The Beach in DC exhibit

TAKING A SWIM AT WASHINGTON DC’S “BEACH”

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A friend of mine invited Bran and I to Washington DC to go to the beach.  The Beach?  In DC?  Yeah, I thought he was nuts.  It wasn’t until he explained that “the beach” was actually a giant ball pit, that I began to (sort of) understand. The National Building Museum had an exhibit for a […]

Floating down the Shenandoah River – Harpers Ferry

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Recently, Brandon (my boyfriend), his son and I met up with some of his family to utilize tubing vouchers he purchased from River & Trail Outfitters.  It was a perfect day to float on a river, but I have to admit, I have mixed emotions about the experience.  This was my very first time river tubing. […]

a girl and her travel bug photo

4TH OF JULY WEEKEND IN VERMONT

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This past 4th of July was especially unique for me because I was able to spend it in Vermont.  In fact, this was my first time experiencing the New England area at all.  My boyfriend and I made the trek after work that Thursday evening and arrived at our destination (Charlotte, VT) around 3:30am the […]

5 GREAT 4TH OF JULY DESTINATIONS ON THE EAST COAST

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  There are so many exciting things happening on the 4th of July that choosing one can be hard to do!  Here are a few ideas for the East coasters to help narrow down your decision this holiday! 1. Havre de Grace, MD You may have already seen the photo, but I went to Havre […]

Berlin, MD Bike

DAY TRIP TO ASSATEAGUE + BERLIN + OCMD

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I have sworn this year that I am going to do more traveling, despite my limited finances.  There is so much to see, even within driving distance on the weekends – and I am going to take advantage! We took a 3 hour drive over the weekend to Assateague Island, or at least that’s where it […]

Harpers Ferry & Charles Town – For the Outdoorsy

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A few weeks ago we ventured down to Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia to go hiking and also to play “tourist.”  We started at Shenandoah National Park and worked our way into town.  Harper’s Ferry is such a beautiful historic area, with picturesque scenery everywhere you turn.  The town is very “touristy” but filled with unique shops and […]