100 Things Every Marylander Needs To Do Once!

I’ve been a Maryland resident for almost five years now! That’s so crazy! I have fallen in love with Baltimore and want to see and do as much as I can of this great city and state. I feel like I’ve done a pretty good job of being active, visiting festivals and taking in what Maryland has to offer but after reading the 100 Things Every Marylander Must Do At Least Once article that the Baltimore Sun published today, I realized that I still have a lot to accomplish!

I’m also a sucker for a bucket list and I am not ashamed that I create them and work towards accomplishing them. I feel like lists keep me accountable and on track in achieving what I set out to accomplish. Having a blog to capture the memories and scrapbook my experiences is incredible and I love sharing my life story with you all.

In true Megan fashion, I will be adding a page to the top along with my 101 in 1001 Days list (which is ending in less than a year!) with the Maryland Must Do’s and plan to work towards crossing them off one by one. Some things I’ve already completed which I’ve reflected in this post.

Let me know if you wanna come along and thanks to The Baltimore Sun for such a great list and for giving me a reason to get out and about more!

Watch the Orioles Play at Camden Yards

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See the View from the Bay Bridge

Eat Thrashers on the Boardwalk in Ocean City

Have a picnic at Ladew Topiary Gardens

Tour the Great Blacks in the Wax Museum

Tailgate and see a Ravens Game

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See the AVAM Kinetic Sculpture Race

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Have dinner in Little Italy

Ice Skate at the Pandora Ice Rink

Go to the Farmers Market under JFX

Climb Federal Hill 

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Explore Fort McHenry

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See a concert at Pier Six

Go to Artscape

Take the water taxi to Fells

See a show at the Lyric Theater

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Go to mass at the Baltimore Basilica

Visit the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

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Visit Smith Island

See the tulips bloom at Sherwood Gardens

Visit the Walters Art Museum

Pound crabs at Captain James Landing

Visit the Capitol in Annapolis

Go to an Army-Navy Football Game

Join the Polar Bear Plunge

Catch Crabs at Sandy Point

Dive into the Deep Creek Lake Experience

Walk a trail at Catoctin Mountain

Go to the FlowerMark Festival

See the lights at Hampden’s 34th Street

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Go inside the Pagoda at Patterson Park

Order a sandwich at Attmans Delicatessen

Sip wine at Boordy Vineyards

Visit Downtown Frederick

Walk over Patapsco River (Grist Mill Trail)

Go to a festival at Centennial Park

Ride rides at MD State Fair

Hear the BSO at the Meyerhoff

See a concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion

Tour Columbia’s Symphony of Lights

See the USS Constellation

Go to the B&O Railroad Museum

See the view from the Top of the World

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Hang with the kids at Port Discovery

Explore the Maryland Science Center

See Babe Ruth’s birthplace

Eat a chicken box from Royal Farms

Visit Susquehanna State Park

See the IronBirds at Ripken Stadium

Tour the Havre de Grace Historic District

Bike or job the NCR Trail

Pick fruit at Baughers Orchard and Farms

Hike the C&O Canal towpath in Cumberland

Take a flight out of BWI Airport

Hit the trails along the Loch Raven Reservoir

Join the crowd at Pimlico for Preakness

Go to Honfest

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Run or cheer for the Baltimore Running Festival

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See 4th of July fireworks at the Inner Harbor

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See fall foliage in Western Maryland

Visit Calvert Cliffs State Park

Explore the Great Allegheny Passage

Explore historic St.Mary’s City

See the Piney Point Lighthouse

Go to the Calvert Marine Museum

Hang out with the wild ponies at Assateague

Tour Antietam Battlefield in Sharpsburg

See a movie at the Bengies Drive In

Visit Crystal Grottoes Caverns in Boonsboro

Tour GreenMount Cemetery

Experience Geppi’s Entertainment Museum

Play on the pinball machines at Crabtowne in Glen Burnie

Ride the carousel at Glen Echo Park

Eat oysters at Faidleys in Lexington Market

Ride the mini trains at Leakin Park

Ride the streetcars at The Baltimore Streetcar Museum

Tour Hampton Mansion in Towson (around the holidays)

Visit Edgar Allen Poe’s Grave

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Catch a flick at the Maryland Film Festival

Visit the Bucktown Village Store

Visit the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Explore the shops of Harbor East

Stand alongside the Billie Holiday statue

See the view from Sideling Hill

Ride the Tred Avon Ferry then have dinner at Robert Morris Inn

Go duckpin bowling at Patterson Bowling Center

Walk across Conowingo Dam

Eat a Ginos Giant

Attend a Univeristy of Maryland basketball game

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Attend a Johns Hopkins lacrosse game

Watch the My Lady’s Manor Steeplechase Race

Visit Old Pier in Fells Point

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See the country’s first monument to George Washington

Attend a performance by Arena Players

Go to a market (Fells, Lexington, Fed)

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Eat a snowball

Get a burger and a beer at Mothers in Federal Hill

Drive Charles Street from Baltimore City to the county line

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  • http://www.thefreeandwildblog.com Annie

    I LOVE THIS! I AM TOTALLY JOINING YOU AND HOPPING IN ON THIS! Ahhh so much Maryland love!

    • Megan

      yesssss! pleaseeee!

  • http://totravelandbeyond.com/ Macy Volpe

    I love this list!! I am going to have to steal it. There are such great things to do. The Marine Museum and Calvert cliffs are right by Dave’s parents house and I have still never been.

    • http://ohhey-ilikethat.com Lauren

      I went to the Calvert Cliffs the time we went to the wedding at Running Hare–they’re SO cool!

    • Megan

      Lets team up and do some for blates and boys+blates!

  • http://ohhey-ilikethat.com Lauren

    I’m pretty sure that I’ve done 37 of these! Which is semi-horrible since I’ve livd in Maryland my whole life lol. But I’m going to keep at it!

    • Megan

      37 is so many! you can totally crush this list!

  • http://lostrightdirection.blogspot.com/ Jenn

    Love it! I don’t think I’ve done half of these :( definitely gives me something to work towards over the next few months!

    • Megan

      Yes! Some are so easy to check off too!

  • http://lifeweimagined.blogspot.com Laura Powell

    I saw this on facebook but I didn’t actually click the link. There are so many awesome things on this list!! I’ll have to definitely join you for a few of them!