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Experience BWI Blog

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Track Santa: Where to Find Santa in the BWI Region

Tis’ the season to be jolly, and jolly it shall be because Santa is making his rounds and spreading holiday cheer all around the BWI region. From breakfast to carolers, Santa and his many friends will be helping to create experiences and memories to last a lifetime. Here are some wonderful places and events you […]

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5 Reasons to Extend Your Vacation in The BWI Region

We’ve all been there – getting up before dawn to gather everything together for a vacation. Blurry-eyed and tired, we pack the car, head to the airport, try to find a parking spot, then race to our gates in hope of making it to the plane in time. All the while knowing that we’ve left […]

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Blackwall Barn & Lodge Wild Game Dinner

Looking for a place where endless streams of laughter, lively chats, smiling faces, and the smell of good food greet you at the door? Blackwall Barn & Lodge in Gambrills is the kind of place you want to be after a long stressful day on the job—an upscale dining affair with a homegrown feel. When […]

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Outdoor Fun in the BWI Region

September is here which means Fall weather is right around the corner. This is the perfect season for outdoor activities because it is not too hot nor too cold. The weather is just right, which means it is a good time to get out and enjoy time with family and friends, surrounded by nature and […]

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Arundel Mills Entertainment District

Welcome to the Arundel Mills Entertainment District! Whether you’re here for business or pleasure, the Arundel Mills Entertainment District has what you need to forget your busy schedule! From Maryland’s largest outlet mall and one of the state’s favorite casinos to tons of things to do with the whole family, you’re likely to find a […]

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Where to Stay

Whether you’re here for business or pleasure, the BWI Region offers a host of inviting options to choose from. Ten full-service hotels flying the flags of your favorite hotel chains offer the upscale, high-end amenities you may be looking for. If you like the convenience of having a lounge, restaurant, room service, and fitness facility […]

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Family Reunion Itinerary

Its convenient central East Coast location and proximity to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport makes the BWI Region a perfect place for hosting a family reunion or large group gathering. After checking into your hotel, head to Arundel Mills Mall and experience the new show with Her Majesty, The Queen at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. […]

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Experience the Arts

In the mood for an artsy getaway? Look no further than the BWI and Arundel Mills Region! After settling in at your hotel, pop over to the Inner Harbor for some art and cultural enrichment. The American Visionary Art Museum, the Crystal Moll Gallery and the Robert McClintock Gallery are worth exploring. All of them […]

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Team Building

With so many experiential activities in the BWI Region, it’s no wonder it’s the ideal destination for corporate group meetings, team-building exercises, and family reunions. What better way to promote team building than by conquering a ropes course or learning to sail together? Check out the sample itinerary below that’s sure to make your team […]

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Brewery Tour

Pilsners, Stouts, IPAs – Oh My! If your taste buds are tingling for local Maryland brews, look no further than the BWI and Arundel Mills Region. The first stop is Guinness Open Gate Brewery and Barrel House. Opened in 2018, it’s the first Guinness brewery on American soil since 1954. Their outdoor space is filled […]

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