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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

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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2017 Destination Maryland Travel Guide Image
DESTINATION MARYLAND: THE GUIDE TO MARYLAND TRAVEL
January 05, 2017

BALTIMORE (January 5, 2017) – Off the presses and just in time to plan for a year’s worth of travel, The Maryland Office of Tourism Development (OTD) released the 2017 edition of Destination Maryland: The Guide to Maryland Travel.

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USS Jason Dunham DDG-109
Vessels Announced For Maryland Fleet Week & Air Show Baltimore
October 01, 2016

BALTIMORE, MD (September 30, 2016) – More than a dozen vessels from Canada and various branches of the United States military will sail into the Port of Baltimore as part of the inaugural Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore October 10-17. Baltimore is one of seven elite cities to host the U.S.

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