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Drive 148.8 miles • 3 hours, 39 minutes

Take a trip from the capital of the world’s greatest democracy to the center of Atlantic coast fun. Soak in some sun and history along the way.




1. College Park

Starting Point • Entertainment, History

In addition to its proximity to the nation’s capital, College Park is home to the University of Maryland. A shuttle ride can take visitors into Washington, D.C., to visit historic sites, cultural institutions and scenic attractions. During summer months, College Park has activities of its own. Duvall Field hosts Family Movie Night under the Stars, and the University of Maryland features a July 4th Celebration Concert and Fireworks.



2. Annapolis

30.6 miles, 43 minutes • Entertainment, Food, History, Outdoor Recreation, Shopping

Annapolis shares its 350-year history through its colonial history, maritime customs and an educational background dating back to 1696. Annapolis is home to the United States Naval Academy and St. John’s College. As the capital of Maryland, its vibrancy and charm offer visitors a wide realm of entertainment, dining and shopping options. Renowned as the center of sailing and boating in the Mid-Atlantic, the city showcases its maritime roots at the Annapolis Maritime Museum.


3. Salisbury

88.8 miles, 2 hours, 10 minutes • Entertainment, Food, Outdoor Recreation, Nature

Salisbury is one of the largest cities on Maryland’s peninsula and welcomes visitors to enjoy what is known as the heart and soul of Delmarva (the region encompassing Delaware, Maryland and Virginia). The Wicomico River is its heartbeat, and its new riverwalk showcases the city’s stunning location next to beaches and a bay. Water runs through Salisbury’s downtown and its city park. An active port and marina districts celebrate its locale as does its art galleries, restaurants, a zoo and trails.


4. Ocean City

29.4 miles, 46 minutes • Food, Outdoor Recreation, Sports

Ten miles of free beach and three miles of boardwalk add up to great fun at Ocean City. Kissed by the Atlantic Ocean, this destination offers free family events that include Concerts on the Beach and Sundaes in the Park during the summer months. Whether it’s a day of water sports, golf or just sunbathing on the beach, Ocean City has something for everyone.