About Kristin

Kristin is a writer and photographer based in Annapolis, Maryland, though she also spends ample time on the Eastern Shore with her dog and fiance by her side. She's the content manager for Maryland.com and other State Ventures, LLC sites. She loves getting reader-submitted stories and photos, so send her an email anytime at kristin@oceancity.com. Her photos can be found on Instagram @adventuresinmaryland.

Adventures in Maryland: A warm winter weekend in Chestertown

By |2019-01-01T20:42:39-04:00December 30th, 2018|Adventures in Maryland|

Here are three things I learned on my first visit to Chestertown this weekend: Lucy, the late Chestertown goose that presided over the Chester River for 15 years, was truly beloved by all. She's commemorated with a bronze statue on the Boardwalk, and a smaller sculpture in the town's Visitor Center, which is where we [...]

“Chase the Blue Crab” Wins First-Ever “Crab Tank on the Chop Tank”

By |2018-11-27T13:25:37-04:00November 20th, 2018|News, Ocean City, Press Releases, Somerset County, Wicomico County, Worcester County|

Last week, 10 teams competed for a $50,000 grant in a pitch competition held live at the 38th Annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit in Cambridge, Md. The competition, “Crab Tank on the Choptank,” loosely based on the hit television show “Shark Tank,” featured contestants presenting their tourism marketing campaign ideas to the “crabs, ” [...]

Governor Hogan Launches New Tourism Initiative Highlighting Maryland’s Music Scene

By |2018-06-04T11:56:11-04:00May 8th, 2018|News|

BALTIMORE, MD (May 7, 2018) – In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week, Governor Larry Hogan today announced a new tourism initiative aimed at highlighting Maryland’s diverse music scene over the summer months. The “Summer of Music” will kick off with DelFest – The Home of Bluegrass – on May 24-27 in Cumberland, and include [...]

Maryland Launches New Tourism Initiative Highlighting Crabs, Oysters

By |2017-10-16T17:48:31-04:00October 16th, 2017|Press Releases|

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 [...]

Maryland’s Civil War Sites and Trails Mark Anniversaries

By |2017-09-26T21:47:14-04:00September 26th, 2017|Press Releases|

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, [...]