9 days in Maryland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maryland travel planner
Make it your trip
— 1 day
— 4 nights
Ocean City
— 2 nights
St. Michaels
— 2 nights


Sharpsburg — 1 day

Sharpsburg is a town in Washington County, Maryland, United States, located approximately 13mi south of Hagerstown. On the 9th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Antietam National Battlefield, do a tasting at Antietam Creek Vineyards, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cushwa Brewing Company.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sharpsburg travel planner.

Washington DC to Sharpsburg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sharpsburg when traveling from Washington DC in March, with lows around 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Baltimore.
Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Baltimore — 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baltimore: Annapolis (U.S. Naval Academy & B&A Trail), The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring (in Sandy Spring) and Harborfront Area (in National Harbor). There's much more to do: try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, go for a stroll along the water at Inner Harbor, deepen your understanding at Baltimore Society of Model Engineers, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Baltimore trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Sharpsburg to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in March, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ocean City.
Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

Ocean City — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll through Ocean City Beach, get a dose of the wild on Ayers Creek Adventures, then view the masterpieces at Snapdragon, and finally take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Northside Park, view the masterpieces at Art League of Ocean City, and then examine the collection at Eastern Shore Baseball Hall of Fame Museum.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ocean City road trip planning site.

You can drive from Baltimore to Ocean City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to St. Michaels.
Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trips

St. Michaels — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stop by Take Me Home, examine the collection at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Eastern Shore Brewing, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: get answers to all your questions at Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park, identify plant and animal life at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, and then sample the fine beverages at Blackwater Distilling & Tavern.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read St. Michaels journey builder app.

You can drive from Ocean City to St. Michaels in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.
Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips

Maryland travel guide

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.