Mid-Atlantic Photos: Finding Beauty In My Own Backyard

It’s not often that the weekly photo sharing event #FriFotos leaves me stumped, but that’s how I first felt this week when the theme was announced – Backyard. Then I thought about it and realized it was the perfect way to share some photos from my part of the country. I’ve been guilty of traveling around the world but not spending enough time exploring the beautiful region that I call home, so last year I made a determined effort to add in shorter trips exploring the Mid-Atlantic. I have a lot more to see and do of course, but here are some photos from those explorations. (FYI, the Mid-Atlantic is defined as: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, and West Virginia)

Chincoteague Virginia
Chincoteague, Virginia
Washington DC
National Building Museum, Washington DC
Strasburg Rail Road Pennsylvania
Strasburg Rail Road Pennsylvania
ego alley Annapolis
Annapolis, Maryland
New York City Central Park
New York City
The Rotunda at the University of Virginia
The Rotunda at the University of Virginia
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Hotel Hershey
Hotel Hershey, Pennsylvania
Primland Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains
Luxury tree house at Primland in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains
Washington DC
Smithsonian Castle in Washington, DC
St. Michael’s, Eastern Shore, Maryland


Autumn in the Mid-Atlantic
Times Square, New York
Wren Building Wiliam and Mary Williamsburg Virginia
College of William and Mary in Virginia
Pennsylvania farm
Cascades Gorge Hike Virginia
Great hikes are a big part of enjoying the Mid-Atlantic
Washington DC
National Mall, Washington, DC
Virginia Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia

By: Matt Long

Matt has a true passion for travel. As someone who has a bad case of the travel bug, Matt travels the world in order to share tips on where to go, what to see and how to experience the best the world has to offer.

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