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Back in Amarillo, in our journey coast to coast by the United States retook the Old Historic Route 66 west, which do not leave until Phoenix in Arizona and, later, we return to its end at the pier of Santa Monica , Los Angeles in California. Read the rest of this entry »
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo is located in Thurmont Maryland. This small zoo is home to 600 animals in an area of 50 acres. Admission is $ 13.95 and $ 3.00 can buy food to feed the monkeys, ducks, llamas, alpacas and other animals are.
The truth is I thought I found a few animals and tour the zoo in an hour, but no, I spent over 3 hours watching the animals on display and I even ride a camel ($ 4.00) that was what I liked most. The zoo is divided by areas: Madagascar, Australia, Latin America, North America and Africa also has a variety of animals such as lions, Bengal tigers, camels, aligators, bears (sun bears are called), Read the rest of this entry »
Article By: Francis K Githinji
Maryland is a state in the United States is in the middle Atlantic region. Virginia and Delaware are boarders. Maryland has two nicknames, the Old Line State and the Commonwealth. It is also popularly known as America in miniature. Maryland has a diverse climate, this is because the state’s topography. The eastern part of Maryland has a humid subtropical with hot humid summers and cool mild winters. Maryland has a population of around six million people. If you are dating in Maryland there are many places you can go to have fun. You can go wild fun or a romantic place depending on what you and your partner prefer.
If you are dating in Maryland can go to the Baltimore Zoo has more than two thousand animals. They can spend the day with chimpanzees and elephants. The African Art Museum of Maryland is also another place you can go. This museum shows people of African art that is unique and interesting. By the time you leave this place, you will have an understanding of African art and understanding for her. They exhibit of African sculptures, baskets and jewelry. Another museum you can go in the state of Maryland is the constellation Museum located in Baltimore area. Here you get to see the historic Baltimore waterfront. The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is another museum can be visited while in Maryland. It has a lot of medical artifacts and books. If you want to see something rare and beautiful, you can go to the Lacrosse Museum and Hall of Fame. This place has plenty of rare photographs that are beautiful, a true work of art.
While standing in Maryland can go to Cascade Lake and have fun with your date. There are many activities you and your partner can do here. You can picnic here, fan and fish swim in Nice. They also have water slides that can go to have one or several rounds of slides and have fun while doing so. This place has a pet zoo, you can always drop by if you’re made for swimming and you are looking for more fun. You can pet an animal or even think.
If you are dating in Maryland can go to the National Aquarium in Baltimore. They have a lot of marine life in the various locations of water in the state. Sharks are dangerous and the friendly dolphins. Dolphins sometimes make some interesting things to people visiting this place. They jump and elegant. They are the most interesting animals to look at this place. It’s fun to watch them perform. Sharks are very interesting watch because of the proximity can see and knowing that, while dangerous they cannot hurt or damage.
With 65 miles of shoreline, Deep Creek Lake in Garrett County is Maryland’s largest freshwater lake. Stay in a lakeside cabin or lodge. You’ll have plenty of choices at this four-season resort area: fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, biking and golf, among them.
Once temperatures drop (usually in mid to late November), there’s ice fishing at the lake. That’s also when skiers and snowboarders arrive at the Wisp at Deep Creek Mountain Resort. For something different, try snow tubing — Bear Claw Snow Tubing Park has seven 800-foot long tubing lanes. Want a more leisurely outing? Antique shops, a microbrewery and a winery are not far away.
Located in a river valley in “Mountain Maryland” – the Appalachians in Allegany County – Cumberland is an historic town (27 listings in the National Register of Historic Places) that has evolved into a vibrant arts community. A new Arts and Entertainment District is the cornerstone of a revived downtown section.
Stroll along Cumberland’s brick-paved streets and take note of the town’s varied architecture, reflecting styles of the mid-19th century to the early 20th century. You’ll discover an abundance of antiques shops, boutiques, galleries and dining spots. The Cumberland Theatre, opened in 1987, presents live performances.
Canal Place Heritage Area, at the western end of the C&O Canal, showcases the heritage of this former railroad hub. It also features an enticing mix of retail, galleries and recreation. Boat rides on the canal and excursions aboard an old-time train powered by a steam locomotive are available from Canal Place. Read the rest of this entry »
More Civil War battles were fought in the Capital Region than anywhere else in America.
Civil War Trails across Virginia and Maryland bring the stories of these battles and those who fought them to life on the very grounds were the action took place.
Walk in a soldier’s footsteps across the battlefields of Virginia and Maryland, attend Civil War related events, or don 1800s garb and take part in a battle reenactment. Visit the many historic churches, homes, museums and cemeteries while making your way along the trails.
In Maryland, the Civil War is best explored in the footsteps of generals, on the heels of an assassin and by understanding the stories of the citizens who survived the conflict. Four carefully mapped driving tours link together a collection of both well-known and less-known sites from Baltimore City, throughout the Chesapeake Region, Southern Maryland and into Western Maryland. Read the rest of this entry »
The Historic National Road was the country’s first federally financed road building project.
It served as the gateway to the West for early settlers. Follow the path of history and enjoy the natural beauty of Maryland’s Historic National Road.
Casselman River Bridge State Park
The Casselman Bridge was built is 1813 and at 80 feet was the longest single span stone arch bridge of its time. Located near the bridge are historic buildings circa 1800 moved to the site from other locations in Western Maryland. The buildings have been restored and house the “Spruce Forest Artisan Village”, the Penn Alps Restaurant and Stanton’s Mill, a working grist mill. Read the rest of this entry »
With the support of National Natural Resources Institute (INRENA), through the guard of this important natural protected area, the proposed objectives were achieved, as the school sought to Puerto Bermudez know part of their natural heritage and to become aware of geography, ecology and biodiversity of the basin and can thus better evaluate and protect natural resources from its scope.
The main objectives of the course were to know the cloud forest and its importance in the ecosystem and the barrel of Huancabamba, located in the National Park. In addition, identify the major rivers of the watershed and the species most characteristic fauna and flora, sensitize the group on the impact of human activities in the watershed, and learn from the efforts of students and teachers of the school Tupac Amaru Pozuzo in the field of environmental education.
At the conclusion of the event were distributed to the winning students a diploma for having Read the rest of this entry »
This is a beautiful park! We saw two games against the Yankees in order in August, games and the # 7 and # 8 on our baseball road. Parking was hilarious with Yankee fans and people supporting both teams made much noise in his silly but thanks to the Opposition. 40% of annual appearance Orioles come to Yankee games and Red Socks – so you can imagine the excitement. Fans were very active, and gave us “the wave” going at a speed that was incredible.
We sit in 200 level seating (club level) where you have menus and waiters who carry the food and drink, and numerous semi-exclusive options if you’ll get out of your seat. The second night, we sat in field level seats that were just as well. Seats a little tighter than the Club level, but the views were so clear of the stadium, the store building and Baltimore skyline.
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Wonders of the coast
Travel back in time to the City of St. Mary by the Bay, an early settlement of Maryland (1634), and meet a living history museum that displays a mirror of the original capital of the state, running a plantation and guides dress of the period.
Perform a 20-minute ride by ferry to Bellevue / Oxford between the two charming towns of St. Michaels and Oxford, on the eastern shore of Maryland.