Among people who plan to travel in 2011, 83 percent will be traveling with family, and 90 percent of those traveling with family will keep their trips domestic, according to a recent TripAdvisor survey. What follows is the top 10 destinations where these travelers have the best-rated options for entertainment, dining, and accommodation. This ranking was released as TripAdvisor’s inaugural Traveler’s Choice Family list, compiled based on user reviews from TripAdvisor.com. The 10 destinations were determined based on the number of recommendations of users who traveled with family.
A charming manor house resort and spa, Belmond The Inn at Perry Cabin sits in beautiful gardens that reach down to the gentle waters of Maryland’s Eastern shore. Steeped in history and Orient-Express style, this colonial mansion is the perfect rural retreat. While just a pleasant drive from Washington, D.C. and less than two hours from Baltimore and Philadelphia, it could be a world away.
The State of Maryland is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Various nicknames including “Old Line State”, “Free State”, and “Chesapeake Bay State” recall historic and other aspects of Maryland.
Drive on a self-guided tour through a haunting moment in American history. Flush from his victory a month earlier at the Battle of Second Manassas, Confederate General Robert E. Lee set his sights on the heart of the Union in September 1862. But any thoughts of a quick invasion came crashing down on September 17 at the Battle of Antietam in Sharpsburg—the single bloodiest day in American military hi
Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary on the continent of North America, and its Eastern Shore owes its renown to miles of wetlands, coves and quaint waterfront towns. The triangle formed by Easton, Oxford and St. Michaels is the area’s most popular destination, a charming enclave of pre-Revolutionary and Federalist houses.
Complete your Atlantic coast vacation with a visit to Annapolis, a charming historic city on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis is within driving distance of many popular U.S. travel destinations, including Washington, D.C., Baltimore, New York City and Philadelphia. The area is also accessible from three international airports: Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Washington-Dulles International Airport and Reagan …
Baltimore is a city of neighborhoods, offering a variety of attractions perfect for weekend getaways or action packed day trips. From the cobblestone streets of historic Fells Point and Federal Hill, up the wide avenues of elegant Mount Vernon, and across the countless modest blue-collar enclaves, the city wears many different faces. On the east …