500 South Center Street Westminster, MD 21157 +1 410 386 3880
Life on a 19th-century farm is depicted at this bucolic 140-acre property just outside Westminster. The buildings include a restored farmhouse, where tours are given by costumed guides, a barn, general store, a veterinary surgeon's office, quilting room and other outbuildings. Carroll County Farm Museum displays antique tractors, farm machinery and other equipment. Artisans demonstrate 19th-century skills. A pond and farm animals add to the "farm" experience.
91 West Main Street Westminster, MD 21157 +1 410 857 2771
This unusual festival offers a chance to explore other cultures through a series of workshops held at Western Maryland College. Generally, participants in Common Ground On The Hill enroll in classes ranging from the music of Africa to the sounds of Appalachia. There are also workshops on Celtic printmaking, metalsmithing, origami and sweet grass basketry, as well as structured children's programs. Nightly concerts feature instructors and students. A two-day American Music & Arts Festival, held at the nearby Carroll County Farm Museum, ends the week-long event. Workshops and festival costs vary.
Maryland's Annual State Fair occurs here at the state's Fairgrounds. Assembled onto this vast ground are various cattle and livestock enclosures, stages and joy rides. The fair itself attracts a crowd of 600,000 plus from all over the country. The ground has progressed over the years and now includes ample parking area, camping grounds hand washing stations and is also more accessible to all.
51 West Earleigh Heights Road Severna Park, MD 21146 +1 410 222 6244
This 13-mile paved trail stretches from suburban Glen Burnie to Annapolis, affording bicyclists, skaters and walkers a respite from the hustle and bustle of Baltimore's encroaching suburbs. Baltimore & Annapolis Trail Park attracts about 1.5 million people annually and is one of the most popular bicycling-hiking trails in the region. The linear park is 66-foot wide from beginning to end. Parking is available at Route 450 (Ritchie Highway) and Boulter's Way in Annapolis, and at the northern Earleigh Heights Road in Severna Park. The park opens daily at 7am.
This unique museum was established as the U.S. Army's repository for captured and prototype weapons. The main building houses thousands of small arms, but what makes the museum worth the trip to Aberdeen are the more than 200 tanks that cover over 25 acres. The long, long rows of these massive and extremely dangerous machines is truly awe inspiring. Also on display are a variety of missiles, a German railroad cannon from World War II and the U.S. Army's own 'atomic cannon.'
Famous all over as the makers of the award-winning Doggie Style Classic Pale Ale, Flying Dog Brewery is located on the Wedgewood Boulevard, in the outskirts of city Frederick. Initiated by George Stranahan, this state-of-the-art brewery opens its doors for visitors who get a chance to tour the facility and also taste five of the beers from its beer list. The tours are priced at USD5, and people from far of cities visit the brewery to taste some rare and unique craft beers. Make sure you book a tour in advance to avoid disappointment. Adding to the fun during summers are the outdoor concerts that feature local as well as national musicians.
Maryland Live! Casino in Hanover is not just about gambling. Its 500-seat Rams Head Center Stage, which opened its door in August 2012 with the performance of The Charlie Daniels Band, is a humdinger of a concert venue. This awesome live music hot-spot hosts concerts almost every day, featuring not just the local bands but also some of the best regional bands on tour. The performances by famous bands like The Real Geniuses, Go Go Gadjet and The Fabulous Thunderbirds have set a precedent for many such performances to follow. So you can expect many such lively performances here. For the football fans, the Rams Head Center Stage gives you a chance to catch live action of the games on Sunday and Monday nights on its giant screen. With an array of drinks and snacks option available on demand, Rams Head Center Stage is a perfect fix for your daily entertainment.
Revel Grove is a fictional town that is set up at the The Maryland Renaissance Festival site. This village takes up the form of an English town back in the 16th Century. The site dons a cheerful and lively look bustling with the locals and visitors. Food stalls, local vendors and taverns sell their merchandise here and usually the festival runs from August to late October.
Administration Drive University of Maryland, Baltimore County Catonsville, MD 21227 +1 410 455 8888
One of the well-maintained facilities on the campus of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Retriever Activities Center is a multi-purpose sports facility. Comprising an arena and a recreation gym, this facility plays an important role in the student life, providing much needed physical recreation and exercise. The arena is also the home ground of UMBC Retrievers basketball team. See the website or call to know more.
906 East Street Frederick, MD 21701 +1 301 694 0066
One of the popular venues for music and entertainment in Frederick, Krug's Place can be found in the northern part of the city. An essential part of the city's nightlife, the venue brings in talent from the neighboring areas, as well as from distant parts of the country, while also giving focus to local talent. Call to know more.
This beautiful stone building is unique for its graves, which
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