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Maryland has so many different things to offer with everything from historic landmarks and battlefields to beaches with wild horses.

After living in Maryland for several years we have compiled a list of more than 50 ideas of things to do in Maryland.

These are things we have enjoyed doing or have heard wonderful things about and want to do in the future!

The Ultimate Maryland Bucket List. Over 50 things to do in the state of Maryland #maryland #travel #bucketlist #printable

Don’t forget to get your Free Maryland Bucket List Printable at the bottom of the post.

This list is arranged in no particular order. The prices are indicated in the parenthesis if it says America the Beautiful it is referring to the National Parks Pass.

There are so many fun things to do in Maryland if we missed any of your favorites let us know in the comments so we can add them to our bucket list!

Things to do in Maryland

Go to a Baltimore Orioles Game (Prices Vary)

Going to watch the Baltimore Orioles play at Camden Yards is fun for the whole family. The Stadium is very family-friendly and you can even get a free souvenir. 

Assateague Island Wild Horses

Assateague Island (America The Beautiful)

Visiting Assateague Island and seeing the wild horses is such a cool experience. I have never seen anything like it before. Before you plan a trip to the Island read about our trip here.

Pennsylvania Dutch Farmer’s Market

There are several Amish/Dutch Markets throughout Maryland. The Amish market is a wonderful place to stop for lunch. Many of the markets are only open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays for limited hours.

Along with delicious pretzel logs (Think hot pockets x100) the Amish Market has some delicious baked goods, for you to take home and enjoy.

We have visited the markets in Annapolis and in Hagerstown. Both sell very similar items but the one in Hagerstown is much bigger.

Patterson Park Pagoda (Free)

The Pagoda is open 12 noon – 6 pm on Sundays, mid-April through mid-October

Swallow Falls State Park (Prices Vary)

Swallow Falls State Park located in Garrett County Maryland. According to the state website, Swallow Falls State Park has some of the most breath-taking scenery in Western Maryland.

Washington DC LDS Temple (Free)

The Washington DC LDS Temple visitor center and temple grounds are open to the public. The grounds are beautiful and the visitor center has a few different displays and interactive activities for the whole family.

Sharks Teeth from Calvert Cliffs State Park

Go Fossil Hunting ($5 per vehicle)

Go Fossil Hunting at Calvert Cliffs State Park. You can read more about our trip to Calvert Cliffs here.

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park (Free)

The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park is located in Church Creek, Maryland.

The State Park is located near the birthplace of Harriet Tubman and includes The Visitor Center, Administrative Building, and a Pavilion.

Thrasher’s Fries (Prices Vary)

Thrasher’s French Fries has been an Ocean City treat since 1929, a bucket of fries is a must when you visit the boardwalk.

Naval Airshow (Free)

Each year the Blue Angels perform at the US Naval Academy graduation in Annapolis. You can read more about our experience and a few tips here.

Maryland State House (Free)

The Maryland State House located in Annapolis. The State House is open to visitors every day from 9 am – 5 pm except Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Cove Point Lighthouse

The Cove Point Lighthouse located in Lusby Maryland has been restored and can be rented as a vacation home.

The lighthouse grounds and visitor center are open to the public June – August from 1:00 -4:00 pm each day.

Peabody Library (Free)

The George Peabody Library is located in the Peabody Institute of Music at Johns Hopkins University.

The library is a premier wedding and event location in Baltimore; it is open to the public to visit on specific days and at specific times.

Ravens Game (Prices Vary)

The Baltimore Ravens NFL team plays its home games at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Antietam Battlefield (America the Beautiful)

The Battle of Antietam was the Bloodiest One Day Battle in American History. The Battlefield is located in Sharpsburg, Maryland.

Visiting one of the special events like the Annual Memorial Illumination is very special.

C & O Canal (America the Beautiful)

The C&O Canal has become one of our favorite places to visit. Many areas of the C&O Canal are free to explore. Here are just a few reasons you should explore the C&O Canal.