- TripBuzz found 536 things to do with kids in or near Wheaton, Maryland, including 532 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
- From Brookside Nature Center to Miniature Train & Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park, the Wheaton area offers 115 different types of family activities, including: Gardens, Amusement Parks (Kids), Parks and Movie Theaters.
In 1879, the screwpile lighthouse was constructed to light the way for boats using Hooper Strait to enter Chesapeake Bay, Tangier Sound, and Deals Island. The lighthouse was moved to its current location where visitors can visitors can climb the sea hatch and tend the lens.
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At the foot of Cherry Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663 MoreLess Info
Patriot Cruises offers cruises on their two-level 149 passenger boat on the Miles River, part of the largest estuary in the Western Hemisphere. While onboard, listen to a historic narrative of the area, enjoy drinks from the full bar, and buy food.
As a replica of a French shrine, National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes displays a variety of stones statues of revered saints of the Catholic tradition. There is a cave-like structure where visitors can light candles and pray.
St. Michael's Museum is dedicated to preserving and celebrating local history. Housed in relocated buildings over a century old, it features collections of historical artifacts and curiosities. It offers guided walking tours of historical areas, as well.
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Princess and East German Streets, Shepherdstown, WV 25443 MoreLess Info
Located in the Entler Hotel is West Virginia's historic Shepherdstown Museum. The museum was founded to preserve the areas structures, artifacts, furniture and documents from the late 1800's.
In addition to the historic Shepherd University campus, visitors can enjoy athletic events at the modernized stadium that holds the school's football games. There are even three on site theaters offering a wide range of plays from both new and old writers.
Also known as Ferry Hill Place, Ferry Hill Plantation is a historic building that has been a private home, a restaurant, and the headquarters for C&O Canal. The building is now a visitor center, with a variety of informative exhibits.