Summertime means pool days, beach trips, and other vacations. However, given the pandemic, many vacations might not be happening as planned. Keep in mind, it is still summertime! Everyone is deserving of a break, an adventure, or some relaxation. If you’re feeling a bit restless, maybe it’s time to hit the road. Check out these day trips around Waldorf so that you can get your mini-vacation!
Just an hour and 45 minutes from Waldorf, Rocks State Park is a great place to spend a sunny Saturday. From hunting, fishing, hiking, and even tubing down the creek, if you’re up for an adventure, this should be your next destination. Hike the 3.5 miles of trails by morning, and cool off in Deer Creek by the afternoon. No matter what you choose, Rocks State Park is a great place to escape the world and enjoy the outdoors.
Named one of the top 5 gardens in North America, Ladew Topiary Gardens are just an hour and a half away from Waldorf! Their new hours are Thursday through Monday from 9 am to 3 pm. They offer a variety of picnic options to visitors, after exploring the 22 acres of gardens of course. With the Rose Garden, Garden of Eden, White Garden, and more, there is plenty to explore and many beautiful sites to see. Reserve your tickets today to spend a lovely Saturday taking in the incredible scenery.
Solomon’s Island is a little under an hour away, making it the perfect day trip destination. Enjoy a beautiful waterfront setting, whether you’re exploring the area or savoring some fresh seafood. Head to the Calvert Cliffs to search for fossils and shark teeth, go fishing, or enjoy a day on the beach. Additionally, you can head to the Calvert Marine Museum to learn about marine life, boats, and more. No matter how you choose to spend your day, Solomon’s Island is the place for summer fun!
A quaint beach town, St. Michael’s is just under two hours away from Waldorf. Stop by the farmer’s market, shop around at the local stores, or grab a bite to eat from one of the many local restaurants. Named one of the Top 10 Best Coastal Towns in America by USA Today, there is something to do here for everyone. Other outdoor activities include golfing, kayaking, and biking. Whether you spend your day shopping, exploring, or adventuring, St. Micahel’s is the perfect place for a day trip or the entire weekend!
There are plenty of places for day trips around Waldorf. Who says you have to drive hours and hours to enjoy a vacation? With these destinations just a short distance away, you can escape the world for a bit, without going too far.
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