Maryland February 11, 2017
Here’s The Perfect Weekend Itinerary If You Love Exploring Maryland’s Waterfalls
Many people have lived in Maryland for decades without having seen the state’s best waterfalls. Consider making 2017 the year that changes. Check out this weekend road trip itinerary that will take you to nature-infused restaurants, a scenic campground, and Maryland’s most amazing waterfalls.
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1. Kilgore Falls
The first stop is at Rocks State Park, located in Harford County. Also known as Falling Branch Falls, this spot is also used as a swimming hole in the summer. Read more about this waterfall in a previous article
2. Cascade Falls
Head to the Avalon area of Patapsco Valley State Park and you'll find that this charming waterfall is a short hike away. While you're in the area, you can also explore Maryland's ever impressive
3. Clyde's Towers Oaks Lodge
Treat yourself to a meal at this Rockville restaurant that's located in the most unforgettable setting. Going along with the weekend's nature theme, this rustic eatery has an outdoor oasis, hand-carved woodwork, and of course delicious food. Read more about this extraordinary restaurant by
4. Cunningham Falls State Park
Rest your head for the night at Maryland's waterfall campground, Cunningham Falls State Park. Book your campsite in advance by visiting the website
, and read more about this majestic spot among nature
Located at the park is of course, Cunningham Falls. Awake the next morning and explore Maryland's highest cascading waterfall before heading to the next destination.
5. Paw Paw Falls
Located along the C&O Canal near Oakland, Paw Paw Falls is a trickling waterfall next to Paw Paw Tunnel. While you're in the area, feel free to walk through the tunnel, but watch out for alleged hauntings. More about the tunnel
6. Mountain State Brewing Co.
If you're feeling famished, head to Mountain State Brewing Company in McHenry. The sprawling views while you eat are inspiring and will give you the energy to explore the next and final location.
7. Swallow Falls State Park
Maryland's most impressive waterfalls just may be at Swallow Falls State Park. Pictured above is Swallow Falls, which is a favorite swimming spot among visitors in the summer...
And pictured here is the grand finale of the trip, Muddy Creek Falls. You can view this natural wonder from up top, or observe from the bottom. No matter what, it's certainly breathtaking. Read more about it
Would you take this weekend road trip? Share your thoughts below, and be sure to check out
this list of even more Maryland waterfalls!