Sightseeing in Maryland

Family Adventure Cruise for Four or Adult Bring-Your-Own-Grog Cruise for Two from Urban Pirates (Up to 49% Off)

Urban Pirates

Fells Point

$55 $29

(480)

Pirates provide costumes and nautical games during family cruises; adult cruises play hit songs and allow guests to bring grog onboard

One 1-Year Household Membership or Admission for Four to Adkins Arboretum (Up to 53% Off)

Adkins Arboretum

6, Hillsboro

$75 $35

More than 600 species of native plants on a picturesque, 400-acre garden and preserve filled with streams and meadows

One 1-Year Household Membership or Admission for Four to Adkins Arboretum (Up to 53% Off)

Adkins Arboretum

Ridgely

$75 $35

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More than 600 species of native plants on a picturesque, 400-acre garden and preserve filled with streams and meadows

90-Minute Off-Road Segway Tour for One or Two from Harpers Ferry Adventure Center (Up to 50% Off)

Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

Blue Ridge

$59 $30

Ride on a segway along trails that lead to the top of a mountain, which presents picturesque views

Dewey Beach Scavenger Hunt for Up to Eight on August 2 from Lindy Promotions (Up to 53% Off)

Lindy Promotions

The Starboard Restaurant

$40 $19

Don a costume and race through a day of 12 bar visits, picture taking, and challenges to win prizes

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Inner Harbor

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (Half Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Bubba Gump Shrimp

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Walking Ghost Tour or Pub Crawl for Two or Four from Annapolis Tours & Crawls (53% Off)

Annapolis Tours & Crawls

Annapolis

$40 $19

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Guests visit haunted and historic sites with guides sharing tales of murder, mayhem, scandal & hauntings on a walking tour or pub crawl

Berkeley Plantation Visit for Two or Four (Half Off)

Berkeley Plantation

Charles City

$22 $11

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In period garb, guides lead tours of a Georgian mansion built in 1726 follow by self-guided tours of its garden, situated on the James River

$20 for Medieval Festival Wine Tasting for Two at Royal Rabbit Vineyards ($40 Value)

Royal Rabbit Vineyards

Parkton Township

$40 $20

Couples enjoy tastings and get two deluxe signature glasses and a bottle of wine to take home

Walking Ghost Tour or Pub Crawl for Two, Four, or Six from Baltimore Tours & Crawls (Up to 55% Off)

Baltimore Tours & Crawls

Fells Point

$40 $20

Guests visit haunted and historic sites with guides sharing tales of murder, mayhem, scandal, and hauntings on a walking tour or pub crawl

Farm Tour for Two Adults or a Family of Four and $10 Voucher to the Farm Store at P. A. Bowen Farmstead (50% Off)

P. A. Bowen Farmstead

Brandywine

$40 $20

1.5-hour walking tours educate guests on the farm’s cheese-making process and methods of naturally raising animals and organic food

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The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House was built in 1793, originally owned by the Young-Pickersgill family. Mary Pickersgill, maker of the Star-Spangled Banner Flag, is among the historical figures portrayed. Mary and her family?including her mother, Rebecca Young, and her apprentice, Grace Wisher?describe life in the 19th century and how Mary stitched the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key's poem and the national anthem.

After exploring the house on 30- to 40-minute self-guided or docent-led tours, guests can learn about America's defense of the Chesapeake Bay against the British navy, which culminated in the battle that inspired Key's verse. The first floor's permanent exhibition gallery focuses on that defense with artifacts such as a drum used by an American soldier during the bombardment of Ft. McHenry. Kid attendees, meanwhile, can head over to the Discovery Gallery to whip up a pretend meal at a replica of the Flag House kitchen or design their own flag to string up on the gallery's flagpole.

844 E Pratt St.
Baltimore,
MD
US

Sound Excursions describes their carefully curated group experiences as "field trips for adults." It's easy to see why: every outing takes groups to a new realm of Washington, whether it's the frothy shores of Puget Sound, inland forests and mountains, or tables at Seattle's thriving restaurants. The events held at these diverse locations range from culinary workshops on topics such as sushi-making and moonshine-tasting, to adventurous excursions with whitewater rafting or kayaking, to laid-back themed party cruises. For many outings, luxury transportation is provided.

1801 Parkside Drive NW
Washington,
DC
US

An FAA-approved private flight charter service, Mid Atlantic Charters employs a team of pilots who ferry passengers from Washington D.C. to the airfields that dot the landscape of the Chesapeake Bay, New England, and the Outer Banks. Aboard a turbo-charged Piper Seneca II, the pilots also fly passengers on narrated sightseeing tours over famous sites such as the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Kent Island, the Bay Bridge, and Mount Vernon.

10300 Glen Way
Fort Washington,
MD
US

Since its first tour of local landmarks in District of Columbia, CapitolCity DC Tours, LLC. has chaperoned visitors and the city's own curious residents on motor-coach and walking tours of the city. Dozens of available tours bring to life the history of the notable and little-known local neighborhoods and historic buildings that occupy the Washington DC's celebrated acreage. Licensed tour guides lead outings in seven languages, such as Mandarin, Spanish, and Italian, to make it easier for all to take in the city's breadth of historic, architectural, and municipal themes. Depending on the tour, some stops may include informative jaunts to the White House and the National Mall—places that evoke American ideals and where British tyranny in the form of unjust taxation and irresistible Phil Collins ballads were once publicly denounced.

28th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington,
DC
US

Captain Mike Richards of Chesapeake Lights knows that the best vantage point for checking out the many lighthouses along the coast is from the deck of a boat. Every Friday evening, he steers his aquatic steed out into the waters of the Chesapeake Bay on two-hour BYOB trips. Passengers bask in the rays of the setting sun while sipping on wine or beer before returning to Tilghman Island.

5907 Tilghman Island Rd.
Tilghman,
MD
US

Some say that the Assateague wild ponies swam ashore after a 17th-century shipwreck. Others insist that they are feral remnants of colonist livestock that have since adapted to the marshy terrain. The captain of the Bay Breeze—a USCG-certified seaman with a knack for spotting bashful wildlife—can't claim to know the truth, but he can show you where to find the ponies as they canter, graze, and hold hooves while walking along the beach. During his sunset pontoon-boat tours, he points out the wildlife to up to six passengers taking in panoramic views of the Maryland coast that’s home to birds such as herons and eagles, as well as dolphins. Though he specializes in steering past the ponies at the Assateague National Wildlife Refuge, he can also arrange custom charters, carrying birthday parties and other groups between shoreline bars and restaurants.

12169 Snug Harbor Rd.
Berlin,
Maryland
US