This unique Frank Lloyd Wright home is one of the only ones in the DC metro area that you can tour!
Explore Art, Cars and Industrial History at the Frick Pittsburgh
This Pittsburgh museum complex offers three museums for one!
Strolling Historic Easton MD
Don’t miss out on all this quaint, historic town can offer just because you’re in a rush to get somewhere else! Easton, MD is worthy of being its own daytrip destination!
What Lurks in the Rooms of Linville Manor?
You’re guaranteed to have a spirited stay!
Beautiful Vistas and Hidden Waterfalls Along the Tramontane Trail: A Hike in Holly River State Park
Looking for a great winter hike? Tramontane Trail in Holly River State Park will lead you on a quiet winter adventure!
Riding the Houtzdale Rail Trail and Discovering Local Rail History
Running just shy of 10.5 miles, the Houtzdale Rail Trail is a delightful little trail in Clearfield County between Oceola Mills and Smoke Run, PA. We had just enough time to ride a few miles in each directions, so we headed for the near geographic center of the trail, Houtzdale itself. The railtrail as it […]
A Four-State Vista from Dan’s Rock Overlook
Who is Dan and why’d he leave his rock at such a beautiful place? Then, why did he spraypaint gloriously colorful graffiti all over his rock? These are questions I asked as I climbed the steps to Dans Rock Overlook! Dans Rock Overlook is one of Maryland’s iconic overlooks and sits at the top of […]
Travel the World with Live Cams — When You Can’t Go Yourself
Daytripping in a time of social distancing might be best done virtually. That doesn’t mean you can’t explore this great world. It just means that for a few weeks (or months), you should consider exploring it through your computer. Technology allows us to visit museums, see performances online, and peak into the private world of […]
The Hardest Winter: Washington’s Winter Encampment at Valley Forge
If you grew up in the United States and paid any attention at all to US History, it’s a name you’ve heard from childhood: Valley Forge. Images of a hard winter come to mind, a disorderly, ragtag and hungry army standing up against the British bullies — better armed, better clothed, better trained — and […]
A Year of Memory Making Mid-Atlantic Daytrips You Shouldn’t Miss in 2018
This year, like every year, I gave my family gifts that I thought reflected both me and them. And like every other year, I struggled to find that “perfect gift” — a thing of myth and legend — that will make my loved ones happy. Then it hit me — I actually write a blog […]