Articles on Maryland

  • Netflix Is Rife with Misfortune This Friday the 13th

    Netflix Is Rife with Misfortune This Friday the 13th

    It is with the utmost misfortune that Netflix has decided to release it’s newest addition, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, on this most ironically dreadful day. Fair warning readers: if you are reading this in hopes of finding a new series to occupy your time, then stay away from this series. If you are looking for an uplifting [...]

  • Winter Watermen’s Festival slated for Jan. 21

    Winter Watermen’s Festival slated for Jan. 21

    Please join us as we celebrate Delmarva’s rich heritage of working watermen. This family-friendly event will feature demonstrations, interactive exhibits, children’s activities, local seafood, and round-table discussions. Children can help make a bamboo raft for Mac & Tuck, our North American River Otters. Members are free, adults $10, children $5 Please call 410-957-9933 or email for more information. Visit [...]

  • La La Land: Ushering In A New Age of Musicals?

    La La Land: Ushering In A New Age of Musicals?

    On its surface, the newest feature from director Damien Chazelle may not appeal to everyone. The musical genre has always faced a challenge finding an unbiased audience who find the song and dance routine irritating and unimportant. Chazelle, however, has managed to find a way to breathe fresh life into a genre slowly spiraling downwards from the pedestal it maintained [...]

  • Daily fantasy sports regulated; casual, season-long games remain exempt

    Daily fantasy sports regulated; casual, season-long games remain exempt

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (January 3, 2017) – With daily fantasy sports games drawing in hundreds of thousands of Marylanders, regulations took effect Monday, January 2, to help ensure the games are fair and that winners pay appropriate Maryland taxes. “Daily online fantasy sports games have a significant presence in Maryland,” Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot said. “It is entirely appropriate that we [...]

  • A Glimpse of Hampton’s History

    A Glimpse of Hampton’s History

    Tucked away in the Hampton area north of Towson you will find the Hampton Mansion. This Mansion was the largest residential building in The United States during its initial completion in 1790. The estate is home to gorgeous Georgian architecture. Buildings such as stone-clad slave quarters, barns, and stables all have been perfectly preserved as part of their place in American cultural [...]

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Explore the Free State

From the mountain resorts of Deep Creek Lake to the rolling waves of Ocean City, there are few vacation experiences you can’t find in The Free State. Enjoy a metropolitan night out in Baltimore or take in America’s colonial and maritime history in beautiful Annapolis. Visit the farmlands of Southern Maryland and experience the quiet, rural side of the Chesapeake Bay.

Best Maryland Hotels

Wherever you’re coming from or wherever you’re going to is your source for where to stay and what to do when you’re staying there. Whether you’re planning a vacation in Ocean City, or looking for an exciting weekend gambling and relaxing at Maryland Live! Casino, there are superior places to make a temporary home while you get out and explore all the state has to offer.

Finding a great place to stay begins with deciding what you want to do. Maybe you would like to visit the reconstructed colonial tall ship Dove at St. Mary’s City and spend the rest of the day at some of the more than two dozen museums in St. Mary’s.

Best Maryland Day Trips

Once you have chosen your destination, it is critical to find things to do while you are there. In addition to providing tips on which destinations offer the most intriguing diversions, we try to give travelers a sense of how to enjoy themselves off the beaten track. Spend a day (or a week) taking one of the Shore Craft Beer Challenges. You can play along on Social Media or download the app, drink beer and win prizes. Alternatively, spend the day in Annapolis exploring the downtown or visiting the US Naval Academy. Or pop across the Bay Bridge and spend the day in historic St. Michaels and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.

Maryland Hotels

Loews Annapolis Hotel

Loews Annapolis Hotel

This Downtown hotel is less than one mile from the Naval Academy and just a mile from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The rooms are staid and modern and include free WiFi, armchairs and desks with ergonomic chairs, as well as 47-inch flat-screen TVs and Keurig coffeemakers. Some suites include living rooms and pull-out sofas, others include dining areas. Room service is available from the on-premise restaurant and bar. Amenities include a 24/7 business center and the 24/7 gym.


The Inn at Deep Creek

The Inn at Deep Creek

19638 Garrett Highway
Oakland, MD 21550

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Comfort Suites

Comfort Suites

1801 Dual Highway
Hagerstown, MD

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Hyatt Place Inner Harbor

511 South Central Avenue
Little Italy, Baltimore, MD

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St. Michaels Harbour Inn

St. Michaels Harbour Inn

101 N. Harbour Road
Saint Michaels, MD

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Best Western

Best Western

451 WMC Drive
Westminster, MD

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The DuPont Circle Hotel

The DuPont Circle Hotel

1500 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest
Northwest Washington DC

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Hagerstown Calendar of Events

Hagerstown Visitors Guide

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Washington County African American Heritage Guide

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Delmarva Discovery Center

Worcester County Birding

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Maryland Articles

Holiday happenings at the Delmarva Discovery Center

December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

While you’re at work or finishing up your holiday shopping, drop off your child at the Delmarva Discovery Center on Saturday, December 17 and Thursday, December 22 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to have [...]

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Franchot comments on updated revenue estimates

December 9th, 2016|0 Comments

ANNAPOLIS, MD (December 8, 2016) – The following is a statement from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot released today during a meeting of the Board of Revenue Estimates in the Treasury Building in Annapolis. “I’d like [...]

Barbara Lockhart to sign ‘The Night is Young’ in Easton

November 18th, 2016|0 Comments

SALISBURY -- Secant Publishing of Salisbury is releasing The Night Is Young, a new collection of short stories and sketches by award-winning novelist and short story writer Barbara Lockhart. She has scheduled a book signing [...]

Taylor House Museum Holds Special Holiday Events

November 18th, 2016|0 Comments

The Calvin B. Taylor House Museum will have several special openings in December to celebrate the holidays.  The House will be decorated with fresh greenery arrangements in early December. On Saturday, December 3, the Museum [...]

‘Small Wonders’ juried show winners announced

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Angela Herbert-Hodges, Brigitte Bowden, Dee Brua accepting for her husband Stan, Jason Giusti and Adolph Bucci. The Worcester County Arts Council is pleased to announce winners in the juried art exhibit themed: “Small [...]

Pollinator Habitat to be Restored on BGE Rights-of-Way Located in Maryland State Parks

November 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources today announced a new initiative that will help improve and strengthen pollinator health and habitat. Approximately 200 acres of BGE’s electric rights-of-way [...]

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