Top 10 Things to Do on the Mid-Atlantic Region

Make the most of your time in the United States – get out and explore!

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1. Eat crabs

In the Mid-Atlantic, crab is king. Dip the meat in melted butter, smother it in Old Bay Seasoning. Or try a crab cake, but one way or another, get your hands on some of these delicious crustaceans!

2. Visit a beach

Spend a day or more at the shore at Rehoboth Beach in Delaware, or walk the famedOcean City Boardwalk in Maryland.

3. See a show at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

From musicians to magicians, Baltimore’s historic Inner Harbor is known for entertainers who give spontaneous, daytime street performances.

4. Sail Annapolis

Annapolis, Maryland, is a sailing hub in the United States. Get on the water and explore beautiful Chesapeake Bay.

5. Catch a ball game

Camden Yards is home to the Baltimore Orioles baseball team and is considered one of the most beautiful stadiums in the country. And tickets start at just $10.

6. See cutting-edge art

At the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington, D.C., you can see traditional and avant garde art in every form. Events – many of them free – are held throughout the city from July 9 to August 2.

7. Explore the National Aquarium

Located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the National Aquarium holds more than 14,000 creatures. Don’t miss the multistory Atlantic Coral Reef and open-ocean shark tank.

8. See wild horses

Take a trip to Assateague Island in Maryland and catch a glimpse of herds of spirited wild horses that have roamed the beaches, pine forest, and salt marsh of the island since the 1600s.

9. Step back in time

Discover early American locales and landmarks on the Delaware History Trail. In Maryland, visit a Civil War battlefield or learn about African-American history at the Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center.

10. Explore Washington, D.C.

The American capital is a sightseer’s dream, with many of the country’s greatest monuments, museums, and parks. And what’s more, almost all of them are free.

Stay safe and have fun!