| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:48 PM
National Wildlife Refuge Week
Celebrate America's wildlife heritage by visiting a local refuge during National Wildlife Refuge Week. On Sunday, Oct.14, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge will host "The Big Sit!...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:03 PM
It's spring break for many students, and area amusement parks are ready to take visitors for a ride — up, down, sideways and backwards.
Marylanders can take a day or weekend trip to one of these six theme parks, all within a few hours' drive of...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 5:42 AM
Think amusement parks are just for kids? Think again.
There's nothing like screaming aboard a careening roller coaster, gorging on funnel cake and popcorn, or splashing in a spray of water to bring out your inner child.
The advent of spring means...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Logan Lane enjoyed her first birthday June 24. She celebrated with a big 1-year-old super picnic birthday party Saturday with lots of kids, friends and family and then again Sunday with a trip to Dutch Wonderland, where she had a great time.
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:17 AM
Atlantic City, N.J.
Borgata Spa Experience
It's important to take time to pamper yourself. For an ultimate week of relaxation, head to Atlantic City for the Borgata Spa Experience. Hailed as one of the best spa destinations in the world, the Borgata...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 11:34 AM
With a handful of amusement parks within easy driving distance, Baltimoreans can spend their summer weekends sampling breath-taking roller coasters, cavorting with some of their kids' favorite animated characters or getting soaked even though they're...
| Oct 3, 2006
Just off the bustling highway that cuts through the rolling farmland and small villages of Lancaster County stretches a road that in many ways depicts the disparate faces of this region.
On one side of the street sits the Mennonite Information Center -...
| Oct 4, 2006
Along the miles of twisting country roads that divide and unite this community, people went about their business yesterday, tending acres of corn and pumpkins, ordering meatloaf lunch specials at homey diners, and browsing knickknacks at tourist haunts....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
No matter how hard parents try, it seems like educational ground gained during the school year is lost a bit in the summer.
And no wonder: Kids want to put the stress on fun ? not that moms and dads mind a little vacation-time frolic. But what's wrong...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
A family, a sense of anticipation that?s been building all week, a car packed with kids ? and you don't get back home until dark. Your destination: a fun-filled amusement park where everyone spends the entire day being thrilled, getting splashed on,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:52 AM
Ever since the film "Jurassic Park" came out in 1993, the idea of a theme park filled with the extinct creatures has tantalized our imaginations.
While no one is bringing back actual dinosaurs, one of the newest trends at amusement parks has been to...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The end of another school year is quickly approaching and soon parents will be hearing those two dreaded words: "I'm Bored." Day trips are an excellent way to beat the "boredom blues?" Here is a list of the five best day trips from the Baltimore/Carroll...