Category Archives: Fun

NH: Enjoy Everything Portsmouth: 40th Anniversary of Market Square Day

Portsmouth, NH Exit 7: Don’t miss the annual Market Square Day, this year celebrating it’s 40th anniversary. Created to commemorate the renovation and beautification of downtown Portsmouth – and, in particular, Market Square. Most of Downtown Portsmouth will be vehicle-free and … Continue reading

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CT: International Festival of Arts & Ideas

New Haven, CT Exit 47: What do you get when you assemble authors, scientists, and leading innovators alongside outstanding artists? The International Festival of Arts & Ideas – a 15-day festival of performing arts, lectures; dynamic public programs to captivate, entertain, … Continue reading

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VA: Enjoy Fresh Strawberries or Some in Delicious Recipes at Ashland Strawberry Faire

Ashland, VA Exit 92B: It’s strawberry season at the Ashland Strawberry Faire, a community and family-oriented event celebrating the strawberry harvest.Now in its 36th year,  The Ashland Strawberry Faire is held on the streets of Randolph-Macon College in historic Ashland, Virginia … Continue reading

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MA: Reptiles, Comedy Juggler, Flash Mob, Drumming and Art at Newburyport’s 2-Day Fest

Newburyport, MA Exit 57: Celebrate the season at historic Newburyport Spring Festival, a tradition upheld for over 30 years on Memorial Day Weekend.  Enjoy great live music, art, fine crafts, activities for kids, and food from Newburyport’s outstanding restaurants at this … Continue reading

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NC: DeWayne’s- From Pumpkin Patch to Shopping Destination

Selma, NC Exit 97: DeWayne’s – Would you believe this amazing gift, clothes and garden decor shop started out as a pumpkin stand? DeWayne persevered with his produce stand after having to move it 3 times. What began as DeWayne’s … Continue reading

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DE: Lush Brandywine Valley Cycling Grand Prix and Street Fair

Wilmington, DE Exit 7 (A or B) to Rt 52: Named among the Top 10 criterium bike races in the country by USA Cycling, the Wilmington Grand Prix will celebrate its 11th anniversary May 19-21, 2017. This international cycling event includes … Continue reading

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CT: Medieval Faire with Jousting, Fairy Magic, Armored Combat, Music, and Merry Men

North Haven, CT Exit 48 to I 91N: Walk into a medieval  fairytale and experience what a spring festival might have been like in 12th century Nottingham England. Fantasy takes flight when you step back to the past at Robin … Continue reading

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VA: Mother’s Day Fun or Just Stop and Smell the Roses at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Richmond, VA Exit 83B: The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is an oasis on a driving trip – 82 magnificent acres which started life as Powhatan hunting grounds and was at one time owned by patriot Patrick Henry. In 1884, Lewis … Continue reading

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GA: Canoe, Kayak, or Boat the Black Waters of the Okefenokee Swamp

Folkston, GA Exit 3, Hwy 40 West: Nature enthusiasts will relish the natural unspoiled and virtually unmarked by man Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge that was established in 1937 to preserve the Okefenokee Swamp. The refuge encompasses over 400,000 acres of … Continue reading

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MD: Plunge In to the Boating Season at Annapolis Sailboat Show

Annapolis, MD Exit 20B to MD-450: Head to Annapolis City Dock at the end of April and catch the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show.  Set in the historic seaport of Annapolis,  the sixth annual in-water sailboat show kicks off the boating … Continue reading

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