Cities In Maryland
Touring through cities in Maryland is a great way to spend a vacation. Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay has some of the finest seafood in the U.S. The Eastern Shore of Maryland is a popular destination for millions of tourists each year. Learn what some of these popular cities have to offer and then plan your Maryland vacation.
- Baltimore. Baltimore is Maryland’s largest city and is home to Major League Baseball’s Baltimore Orioles and the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens. There are many sights to see in the city, including the famous “Inner Harbor,” the downtown area of Baltimore. The harbor is the location of the National Aquarium in Baltimore which is Maryland’s biggest tourist attraction. Both sports teams also play near the harbor. If you are visiting the Baltimore area, contact the visitor center to plan your tour. Baltimore Visitor Center: (877) 225-8466.
- Ocean City. This popular resort city receives over eight million visitors a year. Ocean City (OC) is located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore right on the Atlantic Ocean. OC has over ten miles of beaches and a huge boardwalk that has many places to shop and eat. This is the place to go in Maryland for activities such as fishing, kayaking or golf. For more information or help planning your visit to OC, contact the tourism office. Ocean City Dept. of Tourism: (800) 626-2326.
- College Park. College Park is the location of the largest college in Maryland, the University of Maryland. The city has many historic sites to visit and is home to the College Park Aviation Museum which is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institute. Golfing and several cultural museums are also popular College Park destinations, as is the Maryland location of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. Contact the visitor’s bureau for help planning your trip. Prince George's County Visitors Bureau: (301) 925-8300.
- Annapolis. The capital city of Maryland, Annapolis is most famous for being the home of the U.S. Naval Academy. The Annapolis Maritime Museum houses an impressive collection of maritime artifacts and has many historical displays. Sailing is of course a popular recreation in Annapolis, as is fishing. Try the famous Chesapeake Bay crabs as well as many other seafood dishes during your trip. Annapolis also has bus and walking tours available to help you see the city. For help scheduling a tour contact the visitor center. Annapolis Visitor Center: (888) 302-2852.
- Easton. Located on the Eastern Shore, Easton is the eighth best small town in America according to "The 100 Best Small Towns in America." Easton hosts a famous Maryland annual event known as “The Waterfowl Festival,” which features exhibits and displays by many different wildlife artists. Hunting, fishing and boating are all available during your trip to Easton. Contact the tourism office for more information. Talbot County Office of Tourism: (410) 770-8000.