Your Guide to Everything Maryland 2017-03-26T22:32:46+00:00

Articles on Maryland

  • Maryland Launches New Tourism Initiative Highlighting Crabs, Oysters

    ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced a new initiative focused on promoting Maryland’s outstanding seafood to domestic and international travelers. The Maryland Crab & Oyster Trail, which kicks off this month in celebration of National Seafood Month, features a virtual tour highlighting more than 100 of the state’s seafood restaurants, as well as seafood festivals held throughout the [...]

  • Civil war trail

    Maryland’s Civil War Sites and Trails Mark Anniversaries

    BALTIMORE (September 15, 2017) – Now is the perfect time to explore Maryland’s Civil War Trails as the National Park Service commemorates the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam and the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Antietam National Cemetery, both on September 17. The driving trails, which mark their 15th anniversary this year, include: Antietam Campaign: Lee Invades [...]

  • Plans Underway for 2017 Celtic Festival at Furnace Town October 7 and 8

    The 28th Chesapeake Celtic Festival will be October 7 & 8 at Furnace Town Living Heritage Village. Named a beloved Eastern Shore tradition by the Salisbury Daily Times, the Chesapeake Celtic Festival has become a favorite with local residents and also a draw for tourists. Festival founder and producer, Jeanne du Nord, says, “There is entertainment for all ages. There [...]

  • Salisbury’s 10th Annual Extreme Boat Dockin’ Competition

    The phenomenon that is Extreme Boat Dockin’ is back for Salisbury’s 10th Annual Boat Dockin’ Competition. The competition has established itself as the premier event in Salisbury held at The Port of Salisbury Marina and Brew River Restaurant & Bar. Boat Dockin’ can be best explained as a “Rodeo on the water” is considered a water sport in which work [...]

  • Maryland writer recognized by NFPW

    B.B. Shamp, a local author, recently received the first place award from the National Federation of Press Women for her novel Third Haven, A Novel of Deceit. It previously earned the first place award from the Delaware Press Association. (It is available on Amazon, Kindle, and at local bookstores.) Third Haven is a riveting suspense tale of divergent souls searching [...]

Book Now!

Booking.com

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

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.

Details
Photos
Website

The Inn at Deep Creek

The Inn at Deep Creek

19638 Garrett Highway
Oakland, MD 21550

Book Now
Comfort Suites

Comfort Suites

1801 Dual Highway
Hagerstown, MD

Book Now
Hyatt

Hyatt Place Inner Harbor

511 South Central Avenue
Little Italy, Baltimore, MD

Book Now
St. Michaels Harbour Inn

St. Michaels Harbour Inn

101 N. Harbour Road
Saint Michaels, MD

Book Now
Best Western

Best Western

451 WMC Drive
Westminster, MD

Book Now
The DuPont Circle Hotel

The DuPont Circle Hotel

1500 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest
Northwest Washington DC

Book Now
View All Hotels

Maryland Travel Brochures

Select the Maryland travel brochures you wish to receive, then fill out the order form below with your contact information.

Carroll County Barn Quilt Trail Guide

Carroll County Biking Guide

Carroll County Calendar of Events

Carroll County Civil War Guide

Carroll County Visitors Guide

Hagerstown Calendar of Events

Hagerstown Visitors Guide

Washington County Museums & Historic Sites

Washington County African American Heritage Guide

Worcester County Arts & Times

Great Delmarva Bicycling Trail - $5 Cost

Delmarva Discovery Center

Worcester County Birding

Beach & Beyond Art Guide

Just For Kids

View Trail 100

Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage

EA Vaughn Kayak & Canoe Trail

Worcester County Anglers Guide

Sinepuxent Bay Water Trails

Maryland

Enter Your Information

Selected Travel Brochures

Maryland Articles

Vintage Baseball comes to Salisbury

June 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Summer and baseball, Wicomico’s 150th birthday and Civil War era history – we have paired them all! On July 9, beginning at 11 am (or thereabouts) you can enjoy it all at Pemberton Historical Park. [...]

Franchot Reports $5.7 Million Rebate from State Purchasing Card Program

June 21st, 2017|0 Comments

76 State Agencies Account for $286 Million in Small Purchase Buys ANNAPOLIS, MD (June 20, 2017) -- Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that the State of Maryland has received a $5.7 million rebate from U.S. [...]

Horton to speak at book and wine event

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

For Tom Horton, the Nanticoke River and the Chesapeake Bay watershed have been home for more than half a century. He has, as he puts it, been telling the story of what has been happening [...]

  • Bureau of Revenue Estimates (BRE)

Maryland to list all unclaimed property this month

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (May 8, 2017) – Maryland: An idyllic land of mountains, beaches, large cities and small towns. It’s the natural habitat of orioles, ravens and terrapins. It’s a state where children can enjoy life [...]

Mardela Springs gearing up for Westside Heritage Festival

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

On May 13 the folks from Westside Historical Society will open their 29th annual Heritage Festival, and this year there are two reasons to celebrate! Not only is this a chance to once again honor [...]

Inaugural Salisbury marathon announced

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Salisbury – Mayor Jake Day is excited to announce that the City will host the first SBY Marathon on Saturday, April 28, 2018. In an effort to encourage healthy lifestyles in the community and showcase [...]

View All Articles