travel guide for Maryland
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Mid-Atlantic Travel Guides
Major Maryland Attractions
The National Aquarium is a non-profit public aquarium. The aquarium has several ecosystems home to mammals, birds, and plants. The five-story Tropical Rain Forest provides various levels from where you can see the monkeys, birds, frogs, sloths, etc. In the Atlantic Coral Reef Exhibit, you will find dolphins, sharks, and tropical fish. This is our favorite aquarium.
Ocean City Boardwalk
Ocean City Boardwalk is one of the most popular beaches on the mid-Atlantic coast. There is a Ferris wheel and a roller coaster that children and adults can enjoy. The sidewalks are lined with shops and stalls selling foods like saltwater taffy and Delmarva fried chicken. You can go from one attraction to the next through a tram. Visitors will often catch free movies and concerts on the beach if lucky.
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park
The park is named after a social activist, Harriet Tubman. Tubman was a formerly enslaved person who organized the Underground Railroad, where escaping people found refuge and shelter. Tubman transported the freedom seekers from one station to the next until they reached Canada. A Visitor Center in the park elaborates on the work of Tubman and commemorates her life.
Six Flags America
For people who are interested in theme parks, Six Flag America offers rides of all kinds. The park was founded as a wildlife center in the 1970s, it initially operated as a drive-through safari. After almost a decade, the site was transformed into a theme park. The park attracts tourists of all ages because it has more than 100 rides, attractions, and shows.
Deep Creek Lake
Maryland’s western mountain region is a hidden gem that needs to be given more credit. Deep Creek Lake has 4,000 acres of water, which makes it the largest inland body of water in America. The lake has beaches, resorts, spas, shops, and restaurants along its shore, making it a perfect vacation spot. The lake is artificially built and is home to various aquatic birds and freshwater fish.
Some other notable places and attractions:
Antietam National Battlefield
U.S. Naval Academy Museum and Chapel
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
The Walters Art Museum