in a vacation home on the Eastern Shore, or a farm in the
western region - Maryland has a vacation getaway for you.
In the 1920s, a reporter for National Geographic visited
Maryland and dubbed the state America in Miniature.
The nickname sums us up the state quite nicely. Maryland
has it all from mountains to seashores everything
is within about a 3-hour drive of its biggest city,
Baltimore. In Maryland you can embarking on journeys of
exploration and discovery that include history culture,
recreation and scenery. There are 31 state Scenic Byways
that reflect the rich heritage of the region surrounding
each of the routes. American history has a center in
Maryland such as Civil War Trails. Travel along the way to
Antietam, Monacacy and Gettysburg National Battlefields.
Stand near the spot in Baltimore where President Abraham
Lincoln boarded the train for his 1861 inauguration and
where shortly after, first blood was shed. Visit St.
Mary's Church where, in November 1864, Southern Maryland
doctor Samuel A. Mudd first met a young actor named John
Wilkes Booth. From the Kennedy Farm, where John Brown
stages his 1859 attach on Harpers Ferry to Abraham
Lincoln's 1865 funeral train. Many
and Breakfasts in Maryland are historic buildings
with modern day amenities. Recreations abound with
horseback riding, boating and much much more.
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