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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Maryland Byways

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Roots & Tides

Explore the timeless traditions and deep maritime roots of Western Shore towns along the Chesapeake Bay. Go sailing, bird watching, museum hopping or just relax on a sandy beach.

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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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Maryland Scenic Byways
Maryland Scenic Byways

Travel these off-the-highway collections of inviting views, magical main streets, enduring history and engaging places. 

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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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