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 photo of a family eating crabs 2014 Authentic Maryland Experiences
Visit more of Maryland more often in 2014! The diverse range of attractions and destinations in the state affords opportunities to discover authentic Maryland experiences throughout the year. Maryland is brimming with history, culture, recreation and sheer natural beauty. More info...
 photo of a wooden carving of bird Art of the Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay art depicts the places and things that evoke the feeling of the bay region, an area known for its natural splendor, maritime culture and recreational choices.  More info...
 photo of a baseball playerBaseball Sites
Marylanders are crazy about baseball, it’s surprising that it isn’t Maryland’s official state sport. (That honor goes to jousting.) Baseball is the sport that boasts the most museums and memorials throughout the state. More info...
 photo of a Oriole bird Birdwatching
While many believe that some of the best bird-watching occurs at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, others know that Maryland provides wonderfully unique opportunities for the casual and avid birder. More info...
 photo of glasses of beerBrewing
The brewing industry in Maryland was started in 1703 in Annapolis by Benjamin Fordham. Since then, over 50 breweries have opened in Maryland and  More info...
 photo of fresh produceBuy Local
You don't have to look far to find great food, wine, and art in Maryland. There's a satisfaction that comes from buying at your neighborhood farmers market or enjoying a glass of wine from a nearby vineyard, knowing they were produced locally. More info...
 photo of Cyclists Cycle Maryland
Take a bike ride - for recreation, exercise or the thrill of competition - and discover Maryland's diverse landscape. Check out Cycle Maryland  and the listings below for more information on events, trails, and infastructure around the state. More info...

Dining Guide
Maryland’s menu features the world’s best seafood and an extensive local wine list, served in dynamic and romantic settings. More info...

 image of film and crab Filmed in Maryland
Since hometown directors Barry Levinson and John Waters put Baltimore on the map with films such as Diner and Hairspray, filmmakers have continued to look to Maryland as the backdrop for a variety of film productions. More info...
 photo of garden gazeboGardens
The warmer months are a great time of year to visit public gardens in Maryland. Any of these green oases – with ornamental, heirloom or native plants, topiary, outdoor sculpture and historical roots – can easily be the colorful centerpiece for a Maryland getaway. More info...
  photo of horse and jocky Horse Heritage
Steeplechases, dressage competitions, polo, and even jousting, all have strong identities in the state. Also, consider the extensive number of horse farms located in pockets of “Maryland horse country” across the state. More info...
 Ice Creamboy with ice cream
Maryland has numerous dairies, creameries and specialty shops that serve up your favorite scoops. Maryland even has an Ice Cream Trial!
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 Dog in Ravens jerseyPet Friendly
Traveling with your pets? There are many pet friendly travel destinations in Maryland.
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  photo of people on paddle boatWater Trails
Though you might not have guessed it, one of the best ways to see Maryland is by water. Maryland's vast network of water trails provides a unique look at the state's diverse geographical landscape and history. More info...
 

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