Maryland's Eastern Shore Was Named Among The Most 25 Amazing Journeys By National Geographic
Out of all the places in the world, National Geographic named Maryland’s Eastern Shore one of the
25 amazing journeys for 2022. Other spots that made the list were international, such as Belize and Namibia, as well as a few US destinations, such as Northern Minnesota and Arapahoe Basin, Colorado. Read on to see why Maryland’s Eastern Shore made the cut, and consider visiting this beautiful and historic area for yourself in the coming year.
Along with being a peaceful, scenic place to explore, Maryland's Eastern Shore area will transport you through history.
There is a lot of underground railroad history here, including sites where you can follow along with Harriet Tubman's iconic journey to help rescue those enslaved. First, stop at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Church Creek.
After learning inspiring details about Tubman's heroic story, consider visiting some of the iconic sites yourself.
There are more than 30 stops along the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway, covering 125-miles total. See historic structures that are more than meets the eye...
...or go kayaking at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, where Tubman spent time as a child.
Many of the stops have informational signs so that you can learn what exactly happened at each location.
It's a lot to take in and it's all so fascinating and inspiring.
Learn more about this area and route by clicking on the website linked below. After seeing just how iconic this area is, it's no surprise that National Geographic named it one of the best journeys for 2022.
For more information about Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway in Maryland, visit the
website. You can also follow the official Facebook page by clicking here.
Impressive, indeed! For another amazing place to explore in Maryland, click on: This Year-Round Campground In Maryland Is One Of America’s Most Incredible Dark Sky Parks!
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Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center, 4068 Golden Hill Rd, Church Creek, MD 21622, USA