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Washington Inn Tavern Princess Anne
ProfilesTourism

For more than 270 years, the Washington Inn and Tavern has served as a headquarters for the Princess Anne community on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It was only fitting that when a prospective owner decided to revitalize the vacant historic structure to its former glory, he took on the immense task

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Mountain Maryland Restaurant Week
Tourism

Guest feature: Caitlin Squires works with the Allegany County Department of Tourism. Follow Mountain Maryland on Facebook and Twitter. Follow Restaurant Week on Facebook and Instagram. Allegany County will host its debut Restaurant Week this September 8-17, joining the ranks of numerous other Maryland counties and hundreds of cities across the

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South Mountain Welcome Center Maryland
Tourism

The Maryland Office of Tourism recently announced that beginning July 1, all eight state-operated welcome centers have expanded service to operate seven days a week. Located in every region of Maryland, the welcome centers are staffed with certified travel counselors who offer statewide tourism and travel information, hotel reservation assistance,

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DelFest Crowd Festival
EntertainmentEventsTourism

With three stages, 35 bands, and a special guest appearance by country music star Dierks Bentley, the 10th anniversary of DelFest will go down in Allegany County history. “Everyone seems to say it was the best one yet,” said Barb Buehl, director of Allegany County Tourism. Held each year at

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Harford County House of Cards
ArtsArtsEntertainmentJob CreationMaryland EconomyTourism

Season five of House of Cards debuted on Netflix this week, offering 13 new episodes of the popular political drama. Filmed in Maryland, the series provides locals the opportunity to take on roles as extras, spot a celebrity out and about, or recognize their neighborhoods in televised scenes. In addition

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Deep Creek Lake Tourism
Tourism

Guest feature: Sarah Duck is the director of tourism and marketing for the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce. Follow the Chamber on Facebook and Twitter. 2016 was a record year for tourism in the Deep Creek Lake area and Garrett County, Maryland with a 3.6% increase in county accommodations sales,

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Allegany County Tourism
Tourism

Guest feature: Caitlin Squires works with the Allegany County Department of Tourism. Follow Mountain Maryland on Facebook and Twitter. This Memorial Day weekend, the Allegany County Fairgrounds will once again be alive with the sound of acoustic folk, bluegrass, newgrass, and roots-rock music at the annual DelFest. The four-day festival

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Maryland Park Service Reservations
Hospitality & RecreationTourism

Guest feature: Gregg Bortz is with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Follow along with DNR on Facebook and Twitter. It’s officially spring and tourism’s peak season will soon be underway. What better way is there to kick off the warm weather than planning a stay at one of Maryland’s State

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ConstellationRum
EventsTourism

On a cold morning late last year, a crew loaded barrels of Tobacco Barn Distillery’s rum onto the USS Constellation, where the swaying of the boat helped age the rum by giving it more direct contact with the barrel. A crew met again last week to remove the barrels and

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Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center
HistoryTourism

Today is Harriet Tubman Day and Maryland is celebrating in a big way. After years of planning and preparation, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center is officially open for business. The center is hosting a special invitation-only event today to commemorate its completion. This weekend’s grand opening celebration, held on

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