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Discover Outdoor Annapolis in Winter

Annapolis is as much of a go-to place in winter as it is in the warmer seasons. Year-round residents especially love Annapolis in winter because parking is plentiful, lots of different types of birds migrate to the bay, and it’s easy to get a table at a favorite restaurant. This year…

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The Craft Beer Trail: Breweries of BWI

Maryland is no stranger to the beer brewing scene. From large scale breweries such as Heavy Seas and Flying Dog to smaller microbreweries around the state, craft brewing is a booming industry and the taprooms make for a fun place to gather within our community. Recently, the BWI area has become a…

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BWI and Beyond - a Mecca for Art

Respective Perspectives in the International Art Gallery at BWI. Photo courtesy of BWI. There’s nothing like seeing really good art in unexpected places. Most visitors and residents of Anne Arundel County are familiar with the vibrant art scene of Annapolis. The net of exceptional art is actually…

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BWI Marshall Celebrates 70 Years

BWI Marshall Airport: Your Gateway to the Baltimore-Washington Region. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. Although there has been significantly less travel this year, we want to send a special belated birthday greeting to our go-to airport, Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport, or as we…

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The New Normal: Live! Casino and Hotel Re-Opens to Guests

Live! Casino & Hotel in Arundel Mills, MD. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. Just a little over eight years after it first opened its doors in 2012, Live! Casino & Hotel reopened to invited guests on June 19th and to the general public on June 29th. They were eager and excited to reopen after the…

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48 Hours in Toronto

My Toronto trip was created in collaboration with Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. As part of a city swap, I visited Toronto and Krystin Lee visited Annapolis. Read her trip to Annapolis, here. Did you know that Toronto is only a quick 1-hour flight on Air Canada from BWI! I had never been…

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A Merry Time in Annapolis

Sweeping harbor views, brick streets, charming locals and scrumptious food - not the kind of expressions I expected to share about my recent visit to Annapolis. A short one hour flight from Toronto Pearson to BWI Airport was ideal for our weekend jaunt to the city. After a long day of work and…

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Katie's Happy Hour: Hellas Restaurant & Lounge

Image courtesy of Hellas Hellas Restaurant & Lounge in Millersville offers up cheap drinks, pool tables and a low key atmosphere for the casual happy hour seeker. So naturally, I was excited for this to be my Happy Hour pick of for April. The family-owned restaurant specializes in Mediterranean and…

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Experience the BWI Region

The BWI Region of Anne Arundel County is your home away from home. Whether you are looking for a staycation or traveling in to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport from out of town, BWI is the perfect spot for an unforgettable adventure. Some of the biggest attractions near this region is the Baltimore…

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