Known for its charming mix of culture, history and landscape, Maryland is the perfect year-round destination boasting activities for day=trippers and vacationers alike. With choices such as sailing, visiting beaches, sightseeing, and sampling cuisine, Maryland offers a complete vacation experience. And, like most things in life, the more you dig around Maryland, the more treasures you'll find.
Maryland’s Eastern Shore o¬ffers a gold mine of beauty and tranquility. Resting along the upper banks of the Chesapeake Bay, Cecil County o¬ffers a taste of days gone by. Listen to the sounds as you explore trails on horseback through the beautiful countryside. Or enjoy a musical performance on the waterfront as boats pass on the C & D canal.
You can visit a historic treasure at The Concord Point Lighthouse, Havre de Grace's best known landmark. Next, visit The Maritime Museum and get a glimpse of the town’s long maritime history.
As one of the first colonial settlements in Maryland, Queen Anne’s County serves as the gateway to Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Enjoy a Maryland crab feast at a waterfront restaurant while overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. Explore Kent Island by foot or bike on the six-mile Cross Island Trail. Or enjoy a glass of wine at one of three vineyards on the Chesapeake Wine Trail.
If it’s romance you’re looking for, Talbot County offers the perfect setting for a romantic rendezvous. Unwind with a couples' massage, shop in the unique collection of boutiques and specialty stores, and enjoy an intimate candle-lit dinner. After enjoying the day together, retreat to a cozy room at a B&B.
Renowned for its natural charm, Somerset County shines with splendor with its miles of shoreline, lush woodlands, and seafood bounty. The perfect backdrop of untouched beauty, it is paradise found for hunters, fishermen, photographers, kayakers and nature lovers. Woven amidst its surroundings is a rich seafaring history preserved in historic homes, museums, festivals and every sunset.
Maryland’s only seaside county, Worcester features one of the top-ranked beaches on the East coast. From miles of dazzling white-sand beaches to the famous wild ponies on Assateague Island State Park and National Seashore, the area is a small world to wander. Along with championship golf courses, deep-sea fishing, historic towns and villages and scenic byways, it offers an amazing vacation full of adventure and discoveries to treasure.
To plan your Maryland vacation and your authentic Maryland treasure, call 800-394-9233 or visit www.visitmaryland.org