Baltimore’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade And Other Fun Events To Get You In The Irish Kind Of MoodEveryone 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.
Baltimore’s Top Spots For Fencing – The Sport!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.
Family Fun Guide To National Aquarium BaltimoreThe 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.
Family Fun Guide To Baltimore’s Port Discovery Children’s MuseumWith 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.
Snow Day? Have Some Fun Indoors At The Maryland Science CenterDinosaurs, 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.
Top Baltimore-Area Running GroupsFor 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.
Too Cold To Go Outside? Family Fun Guide To Indoor Fun Sporting AreasWhen 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.
Family Guide To Most Exciting College Basketball In BaltimoreThere 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.
Best Ways To Stay Fit During The WinterWho says you have to stay indoors and hibernate during the winter? Whether you’re itching to get out and keep active or you need some motivation when the temps drop, we have a great list of places you can head to. Keep moving and get fit!
Unique Holiday Happenings For FamiliesFrom the bizarre to the traditional, you can find all kinds of wonderful ways to celebrate the holidays in Baltimore.
Top Places To Buy Your Christmas Tree And Decorations Around BaltimoreHaul out the holly and the tree, too! If you are looking for your perfect Christmas tree and snow-tacular decorations, we have put together a list of places in the Baltimore area where you can find it all. We found places to cut down your own tree, buy an artificial one, decorate it or just experience the Christmas season with some hot chocolate. Check out our finds.