From the western hills to the sleepy charm of the Eastern Shore to Baltimore’s trendy nightlife, Maryland has much to offer. Stay in a boutique hotel with water views of Baltimore’s world-famous Inner Harbor. While you’re there, grab a Travelzoo deal for a nighttime harbor cruise, catch an Orioles baseball game at Camden Yards, and take the kids to the acclaimed National Aquarium. Other must-sees are Fort McHenry, the Baltimore Maritime Museum and the Edgar Allan Poe House. Don’t forget Charm City’s vibrant music and theater scenes and its great restaurants (think Maryland crab cakes). Visit in the spring if you can; the weather is better, and the crowds smaller, than in the summer. For a great hotel deal near Washington, D.C., try Silver Spring; catch the Silverdocs documentary film festival there in June.