Day Trip to Kent Island for Memorial Day Weekend

Najwa at Hemingway's - Kent Island

For Memorial Day, we wanted to get out of town, but nothing more than a day trip.  So, we headed out to Kent Island just on the other side of the Bay Bridge.  Being just a day trip, and not able to leave early because of Najwa’s swimming lessons, we figured we’d just grab a bite to eat and visit the Heritage Center, the only other More...

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