Awards presented to industry’s brightest HANOVER, MD (Nov. 14) – Last week, more than 200 tourism industry professionals convened for the 33rd Annual Tourism and Travel Summit sponsored by the Maryland Tourism Council (MTC) and the Maryland Office of Tourism Development...Read More
Star-Spangled 200, a national bicentennial in Maryland, commemorates the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812. Star-Spangled Sailabration in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and the Chesapeake Bay launched the multi-year commemoration in June 2012. Sailabration...Read More
From the Preakness, a Triple Crown horse race, to the wild ponies at Assateague Island National Seashore, Maryland’s horses and signature equine events are among the state’s largest spectator sports. The Preakness is the state’s largest one-day sporting event,...Read More
Hagerstown-Washington County, is home to five national parks, eight state parks, over thirty museums, a professional baseball team, a world-class symphony orchestra, Hagerstown Premium Outlets, and a lot more. There are several Civil War battlefields, including Antietam, South...Read More
The allure of natural beauty reaches out to all of us; begs us to leave behind the hustle and bustle of modern life; reminds us to go out and play. Many of us are enticed by the visual splendor; endless horizons of grasslands, pastures, trees, mountains, and coastlines. For some...Read More
Ag-Tourism is a commercial enterprise at a working farm, ranch, or agricultural processing plant conducted for the enjoyment and/or education of visitors, and that generates supplemental income for the owner. Examples of ag-tourism include farm stands, pick-your-own operations,...Read More
The Maryland Association of Campgrounds (MAC) is the only trade association representing the private campground owners in Maryland. Here in our beautiful state, outdoor recreation generates $9.5 billion in consumer spending, 85,000 direct jobs, $2.8 billion in wages and salaries...Read More
The Harrisons’ early desire to own and operate their own properties strengthened as they grew up. In 1964 with their mother’s help, high school students Hale and John purchased their first property, a nine room boarding house called the Barbizon. In 1970 they would buy...Read More
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