Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties
As home to both Maryland’s capital, Annapolis, and to its most populated city, Baltimore,
this region boasts an unbeatable combination of fun and culture.
You can go out to a ball game, attend the symphony, shop ‘til you drop and visit historic sites all in the same day – and still have
time left to enjoy a great meal at one of the region’s famous restaurants.
Within minutes’ drive of the big-city hustle and bustle, you’ll find serene pastures that are home to
Maryland’s Thoroughbred horses, old mills and farms, and waterside villages that are havens for boaters and history buffs alike.
Star-Spangled Banner Flag House – The 1793 home of Mary Pickersgill, the woman who sewed the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the Star-Spangled Banner in honor of the flag that flew over Fort McHenry during the War of 1812.