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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About Byways & Road Trips

Train Car at B&O Railroad Museum
See Maryland Firsts

Maryland might have been the seventh state in the Union, but it is home to many fascinating and fun firsts.

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Antietam National Battlefield commemorates the bloodiest one-day battle in American history, fought September 17, 1862.
Follow Maryland’s Civil War Trails

Whether you are a history buff, a military history fan, or looking for an adventure for the whole family, Maryland’s Civil War Trails have something for everyone.

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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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Star-Spangled Banner

The War of 1812 - an army on our shores, the fledgling nation's independence at stake, a future in doubt. Retrace the battles and the bravery that saved the nation and birthed our "Star-Spangled Banner."

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