Just because winter is upon us doesn’t mean we have to be hermits. There are plenty of things to do in Maryland during the winter as long as we make sure to bundle up and keep an open mind. Listed below are 11 places and activities to see and do this freezin’ season.
1) Wisp Resort
Even if you're not into skiing or snowboarding, Wisp has many more activities you're sure to enjoy. You can also partake in snow tubing, ice skating, snowshoeing, or take a ride on their mountain coaster! Check out the Wisp website
2) Outdoor Ice Skating
There are several locations in Maryland with seasonal ice rinks that are oh so cool. Check out
to see if there's one in your area.
3) Deep Creek
Get snowed in while snuggled under blankets in a secluded, cozy cabin. Deep Creek has tons of charming vacation rentals to choose from, almost all including a romantic fireplace.
4) Ocean City
Ocean City hotels offer discounts during the off season. During the winter you're also able to walk your dogs on the beach, and bicycle or skateboard on the boardwalk. Some of the best views are those unobstructed by summer tourists.
5) Cascade Falls
I mean, JUST LOOK AT THIS!
6) Oh, and Muddy Creek Falls, too.
Again, the photo speaks for itself. Just make sure to bundle up!
7) Cross Country Skiing
Several Maryland State Parks offer cross country skiing. Click
for the full list of locations.
8) The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
Why is it that snow plus trains is one of the most pleasing combinations? Throw a white owl into the mix and we're on the way to Hogwarts.
9) Chesapeake Beach
With fewer tourists, beachcombing at Chesapeake Beach is best during the winter. You're more likely to find treasures including sea glass and shells. Not to mention, Chesapeake Beach is so peaceful and gorgeous.
You can obviously do this anywhere there is a hill. I discovered
with a few locations.
11) And finally, Chocolatea Cafe
Located in Baltimore, this is one of THE BEST places to grab a hot chocolate. Their extensive hot chocolate
Do you do participate in any wintry activities? Or do you curl up in a fleece blanket January through March? Share your winter plans in the comments section.