to tour through Oxford, Cambridge, Vienna and Berlin without
stepping foot off American soil? It's not impossible -- all
you need to do is visit Maryland to experience these European-style
towns that are rich in colonial American history. And while
you're in Maryland, chances are that you'll come across water
-- the largest body of water in Maryland is the Chesapeake Bay,
but the state also has nearly 50 rivers and creeks, plus streams,
lakes, ponds and the Atlantic Ocean to boot.
is also growing as a business destination. Baltimore, which
has been part of a major urban renewal, is home to a 300,000
square foot exhibition center which has an additional 54 meeting
rooms. The convention center is conveniently linked by overhead
walkways to the bustling Inner Harbor, hotels and fine dinning.
And while in Baltimore for business, take the time to explore
the city's many attractions, such as the science center, the
aquarium, an the nation's third-oldest zoo!
O N V E N T I O N V I S I T O R S B
U R E A U S
back. Relax. Enjoy a mountain sunrise while you contemplate
a day as active or as peaceful as you want it to be. Breathe
crisp, fresh air. Gaze over an incredible landscape whose beauty
changes with the seasons. The serene beauty of Mountain Maryland
is the backdrop for a myriad of activities that will engage
the visitor with a serious sense of adventure. Allegany
is extremely comprehensive and easy-to-navigate, so visitors
will find it simple to research destinations, accommodations,
attractions and upcoming events.
vacation at Ocean City,
Maryland brings waves of fun. Discover oceans of things to do,
including golf, fishing, nature tours, amusements, antique and
outlet shopping, three miles of world-famous boardwalk, and
10 miles of the best white-sand beaches on the East Coast. Add
a safe, friendly, family atmosphere and count on having the
time of your life. ococean.com
A R Y L A N D T R A V E L P
L A N N E R
In 1808with the suggestion of the president of St. Mary's
College in Baltimore, Elizabeth Seton started a school.
She and two other young women, who helped her in her work, began
plans for a Sisterhood. They established the first free Catholic
school in America.
(photo courtesy of Baltimore Convention & Visitors Bureau)