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Maryland Travel to

ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)

Maryland, the birthplace of "The Star-Spangled Banner," America's National Anthem, offers a wide variety of things to see or do.

Major points-of interest include the Antietam National Battlefield; the scenic Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains; Assateague Island National Seashore; Baltimore's Inner Harbor; Chesapeake Bay areas; Harper's Ferry, Fort McHenry National Monument; Ocean City beaches; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, and nearby Washington, DC.

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal is a not-to-be-missed attraction. It parallels the Potomac River from Georgetown to Cumberland. This 185-mile-long adventure for the entire family offers numerous, cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities.

For additional details and general information, we suggest a visit to the web sites shown below.

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  • Times to Travel: With its beautiful coastal areas, numerous historical points-of-interest and stunning scenery, Maryland offers a wonderful family vacation destination any time of the year.



United States entry requirements are the same in all states, with most foreign travelers requiring a visa. There are exceptions as Canadian citizens only need proof of that citizenship. Travelers coming to the U.S. for tourism or business for 90 days or less from qualified countries may be eligible to visit the U.S. without a visa.

Maryland Photographs

Kayaker Running Maryland Side of Great Falls on the Potomac River

Kayaker on the Potomac River...
by Skip Brown
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baltimore harbor

Baltimore Harbor

wahington monument baltimore

Washington Monument, Baltimore

Maryland Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Cumberland Allegany 301
Annapolis Anne Arundel 410
Parkville Baltimore 410
Baltimore Baltimore City 410
Lusby Calvert 410
Denton Caroline 410
Westminster Carroll 410
Elkton Cecil 410
Waldorf Charles 301
Cambridge Dorchester 410
Frederick Frederick 301
Oakland Garrett 301
Bel Air Harford 410
Columbia Howard 410
Chestertown Kent 410
Silver Spring Montgomery 301
Rockville Montgomery 301
Gaithersburg Montgomery 301
Hyattsville Prince Georges 301
Stevensville Queen Annes 410
Lexington Park Saint Marys 301
Princess Anne Somerset 410
Easton Talbot 410
Hagerstown Washington 301
Salisbury Wicomico 410
Berlin Worcester 410

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This page was last updated on November 29, 2017.