Explore one of the many vibrant Arts and Entertainment Districts in Maryland. From performance to visual arts opportunities exist in historic theaters or restored mills. Enjoy a silent movie accompanied by the oldest working Wurlitzer pipe organ in the state at the Weinberg Center for the Arts. Sample wines, craft beers or indulge in chocolate tastings at various locations. Guided tours are also available with art and architecture themes.
South Mountain Battlefield, Antietam, Pry House and the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Enjoy meals at quaint towns located along the routes soldiers once traveled. Various themed tours include Women of the Civil War and Life on the Home Front.
From famous back-fin crab cakes to country style slippery pot pie, you will enjoy dining and shopping at various well know foodie establishments. From McCormick’s Spice in Baltimore to award winning wines produced in the rolling countryside of Maryland, participants will surely find many opportunities to please their palate.
In commemoration of the War of 1812, visit related sites from Baltimore to scenic western Maryland. Include various re-enactments, lectures and a tour of Mt. Olivet Cemetery, burial site of Francis Scott Key. View an original copy of the Star-Spangled Banner on Flag Day, June 14th in Frederick, Maryland.
Enjoy multiple courses at historic churches located in popular historic districts and nearby countryside.
Visit several of Maryland’s traditional Main Streets and neighborhoods. These communities have made a commitment to succeed and help improve the economy, appearance and image of their traditional downtown business districts. Great shopping and dining await your group in places like Ellicott City, Frederick, Middletown, Cumberland and Frostburg.
Start with the famous Baltimore B & O Railroad Museum, enjoy a box lunch on the Walkersville Southern Railroad, and finish the day with time on your own in historic Frederick, home to the new Roads and Rails Museum. Continue on to the Hagerstown Roundhouse and once you arrive in Cumberland take a ride on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad.
Travel one of Maryland’s scenic byways –a perfect theme based tour with memorable views and unique attractions. Learn about America’s first federally funded highway by traveling the Historic National Road from downtown Baltimore to the mountains in western Maryland. Along the way explore Main Streets, National and State Heritage areas.
Folklore, legends and residents of Maryland’s past are very much alive today. Explore some of the well-known haunted sites in Maryland, including inns, museums, backroads and historic sites.