Maryland January 05, 2017
The 12 Towns You Need To Visit In Maryland In 2017
Throughout 2016, we featured Maryland’s most charming towns worth visiting. Today, we’re compiling the best of the best into one epic list. Stop putting off your plans to explore this great state and make these towns a priority in 2017.
Located along the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, this quaint town is filled to the brim with charm. Explore the local shops, chow down on seafood, spend a day on the water, or simply watch the ships float by. There's no place quite like Chesapeake City.
Budget Travel named Sykesville
America's coolest small town in 2016. This spot has a charming downtown area, railroad history, and hosts lots of family-friendly events throughout the year.
If you haven't visited Maryland's capital, what are you waiting for?! This waterside town is home to the United States Naval Academy and boasts a rich culture and laid-back lifestyle. Be careful when visiting Annapolis; you may never want to leave.
History buffs will go gaga for Boonsboro. This town has an abundance of Civil War history, including hosting reenactments. Be sure to also visit Crystal Grottoes Caverns for a surreal experience.
This little town on the water has everything. Dozens of local shops line the main street area, nautical views abound, and the bed & breakfasts can't be beat. This place is perfect for a weekend getaway.
Not only is Frederick great for visitors, but it's also one of the most livable towns in the state. While this space is jam-packed with local businesses, it still retains a quaint charm that's incomparable.
Another Maryland town that has ranked as one of
America's coolest, Berlin's community is close-knit and full of pride. Main Street is always lively with one-of-a-kind events that you won't want to miss.
Sprawling water views make this town pleasing to the eye, while fresh seafood will leave your belly satisfied. If you take a day trip here, make sure to stay late to watch the sunset. You won't regret it.
The western town of Oakland is particularly scenic, especially during autumn. This time brings the annual Autumn Glory Festival and the fall foliage is breathtaking.
If you've never been to Chestertown, you're in for a treat. Stroll the brick-lined streets while perusing the stores and dine at the restaurants that pack big flavor. During fall, the town goes all out for their very own Harry Potter weekend, transforming into a magical village. It's an experience to remember.
Havre de Grace
Havre de Grace deserves more attention, as it has a delightful downtown area and residents who truly love the town. There's always something to do here if you know where to look.
This little town will make you want to get outdoors, whether it's exploring the C&O Canal trail or taking in historic sights. They don't make em like this anymore.
How many of these towns have you already visited? Looking for more adventures in 2017? Then check out
this list of places to go this year!