Maryland

Find local adventures, unique places to stay, and local adventure tours in Maryland.

Top Adventures in Maryland

  • Hike Great Falls and the Billy Goat Trail

    Just outside of Washington DC is a great hike and rock scramble you don't want to miss. Great Falls lies in both Virginia and Maryland and has beautiful views of the Potomac River.Start out at the Great Falls Tavern parking lot (Maryland side), an...

    4.5 miles 250 ft gain

  • Hike to Kilgore Falls

    This 1.2 mile roundtrip hike leads to the second tallest waterfall in the state of Maryland. It is a short hike that's great for families and bringing the dog. In the warmer months, you can swim in the pool at the base of the waterfall. People hav...

    1.2 miles

  • Camping at Assateague

    This is the perfect getaway if you are on the East Coast! Assateague Island is a 37-mile long barrier island along the coasts of Maryland and Virginia that is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Sinepuxent Bay on the west. The sta...

  • Hike to Cascade Falls, Patapsco Valley State Park

    This family-friendly hike in Patapsco Valley State Park takes you to your first waterfall sighting within only the first 1000 ft of the trail. As you continue on, you can do some creek walking and wading in the shallow pools of water. When you rea...

    2.1 miles 428 ft gain

  • Hike to Maryland Heights

    Maryland Heights is at the convergence of Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia, as well as the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. The Appalachian Trail and C&O Canal Towpath are also easily accessible from the trailhead parking lot. The parking lo...

    2.8 miles 900 ft gain

  • Hike to Annapolis Rock and Black Rock Cliff

    Hike along the Appalachian Trail as it passes through South Mountain State Park, taking you to a number of very scenic lookout spots.From the parking area, take the connector trail a short distance until you see blue blazes on the left – these wil...

    8 miles 840 ft gain

  • Hike Catoctin Mountain

    Park at Catoctin Mountain Visitor Center. The hike starts at the end of the gravel parking lot across from the visitor center. This is definitely a popular hiking location, so come early on the weekends to guarantee a parking spot and to avoid the...

    8.4 miles 1370 ft gain

  • Hike to Cunningham Falls

    This 78-foot waterfall, among the largest in the state, is easily accessible by two short trails. Lower Trail (0.5 miles) leads directly to the falls, whereas Cliff Trail (0.75 miles) has slightly more difficult terrain and takes you to a viewing ...

    2.8 miles

  • Hike the AT to Weverton Cliffs

    The trailhead is located right off Weverton Cliff's Road in Knoxville, Maryland. Park at a Park and Ride on the right side of the road, then walk right out of the parking lot down Weverton Cliff's Road until you see the white blazes of the Appalac...

    3 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike Thurston Griggs to Appalachian Trail to Black Rock

    Park on White Oak road to access the trailhead for this magnificent hike. Be sure to wear sturdy hiking boots--the trail is rocky at parts and there are streams to cross. Accessible February-November.

    3.4 miles 900 ft gain

  • Hike the Cascade Falls and Rootball Loop Trail

    Park on the shoulder of Landing Drive (see map) to access the trailhead. This trail is open April-September. Dogs allowed on leash. 

    2.4 miles 285 ft gain

  • Hike Chimney Rock at Catoctin Mountain Park

    Chimney Rock is the quintessential breathtaking view that makes a hike worthwhile. By parking at the most northeast parking lot on the trail map you are able to include the sweeping views of Thurmont Vista, and Wolf Rock on your way to Chimney Roc...

    5 miles 600 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Millersville, Maryland

      Washington DC / Capitol KOA

    • Williamsport, Maryland

      Hagerstown / Antietam Battlefield KOA

    • Keymar, Maryland

      Good Intentions Farm Backcountry

      Breathtaking views, babbling streams, and rolling pastures of Retired Budweiser Clydesdale horses and foals. Two miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails throughout the farm. Close proximity t...

      From $55/night

    • Greenbelt, Maryland

      Greenbelt Park Picnic Areas

      Overview PICNIC AREAS CLOSED UNTIL 2020Greenbelt Park is an urban oasis just 12 miles from Washington, D.C. This beautiful, wooded park is known for its peaceful surroundings and National Park Serv...

    • Indian Head, Maryland

      Beaver Heights

      This beautiful backcountry site is on the river! With beautiful views and an abundant wildlife, this is what camping is all about. You will be sharing the area with gorgeous bald eagles and plenty ...

      From $40/night

    • Kennedyville, Maryland

      Crow Vineyard & Winery Cottage

      We are a third-generation working farm that has diversified to become a successful farm-winery. Our 365-acre farm includes a herd of Grass-fed Angus beef, soy and corn, farm animals, and a Farmstay...

      From $200/night

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