9 days in Maryland Itinerary

9 days in Maryland Itinerary

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9 days in Maryland Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Baltimore
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Ocean City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Sharpsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cumberland
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Detroit

3
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
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: Washington DC (National Gallery of Art, National Air and Space Museum, & more). And it doesn't end there: try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, and pause for some photo ops at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Baltimore trip planning website .

Detroit to Baltimore is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, Baltimore is somewhat warmer than Detroit - with highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Baltimore

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Washington DC
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, then walk around Northside Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean City Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, use the Ocean City trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Baltimore to Ocean City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ocean City are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Sharpsburg.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Ocean City Boardwalk ©
Ocean City Boardwalk
Northside Park ©
Northside Park

1
night
Sharpsburg

Sharpsburg ©
Sharpsburg is a town in Washington County, Maryland, United States, located approximately 13mi south of Hagerstown. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): witness the site of a historic battle at Antietam National Battlefield and then snap pictures at Burnside's Bridge.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sharpsburg tour planner.

You can drive from Ocean City to Sharpsburg in 4 hours. Traveling from Ocean City in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 46°F in Sharpsburg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Cumberland.

Things to do in Sharpsburg

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Burnside's Bridge ©
Burnside's Bridge

3
nights
Cumberland

Cumberland ©
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. On the 20th (Sun), pick up some local products at Hill Top Fruit Market, then immerse yourself in nature at Rocky Gap State Park, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Great Allegheny Passage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fallingwater, then admire the striking features of Kentuck Knob, and then pause for some photo ops at Flight 93 National Memorial.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cumberland using our trip planner.

Getting from Sharpsburg to Cumberland by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cumberland

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Flight 93 National Memorial, Fallingwater, Hill Top Fruit Market, Kentuck Knob
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Gap State Park ©
Rocky Gap State Park
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Paw Paw Tunnel ©
Paw Paw Tunnel

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