56 days in Maryland Itinerary

56 days in Maryland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maryland trip planner
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Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Cumberland
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Cumberland
— 5 nights
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Baltimore
— 24 nights
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St. Michaels
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ocean City
— 7 nights
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Solomons
— 6 nights
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Hagerstown
— 8 nights
Drive to Washington Dulles International Airport, Fly to Exeter

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Cumberland — 5 nights

Cumberland, officially the City of Cumberland, is a western gateway city and seat of Allegany County, Maryland, United States and the primary city of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Cumberland: Green Ridge State Forest (in Flintstone), Oakland (Deep Creek Lake State Park, Swallow Falls State Park, &more) and New Germany State Park (in Grantsville). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Great Allegheny Passage, contemplate the long history of Spruce Forest Artisan Village, sample the fine beverages at Charis Winery & Distillery, and stop by FireFly Farms Market.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cumberland day trip planning website.

Exeter, UK to Cumberland is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Exeter to Cumberland, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Cumberland, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Baltimore.
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Baltimore — 24 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baltimore: Leister Park (in Hampstead), Days End Farm Horse Rescue (in Lisbon) and Larriland Farm (in Woodbine). Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. And it doesn't end there: try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, deepen your understanding at Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, take in the exciting artwork at Loring Cornish Gallery, and see the interesting displays at American Visionary Art Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Baltimore day trip planning site.

Getting from Cumberland to Baltimore by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cumberland in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Baltimore. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to St. Michaels.
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St. Michaels — 5 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park (in Church Creek), Outstanding Dreams Farm (in Preston) and Cambridge (Choptank River Lighthouse, Long Wharf Park, &more).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our St. Michaels trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Baltimore to St. Michaels by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in St. Michaels can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ocean City.
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Ocean City — 7 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ocean City: Bishop's Stock Fine Art, Craft & Wine (in Snow Hill) and Salisbury (Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury Zoo, &more). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, kick back and relax at Ocean City Beach, and shop like a local with Art League of Ocean City.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ocean City trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from St. Michaels to Ocean City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ocean City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Solomons.
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Solomons — 6 nights

Solomons, also known as Solomons Island, is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Calvert County, Maryland, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Solomons: Port Tobacco (Historic Port Tobacco Village & Saint Ignatius Church), Mechanicsville (Maryland International Raceway & Forrest Hall Farm & Orchard) and Stevensville (Lead Dog Charters & Casey Michelle Charters). Next up on the itinerary: go for a stroll along the water at Spring Cove Marina, immerse yourself in nature at Greenwell State Park, learn about all things military at Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, and enjoy the sea views from Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Solomons online travel route planner.

Drive from Ocean City to Solomons in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Solomons are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Hagerstown.
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Hagerstown — 8 nights

Hagerstown is a city in Washington County, Maryland, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Hagerstown: Fort Frederick State Park (in Big Pool), Emmitsburg (National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, &more) and Frederick (Baker Park, Community Bridge Mural, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the history at Antietam National Battlefield, tour the pleasant surroundings at C&O Canal Hike at Point of Rocks Boat Ramp, explore the striking landscape of C&O Canal Trust, and make a trip to Lockhouse 49.

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You can drive from Solomons to Hagerstown in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Hagerstown can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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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.
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