Maryland Water Sports
Water sports are abundant throughout the Metropolitan Baltimore region where lakes, rivers, and the sparkling Chesapeake Bay attract sailors, boaters, anglers, and those who enjoy the thrill of personal watercraft.

Anchor Bay East Marina
8500 Cove Creek Road
Dundalk 410-284-1044

Anchorage Marina
2501 Boston Street
Baltimore 410-522-7200

Baltimore Inner Harbor Marina
400 Key Highway
Baltimore 410-837-5339

Bar Harbor Marina
4228 Birch Avenue
Abingdon 410-679-0880

Bowleys Marina
1700 Bowleys Quarter Road
Middle River 410-335-3553

Chesapeake Yachting Center
400 Wagner Lane
Baltimore 410-335-4900

Cuter Marina
1900 Old Eastern Avenue
Essex 410-391-7245

Goose Harbor Marina
4040 Briar Point Road
Baltimore 410-335-7474

Harbor East Marina
801 Lancaster Street
Baltimore 410-625-1700

Havre de Grace Marina
723 Water Street
Havre de Grace 410-939-2161

Indian Landing Marina
942 Indian Landing Road
Millersville 410-923-6565

Joppatowne Marina
510 Riveria Drive
Joppa 410-679-5454

Magothy Marina
360 Magothy Road
Severna Park 410-647-2356

Mears Marina
519 Chester Avenue
Annapolis 410-268-8282

Port Annapolis Marina
7074 Bembe Beach Road
Annapolis 410-269-1990

Smith’s Marina
529 Ridgely Road
Crownsville 410-923-3444

Sunset Harbor Marina
1651 Browns Road
Essex 410-687-7290

Tidewater Yacht Service Center
1020 Key Highway
Baltimore 410-625-4992

Turkey Point Marina
1107 Turkey Point Road
Edgewater 410-798-1369

Beaches & Water-Sport Links

Chesapeake Bay Events

Chesapeake Bay Guide

Delaware, Maryland, Virginia Resorts

Maryland Horse Racing

Rosecroft Raceway
Brinkley Road
Ft. Washington 410-792-9217
DC Area 301-567-4000

Laurel Park Race Course
Route 198
Laurel 410-792-7775
DC Area 301-725-0400

Pimlico Race Course
Hayward & Winner Avenues
Baltimore 410-542-9400

National Steeple Chase Associates
400 Fair Hill Drive
Elton 10-392-0700


Regional Theme Parks

Busch Gardens
Williamsburg, VA
Consistently ranked as one of the nation’s finest entertainment parks, Busch Gardens in Williamsburg offers a premier selection of thrilling rides, first-class shows, live entertainment, eclectic shops, eateries, and exhibits. Divided into several theme areas, the park creates a microcosm of Europe in style and flair. Elegant Kingsmill Resort is available to ensure a world-class vacation for the entire family with three prestigious golf courses, a day spa, and fine restaurants.

Paramount’s Kings Dominion
Doswell, VA
Seasonal attractions crown this 400-acre family entertainment park filled with hair-raising rides, the most refreshing of water parks, and dazzling stage shows. The park’s varied attractions are designed to appeal to every age group and interest.

Six Flags America
Mitchellville, MD
The closest regional family amusement park or most residents of Central Maryland, this expansive complex combines thrill rides with water attractions and special events. Paradise Island provides the cool answer for warm summer days with an array of water rides and splashdown adventures.

Water Country USA
Williamsburg, VA
Cool down in style at the ultimate family water park with twisting, turning flumes and tunnels, waterfalls and water cannons. Water Country USA is ideally located near Busch Gardens in Williamsburg.

Historic Attractions

Colonial Williamsburg
Williamsburg, VA
Step back in time and experience the ideas and dreams that created the dynamic setting at the time of the American Revolution. The process of defining our national values had its genesis in Williamsburg more than 200 years ago. Visitors can explore more than 500 restored and reconstructed buildings.

National Military Park
Fredericksburg, VA 800-654-4118
Just outside of Historic Fredericksburg lie four battlefields — the world’s largest military monument. The Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania National Military Park covers 9,000 acres with battlefield parks, wayside exhibits, exhibit shelters, interpretive trails, and historic buildings. Fredericksburg adds a National Historic District with wonderful museums, family activities, antique shops, unusual boutiques, fine dining, and the architectural charm of yesterday.

Gettysburg Civil War Battleground
and Adams County
Gettysburg, PA 717-334-2100
Visit Historic Monfort Farm, one of the largest Confederate field hospitals after the battle, and the Civil War’s most famous battleground. Gettysburg was also the place where President Abraham Lincoln delivered the immortal inspiration of his Gettysburg Address. Famous throughout the world for its Civil War era attractions and sites, this serene and beautiful countryside offers a full calendar of seasonal activities the entire family can enjoy.

Harper’s Ferry
National Historic Park
Harper’s Ferry, WV 304-535-6298
Sprawling over 2,300 acres in West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia, this vast region has created the panoramic backdrop for many remarkable historic events. Within it rich tapestry are woven colorful threads of Native American heritage, industrial and transportation history, the story of African-American heroes like John Brown, Civil War action, and the natural environment. Visitors to the Harper’s Ferry area can enjoy a wide variety of outdoor adventures and recreation. Birdwatching, climbing, fishing, hiking, nature walks, interpretive programs, and whitewater rafting are a some of the popular choices.

Jamestown Settlement
& Yorktown Victory Center
Jamestown, VA
Well-managed by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, two of the nation’s most popular living-history museums include the site
of the 17th-century colony that represented the seed of a new nation. The Jamestown Settlement interprets the cultures of 17th-century colonial Jamestown, America’s first permanent English settlement, and the Powhatan Indians. The Yorktown Victory Center at this site focuses on the impact of the American Revolution on the inhabitants of America and the subsequent development of the new nation.

The National Capital Region
Washington, DC
Tour the White House, see the Washington Monument, browse through Smithsonian museums, visit the National Zoo, or join the crowd at the national mall for the Fourth of July fireworks. In addition to hosting internationally famous events, the District of Columbia serves as a leading center for the performing and visual arts.

Natural Wonders
Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA
More than one-thousand acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows blend 20 outdoor gardens with 20 indoor gardens in heated greenhouses. Exquisite fountains, endless varieties of plants, extensive educational programs, and wonderful annul events rank the Longwood Gardens among the nation’s most beloved treasures.

Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Lancaster, PA
Seven million people travel to Pennsylvania Dutch Country in Lancaster County each year to enjoy the tranquility of lush, rolling farmland, and charming historic districts. This serene countryside blends the comforts of the city with rural wonders like touring an Amish farm and house or riding in a horse and buggy. Shops, restaurants, museums, galleries, and historic villages all reflect the simplicity and unsurpassed quality of Lancaster life.

Shenandoah Valley
New Market, VA
Explore the panoramic Shenandoah Valley, from historic battlefields and homes to fascinating caverns and some of the nation’s most spectacular scenic drives. Beautiful gardens, charming shops, family activities, and outdoor adventures from canoeing to golf are waiting to be enjoyed. This area is also home to The Natural Bridge, one of the seven wonders of the world.

Visitor’s Centers

State of Maryland

Alexandria, VA

Arlington, VA

Fairfax County, VA

Frederick County, MD

Hampton Roads, VA

Montgomery County, MD

Norfolk, Virginia

State of Virginia

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