Activities in Maryland

Sandy Spring Museum – Up to 60% Off Visit

Sandy Spring Museum

Ashton - Sandy Spring

$10 $5

Local museum explores the area’s history as a Quaker community and historic hub of Maryland with rotating and permanent exhibits

Cirque Italia – Up to 41% Off

Cirque Italia

The Great Frederick Fairgrounds

$52 $31

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Capering clowns, strongmen, and death-defying acrobats perform atop a water-filled stage during a two-hour spectacle

Up to 61% Off Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Potomac Paddlesports

Angler's Lot C & O Canal National Historical Park

$125 $49

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Three-hour 101 classes cover launching, maneuvering, and landing; two-hour yoga classes take place atop the board in placid waters

Up to 60% Off Unlimited Tubing

River & Trail Outfitters

Near Harper's Ferry

$99 $49

Enjoy unlimited tubing all summer with a season pass that includes calming, lazy-river rides as well as whitewater adventures

52% Off a Chesapeake Bay Tour for Two

Chesapeake Bay Tours

4, Kent Island

$300 $145

Sightseers board vessels for a tour of historic Chesapeake Bay, spying lighthouses and serene scenery as they gently cut through the waves

Up to 50% Off Fishing Trips from Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf

Lewes

$112 $56

Captains supply rods and reels as they lead vessels out to capture deep-sea fish

Up to 50% Off 5K Armageddon Ambush Mud Run

Armageddon Ambush

Charlotte Hall

$90 $45

Extreme 5K mud run mixes professionally constructed obstacles with mud and color ambushes; after-party features live music and beer

Up to 58% Off Skating Packages

Skate Zone

Crofton

$45 $19

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Glide through indoor rink with 11,000 square feet of skating space before pausing to play games or enjoy refreshments

Up to 54% Off from Zombie Race

Zombie Race

Monkton

$95 $44

Pursued by costumed zombies, runners conquer military-style obstacles from monkey bars to a mud mountain en route to the post-race party

Up to 53% Off Arboretum Membership or Visit

Adkins Arboretum

6, Hillsboro

$75 $35

More than 600 species of native plants on a picturesque, 400-acre garden and preserve filled with streams and meadows

Up to 47% Off from Skydive Baltimore

Skydive Baltimore

Aberdeen

$284 $159

Jumpers paired with experienced instructors leap from 11,000 feet, freefall at 120 mph, and spend 8–12 minutes parachuting back to earth

57% Off Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race

Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race

High Point Farm

$68 $29

This obstacle-filled 5K has runners climbing walls and crawling through mud to reach a beer- and music-filled party at the finish line

54% Off Firing-Range Package for Two

Maryland Small Arms Range

Maryland Small Arms Range

$82 $38

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Range associates supply pairs with a gun, box of ammo and protective gear and demonstrate safety and operation to first-time visitors

Up to 44% Off NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championships

2014 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships

M&T Bank Stadium

$57 $40

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Weekend showcase of top collegiate athletes crowns the NCAA men's Div. I, Div. II, and Div. III lacrosse champions

Up to 54% Off Washington DC Spartan Sprint

Spartan Races

Wicomico Motorsports Park

$120 $55

Strength, stamina, and resolve are tested by obstacles ranging from climbing walls to carrying sandbags

67% Off Personal Training

Fitology

Bethesda

$300 $99

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Personal training sessions target fat through customized workouts

Up to 65% Off a Discovery or Sightseeing Flight

Brett Aviation

Martin State Airport

$153 $75

Discovery flights grant hands-on stints with FAA-certified flight instructors; sightseeing flight offers photo ops of over Baltimore

"Behind Closed Doors" – Up to 62% Off Biblical Play

"Behind Closed Doors"

Evangel Cathedral

$65 $25

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Dramatic play tells the Biblical story of King David and his rebellious son, Absalom

46% Off Entry in Obstacle-Filled Mud Run

Running Dirty

Crumland Farms

$109 $59

Muddy runners battle through 4 miles of 23+ Military Inspired Obstacles including Hell Mile

Select Local Merchants

When Baltimore Salsa Dance Company's founder Tabitha Hitchye-Holliday isn’t at the helm of one of her daily Latin dance classes at Dance & Artistic Expressions Studio, she’s wearing her sequined performer’s costume and dancing . She’s been dividing her time between teaching, performing, and studying dance for 14 years. She puts all of this experience to use at her Catonsville studio, where she and her staff lead dance lessons in the styles of salsa, bachata, and ballet, as well as fitness programs such as Zumba. Ballet students learn the basic feet and arm positions of classical ballet and practice moves at the barre, while Zumba students burn calories through high energy movements inspired by an array of dance styles, such as salsa and merengue. Additionally, students can attend the RSVP-only weekly salsa practices, every Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. and monthly salsa parties, hosted every first and third Friday of the month.

Instructors allow students to showcase their newfound moves with fellow enthusiasts during weekly Friday practice sessions and at a monthly social on the last Friday of the month. To ensure students look their best while dancing, staffers vend performance wares such as clothing, shoes, and industry-grade rug-cutting scissors within an attached boutique. Not limited to just dance, students can partake in an array of cultural provisions, including classes in American Sign Language, Introductory Spanish, sewing, arts & crafts, tap, jazz, and barre fitness.

1541 Light St
Baltimore,
MD
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Named one of Parents magazine's Top 10 Birthday Chains in 2010, Color Me Mine's international franchise of DIY ceramics studios cater to an older crowd as well. Hundreds of unadorned ceramic pieces—including vases, flatware, and busts of Elvis—await the attentions of muses of kids and their keepers alike, as do glazes in earthy tones and bright crimsons to frighten bulls away from china cabinets. Guests follow simple step-by-step instructions that leave plenty of room for creative expression. When painters are satisfied with their work, the professional kiln-workers help glaze and fire it for them before customers retrieve the finished piece a few days later.

33 Maryland Ave
Rockville,
MD
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In the shadow of national monuments and blooming trees, a chorus of camera shutters click while photographers usher once-fleeting moments into eternity. Premier Photo Tours' staff helps foster such experiences, giving shooters skills with which to go after their photographic pursuits. Each a combination of instructor and guide, the company's camera pros lead themed walks around town that teach kids and adults how to frame scenic shots or get a stubborn art sculpture to smile. Deeper instruction comes in the form of Photo Mentor classes for photographers who want to take a more artistic and technically savvy approach in any stage of their photography development. During any of Premier's sessions, snappers have the opportunity to build community with one another around their budding talents, which can be enhanced on group travel excursions to some of the world's most photogenic locales.

1 Dock Street
Annapolis,
MD
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An FAA-approved private flight charter service, Mid Atlantic Charters employs a team of pilots who ferry passengers from Washington D.C. to the airfields that dot the landscape of the Chesapeake Bay, New England, and the Outer Banks. Aboard a turbo-charged Piper Seneca II, the pilots also fly passengers on narrated sightseeing tours over famous sites such as the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Kent Island, the Bay Bridge, and Mount Vernon.

10401 Piscataway Road
Clinton,
MD
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Chariots For Hire charters groups of all sizes around the DC area in vehicles driven by professionally-trained chauffeurs. Whether heading to the airport to catch a flight, or embarking on a tour of nearby Dry Mill Vineyards and Tarara Winery, customers can expect to decompress in the back of a clean vehicle while the driver takes care of traffic, directions, and trying to get truck drivers to blow their horns. Chariots For Hire's fleet consists of luxury sedans, stretch limos, and charter busses—fully equipped with sound and DVD technology— that can accommodate up to 57 passengers. In addition to driving for weddings, concerts, and business meetings, drivers also charter day trips such as the aforementioned winery tours or historical tours of DC, led by knowledgeable guides that wax poetic on the history and landmarks of the nation's capital.

201 Waterfront Street
Oxon Hill,
MD
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• For $17, you get a Five-Open-Play admission card (a $35 value). Children 2 and younger are admitted free with an accompanying paying child. • For $130, you get an Ultimate weekday party (up to a $265 value).

10626 York Rd
Cockeysville,
MD
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