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 will open from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in celebration of our Museums of Worcester County Holiday Traditions Day. Curator Susan Taylor informs, "Wassail and [...]
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 Wonders”. This exhibition features 30 pieces of artwork submitted by 21 professional or amateur artists, with work in all media. Although the subject of this [...]
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 (ROW) located in Maryland state parks that are currently maintained by routine mowing will be allowed to transition to meadow or prairie ecosystems which are [...]
Jingle Bell Run-Walk in Mardela Springs The second annual Jingle Bell Run-Walk in Mardela Springs will be on December 4, starting at 2 pm. Westside Historical Society sponsors this event, an early start to the Annual Christmas Heritage Tour of Mardela Springs (4-7pm). The Run/Walk route will take participants through and around many of the town’s historic homes, [...]
Members of the teen club at the Olney library pose after a guest appearance from author Lisa Maxwell (back row, second from left) Constellation has honored the Maryland Writers’ Association (MWA) Teen Writing Club program with a $500 grant under its Community Champions Program. Constellation, an Exelon company that supplies energy to homes and businesses in Maryland and [...]
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 Maryland.com 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.
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.
Members of the teen club at the Olney library pose after a guest appearance from author Lisa Maxwell (back row, second from left) Constellation has honored the Maryland Writers’ Association (MWA) Teen Writing [...]
State & Federal Tax Administrators, Private Sector and Consumer Advocates Will Discuss Ongoing Initiatives and Future Strategies to Combat Fraud, ID Theft Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot announced that his agency will host a Taxpayer Security [...]
Worcester County Economic Development (WCED) is now offering business owners and would-be entrepreneurs more opportunities to meet with highly experienced professionals who can help them establish or expand Worcester County businesses. Beginning in November, Tim [...]
On Dec. 4, 2016, beginning at 4pm in the historic village of Barren Creek Springs – also known as Mardela Springs! -- the joint efforts of the town’s historic societies and Volunteer Fire Department will [...]
Way back in the early years of this decade, following the success of 2008’s Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk, Marvel released the Kenneth Branagh directed Thor. Naturally, there was some apprehension and skepticism from [...]
October 18, 2016, Worcester County joined the ranks of communities throughout the United States that are recognized by the National Weather Service Office (NWS) as StormReady. At the Commissioners meeting, NWS Wakefield Warning Coordination Meteorologist [...]