Maryland is a state in the eastern part of the United States. The  Chesapeake Bay indents most of the eastern part of the state. Maryland offers residents and visitors a variety of recreational facilities and magnificent landscapes. The capital is Annapolis and the largest city is Baltimore.




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Inner harbor in Baltimore, the largest city of Maryland. Named “Charm City” for its residents, Baltimore owes much of its growth and prosperity to its location. The city is farther west than any other major Atlantic Ocean port while being strategically located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States.




Dock Street in Annapolis. The Maryland State Capitol is the tall tower in the distance.


Chesapeake Bay


Washington DC




Map Maryland


A charming street in the historic Chestertown.

Below, fountain in Frederick.






State capital


Mount Vernon in Baltimore with the Washington Monument, the Lafayette statue and the United Methodist Church in the background.



Fells Point




Thomas Point Shoal Light, Chesapeake Bay.






Lighthouse Chesapeake Bay



Chesapeake Bay Bridge as seen from Sandy Point State Park. Chesapeake Bay is the largest inlet in the Atlantic Coastal Plain of the eastern United States. It is 311 km long and 5 to 40 km wide.


New York State


The HMS Rose in Fells Point, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Baltimore.


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Mount Vernon






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