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.
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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.
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Each September, guests to the Ocean City Sunfest will find something for everyone in the whole family to do. There are two stages for live music that lasts all day long. After enjoying the live music, take some time out to eat a variety of international cuisines. For kids there are hayrides and pumpkin decorating.
Come out each fall and celebrate being a bookworm. At the Baltimore Book Festival, book lovers will find a variety of tents from local bookstores and publishers. There will be author signings and storytelling for the kids. With live music and panel discussions, there is something for everyone.
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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.