Travel & Outdoors
When grisly ghouls from every tomb are closing in to seal your doom, you’ll not only be safe in these tour groups, but having a blast as well, learning the stories behind each haunted attraction.
Take advantage of the last days of comfortable weather before the harsh winter arrives. Enjoy fall drives that promise perfect foliage and all of the pretty little pit stops you can handle. From the zoo to area state parks, these are the best places to see fall leaves in Baltimore.
Thousands will gather in Baltimore over the Labor Day weekend to witness the second Grand Prix Of Baltimore. This IndyCar Series and American Le Mans Series race will delight racing fans of all ages. The city will be alive with the roar of engines, the cheers of the fans and the delightful smells of delicious food vendors. Get your tickets and hotel rooms early before they are sold out.
Cape May, known as the Queen of the Seaside Resorts, distinguishes itself with pristine beaches, ample amenities and a promenade that would make any seashore town memorable. But what really distinguishes this city is its rich Victorian architecture and history. Just 147 miles away from Baltimore, on just a tank of gas, the Lower Cape promises plenty of fun to fill a road trip getaway.
Maryland’s Eastern Shore is famous for its beauty and bountiful seafood, and there’s so much more to it than the famous Ocean City. Gems scattered throughout the Eastern Shore run from Cecil County to Dorchester County, including relaxing beaches, exciting playtime and some of the best dining and lodging this area has to offer.
Historic Annapolis boasts dozens of bus, trolley, walking and sailing tours with Colonial-esque guides waiting to teach you everything about this exciting city. Maryland’s capital since 1694, Annapolis has changed little over the centuries. Its charmingly narrow, time-worn streets make it fun to explore, and museums and art galleries here promise culture galore. A quaint, picturesque town with architecture worth viewing it also boasts attractions ranging from the City Dock to the much-loved United States Naval Academy. Don’t miss out on a weekend in this exciting city for a lesson in love of country you’ll never forget.
Baltimoreans live in a perfect location to visit the beautiful countryside of Dutch Country, home to a large Amish community and plenty of not-to-be-missed activities. Lancaster County, Penn., is a quick 90-minute drive up I-83. Many take advantage of their close proximity by taking day trips to visit museums, the area’s myriad festivals and learning about Amish life. Being able to visit for the day is great, but making a weekend getaway of it will let you truly see everything Lancaster County towns have to offer.
Baltimoreans live in a perfect location to visit the nation’s capital with relative ease. Many take advantage of their close proximity by taking day trips to Washington, D.C. to visit museums, monuments or to take in concerts, baseball games and the area’s myriad festivals. Being just an hour away allows for many a quick visit, but make a weekend getaway of it to truly see everything D.C. has to offer.
In Baltimore picnics aren’t just a blanket in the park. Picnickers here seek out spots that include swimming, hiking and sightseeing too. Find those fun extras, and so much more, at Baltimore’s best picnic spots. Don’t forget the cameras. These memories ought to last a lifetime.
Tennis is rated as one of the top sports to improve overall health, spurring both physical and mental vitality in workouts even non-athletes can get into. In fact, competitive tennis burns more calories than aerobics or cycling, and outperforms golf and most other sports in developing positive personality characteristics in kids. With benefits like these, and a trip to Baltimore’s best courts and clubs, you’ll be back in shape in no time.
Make your next night out in Baltimore one full of fun and adventure, and take your significant other along for the ride. Dating here doesn’t have to be full of dull dinners, it’s coastal, urban and full of fun adventures waiting to be had. Start here, with the best dates the city has to offer for an awesome date you’ll never forget.
The Maryland Half Marathon’s 13.1 mile race Sunday, May 6, raises money for the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center. The goal of the marathon is to raise more than $1 million for cancer treatment and prevention.