solitude. Tranquility. While they’re not words typically used to describe the barrier island that attracts 2 million people each summer, that’s what greets visitors to Assateague Island National Seashore in autumn.
Assateague Island National Seashore says two parking lots should be moved inland to prepare for the next big storm on Maryland’s coast.
The famed ponies of Chincoteague and Assateague made their annual swim Wednesday, but they had to brave some bad weather.
That storm which brought us rain, snow and slush was swept out to sea, where the Coast Guard performed three rescues on three different ships. All were off shore east of the bay.
The search for two missing boaters near Assateague Island has been called off. However, the Coast Guard did manage to find a third crew member.
The U.S. Coast Guard says one man was rescued and two men are still missing after a fishing vessel became disabled 15 miles east of Assateague Island.
A rare discovery on Assateague Island has a team of scientists working to save dozens of animals. A nest of sea turtles now has a temporary home in Fells Point.
Officials are closing Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State Park before Hurricane Sandy hits.
A group of environmentalists and residents say they oppose bringing a power line carrying electricity from proposed offshore wind turbines on shore at Assateague Island.
As the season cools off and kids get back in the school groove, it’s the perfect time to take a family road trip along the outer cape of portion of Maryland. Make the long trek to the beach much more tolerable by stopping at some of these sites to truly spend quality time with your loved ones.
No summer is complete without a visit to Maryland’s most popular beach. Ocean City is truly a destination that comes with its own culture and rules, but for most every visitor it all comes down to having fun and eating some of the best seafood around. It is also a long-standing favorite for Senior Week, so be cautious planning trips during the first two weeks of June to avoid over-crowded beaches.
The National Park Service says it is temporarily closing part of Assateague Island in Maryland to protect nesting piping plovers.