12 days in Maryland Itinerary

12 days in Maryland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maryland visit planner

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Oakland
— 1 night
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Baltimore
— 5 nights
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Stevensville, Kent Island
— 1 night
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Assateague Island
— 1 night
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Berlin
— 1 night
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Solomons
— 2 nights
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Oakland

— 1 night
Oakland is a town in the west-central part of Garrett County, Maryland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Herrington Manor State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Swallow Falls State Park, and then fly down the slopes at Wisp Resort. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Spruce Forest Artisan Village, then explore the activities along Deep Creek Lake State Park, and then explore the engaging exhibits at The Discovery Center.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Oakland driving holiday website.

Washington DC to Oakland is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In January, Oakland is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 32°F and lows of 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Baltimore.

Things to do in Oakland

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Baltimore

— 5 nights

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Get some historical perspective at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Get a sense of the local culture at The Walters Art Museum and U.S. Naval Academy. Change things up with these side-trips from Baltimore: Annapolis (Quiet Waters Park & Maryland State House), Bohemia RIver (in Chesapeake City) and Frederick (Historic Downtown Frederick & Roads and Rails Museum). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Federal Hill Park, explore the world behind art at Baltimore Museum of Art, admire the majestic nature at Elk Neck State Park, and examine the collection at B&O Railroad Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Baltimore trip builder.

You can drive from Oakland to Baltimore in 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Oakland in January, with highs in Baltimore at 42°F and lows at 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Stevensville.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Stevensville, Kent Island

— 1 night
Stevensville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Queen Anne's County, Maryland, and is the county's most populous place among both CDPs and municipalities. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Chesapeake Heritage & Visitors Center, sample the fine beverages at Blackwater Distilling & Tavern, and then stroll through Terrapin Nature Park.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Stevensville online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Baltimore to Stevensville in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Stevensville can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Assateague Island.

Things to do in Stevensville

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Assateague Island

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Assateague Island National Seashore.

Plan trip to Assateague Island with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Explore your travel options from Stevensville to Assateague Island with the Route module. January in Assateague Island sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 27°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Assateague Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Berlin

— 1 night
Berlin is a town in Worcester County, Maryland, United States which includes its own historical Berlin Commercial District. On the 10th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Main Street Berlin, then admire the majestic nature at Assateague State Park, and then surround yourself with nature on Ayers Creek Adventures.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Assateague Island to Berlin. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in January, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Solomons.

Things to do in Berlin

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Solomons

— 2 nights
Solomons, also known as Solomons Island, is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Calvert County, Maryland, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stroll through Flag Ponds Nature Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Annmarie Garden, and then enjoy the sea views from Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): stroll through Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, get engrossed in the history at Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center, and then do a tasting at Saint Michaels Winery.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Solomons visit planner.

Drive from Berlin to Solomons in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in January, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Solomons

Parks · Museums · Wineries · Trails

Side Trips

Maryland travel guide

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Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.