Family Travel, Day Trips and Places to Visit in Maryland

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Maryland Day 1Rediscover Maryland history and culture during Maryland Day 2017 with a fun-filled weekend of events, activities and things to do for all ages March 24-26, 2017.

Four Rivers Heritage Area is partnering with regional heritage organizations and businesses to to commemorate the March 25, 1634 landing of the Ark and the Dove by English settlers at St. Clement’s Island, in what is now St. Mary’s County, Maryland.

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  1. A family's epic year at sea
  2. 5 scramble hikes for adventurous families
  3. Sights to see close to home this summer
  4. National Park Week offers free park admission
  5. Six children's gardens to visit in Maryland area
  6. A trip to Colonial Williamsburg brings history to life
  7. Plan a family holiday excursion to NYC
  8. Explore Skyline Drive with the kids
  9. How well do you know Annapolis?
  10. 7 Maryland hikes with amazing views
  11. Late summer fun at 6 Maryland state parks
  12. 7 factories and businesses that give great tours
  13. Great day trips with a dose of education
  14. What's new at amusement parks in MD/DC area
  15. An insider’s guide to a day trip in D.C.
  16. Grab a GPS and take the kids geocaching
  17. One-night getaways for moms and dads
  18. Celebrate Thanksgiving at the beach
  19. Crabbing with kids in the Chesapeake Bay nets bushels of fun
  20. MD/DC Area amusement parks offer new thrills for visitors
  21. Beaches off the beaten path… and other places to swim
  22. Take the family to Philly for a daytrip
  23. 7 tips for skiing with kids in tow
  24. Opportunity for Howard County teens to go abroad
  25. Solomons Offshore Grand Prix boat races this weekend
  26. Five ideas for a weekend bike ride in Maryland
  27. 7 Maryland bike trails fit for the family
  28. Powerboat racing exhibit at Calvert Marine Museum will thrill families
  29. Get ready for the Second Annual Puppy Plunge.
  30. Cool places to visit in the last days of summer
  31. Hail a ride on the water taxi this summer
  32. Maryland area daytrips recommended by our Facebook fans
  33. Minor league baseball is major league fun in Maryland
  34. Five Baltimore/Washington area museums with exhibits for babies
  35. Family friendly Down & Dirty Mud Run in Bowie
  36. A playground history lesson at Laurel’s Montpelier Mansion
  37. New animals at Baltimore and Washington D.C. zoos
  38. Fun ideas for whatever your family is in the mood for this summer
  39. Shuttle from Baltimore's Inner Harbor to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
  40. Columbia’s 46th birthday party this Friday
  41. What’s new at Baltimore/Washington area amusement parks
  42. 2013 Maryland’s Best Ice Cream Trail kicks of this week
  43. Fairy & Gnome Home Festival this weekend
  44. 5 fun family picnic ideas
  45. Take the family to Annapolis’ First Sunday Arts Fest
  46. A single mom takes her kids on an epic adventure to Yellowstone
  47. Day Out with Thomas at B&O this weekend and next
  48. Fell’s Point Privateer Festival offers fun and education for the family
  49. Add an archeological dig into your families’ spring schedule
  50. Broadneck Park Kite Festival this Sunday
  51. Take the family on a Scavenger Hunt for History this weekend
  52. Sign the kids up to spend the night in a Maryland lighthouse
  53. Win tickets to a Downtown Baltimore attraction for Spring Break
  54. Grab hands and head to the ice rink
  55. Hoot is in Your Backyard fundraiser for Jug Bay
  56. Take the kids to Oz at Port Discovery
  57. Day Out With Thomas Tickets on sale at B&O
  58. Take the family cross-country skiing
  59. Book a winter cabin for an affordable getaway
  60. Maryland Zoo in Baltimore open and discounted for winter
  61. Four Maryland/D.C. museums to while away a winter’s day
  62. FIRST® LEGO® League robotics competition at Anne Arundel Community College
  63. ‘Play Work Build’ block exhibit at National Building Museum
  64. Try ice skating at the National Gallery Sculpture Garden
  65. Eight tentacled snakes born at National Zoo in Washington, DC
  66. National Parks free for Veterans Day
  67. All aboard the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
  68. Visit Baltimore Ripley’s for just $5 and five food items
  69. Family fun at Downrigging Weekend in Chestertown
  70. No passport needed for Kids Euro Festival in Washington D.C.
  71. Maryland outdoor activities: Help NWF reach its goal of getting 10 million kids outdoors
  72. Under the spell of Renaissance Festival hypnotist Bob Garman
  73. Be Great 5K and Fun Walk this weekend at Quite Waters Park
  74. Travel to Bowie this weekend for international flair
  75. Family hikes in Maryland: B&A Trail and C&O Canal
  76. Family fall camping in Maryland
  77. Tips for camping with kids
  78. Fright Fest planned for Six Flags America this fall
  79. Learn all about bees at Patuxent Research Refuge Honey Harvest Festival
  80. Take the family to explore lighthouses
  81. Maryland fall festivals, pumpkin patches and apple picking
  82. Camping gear free for Maryland military families
  83. Take the family on a fossil hunt
  84. Few more chances to visit the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse this summer
  85. Game On Family Night at the Y
  86. Ice-cream trail highlights Maryland dairy farms
  87. Maryland Zoo extends hours and offers shuttle for summer
  88. Junior Olympic Sailing Festival coming to Annapolis
  89. Geocaching returns to Annapolis' Truxtun Park
  90. Be a waterman for the day at Calvert’s Lore Oyster House Days
  91. Star-Spangled Sailabration boats are entering the Inner Harbor
  92. Top picks for family-friendly biking in Maryland
  93. New roller coasters open at amusement parks close to Baltimore/Washington D.C.
  94. From tall ships to fireworks: Commemorating the War of 1812 in Maryland
  95. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has fun events this summer
  96. Pumpkin Theatre hosting family day at Baltimore's Centerstage
  97. Search for and study fossils at Calvert Marine Museum
  98. Six Annapolis area park pavilions perfect for parties
  99. Spend your birthday with Shrek at Gaylord Hotel
  100. Maryland events part of Annual National Kids to Parks Day

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Fri May 26, 2017 @12:00AM
Air Show and Navy Commissioning Week, Annapolis
Fri May 26, 2017 @12:00AM
Tea Party Festival, Chestertown
Fri May 26, 2017 @12:00AM
Timon of Athens, Washington D.C
Fri May 26, 2017 @ 8:00AM
DelFest, Cumberland
Fri May 26, 2017 @10:00AM
Tales & Tails, Owings Mills
Fri May 26, 2017 @10:00AM
Arts & Storytime, Annapolis
Fri May 26, 2017 @11:00AM
Harbor Queen Cruises, Annapolis
Fri May 26, 2017 @12:00PM
Chillin on the Choptank, Cambridge
Fri May 26, 2017 @ 4:00PM
Family Fridays at the Farm, Gambrills
Fri May 26, 2017 @ 8:00PM
Fourth Friday Concert, Annapolis