Despite Maryland's small size, the state is one of the most densely populated in the United States. Visitors to Maryland can sample a wide variety of climates and topography, from the coastal regions of the Chesapeake Bay to the rolling mountains of the Appalachians. The major urban areas of the state give visitors a chance to experience Maryland's history and culture through museums, theater productions, art festivals and much more.
- National Harbor, Md. in OXON HILL, MD
Every winter, visitors enjoy a wonderland in ice at the Gaylord National Resort. International artist create a variety of stunning life like scenes from over two million pounds of ice. After strolling through this nine degree Fahrenheit exhibit, take a turn sliding down the two-story ice slide.
- Howard County Fairgrounds 2210 Fairground Road West Friendship, MD 21794 in West Friendship, MD
Each May, thousands of people flock to the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival where they learn about sheep and wool production. This exciting festival features live animals, music, and plenty of activities for the entire family. After shopping for crafts and supplies, be sure to check out the sheepdog demonstration.