Maryland December 20, 2017
These 13 Maryland Towns Have The Silliest Names But Are So Worth A Visit
Did you know that Maryland has quite a few unusual town names? Below are just a handful of them, all offering something a little more. Check out the below list and see how many you’ve already heard of.
Growing up in Washington County, I heard all sorts of snickers when referring to this town. It's actually full of scenery and the rolling hills are beautiful during autumn.
2. Port Tobacco
This teeny tiny town with a teeny tiny population is full of history. Come see the historic buildings and charming preserved places.
3. Deer Park
This western Maryland town has nearby hiking spots as well as the Deer Park Inn, which is perfect for a relaxing weekend away with good food.
There are plenty of delicious restaurants in this town that will satisfy your hunger. Loch Raven Reservoir is also nearby, providing water views and rustic bridges.
Visit the Savage Mill Mall for a unique shopping experience, explore the historic Bollman Truss Railroad Bridge, or simply walk along Little Patuxent River. This little town is great for a day trip full of character.
Head here for scenic sights of Warwick River or dine at the nearby Suicide Bridge Restaurant. There's also a riverboat cruise that's a must-do at least once.
Friendsville is nestled along the Youghiogheny River, making it the perfect spot for fishermen. The views aren't too shabby either.
This western Maryland town is great for a scenic drive. It also has charming general stores that will take you back in time.
9. Indian Head
One of the most enchanting attractions here is Chapmann State Park. This spot is full of history, including a mansion and even ruins. Bring your camera to capture the sights.
Hard to pronounce but easy to visit, Nanjemoy has plenty of watery spots that are perfect for kayaking and fishing. One spot worth mentioning is Mallows Bay, which is known as Maryland's
11. Chevy Chase
Nope, we're not talking about the actor. Chevy Chase is a town in Montgomery County that is full of shops, as well as the pictured Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary. This hidden gem is worth seeking out.
There's not much to the town of boring except for a fire hall, post office, church, and a handful of homes. This serene spot is full of rural views, however, making for a great spot to take in some quiet and serene moments.
We couldn't make a list of silly Maryland town names without including Crapo. While you could technically head here to check out Charles Creek for a bit of fishing, most visitors simply drive here to snap a photo of the Crapo town signs.
What are some other Maryland towns with odd names that are worth a visit? Why would you recommend them? Feel free to share below.