A Day Trip to Kent Island, Maryland

Just across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, into Maryland’s Eastern Shore, sits an often overlooked destination – Kent Island. Kent Island, as I discovered on a recent trip there, is a relaxing getaway brimming with several nature areas and walking paths, waterfront restaurants serving up fresh local seafood, and a laid back culture that can only be found by the water. Here’s how my family and I spent our day on the island. Continue reading “A Day Trip to Kent Island, Maryland”


A Paddle Board Adventure on Kent Island, Maryland

As a lover of all things water, it was far overdue that I try paddle boarding – but the truth is, the idea of it made me a bit nervous. Was it something that was actually harder than it looked? Would I make a fool of myself?

Wanting to overcome this, I reached out to the fine folks at Dragonfly Paddle and Fitness based on Kent Island, Maryland for a beginner’s lesson, and they obliged – here’s how it went. Continue reading “A Paddle Board Adventure on Kent Island, Maryland”

Thanksgiving Farm: A Winery Escape in Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Down a gravel dirt road and past a scattering of farm structures and tall, shady trees, we arrived at the tasting room building for Thanksgiving Farm Winery. Located in Maryland’s Anne Arundel County, my mom and I recently visited to learn more about their wines and the farm’s history. Continue reading “Thanksgiving Farm: A Winery Escape in Anne Arundel County, Maryland”