Planning to attend a continuing medical education (CME) conference in Maryland? Then we highly recommend you check out this blog for some exciting places to visit and things to do.
Maryland has several nicknames, the most famous ones are the ‘Old Line State’ and the ‘Chesapeake Bay State’. Maryland’s capital is Annapolis, and it is renowned for its mesmerizing landscape, mouthwatering food, and its progressive and diverse culture.
Maryland has an amazing line-up of things to do for families, couples, and solo travelers. A lot of tourists visit for historic maritime, beaches, and inner harbor activities. Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland, its downtown is always buzzing with life; while the Chesapeake Bay is known for fishing, sailing, beautiful sunsets, crabbing, and gourmet food.
Maryland experiences a variety of weather due to its geographical location, hence the best time to visit is from June to August. Summer in Maryland is peak tourist season though, so you might want to book your flight+hotel early here. December to February is the cheapest timeframe to travel, just be sure to bring warm clothes. March to May and September to November are also considered offseason, and temperatures should be more pleasant this time of year as well.
Maryland is well connected via air, rail, and roads. Maryland’s main international airport is Baltimore-Washington International. But many travelers arrive here via Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport in nearby Washington, DC. One can use Amtrak trains to arrive at various stations in Maryland such as Aberdeen, Baltimore, BWI, Cumberland, New Carrollton, Rockville, and Salisbury.
If you are interested in driving in Maryland, we recommend you to rent a car from Priceline, just make sure you avoid using a mobile phone while driving.
Places to Eat and Drink
Maryland is renowned for its love for seafood, especially blue crabs, crab cakes, raw oysters, steamed mussels, Maryland’s fried chicken, and for some esoteric dishes such as boiled raccoon, roasted eel, and fried muskrat.
A food lover's paradise and beer lover’s haven (Natty Boh), Maryland has something for everyone.
Check out the list of places to eat & drink below:
- Charleston – Baltimore
- The Captial Grille- Baltimore
- Lewnes’ Steakhouse- Annapolis
- Silver Diner- Rockville
- The Prime Rib- Baltimore
- Magdalena Restaurant- Baltimore
- Cantler’s Riverside Inn- Annapolis
- Volt- Frederick
- Honi Honi Bar- Oakland
- The Jetty- Grasonville
- Cat’s Eye Pub- Baltimore
- Illusion Bar and Theater- Baltimore
Some of the amazing places to party in Maryland are:
- Power Plant Live- Baltimore
- Suite 710- Hagerstown
- Howl at the Moon- Baltimore
Best Places to Shop
Check out the best places to shop in Maryland:
- Westfield Montgomery-Bethesda
- Arundel Mills – Hanover
- Hagerstown Premium Outlets- Hagerstown
- Westfield Annapolis - Annapolis
If you still haven’t figured out which CME medical conference to attend, then check out eMedEvents website for more details on a variety of upcoming medical conferences covering many different specialties.
eMedEvents is the largest online database for CME events and medical conferences around the world. Here you can browse through thousands of conferences in 151 countries. Search by Speaker, Specialty, and Location to find your next conference. Want to manage your CME on the go? Try the eMedEvents mobile app. Find your next great medical conference in Maryland or in one of more than 3928 other great cities around the world.