Maryland’s Scenic Byways

Escape the highway, enjoy a byway – for a relaxing road trip to explore charming towns, the splendor of nature and hidden gems.

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Byways Guide & Map

Learn more with our FREE Maryland Scenic Byways Travel Guide & Map Start planning your road trip with our official guide and map.

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About Byways & Road Trips

Cape to Cape

From the Atlantic Ocean to the back bays of Chincoteague, Sinepuxent and Assawoman, set your sights on a seaside rendezvous amid some of Maryland’s most beautiful and historic beaches and islands.

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Montpelier Mansion
Traveling Maryland’s Heritage Areas

Travel through these Heritage Areas to see some of the best of Maryland's historic sites and towns. 

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Antietam National Battlefield commemorates the bloodiest one-day battle in American history, fought September 17, 1862.
Follow Maryland’s Civil War Trails

Whether you are a history buff, a military history fan, or looking for an adventure for the whole family, Maryland’s Civil War Trails have something for everyone.

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Antietam Campaign

The bloodiest single-day battle of the Civil War took place on Maryland soil, as Confederate soldiers crossed the Potomac River and clashed with Union forces in the sleepy town of Sharpsburg.

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