Welcome to our selection of holiday rentals in Maryland.
Maryland, also known as America in Miniature due to its wide range of topography, is located in the mid Atlantic region of the United States. It has a wide range of weather because of its unique location. Maryland offers some unique places to visit. It is a major center for life sciences research and development. Deer, wild horses and the Chesapeake Bay retriever dog, bred specially for water sports, hunting and search and rescue operations, are all particular to Maryland.
The Eastern Shore is Maryland’s most popular attraction. It has some beautiful beaches and historical towns that draw people in summer. Further on lies Baltimore, a great place to spend the day walking along the docks, eat and generally take in the sights in the National Aquarium, pier Six Pavilion and Baltimore’s historic ships.
Annapolis is the state capital where one can shop and dine in leisure. It is also known as the sailing capital of America. One can take a cruise or a walking tour to learn about the history of this beautiful seaport. The C&O Canal Historic Park dates back to the 18th century. One can see original locks, aqueducts and lock-houses here. Maryland has some great parks and offer outdoor activities like hiking, boating, fishing and camping. Deep Creek River has snowmobiling, skiing and snowboarding sports activities in the winter months.
The area’s largest water park is Six Flags America and offers more than a 100 rides, shows and also has the largest water park. It is a big attraction for children. This place also offers the Batman show, a big hit for children and is open from April through October.
The Strathmore Music Center has a 2,000 seat state of the art facility to hold music events and hosts shows by famous national artists. The Brookside Gardens is a 50-acre award winning garden with a butterfly, aquatic, azalea, rose and children’s garden with a variety of educational programs for adults and children. The Merriweather Post Pavilion too holds a wide variety of musicals from April through September.
The historic Ellicott City has some nice antique and specialty shops along with some unique cafes and is well worth a visit. The National Harbor along the Potomac River includes restaurants, retails stores and a full service marina where boating, fishing and jet skiing are available.
We are sorry but at the present time we do not have any holiday rentals available in Maryland.
Things to do
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo
The Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo has a range of animals from across the world. The zoo is split into exhibits showcasing animals from the continents of the world, Africa, North America, Eurasia, Latin America, Australia and those animals that inhabit the world’s small islands. Some of the many species on display include Lions, Tigers, Leopards, Camels, Turtles and many more.
Tri-State Zoological Park
The Tri-State Zoological Park is a non-profit zoo in Cumberland. The park offers a range of animals and activities, which educate adults and children alike.
Crystal Grottoes Caverns
The Crystal Grottoes Caverns are stunning rock formations which can be toured by visitors. The caverns contain more of these formations, more densely, than any other cavern in the world.
Adventure Park U.S.A.
Adventure Park U.S.A. is one of Maryland’s top theme parks. The park offers a range of rides and attractions including the ‘Wildcat Roller Coaster’, Mini Golf, Laser Tag, Karting and the ‘Hang‘em High Ropes Course’ climbing on a rope course 13 feet in the air.
Chesapeake Beach Water Park
The Chesapeake Beach Water Park was opened in 1995 and includes eight slides, a lagoon, a pool for young children, fountains and waterfalls.
Jolly Roger Amusement Park
The Jolly Rodger Amusement Park is located in the resort community of Ocean City and is a great place to visit for all the family. Within the theme park there are a number of smaller parks to enjoy. Splash Mountain is a waterpark with a range of slides, a lazy river and tip water and shoot water guns at others. The Speedworld is all about racing, past and present, watch races on the big screen or jump into a kart or in the arcade. The park also offers mini golf, zipline rides and more.
The Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Maryland. Maryland’s only other airports are Hagerstown and Salisbury, which serve regional passengers. Maryland also operates the world’s oldest airport, the Collage Park Airport, though it’s only used for private and light aircraft today.
Maryland’s state capital is Annapolis and its largest city is Baltimore. Other cities worth noting are Chesapeake City and Cumberland with its beautiful surroundings.
The climate in Maryland is unusually varied for such a small state. The western side of the state tends to have the widest temperature changes with record highs reaching above 40°C and record lows reaching –40°C. Most major cities in the state tend to have summer highs of around 30°C and winter lows staying above freezing, though these tend to be in the central and eastern side of the state.
Maryland is located on the Atlantic coast of the United States in a region known as the Mid-Atlantic region. The state shares boarders with The District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.