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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. Photo By: Clark Vandergrift

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

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Governor Larry Hogan Proclaims March as Maryland Wine Month
March 01, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD (March 1, 2018) – Governor Larry Hogan today issued a proclamation and offered an official toast at Red Red Wine Bar in Annapolis to kickoff Maryland Wine Month. Wineries across Maryland are joining together to host special events, offer unique culinary pairings, and participate in the Wine Month Challenge.

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FeBREWary to celebrate Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month
Governor Larry Hogan Proclaims “FeBREWary” as Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month
February 01, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD (February 1, 2018) –Governor Larry Hogan today issued a proclamation and offered an official toast in celebration of Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month. The kickoff, which was held at Federal House in Annapolis, MD, is the first of several across Maryland that will host special brew-themed events, launch new beers, and offer unique culinary pairings.

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