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C&O Canal Reenactment Cannon
Tourism

Summer vacation might be ending, but there is still time to squeeze in one last trip with the entire family. This weekend, wrap up the season by visiting one of Maryland’s 18 national parks for free. In honor of the National Park Service 100 year anniversary, parks across the country are

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Wicomico County Photo Contest Tourism
Tourism

Amateur and professional photographers have the opportunity to submit photos that demonstrate lifestyle and beauty for Wicomico County Tourism’s 2016 Photo Contest. Photos can be of anything taken in Wicomico County in the past two years, although some suggested topics include nature & the outdoors, culture, shopping, food & drink,

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Francis Scott Key Family Resort
Tourism

Francis Scott Key Family Resort is a sprawling family-friendly resort with 232 rooms, a mini-golf course, water park, diner and other exciting attractions. Family-owned and operated, the resort is currently run by Jim and Annemarie Dickerson—Annemarie’s father originally purchased the property in 1972. Back then, the expansive resort had only

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Wicomico County Tourism Trails
Tourism

Vanessa Junkin is the Assistant Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the Wicomico County Recreation, Parks, Tourism & Civic Center. Follow along with Wicomico on Facebook and Twitter. Wooded trails, waterfront views – enjoy nature’s beauty during a walk or run on one of Wicomico County’s trails. The trails

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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. For most, the summertime season kicks off on Memorial Day weekend – school is over, the sun is out, and good times are ready to be had by all. Near the

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Wicomico County tourism kayak
Tourism

Guest feature: Vanessa Junkin is the Assistant Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the Wicomico County Recreation, Parks, Tourism & Civic Center. Follow along with Wicomico on Facebook and Twitter. This summer, get off the beaten path and into the water. Wicomico County Recreation, Parks and Tourism offers R.O.P.E., or River Otter

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Light City Baltimore
Innovation & TechTourism

In 1816, Baltimore illuminated its streets with gas lanterns. As the first American City to do so, Baltimore helped change the urban landscape forever. Two hundred years later, Baltimore still has that innovative spirit—one that Light City will showcase next week. Light City is the first large-scale, international light festival

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Pride of Baltimore II
Tourism

Governor Hogan has announced the state of Maryland will launch a new public-private partnership with the sailing vessel Pride of Baltimore II, using the high-profile schooner to promote economic development opportunities for the state. With the new funding, Pride of Baltimore II will expand its economic development activity in the state,

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tourism fort mchenry
Hospitality & RecreationMaryland EconomyTourism

The Maryland Office of Tourism Development, part of the Maryland Department of Commerce, today announced that tourism in Maryland is on the rise, with 6 percent increases in tourism employee payroll and visitor spending to the State in 2014. These and other insights about the impact of the travel and

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Maryland Government House
HistoryTourism

Photos courtesy of the Executive Office of the Governor Located in the heart of downtown Annapolis, the Maryland State House offers a glance at some of the best decorations in the area. Built in the 1770’s, the State House is open to the public and allows visitors to take self-guided

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