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The one-stop source for Maryland news, fact sheets, and story ideas tailored for local, regional, national, international, and trade media.

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Ways the Maryland Tourism Press Team Can Help You

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1 Story Ideas

We have pulled together a sampling of the many Maryland stories waiting to be told. Get story ideas now!

 

Learn about the War of 1812 here where the flag that inspired the National Anthem was sewn.

2 Press Releases

Find monthly spotlights on segments of Maryland’s tourism industry, announcements and other special events here.

Glide along the water with a stand-up paddleboarding session at sunset.

3 What's New

Each year we round up the new attractions, major exhibits, significant anniversaries and upcoming major events for your convenience. See what's new now!

Food tastes better by the water, and what better place for a crabfeast than in Solomons on the Chesapeake. Photo By: Maryland Office of Tourism

4 Photography Requests

A picture is worth a thousand words. Ask us to find the photo that best fits your story.

Turkey Point Lighthouse sits atop a 100-foot bluff and offers stunning views of the Chesapeake Bay.

5 Travel Journalist Guidelines

Explore Maryland first hand, and let us and our travel partners be your guide. How can we help you?

Frederick's 50-block historic district offers more than 100 stores including antiques shops. Photo By: Frederick County Tourism

6 Press Tours

Need to visit Maryland? Start here.

 

Known as George Washington's Headquarters, this one-room cabin was used by George Washington while an aide to General Braddock. Photo By: VisitMaryland

7 Contact Us

We love to hear from you, and this page lists everything you need to know to get in touch with us. 

Current Press Releases

Marylanders take their craft brews seriously--and so can you with beer festivals and brewery tours.
Baseball & Brew Promotion Kicks Off
May 23, 2017

BALTIMORE, MD (May 23, 2017) – Comptroller Peter Franchot introduced The Maryland Baseball & Brew Scorecard promotion encouraging travel across Maryland to experience craft breweries and baseball-themed attractions and to grow the craft beer and tourism industries.

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FeBREWary to celebrate Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month
FeBREWary Returns to Maryland
January 24, 2017

BALTIMORE, MD (January 24, 2017) – In celebration of Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month in February, Governor Larry Hogan will once again issue a proclamation and offer an official toast on February 3 to kick off FeBREWary. Breweries across Maryland are joining together to host special love-themed events, launch new beers, and offer unique culinary pairings.

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