137 National Plaza Oxon Hill, MD 20745 +1 301 749 1582
When in the Chesapeake Bay region, park your boat at the National Harbor Marina. This stop gives you the perfect opportunity to park your boat in their docking area and wander around in the nearby entertainment venues. Get the best of accommodation and dining options as some of the most visited joints are just a stones throw away. Mt Vernon, The old town of Alexandria are other sights that one can access easily from here. Contact the harbor for more details.
Gordon Center for Performing Arts is one of the most versatile entertainment spaces in Maryland. Located in the beautiful town of Owing Mills, Gordon Center is a vibrant place where theater, dance, music and film form a happy union. The cozy theater can seat about 550 people and is furnished with the latest state-of-art facilities, from flawless acoustics and delightful visual technology to RF (Radio Frequency) system for the hearing impaired and fine facilities for the physically challenged. Events and performances at the Gordon Center are a treat to watch. Call box office more information.
The newly renovated Harry Grove stadium, home to the Frederick keys is an excellent way for baseball fans to catch an interesting game of baseball along with exploring the digital brilliance of the stadium. Featuring state-of-the-art audio visual facilities, with upgraded public restrooms and various other sound and light improvements, the stadium is certainly a popular one to locals and visitors alike. Also playing host to the grand WWE and various national level concerts, the stadium is a benchmark of sorts in the city of Frederick. Call ahead for further information.
One of the oldest proving grounds, the Aberdeen Proving Ground is a prime locale for military testings and trainings. However, today part of the grounds are also utilized for recreation facilities and for promoting different events. It caters to a whole lot of recreation facilities that get the whole brood buzzing. For more details about the grounds or current events, do visit the website or call ahead on their toll free number +1 800 225 2555
The William P. Didusch Center is dedicated to chronicling the history of urology. Make an appointment for a free visit to the museum to view a fascinating exhibition of artifacts and memorabilia related to this medical science. The collection includes original sketches and documents, as well as medical instruments and devices like cystoscopes that were state-of-the-art in bygone years. This is a great place to experience the history and treatment of urological disorders.
West Mulberry Street Baltimore, MD 21201 +1 410 396 3835 (Tourist Information)
This busy seaport city is an active economic center of Maryland. The core of the old city lies in the inner harbor which is still a hotspot of business activities. The neighborhoods have a decent list of quality restaurants and hotels that creates the urban vibe. Patapsco River carves out a scenic spectacle through its shores.
723 Second Street Annapolis, MD 21403 +1 410 295 0104
Breathe in the salty air of the Chesapeake Bay as you visit The Annapolis Maritime Museum. Committed to preserving and disseminating knowledge of the maritime history of Annapolis, this museum conducts exhibits in the Barge House and the McNasby's Oyster Packing Company building. The museum also conducts tours to the historic Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, which is the last of the screw pile lighthouses to be found in the Unites States. Besides education, the museum is a site for great entertainment in the form of the annual summer concert series. The Barge House is also regularly used for lectures, concerts and other educational activities.
801 Chase Street Annapolis, MD 21401 +1 410 263 5544
The Maryland Hall which was founded in 1979, showcases art in a dynamic way and portrays it well. Various artistes, dance troupes and musicians perform here. The in-house companies provide for some fine top-class musical productions. The hall has a sculpture exhibit and other local artistes displays their creations in the galleries. This local community art center provides a perfect avenue to display fine regional art in the Annapolis community.
3900 Bel Air Road Herring Run Park Baltimore, MD 21213 +1 410 396 7900(City Park Council)
With over 300 acres (121 hectares) of lush greenery, this park runs through the Belair Edison neighborhood and straddles the Herring Run stream. With open fields, mature trees, tinkling stream nearby, and winding paved paths, this park is the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. The denizens of Baltimore can be found hiking, biking, dog walking or taking leisurely strolls. Two important sites within the park include monuments honoring Christopher Columbus and war veterans.
The African Art Museum of Maryland has been providing the Baltimore area with access to fascinating African art and history since 1980. Besides its permanent collection, the museum also offers workshops for adults, kids, and families, outreach programs to local primary schools, lectures and an annual guided trip to Africa to experience African culture first hand. A great educational resource for people of all ages, races and cultures, the African Art Museum plays a vital role in its community. Call ahead for museum hours, as they are irregular.
The restored President Street Station, built in 1849, was first
a stop on the Underground Railroad. On April 19, 1861, it became the site of the first casualties of the Civil War. The 6th Massachusetts Regiment stopped in Baltimore ...
This museum is steeped in history and it is ready
to tell tales whenever you want to listen. It was built by Samuel Ogle in the early 18th century. Later, it underwent expansion and was inherited by the Woodward ...
This 13 mile (20 kilometers) 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 ...