There are plenty of scenic drives in Maryland to set off on when you’re spending time in the Old Line State. From fall foliage adventures to the best hole-in-the-wall restaurants – the options are endless.

For those of you who like your adventures short and sweet, we put together a smaller trek too. The following trip covers a mere 10 miles but still leads you to three historic covered bridges in Frederick County. The views are stunning — especially during autumn. So, what are you waiting for? Read on to learn more about the fun you’ll have on one of the best scenic driving roads in Maryland.

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Have you had a chance to take this short and sweet drive in Maryland to these stunning covered bridges? Let us know in the following comments section. And, to help you prepare for your fun outing, we recommend checking out our guide to unique staycations. In this useful resource, we’ve highlighted activities to do when you want to get away, but don’t want to travel far.

If you’d like to explore more best driving roads in Maryland, we recommend taking your car along Hooper’s Island Road too.

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Scenic Drives in Maryland

What are some of the best scenic drives in Maryland?

In addition to what you just learned, take a look at the following best scenic drives in Maryland.

  • Interstate 70 through Western Maryland: As you zip along this highway, we hope you'll enjoy the picturesque mountain views that are even more stunning in the fall.
  • Route 5: In addition to taking in farm country, stop at Point Lookout State Park to enjoy some water views when you drive along this scenic road in Maryland.
  • Interstate 68 through Sideling Hill: We think you'll be impressed by the dramatic rock structures along one of the best driving roads in Maryland.

 

Are there scenic drives near me featuring covered bridges in Maryland?

Aside from the bridges highlighted above, here are some more covered bridges in Maryland to check out when you're looking for scenic drives near me.

  • Gilpin's Falls Covered Bridge:  Along with being impressive to look at, this happened to be the longest covered bridge in Maryland as well.
  • Jericho Covered Bridge: When you're in the Baltimore area, we recommend you check out the last remaining bridge of its kind in this part of the Old Line State.
  • Foxcatcher Farms Covered Bridge: You'll stumble across this charming site when you visit Fairview Hill Natural Resource Management Area in Maryland.