Family Travel, Day Trips and Places to Visit in Maryland

Fairy & Gnome Home Festival this weekend

Fairy&Gnome FestivalIf your kids are into the little creatures who live in the garden, you might want to check out the Fairy & Gnome Home Festival this Saturday, May 18, at Annmarie Garden in Solomons.

This festival coincides with Fairies in the Garden, Annemarie's magical exhibit of more than 50 handmade fairy and gnomes homes. The festival will feature the lovely Fairy Lolly, a playful area where young guests can climb, explore, build, and dream with a variety of creative toys and props. Guests will also be able to build their own fairy houses and gnomes homes and create their own magical props and crafts. In the Council Ring, there will be music and along the Wooded Path, guests will meet Fairy Queen Ambrosia and Princess Cricket. And no festival would be complete without face painting, bubbles, and costumes! Food and drinks will be available as well!

5 cool caverns to visit

Ava Liese Wentz of Severna Park wasn't sure what to expect when she was led through a little door in the side of a hill in Boonsboro, but what she found inside was captivating.

6 spots to camp in comfort

Looking for a spot to camp in relative comfort not to far from the Baltimore-Annapolis area?

For many families, camping the old-fashioned way can be more than they bargained for. When kids think of camping they most likely envision roasting marshmallows, catching fireflies and sleeping under the stars. Parents, meanwhile, can't get past sleeping on the hard ground, trekking to the bathroom at midnight and fighting off biting bugs.

These days many parks and campgrounds in Maryland and beyond now offer more than just a space to pitch a tent.

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