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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About Byways & Road Trips

Star-Spangled Banner

The War of 1812-- America’s darkest hour, an army on our shores, a future in doubt. Retrace the battles and the bravery that saved the nation and birthed our “Star-Spangled Banner.”

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Mason & Dixon

On this easy-going drive along country vistas just south of the Pennsylvania border, prepare yourself for historical encounters, recreational endeavors and life “down on the farm.”

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Historic National Road

On The National Road, America’s first great physical endeavor, the journey is the destination…

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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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