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Maryland: Outdoors

Gardens, Reservoirs & Parks Galore

Set in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, Maryland features a rich and diverse array of outdoor activities – fit for all.

Baltimore MD

Sherwood Gardens


Head into Baltimore and explore the professional sports, and outdoor scenery.

Try nature walks in Sherwood Gardens, explore the Maryland Zoo, and go fishing at Inner Harbor.

Check out more of Baltimore's outdoor options here.


As the seat of Montgomery County, Rockville is set just north of Washington DC, and is easily accessed from I-270. Visitors enjoy a wealth of outdoor activities like hikes, nature trails, fishing spots, and national parks like Monocacy National Battlefield.

Prepare the family for a tree top adventure and visit Go Ape! Set in the trees of Rock Creek Regional Park, Go Ape is a fun, tree top adventure that allows visitors to climb, zip and pretty much explore their inner Tarzan.

Also located within Rock Creek Regional Park, Meadowside Nature Center is a popular destination for those seeking a taste of outdoor Maryland. Featuring eight miles of nature trails, visitors can view wild animals in their natural habitat – take the kids, and enjoy a fine taste of central Maryland wildlife.

MD Outdoors

Monocacy National Battlefield


Easily accessed from I-95, Lanham is just minutes from Washington DC, and proves to be a great place to stay while visiting the nearby Six Flags of America – only a 20 minute drive to the southeast.

Pack up a tasty picnic, gather the family and head over to the lush and relaxing Greenbelt Park, set just to the north. Keep that tackle box stocked and head just a touch farther to the north – cast out and catch an award winner at Greenbelt Lake Park.

Plan for a fun little day-trip into Washington DC, and on the way, be sure to stop by the always entertaining National Arboretum. For those visiting during November, be sure to call ahead and inquire about the popular Full Moon Hikes.


Set just north of Baltimore, Towson is a charming little area that is the seat of Baltimore County, and is home to Towson University.

Accessed easily from I-695, Towson is a wonderful destination for travelers looking to avoid the hustle and bustle of the bigger cities, while still finding all the fun of exploring the outdoors of Maryland.

MD Outdoors

Loch Raven Reservoir Park

Be sure to visit the beautiful Robert E. Lee Park – set just to the west, it’s home to the scenic Lake Roland. Be sure to venture into the park and try some fishing, or pack a tasty picnic-style lunch for the family. For even more aquatic adventures in fishing, be sure to explore the nearby Loch Raven Reservoir.

Home to Loch Raven Reservoir Park, and the challenging, but fun, Pine Ridge Golf Course, visitors have a wealth of options when exploring the lush and gorgeous sights and attractions of Maryland.


Found in northern Maryland, just half an hour outside of nearby Frederick, Hagerstown is the seat of Washington County, and a wonderful destination for the traveler seeking fine, northern Maryland landscapes as the backdrop to the vacation.

Easily accessed from I-70, guests of Hagerstown will be in close proximity to many of the areas parks, golf courses and lakes.

Be sure to visit Burnside’s Bridge, the sight of heavy combat during the Civil War – an exciting and historic visit. Head over to the nearby Doubs Woods Park for a nice, relaxing picnic. For an afternoon of fishing and delightful northern Maryland views, be sure to visit the centrally located Hagerstown City Park.


Best Western Hotels Along the Way:


Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center

5625 O'Donnell Street, Baltimore MD 21224-4630
Phone: +1 410-633-9500  |  Fax: (410) 633-2812  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Plus BWI Airport North Inn & Suites

6055 Belle Grove Road, Baltimore MD 21225-3261
Phone: +1 410-789-7223  |  Fax: (410) 789-9501  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Historic Frederick

420 Prospect Boulevard, Frederick MD 21701-6400
Phone: +1 301-695-6200  |  Fax: (301) 695-7895  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Capital Beltway

5910 Princess Garden Pkwy, Lanham MD 20706-2905
Phone: +1 301-459-1000  |  Fax: (301) 459-1526  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Plus Rockville Hotel & Suites

1251 W Montgomery Avenue, Rockville MD 20850-3133
Phone: +1 301-424-4940  |  Fax: (301) 424-1047  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Plus Towson Baltimore North Hotel & Suites

1100 Cromwell Bridge Road, Towson MD 21286-2216
Phone: +1 410-823-4410  |  Fax: (410) 296-6618  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

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