Getting ready to come to the United States? Every region of the United States has something unique to offer, so get ready to explore! Here’s an insider’s guide to the best of what this region in America has to offer - a list of the Top 10 Things To Do in the Coastal Mid-Atlantic.
In the Mid–Atlantic, the crab is king. Whether you dip the meat in melted butter, or smother the whole thing in Old Bay Seasoning, get your hands on some of these delicious crustaceans. Don’t like the shells? Try a crabcake instead.
Take a Stroll Along the Beach
Spend a day (or two) at the shore at Rehoboth Beach in Delaware, or walk the famed Ocean City boardwalk in Maryland.
See a Show at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor
From musicians to magicians, Baltimore’s historic Inner Harbor is known for its entertainers who give spontaneous, daytime, street performances.
Annapolis, Maryland is the sailing capitol of the U.S. So hop on a cruise, raise the mainsail, and spend an afternoon exploring beautiful Chesapeake Bay.
See a Ballgame
Camden Yards – home to the Baltimore Orioles baseball team is considered one of the most beautiful stadiums in the country. And with tickets as low as $9, you can’t afford not to go.
Fishing for rocks? Not quite. Rockfish is the local name for striped bass in Maryland. Take a charter boat into Chesapeake Bay, and cast a line for one of these monsters.
Explore The National Aquarium
Located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the aquarium houses over 14,000 animals. While you’re visiting, be sure that you see the multiple-story Atlantic Coral Reef and open ocean shark tank.
Go see the Assateague Horses
Take a trip to Assateague Island in Maryland and catch a glimpse of the herds of majestic wild ponies that have roamed the beaches, pine forest, and salt marsh of the island since the 1600’s.
Step Back in Time with a Historical Tour
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.
Visit Washington, D.C.
America’s capital is a sightseer’s dream. D.C. boasts some of the country’s greatest monuments, museums, and parks. And what’s more, almost all of them are free.