These 6 Beautiful Covered Bridges In Maryland Will Remind You Of A Simpler Time

Did you know that at one time Maryland had over 120 authentic covered bridges? Due to weathering and new roads being built, the number of covered bridges in Maryland now dwindles below 10. You may want to visit these remaining few before it’s too late.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

Full of historic charm, these covered bridges in Maryland are a must-see at least once. Perhaps you could create your own road trip to check them out while there’s still time.

Address: 12228 Jericho Rd, Kingsville, MD 21087, USA
Address: 13506 Old Frederick Rd, Rocky Ridge, MD 21778, USA
Address: Gilpin's Falls Covered Bridge, North East Rd, North East, MD 21901, USA
Address: 7720 Utica Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788, USA
Address: 14760 Roddy Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788, USA
Address: Foxcatcher Farms Covered Bridge (Tawes Dr., Elkton, MD 21921), Foxcatcher Farms Covered Bridge, Tawes Dr, Elkton, MD 21921, USA
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Covered Bridges In Maryland

October 11, 2021

What are some of the most historic places in Maryland?

With numerous well-preserved historic sites, Maryland offers plenty of fascinating locales for history buffs to explore. From battlefields to historic mansions, forts, bridges, parks, cities, towns, and more, history abounds throughout the Old Line State. Fort McHenry, a must-visit site in Baltimore, played a part in the Battle of Baltimore in 1814 and served as the inspiration for Francis Scott Key’s “Star-Spangled Banner.” If you want some exercise while at a historic site, take a look at these Maryland hikes that lead to places like the Antietam Battlefield, C & O Canal, and the Colonial-era Accokeek Farms. 

What are the most enchanting places in Maryland?

Maryland has some lovely spots, some of which look like they are straight out of a fairytale. Take, for example, Gathland State Park with buildings and structures that take on an enchanting appearance. Castles, of course, are some of the most enchanting places on earth and you can see one in Lutherville. Cloisters Castle serves as an events space for weddings and comes with its very own windmill. How’s that for enchanting? 

What hidden gems should I visit in Maryland?

If you love visiting the lesser-known places around the state, head to our article, Most People Don’t Know These 10 Hidden Gems In Maryland Even Exist. This will help you start planning trips to hidden gem places like Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary in Lothian, The Wallers Art Museum in Baltimore, Jane’s Island State Park in Crisfield, and more.

 

Address: 12228 Jericho Rd, Kingsville, MD 21087, USA
Address: 13506 Old Frederick Rd, Rocky Ridge, MD 21778, USA
Address: Gilpin's Falls Covered Bridge, North East Rd, North East, MD 21901, USA
Address: 7720 Utica Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788, USA
Address: 14760 Roddy Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788, USA
Address: Foxcatcher Farms Covered Bridge (Tawes Dr., Elkton, MD 21921), Foxcatcher Farms Covered Bridge, Tawes Dr, Elkton, MD 21921, USA