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.
- Easton, Maryland in Easton, MD
In November, art lovers and sportsmen alike enjoy the Waterfowl Festival. This unique festival features a variety of art and sporting gear like specialty decoys. Guests enjoy a variety of live demonstrations, fly fishing, kids' activities, and live music concerts in the evenings. For three days, spend some time learning about ways to enjoy the great outdoors.
- Montgomery County Fairgrounds 16 Chestnut Street Gaithersburg, MD 20877 in GAITHERSBURG, MD
Each spring and fall, the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Gaithersburg features the work of over 250 artists. After viewing the artists' exquisite work, guest can enjoy a variety of live music. There will be plenty of food from gourmet to local favorites.
Each holiday season, Timonium hosts the Festival of Trees. Since 1990, guests have flocked to the Maryland State Fairgrounds to see an assortment of gorgeous decorated trees and gingerbread houses. After viewing the trees and wreathes decorated by local artist, enjoy a variety of craft vendors and live entertainment before visiting Santa.
- Auburn and Norfolk Avenues in the Woodmont Triangle area of Downtown Bethesda Bethesda, MD 20814 in Bethesda, MD
Each spring, Bethesda hosts the Bethesda Fine Arts Festival where over a 100 of the best artists display their work. Guests can enjoy many live performances and enjoy cuisine prepared by local restaurants during this two-day event. There is a children's area set up for the younger members of the family.
- 1200 Mount Royal Avenue Baltimore, MD 21217 in Baltimore, MD
For three days each July, Baltimore hosts the Artscape event. Here guests are treated to a variety of art in various mediums designed by artists around the country. From jewelry design to sculpture, there are many exciting pieces of art on display. After viewing the booths, spend some time enjoying several live music concerts on the outdoor stage.