Maryland Tourist Attractions

Maryland Tourist Attractions

Maryland Tourist Attractions

Maryland is one of the most beautiful places of the US located nearby Virginia and Colombia. Maryland is well known with its three nicknames namely the Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State. Maryland is the hub of research and development for life sciences in the US. Maryland is also well known for its biotechnology development.

How to Reach Maryland?

As Maryland is one of the famous states, hence, this is obviously well connected from the most of all great cities of the United States. There is a good communication of airways, railways and roadways to reach every parts of Maryland.

Travelers should have a good time while visiting Maryland. There are many travel attractions in Maryland.

Maryland Attractions:

Sea Shores and Harbors

Eastern Shore is a popular place of Maryland. Most importantly, this place is consisted of historic towns, beaches and other natural areas with scenic beauty. This place is mostly visited during the summer time.

If you want to have great fun with your entire family, Baltimore should be the right choice for your traveling spot. You will have varieties of shopping places and restaurants with continental cuisines. There are some of the most famous places, which attract worldwide visitors every year namely National Aquarium, Camden Yards, Port Discovery, Baltimore's Historic Ships and Maryland Science Center.

Maryland Parks

Celebrate your holiday time with wildlife. You will get many national parks, which can give you the utmost pleasure of wildlife attraction. You can choose to visit parks on foot. Walking gives you the utmost relax of watching beautiful sight-seeing. C & O Canal National Historic Park is one of the famous parks in Maryland.

List of Maryland State Parks

Park Name County or Counties Area in acres (km²) Date
Assateague State Park Worcester County 859 acres (3.48 km²)  
Big Run State Park Garrett County 300 acres (1.21 km²)  
Calvert Cliffs State Park Calvert County 1,313 acres (5.31 km²)  
Casselman River Bridge State Park Garrett County 4 acres (16,000 m2)  
Chapel Point State Park Charles County 600 acres (2.42 km²)  
Cunningham Falls State Park Frederick County 5,000 acres (20.23 km²) 1954
Dans Mountain State Park Allegany County 481 acres (1.95 km²)  
Deep Creek Lake State Park Garrett County 1,818 acres (7.36 km²)  
Elk Neck State Park Cecil County 2,188 acres (8.85 km²)  
Fort Frederick State Park Washington County   1922
Fort Tonoloway State Park Washington County    
Gambrill State Park Frederick County 1,137 acres (4.60 km²) 1934
Gathland State Park Frederick and Washington Counties 140 acres (0.57 km²) 1949
Greenbrier State Park Frederick and Washington Counties   1967
Greenwell State Park St. Mary's County 596 acres (2.411 km²) 1971
Gunpowder Falls State Park Baltimore County and Harford County 18,000 acres  
Hart-Miller Island State Park Baltimore County 244 acres (0.98 km²)  
Herrington Manor State Park Garrett County 365 acres (1.5 km²) 1964
Janes Island State Park Somerset County    
Jonas Green State Park Anne Arundel County    
Martinak State Park Caroline County   1961
Matapeake State Park Queen Anne's County    
New Germany State Park Garrett County    
North Point State Park Baltimore County 1,310 acres (5.3 km2)  
Palmer State Park Harford County 650 acres (2.6 km²)  
Patapsco Valley State Park Anne Arundel, Baltimore Carroll, and Howard Counties 14,000 acres (56.65 km²) 1907
Patuxent River State Park Howard and Montgomery Counties 6,700 acres (27.1 km²)  
Pocomoke River State Park Worcester County 14,753 acres (59.70 km2)  
Point Lookout State Park St. Mary's County 1,042 acres (4.22 km²)  
Purse State Park Charles County    
Rocks State Park Harford County 855 acres (3.46 km2) 1951
Rocky Gap State Park Allegany County 3,400 acres (13.76 km²)  
Rosaryville State Park Prince George's County 982 acres (3.97 km2)  
Sandy Point State Park Anne Arundel County 786 acres (3.18 km2) 1952
Seneca Creek State Park Montgomery County 6,290 acres (25.45 km²)  
Smallwood State Park Charles County 628 acres (2.54 km2) 1958
South Mountain State Park Frederick and Washington Counties 10,000 acres (40 km2)  
St. Clement's Island State Park St. Mary's County 40 acres (0.160 km²)  
St. Mary's River State Park St. Mary's County 2,450 acres (9.9 km2)  
Susquehanna State Park Harford County 2,639 acres (10.68 km²)  
Swallow Falls State Park Garrett County    
Tuckahoe State Park Caroline County 3,800 acres (15.37 km²)  
Washington Monument State Park Washington County 147 acres (0.59 km²) 1936
Wye Oak State Park Talbot County 30 acres (0.121 km²)  

Maryland Water Beauty – Lakes, Rivers and Snow

Maryland is a place of many beautiful lakes and rivers providing you the utmost pleasure of watching water beauties. You can have many activities while watching the great water beauties in Maryland. You can enjoy boating, skiing and many other activities according to weather conditions and the time of your traveling.

Delaware River Drainage Basin

  • Christina River

Atlantic Ocean

  • Greys Creek
  • St. Martin River
  • Turville Creek
  • Trappe Creek

Chesapeake Bay Eastern Shore

  • Pocomoke River
    • Dividing Creek
    • Nassawango Creek
  • Little Annemessex River
  • Big Annemessex River
  • Manokin River
  • Monie Creek
  • Wicomico River
  • Nanticoke River
    • Marshyhope Creek
  • Transquaking River
    • Chicamacomico River
  • Blackwater River
    • Little Blackwater River
    • Meekins Creek
  • Honga River
  • Little Choptank River
    • Slaughter Creek
    • Parsons Creek
    • Fishing Creek
  • Choptank River
    • Harris Creek
    • Broad Creek
    • Tred Avon River
      • Town Creek
    • Warwick River
    • Tuckahoe Creek
  • Miles River
  • Front River
  • Wye River
    • Wye East River
  • Chester River
    • Corsica River
    • Cypress Branch
    • Andover Branch
      • Sewell Branch
  • Sassafras River
  • Elk River
    • Bohemia River
  • North East River

Susquehanna River Drainage Basin

  • Susquehanna River
    • Deer Creek
    • Octoraro Creek
    • Conowingo Creek
    • Broad Creek

Chesapeake Bay Western Shore

  • Romney Creek
  • Bush River
    • Winters Run
  • Gunpowder River
    • Saltpeter Creek
      • Dundee Creek
    • Bird River
    • Gunpowder Falls
    • Little Gunpowder Falls
  • Middle River
    • Seneca Creek
    • Frog Mortar Creek
  • Back River
    • Bread and Cheese Creek
    • Herring Run
    • Moores Run
  • Patapsco River
    • Bodkin Creek
      • Main Creek
    • Stony Creek
    • Bear Creek
    • Curtis Creek
      • Furnace Creek
      • Marley Creek
    • Northwest Branch Patapsco River
      • Jones Falls
    • Middle Branch Patapsco River
      • Gwynns Falls
    • Deep Run
    • North Branch Patapsco River
    • South Branch Patapsco River
  • Magothy River
    • Little Magothy River
  • Severn River
  • South River
  • West River
    • Rhode River
      • Bear Creek (Maryland)
      • Sellman Creek
  • Patuxent River
    • Town Creek
    • Cuckold Creek
    • St. Leonard Creek
    • Indian Creek
    • Swanson Creek
    • Lyons Creek
    • Western Branch Patuxent River
    • Little Patuxent River
      • Middle Patuxent River
    • Hawlings River

Potomac River Drainage Basin

  • Potomac River
    • St. Marys River
    • Wicomico River
      • Budds Creek
    • Port Tobacco River
    • Nanjemoy Creek
    • Chicamuxen Creek
    • Mattawoman Creek
    • Pomonkey Creek
    • Piscataway Creek
    • Broad Creek
      • Henson Creek
    • Oxon Creek
    • Anacostia River
      • Watts Branch (Anacostia River)
      • Northeast Branch Anacostia River
        • Paint Branch
          • Indian Creek (Anacostia River)
          • Little Paint Branch
      • Northwest Branch Anacostia River
        • Sligo Creek
    • Rock Creek
    • Little Falls Branch
    • Minnehaha Branch
    • Cabin John Creek
    • Rock Run
    • Carroll Branch
    • Limekiln Branch
    • Watts Branch (Potomac River)
    • Muddy Branch
    • Seneca Creek
      • Dry Seneca Creek
      • Little Seneca Creek
      • Great Seneca Creek
    • Horsepen Branch
    • Broad Run
    • Little Monocacy River
    • Monocacy River
      • Bennett Creek
      • Ballenger Creek
      • Bush Creek
      • Linganore Creek
      • Carroll Creek
      • Tuscarora Creek
        • Little Tuscarora Creek
      • Double Pipe Creek
        • Big Pipe Creek
        • Little Pipe Creek
          • Sams Creek
      • Toms Creek
        • Middle Creek
      • Piney Creek
      • Marsh Creek
      • Rock Creek
    • Tuscarora Creek
    • Catoctin Creek
    • Little Catoctin Creek
    • Antietam Creek
    • Conococheague Creek
    • Little Conococheague Creek
    • Licking Creek
    • Tonoloway Creek
    • Sideling Hill Creek
      • Bear Creek
    • Fifteenmile Creek
    • Town Creek
      • Flintstone Creek
    • North Branch Potomac River
      • Evitts Creek
      • Wills Creek
      • Georges Creek
        • Laurel Run
      • Savage River

Ohio River Drainage Basin

  • Monongahela River (PA)
    • Youghiogheny River
      • Casselman River
      • Bear Creek

Maryland Shopping:

If you like to spend much time in shopping you will have plenty of shopping plazas and malls to attract you a lot in Maryland. Annapolis City Dock is such a place where you can have much shopping with many more varieties of your choices. You can also have many small trips by cruise in this spot.

List of shopping malls in Maryland

Allegany County:

  • Country Club Mall

Anne Arundel County:

  • Arundel Mills
  • Marley Station
  • Westfield Annapolis

Baltimore City:

  • Harborplace & the Gallery
  • Mondawmin Mall

Baltimore County:

  • Eastpoint Mall
  • Owings Mills Mall
  • Security Square Mall
  • The Shops at Kenilworth
  • Towson Town Center
  • White Marsh Mall

Carroll County:

  • TownMall of Westminster

Cecil County:

  • Prime Outlets

Charles County:

  • St. Charles Towne Center

Frederick County:

  • Frederick Towne Mall
  • Francis Scott Key Mall
  • New Market

Garrett County:

  • Deep Creek Lake & Garrett County Mall

Harford County:

  • Harford Mall

Howard County:

  • The Mall in Columbia
  • Savage Mill

Montgomery County:

  • City Place Mall
  • Kentlands Square Shopping Center
  • Lakeforest Mall
  • Westfield Montgomery
  • Westfield Wheaton
  • White Flint Mall

Prince George's County:

  • Beltway Plaza Mall
  • The Boulevard at the Capital Centre
  • Bowie Town Center
  • The Centre at Forestville
  • Iverson Mall
  • Largo Town Center
  • Laurel Mall
  • The Mall at Prince George's

Queen Anne's County:

  • Prime Outlets Queenstown

Washington County:

  • Prime Outlets Hagerstown
  • Valley Mall
  • The Centre at Hagerstown

Wicomico County:

  • The Centre at Salisbury

Worcester County:

  • Ocean City Factory Outlet

Maryland Hotels and Restaurants

There are many top levels of hotels and restaurants in Maryland. As it is one of the mostly visited places in the United States, hence, you will get wide-ranging hotels and restaurants as per your choices and likeness. Scenic beauty is the main concern, which attracts travelers to stay in any hotel in Maryland.

In fine, travelers have to book tickets well in advance to have hassle free travel to Maryland. You have to book hotels in advance if you are planning to visit Maryland in the peak season. Maryland has almost all kinds of attractions therefore it is very much rush during peak seasons. Hence, get to know all about Maryland and sort out a pleasurable trip to Maryland in advance.