Wander: Northern Virginia and Maryland

I set out for an all-day wander up to northern Virginia, and then across the Potomac River to the Nanjemoy area of Maryland. Along the way I stopped at the Neabsco Creek Boardwalk, Leesylvania State Park, and the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay, with a quick stop near the site of John Wilkes Booth’s death […]

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Destination: Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

Sprawling across northwestern Orange County in central Florida glitters Lake Apopka, the fourth-largest lake in the state. Once it was a tourist attraction in its own right, its shore dotted with 21 fishing camps in the 1940s. Over time, the land surrounding the lake was converted to farmland, with the lake receiving more than its […]

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