With its shadowy corners, cobblestone streets and home to the gravesite of macabre-legend Edgar Allan Poe, Baltimore is a great place to get the wits frightened out of you and your family. We’ve compiled a list of the good, the bad and the SCARIEST of haunted houses in the Baltimore area.
Yes Baltimore, dinosaurs once roamed our land and if you lace up your hiking boots and hop in the car you can see why Maryland is a hotbed for fossil hunters from all around.
With summertime just around the corner, now is the time to start looking around for the area’s best camps for your kids. If they like outdoor adventure, music, sports, education and most importantly fun, the Baltimore area offers a wide variety of camps for all ages and we have compiled a list of some of them to help you get jump on your search.
As the temperatures begin to warm up, many families start peeking out their windows looking around for some fun outdoor activities. Horseback riding combines history, nature, family fun and exercise all in one exciting adventure. We looked around and compiled a list of some of the top places you and your family can go for lessons, learning, riding and fun!
Everyone in Baltimore is Irish – at least one day out of the year. Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Charm City is exciting and fun for adults and kids alike! From a spirited parade to a spirited sprint and all the green food and drink in between, check out our guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Baltimore.
Fencing! You have seen it at the Olympics, in movies and possibly during your days in college, but the sport of fencing is popular, takes lots of energy, and is a great way to stay in shape during the chilly winter months. Here is a top list of places in Baltimore where you can get introduced to the sport of fencing and where you can hone your skills.
The National Aquarium, located in Baltimore’s downtown Inner Harbor area, fittingly sits just above the harbor’s edge. It’s a great destination for any family large or small looking to see some spectacular marine-life, swimming mammals, tropical forests and wild extreme animals. The aquarium, the nation’s first National Aquarium, was built in the early 80s, but with extensive expansions and renovations, this gem of the harbor has kept its charm and amazing exhibits. Make sure to check the website for various admission discounts.
With February’s chilly temperature still keeping us indoors, we found a spot where you and your child can run around all day and stay warm, too! Port Discovery Children’s Museum, located in Baltimore’s downtown area, is a great place where children’s imagination can run wild. There is so much to do, parents will know their kids will sleep well that evening! The museum has three floors full of historical, creative, practical, educational and, most importantly, fun exhibits. All activities are designed to promote learning for the 2 – 10 year-old child.
Dinosaurs, planets, bugs, blue crabs, science experiments and more! The Maryland Science Center in downtown Baltimore is a great place to spend a snowy cold, extreme-weather kind-of-day. There is so much to see and do there the cold weather will be the last thing on your mind.
For most people, the cold winter weather means hunkering down by the fireplace and waiting out the low temperatures, but I think it’s the best time of year to get out on the street and burn off some energy by running! Yeah, running in the winter! Many experts say when you exercise in cold temperatures you burn more calories because your body needs more energy to keep warm. That makes sense to me. Look around, people are doing it and if you are interested in joining them, here are some groups around Baltimore where all you have to do is show up and run, of course.
When it’s snowing or too cold to run around outside, what’s a family to do? Lucky for us, Baltimore has plenty of indoor activity fun parks to keep us all full of fun and exercise.
There are many extreme, die-hard sports fans out there, but many of them don’t compare to college basketball fans this time of year. College basketball is often described as exciting, unpredictable, a true sport and most importantly – accessible. Here is a guide to some local universities in Baltimore where a family can afford to go, catch a game, a bite to eat and some of the best edge-of-your-seat athletics around.