Father and son viewing aircraft models in a showcase at Pax River

Give the Gift of Maryland

Father and son viewing aircraft models in a showcase at Pax River

If you are looking for a gift that truly keeps on giving, let this guide to extraordinary experiences in Maryland be your shopping list. A visit to Maryland's museums, music halls, adventure parks, cruises, and crawls will be far more memorable than another pair of socks. As an added bonus, you’ll feel good knowing that your purchase helps support small businesses. 

Disclaimer: The prices listed on this page are subject to change. Additional packages and deals may be available.

Picture of a pile of crabs at Waterman's Restaurant
  • Restaurant Association of Maryland
    • Gift: Dine Out, Maryland Gift Certificate to any of hundreds of restaurants located across the state from casual to fine dining
    • Price: $10
  • State Parks Pass
    • Gift: Unlimited day-passes & boat launch; discounts at concessions
    • Price: 
      • Resident — $75 
      • Out-of-state — $100 
Allegany County
A family of four traveling down a railroad track on a pedal cart
Anne Arundel County
Schooner Woodwind at Sunset
Jennifer Kaye
Baltimore County
Beach Scene in Baltimore County
Baltimore City
Two boys admiring the rinos at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore City
Calvert County
Calvert Marine Museum
Caroline County
Two young ladies admiring the lamas at Outstanding Dreams Farm
Carroll County
Piney Run Park and Nature Center
Carroll County Office of Tourism
Cecil County
Picture of a bull from the Plumpton Park Zoo
Plumpton Park Zoo
Charles County
A shipwreck from the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay in Charles County
Dorchester County
Matchcoat Sojourner Cooking
Frederick County
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo
Garrett County
Mom and son riding the rollercoaster in the snow at Wisp
Garrett County Chamber of Commerce
  • Adventure Sports Center International 
    • Gift: Whitewater rafting on world’s only mountain top recirculating whitewater course
    • Price: $104 per person 
  • All Earth Eco Tours
    • Gift: Gift Certificate (kayak tours, guided hikes, photography tours, snowshoeing, nature events, etc.)
    • Price: Customized
  • Wisp Resort
    • Gift: Lodging and family-friendly activity packages
    • Details: Packages (sample High-5 Pass - Lodging plus choose any combination of 5 of the following activities: Spider Monkey Adventure, Chipmunk Challenge Course, Mountain Coaster, Scenic Chairlift Ride, 9-Holes of Disc Golf, Bag of Gem Mining Pay Dirt)
Harford County
Ladew Gardens in Harford County
Ladew Gardens
Howard County
Picture of Ellicott City in Howard County
Kent County
Sailing cruise aboard the Shardana
Shardana Sailing Charters
Montgomery County
The Music Center at Strathmore in Montgomery-County
Jim Morris
Prince George's County
Roller Coaster ride at Six Flags America
Six Flags America
Queen Anne's County
Golf at Queenstown Harbor
Queenstown Harbor
Saint Mary’s County
Piney Point Lighthouse in St. Mary;s County
Somerset County
Steamed crabs from Somerset County
Talbot County
Avalon Theatre in Talbot County
Avalon Foundation
  • Miles River Cruises aboard 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle
    • Gift: 45-minute cruise of Miles River
    • Price: $10 adult (includes general admission to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum) 
  • Avalon Theatre
    • Gift: tickets to a musical performance
    • Price: $30 and up 
  • Spa & Sail Escape Package for Lovers
    • Gift: Includes a one-hour couples’ massage at the Harbour Inn, Marina & Spa. You also enjoy a choice between our Sunset Champagne Cruise aboard the Selina II with an open bar and light hors-d’oeuvres, or a Day Sail and a surprise Selina II boat tour souvenir.
Washington County
Antietam National Cemetery in Washington County
Wicomico County
Salisbury Zoo in Wicomico County
Worcester County
The Mermaid Museum in Worcester County
The Mermaid Museum