Maryland January 16, 2017
14 Surprising Things You May Not Expect When Moving To Maryland
There are some things Marylanders are used to that may surprise out-of-towners. Check out this list of 14 surprising things you may not expect when moving to Maryland. Do you agree with them all?
1. Aggressive drivers...
If you want to live in Maryland, you better develop quick reflexes while driving.
2. And insane traffic.
It's always best to leave a bit early just in case of Maryland's signature traffic.
3. An endless amount of state attractions...
Prepare for exploring! There are so many fun attractions in each and every region of the state.
4. And being within driving distance to several out-of-state attractions.
DC, Philadelphia, New York City, Atlantic City and more are all a few hours away.
5. Old Bay on everything.
You'll learn to love it. Trust me.
6. Cost of living.
Cost of living (and taxes) are known to be a bit higher than most U.S. states. Work hard, spend wisely, and learn to save.
7. Experiencing four seasons within a week.
One day the weather is freezing and the next day you can get away with wearing a t-shirt. The weather is predictably unpredictable.
8. So many different types of terrain...
Did you know there are mountains in Maryland? The state has just about every type of terrain except a desert.
9. And an endless amount of natural wonders.
Feeling adventurous? There is not one but several waterfalls in the state, as well as cliffs, caves, and more.
10. There are A LOT of restaurants...
Although Maryland is most known for seafood, you can also find any other type of regional cuisine awaiting your consumption.
11. And a surprising amount of wineries.
Winos, rejoice! There are dozens of wineries in the Old Line State and they're especially perfect for a warm-weather day trip.
12. There's a lot of history jam-packed into one little state.
Explore the historic battlefields, landmarks, or attend a reenactment to learn about Maryland's past.
13. The Maryland flag is everywhere.
14. And its design is printed on everything.
Shirts, shoes, buildings, and airplanes... although Marylanders wouldn't have it any other way.
What other things may surprise those moving to Maryland? Feel free to share below, and
check out this list of reasons why Marylanders are the best types of people you’ll ever meet.
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