Top 4 Things to Do in Hagerstown, Maryland

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If you are near or traveling to Hagerstown, Maryland, here are some fun things to do while you are there. Maryland had always been a destination on my “must see” list. It is such a beautiful state, and boy are there a lot of fun activities to do. If you’re planning a trip of your own, be sure to put these on your list of things to do in Hagerstown!

Top 4 Things to Do in Hagerstown, Maryland

Horse or Carriage Tour of Antietam National Battlefield: If you enjoy history and beautiful scenery this destination is a must. You can choose to ride a horse or ride in a carriage. The ride is around an hour and a half. You can learn about the history of Antietam and see the landmarks as you travel along. It is a great combination of history and outdoor beauty.

antietam battlefield tour

The C&O Canal:  Located in Williamsport, the C&O Canal is famous for its role in the Civil War. It can be a romantic place for couples to ride a boat and view the canal and its landmark bridges. During winter months the canal is closed for water activities, but you can still hike it.

C&O Canal bridge

Appalachian Trail: Speaking of hiking, part of the 2,200 miles of the Appalachian Trail run through this area. It is one of our country’s great hiking destinations with countless beautiful views of nature. Bring your own gear or visit local outfitters to prepare yourself for a hike, whether it’s for an afternoon or a multi-day adventure.

hiking Appalachian trail

Kayak the Indian Springs Wildlife Management Area: If you love being out in nature this is another must. You can paddle around on the clear springs and enjoy over 400 species of birds, 90 species of mammals and more. Both canoes and kayaks are available for rental. With the bountiful natural beauty and fauna, it makes for gorgeous photos and a memorable experience.

 



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