This is the biggest city in Maryland, filled with cultural venues and famous for its excellent seafood restaurants. Start your visit at the National Aquarium. Apart from the colorful shoals of fish, the sharks, and the manta rays, the aquarium also puts on dolphin shows and has created an open rainforest area. Nearby, the Cylburn Arboretum features more than 20 manicured gardens, the perfect spot for a romantic picnic. After your meal, enjoy a nature walk through the arboretum, and learn to recognize the different tree species such as bamboo, boxwood, chestnut, maple, and beech trees.
Nestled between the Isle of Wight Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City welcomes more than 8 million visitors every year. It's the perfect place to enjoy some city vibes, while also having direct access to nature at Ocean City Beach. Walk along the sandy beach, dive into the water for a swim, or surf with your partner in the designated surfing areas. Nearby, the Jolly Roger Pier offers exhilarating rides, games, and romantic ocean views.
This human-made lake is Maryland's largest inland water body. The beautiful, natural surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for various water sports, such as motor boating, swimming, and water skiing. If you're looking for a simple romantic getaway close to nature, look no further. Numerous campsites on the shores of Deep Creek Lake provide all the camping options you could wish for, from glamping to pitching your own tent.