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Oriole Park at Camden Yards
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Maryland’s favorite springtime activity is officially here – baseball! Opening Day showed us that the Baltimore Orioles are back in action, bringing in more than 45,000 fans to watch a 3-2 win against the Minnesota Twins. With plenty of home games scheduled at the yard, plan a trip to the

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feBREWary
Tourism

Guest feature: Lindsay Renner is the public relations writer for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. Follow along with DHCD on Facebook and Twitter. Many of Maryland’s craft brewers are located in Main Street Maryland communities, which affords those seeking to take a trip to sample some of Maryland’s best brews

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Frederick Douglass History
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This month we celebrate Black History Month. All across the nation, Americans from every background are pausing to reflect on the courage, bravery and sheer tenacity of Black activists throughout history. Ranging from the writings of W.E.B. DuBois to Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, American history has

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Febrewary logo
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Governor Larry Hogan has officially announced the celebration of Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month. The kickoff, which was held last week, is the first of several across Maryland that will host special brew-themed events, launch new beers, and offer unique culinary pairings. FeBREWary is held annually as a partnership between

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Destination Maryland Travel Guide
Tourism

The Maryland Office of Tourism Development (OTD), a division of the Maryland Department of Commerce, has released the 2018 edition of Destination Maryland: The Official Guide to Maryland State Travel. This year, the free publication contains a special feature on “Uniquely Maryland Adventures” and includes themed trip suggestions as well

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Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
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Picturesque snow-capped mountains, exciting winter adventure sports, and toasty log cabins with roaring fireplaces are just a short drive away for Marylanders looking to ring in the New Year in Allegany and Garrett Counties. Whether you’re looking to hit the slopes, enjoy a romantic horse drawn sleigh ride with your

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Small Business Saturday Shop Small
Maryland EconomyMaryland LivingTourism

In conjunction with Small Business Saturday on November 25th, the Maryland Department of Commerce encourages Maryland residents to explore their neighborhoods and support local businesses. Show us how you shop small on Twitter with #ShopSmall and #BuyLocalMD @MDBiz. It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping! With Small Business

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Pumpkins Agri-tourism Maryland
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Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Crisp, autumn days are here and Maryland’s fall agri-tourism season has started. Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder encourages all Marylanders to get out on a farm to experience

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Civil War History Cannon
HistoryTourism

As the leaves change color and the weather starts to turn, fall becomes the perfect time to explore Maryland’s role in the Civil War. Here at Maryland Commerce, we encourage visitors to take a weekend trip to one of our state’s local Civil War sites and learn more about the

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Maryland Crabs
AgricultureTourism

Governor Larry Hogan has announced a new initiative focused on promoting Maryland’s outstanding seafood to domestic and international travelers. The Maryland Crab & Oyster Trail, which kicks off this month in celebration of National Seafood Month, features a virtual tour highlighting more than 100 of the state’s seafood restaurants, as

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