You have got a day off and you are thinking there are a lot of things you need to do around the house. Trimming the bushes, painting the kids’ room, or fixing that leaky faucet – all worthwhile tasks but then again vacation days are precious. Do you really want to spend them doing household chores why not visit Maryland instead? Maryland is so close and there’s so much to do. In fact, to truly introduce you to all the wonders of Maryland we’ll need to introduce you to its five regions each with its own unique attractions.
Turn to the right or turn to the left, everywhere you look in Mountain Maryland you’ll see an endless landscape of natural beauty. Take a deep breath of crisp clean air, feel the cool shade of a thousand ancient trees, and listen carefully – that peculiar sound you hear is silence. Try fishing in Deep Creek Lake or hiking through the Allegheny Mountains then when winter rolls in grab your skis. Maryland is a four-season wonderland if mother nature had an address it would surely be in Mountain Maryland.
Just beyond the nation’s capital, you’ll find a host of vibrant attractions in Maryland’s capital region, from a decadent day of shopping to a white-knuckle rollercoaster ride at one of America’s favorite family theme parks. The Capital Region also invites you to discover a wealth of state and national parkland. Walk where Civil War troops fought, bike along the scenic Chesapeake Canal, hike the Catoctin Mountain, it’s easy to see why Maryland’s capital region is one adventure after another.
You won’t have to look hard to find central Maryland with Annapolis, Maryland capital and Baltimore its largest city – culture, energy, and fun will surround you. Visit Baltimore’s famous Inner Harbor, catch a ball game at the yard sale into Annapolis, or take your little animals to see owls at the zoo. With so many festivals, shows, and museums, there’s something for everyone in central Maryland. Just don’t blink and you won’t want to miss a thing.
There’s simply no better place to get away from it all than beautiful Southern Maryland where silent lighthouses stand. Watch as bikers, hikers, and boaters enjoy the natural beauty. Caught in the flow of the Potomac and Patuxent rivers, Southern Maryland invites you to experience centuries of rich colonial history while dining on local delicacies like steamed crabs, oysters on the half-shell, and stuffed ham. In refreshing southern Maryland, time and tide meet to make some wonderful memories.
Smith the salty sea air, listen to the crashing waves as seagulls spin lazy circles overhead, you must be on Maryland’s magnificent Eastern Shore. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay is a boundless land of boating fishing and fun crowned by one of America’s favorite vacation spots, ocean city. Play around a Gulf splash through the surf then spend the night under the lights of the boardwalk. With antiques, B&Bs, seafood, and serenity there’s nothing quite like Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
So there you have it, five different regions and a thousand ways to make the most of your free time.