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Halloween Ghost Tours on the Eastern Shore

The Vance Miles House in Marion Station, Maryland

Chesapeake Ghost Walk Series – 8 towns in October I woke up for the first time in the Vance Miles House on my 43rd birthday.  I was looking forward to the peace and quiet of living in a small rural community, but within a few months my husband and I […]


Ocean City – 1st Ghost Walk for the City on the Sand

Ocean City Life-saving Station Museum

Mindie Burgoyne Creates and Leads Ocean City’s First Ghost Walk On Friday, August 9th and Saturday, August 10th, author Mindie Burgoyne will lead a 1.5 mile ghost walk through the lower historic part of Ocean City.  This will be the eighth Eastern Shore ghost walk in the Chesapeake Ghost Walk […]


Time for the Crisfield Clambake – Clams, Crabs, Beer and Politics

Time for the Crisfield Clambake  – Clams, Crabs, Beer and Politics

For the 37th year in a row, the Crisfield Chamber of Commerce in Somerset County, Maryland will host thousands of people for the annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake.  It’s all you can eat – steamed Maryland blue crabs, steamed clams, fresh fish, corn-on-the-cob, watermelon, fries, soda and […]


#6 The Crumpton Sale – World’s Largest Weekly Auction

Doll at the Crumpton Auction ~ photo by Nancy Soshinsky

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Every Wednesday hundreds of antique dealers, junk buyers, deal seekers, gawkers and shop-a-holics head for largest weekly auction in the world – YES, that’s WORLD. Dixon’s Furniture Auctions is located in Crumpton, Maryland on the Eastern […]


#5 Denton Foundry is an Art-full Dollhouse

The Foundry - Photo Courtesy of Caroline Council of Arts

Home to the Caroline County Council of Arts Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series                                 Several years ago, Denton renovated and preserved this little green house, circa […]


Top Ten Kayak Trails on the Eastern Shore (Delmarva)

Top Ten Kayak Trails on the Eastern Shore (Delmarva)

The Eastern Shore – that piece of land on the east side the Chesapeake Bay has scores of paddle trails for canoes and kayaks. With thousands of miles of shoreline lacing in and out of three states and with thirteen counties, there are a few trails that are worth traveling […]


Wild Goose Chase – Bike Ride Through Blackwater

Blackwater Wildlife Refuge - Dorchester County, Maryland

Travel Hags will join The Wild Goose Chase –  a bike ride for women of all ages and abilities on October 12, 2013 though the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. We’ll join hundreds of other women cyclists on a one-day bike ride through Blackwater and see one of the most stunning landscapes […]


Chincoteague Kayaking Adventure – 4 Hags, 4 Miles, 4 Hot Men

Chincoteague Travel Hag Adventure

Part of the fun of being a Travel Hag is traveling with girlfriends.  On May 18, 2013, four Hags met at Snug Harbor Marina on Chincoteague Island (2 brought their husbands) and launched kayaks for a four mile paddle out to Assateague Island in the rain.  Actually 5 hags met, […]


Child Haunts Cry Baby Bridge in Marion Station

East Creek, Somerset County, Maryland

A four year old child named Annie haunts Cry Baby Bridge (formerly called Mill Dam Bridge).  The Bridge runs over East Creek on L.Q. Powell Road in Marion Station, Somerset County, MD. The Haunted Legend The legend of a child haunting the bridge tells of a young mother and her […]


#1 Visit Harriet Tubman’s Birthplace

#1 Visit Harriet Tubman’s Birthplace

Harriet Tubman’s Birthplace Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series   Every American child learns about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad in elementary school.  But how many people know that she was born and raised and did her rescuing on the Eastern […]


Where Are the Ghosts in Easton?

Where Are the Ghosts in Easton?

There are ghosts in Easton, the Eastern Shore’s second largest historic town.  Easton’s name comes from once being the eastern capital of Maryland, and though there’s no need these days to have a capital city on the east side of the Chesapeake Bay, Easton is still an anchor on the […]


Fisherman’s Inn – Crab Cake Heaven

Fisherman’s Inn – Crab Cake Heaven

Love crab cakes? You can get one of the best crab cakes on the Eastern Shore at Fisherman’s Inn located about six miles east of the Bay Bridge along the Kent Narrows. As a lifelong Marylander and lover of all-things-crabby, I’m always searching for that perfect crab cake.  Tons of […]