|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£286|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£288|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£311|
|Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£287|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£263|
Maryland is a wonderfully diverse state from the urban, cosmpolitan charm of Baltimore to the rural forests of the Appalachian Trail. Baltimore is Maryland's largest city and the state capital and a lot of the state's attractions are located around its inner harbour. Baltimore has world class galleries and museums, there are a feast of natural wonders within easy reach of the city making Maryland holidays a varied adventure.
Many international flights fly to Baltimore-Washington International Airport, from which it is easy to get to downtown Baltimore by train, bus or taxi. If you're going to be travelling outside of Baltimore you may want to hire a car for your stay in Maryland. The best time of year to visit is between late May and early September, although Maryland has heightened rainfall in July and August. The time zone is GMT-5.
Maryland holidays should start in Baltimore with a walk around its famous docks to sample the local seafood. You can visit the National Aquarium, which has an amazing variety of sealife, and see Baltimore's Historic Ships in the harbour. The Baltimore Museum of Art is home to a renowned collection of 19th century, modern and contemporary art from around the world. Outside of Balitmore, you can marvel at the massive Chesapeake Bay Bridge, one of the world's largest estuaries, or check out the 'Eastern Shore', the eastern side of the bay, with its historic towns and beaches, such as Chestertown and St. Michaels. The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is a national park and you can walk or cycle along the towpath, catching great historical details such as locks and aqueducts. Whether you want to check out Baltimore or wonder at the state's surrounding attractions, Maryland holidays have something for everyone.