Looking for a quick getaway or a longer trip to sightsee or go somewhere new? We’ve most likely been there, done that, and have compiled a list along the way. Take a look at the ideas below for inspiration or speak with one of our staff: we’ll be able to help you put the trip together and get you where you want to go!
Baltimore features many historic and cultural attractions—including Ft. McHenry, The National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, and the Maryland Zoo—each making great field trip destinations. The Inner Harbor offers a wide variety of entertainment for young and old alike. Ball parks for the Orioles and Ravens are within walking distance, along with The Horseshoe Casino (for those looking for gaming).
Points of interest in Maryland’s capital include the U.S. Naval Academy, Maryland State House, Paca House and Garden, Jonas Green State Park, and downtown Annapolis – with its shops and restaurants. Many of the areas of interest are within walking distance. We recommend dropping at the dock.
With a stop in St. Michael’s, you’ll be able to visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michael’s Winery, Hooper Straight Lighthouse, Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, boat tours, and local restaurants and boutiques along its quaint streets.
Where to even begin? D.C. is home to the White House, Smithsonian museums, the National Mall, United States Capitol, National Zoo, and monuments and memorials including the Washington, Lincoln, and Vietnam Veterans. Newly opened includes the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Come experience the history, gardens, and architecture of the mansion and outbuildings at the estate of George Washington.
Experience the Amish lifestyle through amazing food, furniture, and crafts. A variety of attractions also await and include Dutch Wonderland, Strasburg Railroad, Central Market, Hershey Park, Sturgis Pretzel House, Sight & Sound Theatre, and outlets galore.
Visit Antietam Lake, the Reading Public Museum, and Nolde Forest for hiking and being outdoors, or the Daniel Boone Homestead. Also located in Reading are outlets, theaters, and restaurants.
A fantastic destination for K-12 or histories buffs in general, Philadelphia has the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the Franklin Institute, Eastern State Penitentiary, and even the Rocky Steps – Philly also offers Sesame Place for the younger set!
Probably Maryland’s most famous beach city, Ocean City offers the Jolly Roger Amusement Park, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, and a wide assortment of restaurants and shops, all along with sand and surf!
A favorite among elementary-school students. Come check out 800 acres of beautiful gardens, replica 17th-century Colonial buildings and Maryland’s original statehouse, museums, lighthouses, and parks.
Drive along Skyline Drive or visit Luray Caverns. Also here are battlefields, art galleries, and museums. Cap off your visit with dinner along Main Street in Luray.
If casinos are your thing, you’d better not miss Atlantic City. There is also the Steel Pier, World War I Memorial, and the Atlantic City Aquarium, as well as shopping, dining, and great concert venues.
History buffs and adventurers alike can all enjoy Gettysburg for its Civil War battlefields and artifacts, historical homes, and parks. Ride on a historic steam engine, or tour (and sample!) the Utz Quality Foods Factory.
Another location with a list too long to fully include it all, NYC offers Central Park, art museums, the Empire State Building, Broadway (and off-Broadway) shows, food, and shops galore. Many groups stop at a rest stop along I-95 or on the NJ Turnpike for breakfast and then dinner on the way up and back.
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A favorite for schools and band or cheerleading competitions, Orlando includes all the Disney Parks, Universal Studios, Sea World, water parks, outlets, and great museums and restaurants. We also offer this route for families who want to avoid air travel with younger children.
This coast city offers 60 miles of beaches, called the Strand, as well as golf, fishing, Family Kingdom Amusement Park, the Boardwalk, Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and Myrtle Beach Speedway.
Take it all in here: you’ll be in close proximity to historic Jamestown and Yorktown, as well as Colonial highlights and restaurants, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and the Botanical Garden. Also nearby: Great Wolf Lodge!
The location of Heinz Field, home of the Steelers and Panthers, as well as the National Aviary, Andy Warhol Museum, Carnegie Museum of Art, even the Sandcastle Water Park! Plus, you’ll find gaming, visual and performing arts, and shopping.
Churchill Downs, Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, the Louisville Palace, great parks and nature preserves, along with an assortment of other offerings (craft beer tasting!) can be found situated here along the Ohio River.
Famous for music and musicians alike, Nashville is home to the Country Music Hall of Fame, Grand Ole Opry House, Johnny Cash Museum, Vanderbilt University, and plenty of live music venues and honky-tonks.
This beautiful mountain town boasts Dollywood, as well as Dollywood’s Splash Country, the Titanic Museum, Smoky Mountain Opry, as well as parks, whitewater rafting, golf, and outlet malls.