Best Road Trips in Maryland

See Little America Along These Famed Tours

Hit the road and trace the National Road this summer, check out unique historic sites in Baltimore this fall, and just plain enjoy yourself any time in between.

Why not start with the Maryland Battlefields Tour? Explore everything from historic Baltimore to famed Civil War battle sites like Monocacy National Battlefield and Antietam National Battlefield – all managed by the National Park Service.

Now explore the legendary National Road. Known as the "Road That Built the Nation," Maryland’s Historic National Road was established in the early 1800s as the first interstate highway in the country. Today, this 170-mile stretch of history spans northern Maryland and the past two centuries.

You'll enjoy ocean views and top attractions when you drive through the eastern shore of Maryland. Start off in Grasonville and make your way to Ocean City – passing by top golf courses, fun parks for the kids, and a wide range of museums like Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, and the Museum of Rural Life in Denton.