1. SAMPLE STEAMED CRABS. Grab a mallet and get cracking!
|2. WEAR PURPLE IN THE WINTER and ORANGE IN THE SUMMER. We dub you honorary embers of the Ravens roost and Orioles nest. |
| 3. CLIMB TO THE TOP OF A LIGHTHOUSE. A couple dozen of these stunning historic landmarks are here to admire.
|| 4. ATTEND A HORSE RACE. We have Thoroughbreds, harness racing and steeple chasing. Or you can just relax on Assateague Island, where wild horses roam. |
| 5. DRINK A TOAST TO LOCAL WINES. Our more than 60 wineries host tours, tastings and events.
|| 6. RECITE THE “STAR SPANGLED BANNER ”WHERE IT WAS WRITTEN. Fort McHenry is one of many well-preserved War of 1812 sites in the state. |
| 7. SET SAIL ON THE CHESAPEAKE. Our bay has smart buoys that provide info about the weather, nature and culture of the area.
|| 8. DROP A LINE. Charter a boat for fantastic fishing at Deep Creek Lake and all around this water-laced land. |
| 9. ADMIRE APPALACHIAN ART. We’re widely known for our many antiques shops and maritime collectibles, but the mountain side of Maryland has a craftiness that really stands out.
||10. BUILD A SANDCASTLE. Any time of the year, Ocean City’s sandy beach makes for a relaxing getaway!|