Beaches, Dining, Eastern Shore, Mulch-Free Playgrounds, Paved Trails, Playgrounds

Staycation in Kent Island, MD

Sometimes all you need is a little change of scenery! Thats exactly what we did this week when we took a little mini staycation to Kent Island. Just 30 minutes from our house with plenty to do in the area, this was the perfect little getaway for our family! Where To Stay We stayed at… Continue reading Staycation in Kent Island, MD

Anne Arundel County, Fenced Playgrounds, Paved Trails, Playgrounds

Piney Orchard Community Playground

Piney Orchard Community Playground2400 Stream Valley DrOdenton, MD 21113 We recently visited the Piney Orchard neighborhood in Odenton to play at one of their community parks. This was a beautiful area and the perfect place to spend the morning with little ones!  I recommend parking at the community center (address listed above) and walking behind… Continue reading Piney Orchard Community Playground

Fenced Playgrounds, Howard County, Mulch-Free Playgrounds, Paved Trails, Playgrounds

Blandair Regional Park

Blandair Regional Park5700 Oakland Mills Rd. Columbia, MD  We finally made it to the new "Play for All" Playground at Blandair Regional park and boy was it worth the wait! This park opened in May and while I’ve been dying to visit, I wanted to give the crowds a chance to die down, then the cicadas,… Continue reading Blandair Regional Park

Breweries/Wineries, Dining, Eastern Shore, Mulch-Free Playgrounds, Paved Trails, Playgrounds

Queenstown/Centreville Day Trip

This weekend we spent some time on the eastern shore visiting family. We made 4 stops in the Queenstown/Centreville area:⭐️ A Little Lovely Coffee House⭐️ Centreville Wharf Park⭐️ Millstream Park⭐️ Ten Eyck Brewery Our first stop on this trip was A Little Lovely Coffee House ☕️ This coffee shop is owned by a family with… Continue reading Queenstown/Centreville Day Trip

Gardens, Hiking Trails, Paved Trails, Washington, DC

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens1550 Anacostia Ave NEWashington, DC 20019 This week we visited Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens to see the Lotus and water lilies in bloom! The park is beautiful and covers 700 acres and includes 42 ponds, boardwalks over tidal marshland, and the Anacostia River trail. It is best known for its lotus and water lilies… Continue reading Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Eastern Shore, Gardens, Hiking Trails, Paved Trails, Streams/Rivers, Things To Do

Adkins Arboretum

Adkins Arboretum12610 Eveland RoadRidgely, MD 21660 We had such a fun time visiting Adkins Arboretum! This park is located within Tuckahoe State Park but is managed by a separate non-profit organization. The Arboretum includes a visitor center (now open!), 5 miles of paths, children’s play garden, goats, a small nature play space and a few… Continue reading Adkins Arboretum

Howard County, Paved Trails, Playgrounds

Bailey Park/Lake Kittamaqundi

Bailey Park and Lake Kittamaqundi10271 Wincopin CirColumbia, MD   Bailey Park Bailey Park is brand new and located right next to the Whole Foods at the Columbia Lakefront. This area is BEAUTIFUL and I can’t believe we hadn’t been here before! We played at the park and walked around Lake Kittamaqundi. The park has beautiful views of… Continue reading Bailey Park/Lake Kittamaqundi

Anne Arundel County, Gardens, Hiking Trails, Paved Trails, Playgrounds, Shaded Playgrounds

Quiet Waters Park

In this post I'll try to include EVERYTHING you need to know about visiting Quiet Waters Park! Address:600 Quiet Waters Park RoadAnnapolis, MD 21403 Entrance Fee:The cost to enter Quiet Waters Park is $6 per vehicle. Admission is free for military members, veterans and their families. You can also purchase an annual pass for access… Continue reading Quiet Waters Park