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5 Things You Can't Forget On Your Vacay!

School's officially out and summer is officially here -- and there are so many vacations to be taken. Maryland, as we all know, is the ideal destination for basically everything, whether that's lying out on the beach to catch some rays or spending an active day hiking in the mountains or along the trails. As any Boy Scout will tell you, you'll want to be prepared! No matter where you're headed this summer, these items are must-haves for any Maryland vacation. As any Boy Scout will tell you, you'll want to be prepared! That means the basics, you know, sunscreen, phone charger, etc. And we're happy to be a one stop shop for many of the items that you'll need...
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Madame Maryland's Horoscopes: June 2017

When you're not sure what the future holds, just look to the stars! They'll tell you everything you need to know...or you could just ask me, Madame Maryland! Wondering what June has in store for you, friends? Worry not--let me gaze into my crystal ball. Aries: The summer heat is getting to your head, Aries, and you are looking for some cooler places to visit. Who knows, maybe you'll end up in Alaska by the end of the month! Well, remember what mom said: don't forget your hat! (We'll tell on you.) Taurus: Summertime is swimming time, and if you've never learned, well, there's no time like the present! This is your month to learn a new skill, according to the...
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The 6 Most Interesting Town Names In Maryland

The awesome things about Maryland are almost too numerous to list, but we here at Route One do try! One thing we know people are probably curious about it is the weird and wonderful names of towns in Maryland -- so where did some of those names come from? We investigate the best town names in Maryland, right here: Accident This one has nothing to do with car wrecks. Maryland teacher and historian Mary Strauss gives the supposed story: back in 1774, two friends both chose the same tract of land to settle, by 'accident'. They took it in stride, agreed one should get to keep it, and named the spot Accident. (The residents are called Accidentals!) Havre de Grace...
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5 Things To Know About The OC Boardwalk

Nothing says summer quite like a visit to the boardwalk in Ocean City! For Marylanders young and old, memories of spending summer days strolling up and down the historic vacation spot are some of the most cherished of all. And as it turns out, there are plenty of interesting things you might not have known about the boardwalk!  1. The Boardwalk is Really, Really Old 115 years old, actually! According to the boardwalk's website, it was first built in 1902, to help hotel owners and their guests gets across the beach more easily. It was actually portable, and would get rolled up and put away at high tide. They made it permanent in 1910, and then expanded it to its current...
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Crabby Frozen Yogurt? Yum Yum!

Route One News Network has just gotten a hot--well, cool--new scoop! Coming soon to an ice cream shop near you will be Old Bay-flavored frozen yogurt, complete with crab meat chunks and sprinklings of Old Bay on top. "Chocolate and vanilla are great, don't get me wrong," said ice cream shop owner Jimmy Laughlin of Annapolis. "But what the people really want is crabby everything. I've seen other businesses become much more successful when they add crab to the menu, and now us ice cream store owners will get the chance to have that success, too." The crabs are steamed to perfection before being tossed in the frozen yogurt maker. They're combined with delicious, airy, high-quality vanilla frozen yogurt that...
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