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State Parks, Zip-lining & Six Flags



Set in the mid Atlantic region of the United States, Maryland is home to the District of Columbia – home to the White House, and the nation’s capital – and is easily accessed via I-70. Set inland of Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean, Maryland features a rich and diverse array of activities, sights and attractions, fit for all.

Head into Baltimore and explore the professional sports scene with a visit to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, home to the MLB’s Baltimore Orioles. Watch as The O’s slug and pitch their way through the ultra-tough American League East. During the fall, be sure to explore the wonderful M&T Bank Stadium, home to the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens – check them out on any given Sunday during the season.

In Maryland, it’s not all about the Capital and professional sports – there is a wealth of other fun, exciting and wonderfully scenic adventures to experience. From nature walks, hikes and the Maryland Zoo, to fishing, and the eclectic fun of the Inner Harbor, be sure to make some time to examine all Maryland has to offer away from the shackles and confines of being indoors – get out and explore outdoor Maryland.

Rockville

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

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 guests 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.

Lanham

Lanham is a fine little town set in the heart of Prince George’s County. 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 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.

Towson

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.

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. Head south into Baltimore and be sure to experience the diverse and fun Inner Harbor.

Hagerstown

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. After, don't miss a chance to visit the Washington County Museum & Fine Arts - interesting, free and open to the public, it'll provide a neat afternoon activity.

Best Western Hotels Along the Way:

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BEST WESTERN Grand Venice Hotel Wedding & Conference Center

431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown MD 21740-2601
Phone: (301) 733-0830  |  Fax: (301) 733-4978  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

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BEST WESTERN Capital Beltway

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

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Rockville Hotel & Suites

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

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Towson Baltimore North Hotel & Suites

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

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