Maryland September 08, 2017
10 Picture Perfect Fall Day Trips To Take In Maryland
When the weather cools, there’s no reason to stay indoors. Autumn offers plenty of activites around the Old Line State that are sure to keep you and your family entertained. Adventure awaits!
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
This scenic train ride leaves from Cumberland and twists and turns through the nearby mountains. The best way to view fall foliage in the state!
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2. The Autumn Glory Festival
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Autumn Glory Festival. Enjoy parades, concerts, crafts and more, all while taking in the surrounding scenery of western Maryland.
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3. Maryland Renaissance Festival
This festive event will take you on a trip back in time. Have fun watching the jousting show while chowing down on some of the best food, including giant turkey legs.
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4. Track down the best cider in Maryland.
Fall is time for apple-flavored everything! If you're a fan of cider, then check out
of cideries in the state. Yum!
5. Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival returns this October to Timonium and Gaithersburg. Dozens of artisans will attend this event, offering one-of-a-kind handmade items.
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6. Wisp Resort
Wisp Resort isn't just for winter. This massive place also offers a mountain coaster and a ride on the lift! Experience this excursion during autumn for views to remember.
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6. Pick the perfect pumpkin.
Sure, you could buy your pumpkins this year from a grocery store but where's the fun in that? Maryland has plenty of pumpkin patches throughout the state, making for a fitting autumn day trip.
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8. Partake in a part or ALL of our fall foliage road trip.
Our 2017 fall foliage road trip features state parks, hiking spots, and charming towns that are stunning during autumn. Can you visit all 10 places?
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9. Walkersville Southern Railroad
Another train ride makes our autumn trips list because just look at that view! Walkersville Southern Railroad takes riders through historic Monocacy Valley and the sights are unforgettable.
10. Navigate your way through a corn maze.
Nothing says fall like getting lost in a corn maze. There are several places in the Old Line State that offer these and you can view them by
Have any more autumn day trip ideas? Feel free to share below. 🙂