Category: DELMARVA Attractions

Trap Pond Autumn Kayaking

Located close to our home Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, DE is our go to kayaking location as the weather and water turn cooler. Incredibly beautiful no matter the season Trap Pond truly shines in the autumn. November 5, 2020 found us spending several hours soaking up the […]

Successful Snowy Owl Quest

On January 28th, 2018 we successfully spotted a Snowy Owl in the dunes at Cape Henlopen State Park. While on a birding cruise out of Lewes, DE with DELMARVA Birding Weekend the crew pointed out this Snowy Owl as we cruised along the shoreline. An unexpected surprise. Along […]

A Hike on Fisherman’s Island

  Access to Fisherman’s Island, the southern most Virginia Barrier Island, is restricted most of the year due to nesting birds. With reservations, one can join Wildlife Refuge volunteers on guided hikes Saturdays October until March. Information is available on Fisherman Island Wildlife Refuge website. Our small group […]

A Tale of Two Beaches

Not every year does the Delaware Bay develop ice, but the winter of 2017-18 brought ice to the Bay. On January 9th, we drove to Lewes, Delaware for an ice viewing before the weather warmed and the ice disappeared.  We were not disappointed. From the Fishing Pier at […]

The Quest for a Snowy Owl

Kayaking Delmarva is on a quest:  observing a Snowy Owl here in Delaware. Other Delaware bird lovers such as Linda Lewis have already tracked down the elusive beast. Alas, our first attempt was not successful. Back in May of 2017 our appetite was whetted when a Great Horned […]

East End Lighthouse Tour

Cape Water Tours runs boat trips, including an inside tour, to the East End Lighthouse on the Delaware Breakwater.  The excursion originates from the Cape May Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lewes, DE several times a week during warm weather. Cape Water Tours worked with the Delaware Bay Authority to […]

Longwood Gardens

Besides kayaking as often as possible, we enjoy visiting and identifying sites and events throughout DELMARVA. Our latest trip, while technically in PA, was to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. Various local publications reviewing the remodeled musical illuminated fountain show at Longwood Gardens give it high marks. […]

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