6 ways to get the most out of driving on the Assateague Island Beach
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6 ways to get the most out of driving on the Assateague Island Beach

  On the OSV (over sand vehicles) side of Assateague Island National Seashore, there are miles of unspoiled beaches with ample private space between each beach goer.  For…

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The Rackliffe House: Where history and nature meet
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The Rackliffe House: Where history and nature meet

Even if you don’t know precisely what you’re looking for, it is easy enough to find the Rackliffe House as part of a larger exploration of the Assateague…

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An off-season afternoon on Assateague Island
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An off-season afternoon on Assateague Island

Treating myself out to a day of photo adventuring for an off-season afternoon on Assateague. First off, because it is so nice to get out to the ocean, even…

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Getting a new perspective on Assateague
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Getting a new perspective on Assateague

I headed bayside first, because it isn’t something I often do and since I was looking for new perspectives on Assateague, I figured it was the place to…

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Assateague Pony origins are easily traceable
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Assateague Pony origins are easily traceable

The origin of the Assateague ponies has always been portrayed as an unsolvable mystery. What is always mentioned is a legend that they swam ashore from a shipwreck…

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4 ways to keep Pokemon Go from ruining your vacation
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4 ways to keep Pokemon Go from ruining your vacation

It is pretty rare that a fad has the tacit or even explicit endorsement of the older generation but even for those of us who don’t play at…

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Exploring Assateague Island from the beginning
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Exploring Assateague Island from the beginning

There certainly are ponies and nature trails and ghost crabs to catch, but one of the great parts of going to Assateague National Seashore is hitting the Barrier…

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A Trek through Chincoteague’s Taxa
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A Trek through Chincoteague’s Taxa

Taxa are the many different groups biologists use to classify living things. Some are large – like Animalia, the animal kingdom – and others are smaller – like…

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Assateague Coastal Trust Native Plant Festival
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Assateague Coastal Trust Native Plant Festival

Gardeners rejoice! For the 17th year the Assateague Coastal Trust will offer a selection of native flowering perennials, heirloom tomatoes, peppers and herbs at its annual Native Plant…

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Horses and More on Assateague (17 photos)
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Horses and More on Assateague (17 photos)

Assateague Island is just south of Ocean City, Maryland and is home to both a State park and the National Seashore Park. There is camping available for RVs…

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