Kayelynn Ayres

Kayelynn Ayres

Kayelynn has loved writing since the dawn of her life. And when she's not writing for OCN, she's daydreaming of adventures with her friends and adding books to a never-ending TBR pile.

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10 Maryland Laws You Won't Believe Exist ... 1/5/21
Adventures in DCLand: Brookland's Underground Catacombs 12/30/20
5 New Year's Cocktails to Celebrate the Fact That This Year Is Almost Over 12/18/20
5 Maryland Towns With Quirky Names 12/9/20
Adventures in DCLand: The Brewmaster's Castle 12/2/20
Lose Yourself in These Virginia Caverns! 11/25/20
Adventures in DC: Visit Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens—for FREE 11/24/20
Adventures in DC: Enjoy Peace and Quiet at This Hidden Gem—DC's Summerhouse 11/23/20
3 Historical Thanksgiving Recipes From Maryland 11/18/20
Why the First Thanksgiving Belongs to Virginia—NOT Massachusetts 11/17/20
The Snow Hill Inn—The Eastern Shore's Own Haunting! 10/30/20
2 Eastern Shore Pumpkin Patches to Check Out This Fall 10/23/20
3 Virginia Ghost Towns That'll Give You the Heebie-Jeebies (or Just Make You Curious) 10/23/20
Spooky Maryland: You'll Avoid the Pocomoke State Forest After Reading This 10/22/20
Is It Haunted? Look Out for the Spirits of Maryland's Atlantic Hotel! 10/21/20
3 Haunted Spots in Virginia to Stay Away From—Because Ghosts. 10/19/20
Crab Places in Ocean City That'll Make You Break Out the Old Bay 5/22/20
Trimper's Rides: Over 100 Years of Ocean City Fun in the Sun! 3/12/20
Best Places to See the DC Cherry Blossoms This Spring 3/11/20
Cherry Blossom History: How a Simple Gift Transformed the Landscape of DC 3/9/20
9 Activities for Your DC Holiday Bucket List 11/14/19
Adventures in DCLand: 5 Instagram-Worthy Murals and Sculptures in National Harbor 10/4/19
This Sweet Dog Has Half a Spine, But He's Still the "Happiest Dog Alive" 3/22/19
Maryland May Ban Foam Cups and Food Containers 3/20/19
3 Spring Break Trips Within Driving Distance of DC 3/15/19
Ocean City Will Open an Attraction Specifically for Taking Selfies 3/13/19
Adventures in DCLand: 5 Family-Friendly Attractions at National Harbor 3/8/19
The New Maryland Driver's License Requirements Are Frustrating -- Here's Why 2/22/19
Ready, Set, Order: Starbucks Delivery in DC Has Begun 2/19/19
Ocean City Jeep Club Holds Its Annual Supply Run for the Humane Society 2/19/19
6 Free Things to Do in DC This March 2/19/19
Watch Out, Maryland: We've Been Issued a Winter Storm Watch 2/18/19
The Maryland Zoo Is Helping to Save Abandoned South African Flamingo Chicks 2/13/19
3 Maryland Gems Your Family Should Explore During Spring Break 2/11/19
3 Places in NoVA That'll Remind You of the World's Inherent Beauty 2/11/19
Adventures in DCLand: Get Your Art Fix at the Blind Whino 2/8/19
8 Crazy Laws in New Jersey 2/7/19
The Newcomer's Guide to Ocean City (What to Do for Fun) 2/7/19
The Newcomer's Guide to Ocean City (Where to Eat and Shop) 2/4/19
Adventures in DCLand: The Butterfly Pavilion Is Aflutter Once More 2/1/19
Wanna Work in Ocean City This Summer? The OC Job Fair Is March 30 1/25/19
5 Free Things to Do in DC in February 1/24/19
George Mason University Rolls Out Food-Delivering Robots 1/24/19
In Need of Help? José Andrés' DC Emergency Kitchen Is Here to Help 1/15/19
3 DC Shows You Don't Want to Miss This Winter 1/15/19
DC Will Hold Its 38th Annual MLK Parade on Jan. 21 1/14/19
Body Found in a West Ocean City Creek 1/5/19
A Seafood Scare: Virginia Shrimp Recall 12/31/18
4 Can't-Miss Winter Events in Ocean City (New Year's Eve and More!) 12/28/18
Adventures in DCLand: Artechouse, a Museum From Your Wildest Dreams 12/28/18
DC's 7 Craziest Laws (and Yes, They're Real!) 12/21/18
Get Into the Rhythm of the Holidays at Step Afrika!'s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show 12/12/18
'Christmas on Wheels' Takes You on a Memorable Bike Tour of 'Holiday DC' 12/11/18
Leesburg's Lansdowne Resort and Spa Offers 4 Family-Friendly Events This Holiday Season 12/6/18
The OC Holiday Artisan Fair Is Coming to Town, Dec. 7–8 12/6/18
Adventures in DCLand: Rent One of The Watergate Hotel's Igloos This Winter! 11/30/18
The OCPD Honored a Furry Officer With a Retirement Ceremony 11/30/18
4 Christmas-Themed Books You Should Read This Holiday Season 11/30/18
Say Goodbye to OC's Cigarette Butt Litter 11/29/18
Your Guide to Holiday Fun in Roanoke 11/16/18
DC's Best Tree Lighting Ceremonies and Light Displays 11/16/18
2 OC Athletic Events to Keep You Warm This Winter 11/14/18
3 Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving in the State Where It All Started 11/14/18
Lost No Longer: 'Anastasia' Plays DC for Two More Weeks 11/13/18
Catch 'The Nutcracker' in Ocean City on Dec. 16 11/12/18
Get Into the Holiday Spirit With 'A Christmas Carol' 11/9/18
Don't Miss the New Chinese Acrobats in DC on Nov. 9 10/31/18
Unique Smithsonian Events to Heat Up Your November 10/31/18
'Peppa Pig Live!' Is Making Its Way to Ocean City on Nov. 1 10/29/18
The First-Ever 'Ocean City Comic Con' Will Be Here Dec. 8! 10/24/18
Expose Your Kids to the Bard With 'The Tiniest Tempest' -- Oct. 24-28 10/23/18
Holland Island: Maryland's Very Own 'Atlantis' 10/22/18
A Polio-Like Illness That May Have Been Spotted in Maryland 10/17/18
3 Top Podcasts You Shouldn't Listen to in the Dark 10/17/18
2 OC Swimmers Saved by Other Beachgoers 10/12/18
4 Books to Get You Appropriately Creeped Out in Time for Halloween 10/11/18
Ocean City to Be the Setting of New Thriller Film, 'To Avenge' -- and Extras Are Needed! 10/9/18
3 Fun Ways Ocean City Will Celebrate the Holidays 10/3/18
2 Man O' Wars Were Found in MD and VA After Hurricane Florence Departed 9/28/18
OC Looks Into Ways to Cut Down on Cigarette Butt Litter 9/28/18
Ocean City's Life-Saving Station Museum Has Some Spectacular Events in October! 9/26/18
Mount Vernon's Wine Fest and Sunset Tour Is a Virginia Dream Come True 9/26/18
Don't Get Too Spooked Out on These NoVA Ghost Tours! 9/24/18
8 DC Neighborhoods Will Come Alive With 'Art All Night,' Sept. 29 9/24/18
Set Sail With a Wine Tasting Cruise in St. Michaels This Fall 9/20/18
3 DC Halloween Events for the Very, Very Brave 9/18/18
Party the Night Away for Education -- in Ocean City, Nov. 2 9/17/18
Ocean City Funcade Lover Uses His Tickets to Help Out Less Fortunate Kids 9/14/18
Coming in October: The Chesapeake Celtic Festival! 9/13/18
Halloween Comes to Ocean City With 'O.C.Toberfest' 9/11/18
Visit OC's Seacrets Distilling Company for the 'Seacret' to Life 9/5/18
4 Ways to Enjoy This Virginia Fall 9/4/18
Yes, There's an 'Edgar Allan Poe Festival' in Maryland. Yes, We Have to Go. 9/4/18
October Events Coming to Salisbury 9/4/18
Could You Pass These OC Food Challenges?! 8/31/18
3 Virginia Festivals to Attend This Fall 8/31/18
Best Hotels for Your Ocean City Visit 8/30/18
Wine Lover's Event of the Fall: The Maryland Wine Festival, Sept. 15–16 8/27/18
Ocean City Hosted Surfers Camp for Kids with Autism 8/24/18
Say Your Goodbyes to the Salisbury Riverwalk Cafe! 8/20/18
The Salisbury Zoo Has Welcomed a New Arrival to Its Family of Furry Friends! 8/17/18
Start the Day Off Right at These OC Coffee Shops! 8/15/18
OC's Famous Jewish Deli Will Open in the Salisbury Airport! 8/15/18
3 DC Coffee Shops Perfect for Your Caffeine Fix 8/15/18
3 Can't-Miss Events Coming to the National Zoo 8/14/18
The Fox Gold Coast Theater Completes Luxurious Renovation 8/14/18
Bad Monkey Bar & Grill: A Fun Eatery in the Heart of Ocean City 8/13/18
The Strange Case of West Ocean City's Mysterious Bone Has Been Solved 8/13/18
Get Your Fill of Chrome and Steel at OC's Endless Summer Cruisin'! 8/9/18
'Macbeth' Is Coming to the Folger Theatre in September 8/8/18
Our 3 Fave Italian Spots in Ocean City 8/8/18
Catch These National Building Museum Exhibits Before They're Gone! 8/3/18
4 Epic Theater Productions Happening in DC Right Now! 8/3/18
Annapolis Hosts 29th Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival on Sep. 29 8/3/18
3 Annapolis Museums to Satisfy Your Inner History Buff 8/2/18
Mark Your Calendar for These End-of-Summer OC Events 8/2/18
Binge on One of Maryland's Favorites at the Annapolis Crab Feast, August 3 7/31/18
3 Historical Sites to Check Out in Alexandria 7/31/18
Hang Out With Your Kiddies at the Children's Day on the Bay Festival, August 5! 7/30/18
The Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents 'Romeo & Juliet,' for FREE to Lucky Lottery Winners 7/30/18
Soak Up the End of Summer at Ocean City's Sunfest! 7/30/18
Salisbury Will Host the National Folk Festival, September 7-9! 7/30/18
The Art League of Ocean City Events Through August 7/27/18
Explore the OC Ocean Life With Fish Finder Adventures! 7/24/18
Find Your Rare Treasure at the Unicorn Bookshop in Trappe, MD! 7/19/18
Hit Up These Cool Attractions in Annapolis 7/17/18
The Island Creamery Has Come to Salisbury at Last 7/16/18
Forget the Ringling Brothers: Jolly Roger Has a Free Circus Waiting for You! 7/13/18
It'll Be Love at First Bite at the Azumi Restaurant in Baltimore! 7/10/18
The Jane Austen Outdoor Film Series Is a Summertime Dream Come True 7/9/18
Sing On in Heaven, Boardwalk Elvis! 7/5/18
Intriguing Books About Virginia You Should Add to Your TBR Pile 7/5/18
Captivating Smithsonian Exhibits You Should See This Year 7/4/18
3 Little-Known Historical Alexandria Attractions You Just Have to See 7/3/18
The Globe in Berlin: Food and Entertainment at Its Finest! 7/3/18
4 Exhibits to Check Out at the Delmarva Discovery Center 7/3/18
4 Things Your Kids Should Do in DC This Summer 6/29/18
The OC Boardwalk's Hammerheads Raw Bar & Grill Will Satisfy Your Cravings! 6/29/18
Enroll Your Kiddo in a Ward Museum Day Camp This Summer 6/29/18
Plants Galore: Head to the United States Botanic Garden This Summer! 6/28/18
Bring the Past Into the Present With These Upcoming Furnace Town Events! 6/28/18
Upcoming DC Tours: 4th of July Paddle Boarding and More! 6/28/18
Unleash Your Inner Archaeologist at Furnace Town, July 8! 6/26/18
Mark Your Calendars for These Cool DC Historical Events! 6/26/18
Come Out to the 20th Annual Blessing of the Combines, August 4! 6/25/18
Feast Your Eyes on This: Intriguing Art Exhibits Waiting for You in DC! 6/22/18
Camp Nassawango: Send Your Kids on an Unforgettable Adventure This Summer! 6/22/18
Check Out These Special Exhibits at the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum! 6/21/18
'Nanticoke': Peek Into the History Behind Ocean City's Native American Sculpture! 6/20/18
Cool Down on Your Vacation with the Help of Odyssea Watersports! 6/19/18
Something Fishy Is Waiting for You at Jolly Roger Splash Mountain! 6/15/18
Catch Up on Your Reading with These Books About the Eastern Shore! 6/14/18
Make Plans to Go to the Wicomico County Fair in August! 6/13/18
Make a Positive Change at the Salisbury YMCA This Summer! 6/12/18
The Tassels Have Been Turned -- Now It's Time to Head to Senior Week! 6/8/18
All Bookworms Invited: 2018 Literary Events Coming to Baltimore! 6/7/18
Baltimore Historical Events You Won't Want to Skip This June! 6/6/18
3 Great Places for Family Fun in Ocean City 6/6/18
Peruse Worcester County's Past at These 3 Historical Sites! 6/5/18
Catch the Reading Bug at These 5 DC Bookstores! 6/4/18
Embrace Nature at These Eastern Shore Parks! 6/4/18
Summertime Stops You'll Love on the Ocean City Boardwalk! 6/1/18
Our Favorite Attractions in Prince George's County! 6/1/18
On the Rocks, Please: 3 Amazing Ocean City Bars 5/29/18
Beat the Heat This Summer at These Ocean City Indoor Attractions! 5/28/18
4 Ocean City Events That'll Add Some Sparkle to Your July! 5/24/18
Grab a Slice (or 2) at These Salisbury Pizza Joints! 5/22/18
Dance the Night Away at These 3 Ocean City Nightclubs! 5/22/18
5 Baltimore Bookstores Where You Can Read the Whole Day Away! 5/21/18
Missing No More: The Jolly Roger Ferris Wheel Is Back! 5/21/18
How to 'Day Trip' in Salisbury! 5/18/18
3 Can't-Miss Ocean City Events in May! 5/17/18
3 Fascinating Historical Spots in Cambridge, MD! 5/15/18
4 Baltimore Attractions That'll Thrill the Whole Family! 5/15/18
3 Ocean City Amusement Parks for Summer Thrills 5/11/18
3 Unique Ocean City Attractions to Make This Summer Unforgettable! 5/10/18
4 Ocean City Summer Events That You're Sure to Love 5/8/18
4 Mouthwatering Eateries to Check Out in St. Michaels! 5/4/18
Time to Bust Out the Chopsticks: Asian Eateries in DC! 5/4/18
More Family-Friendly Events to Check Out in Ocean City This Summer! 5/4/18
3 Sizzling Salisbury Events Coming to You in June! 5/3/18
St. Michaels Is an Eastern Shore Gem! Here's What to Check Out 5/2/18
Indoor Memory-Makers for Your Future Ocean City Trip! 5/1/18
3 Record Shops in DC That'll Send You on a Trip Down Memory Lane! 4/30/18
3 Salisbury Events to Help You Have a Healthier Spring! 4/30/18
Water Adventures to Spice Up Your Day in Ocean City! 4/27/18
How to Keep Ocean City Clean This Summer! 4/26/18
Breathe in the Fresh Air: 3 Unique Parks in D.C. to Visit This Spring! 4/24/18
To Visit or Not to Visit: Shakespeare-Centered Places in DC! 4/20/18
Don't Forget the Soy Sauce: Delicious Asian Restaurants in Salisbury! 4/19/18
4 Blazing Hot Events Coming to Ocean City This Spring! 4/18/18
4 Exciting Attractions in Berlin That You Should Visit! 4/18/18
Crush the Warmer Days with Seagram's Escapes' Ocean City Crush! 4/17/18
4 Ocean City Spots That Serve Drinks, Along with a View! 4/17/18
Cue the Flashbacks: Learn About Eastern Shore History at 3 Places in Snow Hill! 4/16/18
4 Eateries in Berlin That'll Make Your Stomach Roar! 4/13/18
3 Salisbury Spring Events That'll Bring Your Family Closer Together! 4/13/18
4 Mini Golf Places in Ocean City That'll Help You Practice Your Swing! 4/12/18
Time to Chill: 5 Cold Dessert Places in Ocean City! 4/10/18
Free Attractions in Salisbury, Including the Salisbury Zoo -- and More! 4/6/18
Lace Up Your Sneakers: Ocean City April Events That'll Get You Movin'! 4/5/18
5 Fun Family-Friendly Events to Check Out in Ocean City This Spring! 4/4/18
Ocean City Restaurant Week: Coming Out of the Oven Soon! 4/3/18
Running into Spring: 3 Upcoming Athletic Events in Salisbury! 4/2/18
Great Attractions in Ocean City to Help You Hop into Spring! 3/30/18