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  • MWA Charles County meeting updates

    MWA Charles County meeting updates

    Neal Dwyer, Professor of English at the College of Southern Maryland, was the guest speaker at the MWA Charles County chapter meeting on February 15. Professor Dwyer discussed his extensive work in with writers in Northern Ireland, focusing on storytelling and reconciliation, particularly the role stories play in peace building, and trauma recovery.

  • Two Coastal Hospice volunteers surprised with Jefferson Awards

    Two Coastal Hospice volunteers surprised with Jefferson Awards

    SALISBURY, MD — Feb. 7, 2017 –  Two long-time Coastal Hospice volunteers are recipients of the 2017 Jefferson Awards. WBOC-TV’s Maxine Bentzel presented the awards to the volunteers at surprise ceremonies in December and January, and will air stories about the recipients during February and March. Coastal Hospice volunteer Kevin Hughes received his award at a surprise ceremony at his [...]

  • Maryland Writers Association meetings

    Maryland Writers Association meetings

    Charles County meeting Neal Dwyer, Professor of English at the College of Southern Maryland, will be the guest speaker at the Maryland Writers Association Charles County Chapter's monthly meeting 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 17 on  College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, BI Building, Room 214. Neal will discuss his extensive work in with writers in Northern Ireland, focusing on [...]

  • Franchot warns of W-2 phishing scam

    Franchot warns of W-2 phishing scam

    School districts, Tribal casinos, Chain Restaurants, Temporary Staffing Agencies, Healthcare, Shipping and Freight industries Now Being Targeted ANNAPOLIS, MD (February 3, 2017) – Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning taxpayers about a W-2 phishing scam targeting schools, restaurants, hospitals, tribal groups and others. The Comptroller said his agency and Internal Revenue Service are alerting employers that the Form W-2 email phishing [...]

  • Franchot opens new tax center in Salisbury

    Franchot opens new tax center in Salisbury

    Coinciding with the start of the 2017 tax season, Comptroller Peter Franchot hosted a grand opening ceremony Monday, Jan. 23, in Salisbury for the agency’s first remote customer call center to assist taxpayers. Located opposite the existing Salisbury Branch Office at Sea Gull Square, the new call center will enhance the agency’s ability to assist taxpayers and add up to 25 [...]

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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 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.

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.

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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

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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The Ten Underrated Actors and Actresses You Should Be Paying Attention To

January 24th, 2017|1 Comment

10. Blake Lively Lively began her acting career at the ripe young age of 10 and has spent most of her life acting. Besides appearing as Serena in the main cast of Gossip Girl, her [...]

Coastal Hospice seeks volunteers for patient care and grief support

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

SALISBURY, MD – Jan. 12, 2017 – As part of the services they provide, Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care offers volunteer support to patients and their families while the patient is in hospice care and [...]

Netflix Is Rife with Misfortune This Friday the 13th

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Winter Watermen’s Festival slated for Jan. 21

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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