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

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad

Explore the secret network of trails, waterways and safe houses used by enslaved people fleeing north to escape slavery.

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Falls Road

Surrounded by rolling green countryside, this byway provides easy access to historical, cultural and recreational attractions as rural landscapes give way to the glittering Baltimore cityscape.

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Chesapeake Country

Take your time experiencing the special beauty of this tidewater region with its pristine waterways and vibrant historic waterfront villages.

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Booth's Escape

Follow the escape route of John Wilkes Booth, one of history’s most notorious assassins, as he fled from Washington, D.C., and hid for several days in Southern Maryland before being cornered.

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