A Hidden Beach In Maryland, Hart-Miller Island Will Take You A Million Miles Away From It All

With tourists flocking to Maryland beaches during the summer, there aren’t too many spots where you can get away and truly feel relaxed. Luckily, there is a new beach destination in the Old Line State, but here’s the kicker – it’s only reachable by boat. If you’re able to make your way to this secret beach in Baltimore, Maryland, you’ll truly feel a million miles away from it all. If you’re familiar with Hart-Miller Island, then it may not seem like a secret to you, but plenty of Maryland residents are still unaware that this sandy beach exists.


For more information about Hart-Miller Island State Park, visit the official website Maryland Department of Natural Resources website.

Have you ever made it out to this secret beach in Baltimore? What did you think of it? Join the conversation in the comments! Be sure to also check out these 10 stunning parks along Maryland’s coastline.

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July 03, 2020

What are the best family-friendly campgrounds in Maryland?

Here are some of the best family-friendly campgrounds in Maryland:

  • For an unforgettable family adventure, plan a stay at Frontier Town, a massive family campground that’s pretty much the size of a small town. Check into a charming cabin; park your RV, or pitch a tent for a good, old-fashioned experience. There's a ton of fun to be had at the campground which features a full menu of amenities – from shops and restaurants to shows.
  • For fans of Yogi Bear, you certainly can’t go wrong with a visit to Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Williamsport. The sprawling campground features both indoor and outdoor attractions, from an arcade to a mini golf course.


Where can I camp on the beach in Maryland?

Here are a couple of spots where you can camp on the beach in Maryland:

  • Assateague State Park: Fall asleep on the soft sand under a starry sky, and maybe wake up to find a pony curiously looking down at you. Reserve a spot as early as possible for the camping season, which runs from March 15 through November 15 annually. (Spots can be reserved up to six months in advance.)
  • Bring your digging tools along for your overnight at Breezy Point Beach and Campground, where you can go digging for fossils. The beachfront campground is generally open from May 1 through October 31 annually.


How many state parks are in Maryland?

Maryland is home to 53 state parks that span nearly 100,000 acres in total. The most unique park in Maryland just might be Washington Monument State Park in Middletown. Definitely bring along a pair of hiking shoes to explore the park on one of the picturesque hiking trails. One of the most unique parts of the park, however, is the Washington Monument, which dates back to 1827.

Casselman River Bridge State Park is another unique state park in Maryland. There, you’ll find such unique features as a historic bridge and a gazebo.