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Essentials For A Weekend On The Eastern Shore

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Weekend Travel Essentials from Matava Shoes

There’s no better month than June for an overnight on the Eastern Shore. The weather is perfect, and the beaches are open for business. When it comes to an overnight trip, packing light is the way to go.

Traveling Man: Gilman Alum’s Journey Inspires Handbook on Travel

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The Wayfarer’s Handbook: A Field Guide for The Independent Traveler

In 2011, 25-year-old Washington, DC resident and Baltimore native Evan S. Rice couldn’t shake the feeling of being too comfortable in his decent job, affordable living situation, and the monotonous predictability of his life. Rather than take up a new hobby, as some of us might, he packed his bags and bought a one-way plane ticket to another continent. Rice, a financial consultant with longtime environmental interests, had consulted a calendar and was headed to Kenya to witness the great migration of wildebeests as they passed into the country from Tanzania. When that went well, he decided he might as well keep traveling.

NYT’s ‘Frugal Traveler’ Column Touts Baltimore Art, Good Eats and Duckpin Bowling

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The American Visionary Art Museum. Photo by Jack Hoffberger.

The New York Times’ travel section fixated on Baltimore for a second straight week this month, supplementing its “36 Hours in Baltimore” guide with a column on Charm City’s unique mix of fun, artistic flare and affordability.

The Wall Street Journal Tours F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Baltimore

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Following a recent visit to Baltimore, travel writer Nina Sovich has determined that the city has improved since famed American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald lived here in the 1930s. That’s a fine conclusion.

BWI Airport is Trying to Make Holiday Travel Less of a Drag

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Being stuck in a crowded airport and waiting in line ahead of Christmas can easily sap a traveler’s holiday spirit reserves. Luckily for anyone who will be at BWI Airport this week, there’ll be plenty of holiday cheer in the air.

Nonstop Flights from BWI to San Diego Coming Next Year

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A flight from BWI is going to be able to get you directly to San Diego, by way of Alaska.

Baltimore Tops the List of America’s ‘Least Attractive Cities’

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It’s not the view that earned Baltimore recognition for its bad looks.

For Election Day, here’s a story about another sort of election: Baltimore has made it to the top of a list that no city wants to be on.

Relief Available for Nervous BWI Travelers

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Have you heard? We’re looking at Snowmageddon 2016: Snow Much Snow. Most of us will spend the blizzardy day(s) curled up at home or fighting neighbors over parking places. Other unfortunate souls will be camped out at the airport, hoping that their flight out of town isn’t grounded.

Airline Offers Free Florida Trip From BWI

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There is one catch: Only the very spontaneous need apply.

Why Not Spend the Night in a Lighthouse?

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If you’ve ever dreamed of being a sea captain, then do I have good news for you: There’s a nearly 200-year-old working lighthouse on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and you can spend the night there.

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