With a lengthy coastline and eclectic, cosmopolitan cities, Maryland offers great cultural attractions, beautiful beaches, water sports, fabulous seafood and waterfront restaurants.
With the beautiful Chesapeake Bay and blissful Atlantic Coast beaches, Maryland has plenty of outdoor charms. Major cosmopolitan cities like Baltimore and delightful towns like the state's capital, Annapolis, are filled with museums, restaurants, parks and many opportunities for fun on the water.
Jim McKay Maryland Million Day features races for Maryland-sired horses with purses and awards totaling over $1 million. A crowd of over 18,000 fans, industry professionals, and elected officials are regularly enjoy "Maryland's Day at the Races," featuring a competitive day of racing and a variety of other on-and-off track activities.
A celebration of the Chesapeake oyster featuring live music on two stages, boat rides, retriever demos, oysters and other local fare, an oyster stew competition, cooking demos, children's activities and more.
Named one of the top fall festivals in the world by MSN Travel, this five-day celebration includes two large parades, concerts, band competitions, art exhibits, antique & craft shows and much more!
Every October boaters from around the world gather in the historic seaport of Annapolis, Maryland for the United States Powerboat Show, the world's oldest in-water powerboat show.
Sailors from around the globe gather on miles of docks in historic Annapolis, Maryland for the United States Sailboat Show. This internationally acclaimed sailboat show is the largest and oldest in-water sailboat show in the world.
Held annually on the first weekend following Memorial Day, this four-day celebration of the Blues welcomes big names and local crooners alike to City Center and City Park. Past performers have included Buckwheat Zydeco, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, and The Lee Boys. Young festival-goers can enjoy a special children's area offering activities ranging from a harmonica workshop to entertainment and crafts, or the whole family can take in Sunday's "Family Blues Picnic."