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The Top Ten Maryland Attractions

Maryland is actually the 9th state in the USA that is the smallest but Maryland is also the 19th state that is the most populous. Maryland is one state that is the wealthiest. Just because it is small there are still many fun things to do in Maryland. Here are the top ten Maryland attractions.

10. American Visionary Art Museum

The American Visionary Art Museum is located in Baltimore Maryland. It displays visionary art and preserves it. Some of the exhibitions at the American Visionary Art Museum include Tree of Life, High on Life, The End is Near!, Wind in My Hair, Love: Error and Eros and The Art of War and Peace.



9. Antietam National Battlefield

The Antietam National Battlefield is located in Washington County the northwestern part of Maryland. It's a National Park Service and the park commemorates what happened on September 17th, 1862 at the American Civil War Battle of Antietam.



8. Glen Echo Park

Glen Echo Park is located in Glen Echo Maryland. It's both a national historic district and a public park. The National Park Service helps to manage the park. The park started back in the year 1891 as the National Chautauqua Assembly and then until the year 1968 it operated as the amusement park.



7. Baltimore Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art is located in Baltimore Maryland. It was founded back in the year 1914. It has a big collection of modern art, contemporary art and art dated back in the 19th century; Some of the collections include Art of the Ancient Americas, Antioch Mosaics and the Asian Art.



6. Fort George G. Meade

The Fort George G. Meade is located in Anne Arundel Maryland. The Fort George G. Meade is one of the installations of the United States Army and the Defense Information School is also included.



5. Salisbury Zoo

The Salisbury Zoo is located in Salisbury Maryland. It has a collection of over 110 animals which that includes the flamingos, American alligators, ocelots, North American river otters, red wolves, jaguars, two-toed Sloths, owls and many more animals.



4. Fort McHenry

Fort McHenry is located in Baltimore Maryland. This fort is coastal star shaped and it's mainly known for the role that it had in the War that happened in 1812. It defended the Baltimore Harbor successfully from the attack that happened by the British Navy at Chesapeake Bay Between September 13th-14th in the year 1814.



3. Six Flags America

Six Flags America is located in Mitchellville Maryland and it's a theme park. Back in the year 1973 the park was founded. It has many themed sections and rides. Some of the roller coaster rides include the Roar, the Wild One, Mind Eraser and the Great Chase. A couple of the kiddie rides include Taz's Film Works and Up, Up & Away.



2. The Maryland Zoo

The Maryland Zoo is located in Baltimore Maryland. It has over 2,000 animals and it's the third zoological park that's the oldest within the US. It opened back in the year 1876. It has a Polar Bear Watch, Base Camp Discovery and a Children's zoo.



1. National Aquarium in Baltimore

The National Aquarium in Baltimore is located in Baltimore Maryland. It's a non-profit public aquarium. It has been named as one of the best aquariums that is within the USA by the Travel Channel and it has won a few other awards and recognition. Some of the exhibits include Surviving Through Adaptation, Maryland: Mountains to the Sea, Upland Tropical Rain Forest, Hidden Life and the Sear Cliffs.


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