With nicer weather arriving, chances are that the thought of hitting up some sun-filled beaches across the country has crossed your mind... But why pay for airfare when there’s so much to enjoy right here in Maryland?
Whether you want to enjoy a relaxing staycation near your own backyard or venture a little further away to make memories that will last a lifetime, we've got you covered! Here are some activities you can check out this spring break near Glen Burnie, MD.
Visit A State Park
The great outdoors beckon this spring break! If you're looking to commune with nature, head to one of Maryland's 54 state parks and explore the season!
Located on the Chesapeake Bay, Sandy Point State Park is fantastic for a day of kayaking, fishing, and beachside relaxation. The park has:
- A marina store
- Boat rentals
- Concession stands
- Picnic tables
- Covered areas
It's just a 25-minute drive away from Glen Burnie. Get all the info on admission fees and hours here.
Head in the other direction to visit the biggest state park in Maryland, Patapsco Valley State Park. Just a 15-minute drive from Glen Burnie, you can enjoy 16,000 acres of forests, trails, and the gorgeous Patapsco River for trout fishing. There are also outdoor programs for all ages, so you can learn more about the nature you're spending time in. Learn more about Patapsco Valley State Park here.
See the Annapolis Waterfront
The scenic views of the Chesapeake Bay and the waterfront boardwalk in Annapolis make for a great day trip! Enjoy views of sailboats and yachts, take a stroll around the harbor, or check out some of the city's best restaurants and shops. Make sure to tour the U.S. Naval Academy to explore its rich history and architecture.
For those seeking even more sun-kissed adventure,take a cruise on the water for an unforgettable experience. Cruises depart from City Dock and provide tours of the harbor that showcase some of the area's most beautiful sights. With a full bar, food, and the salty breeze, it's sure to be a day of memory-making!
Explore the Children's Museum
For growing families, the Glen Burnie area has exciting museums that provide fun and educational activities for kids. There are several, all within a 30-minute drive of Glen Burnie, that offer interactive exhibits, art displays, and special events.
These are our favorite local children's museums near Anne Arundel County:
- Chesapeake Children's Museum in Annapolis
- Port Discovery Children's Museum in Baltimore
- Ellicott Mills Children's Museum in Ellicott
For a slightly older audience, The Maryland Science Center in Baltimore is also a great choice!
Visit the Big City
One of the best things about Glen Burnie is its close proximity to many of Maryland's most iconic cities. Head over to Baltimore for an evening of entertainment and culture, or venture a bit further to Washington D.C. for some top-notch historical sites like the National Mall and Smithsonian Museums. You can also take in the vibrant art districts, enjoy a stroll along the Inner Harbor, or take in a ballgame at Camden Yards.
No matter what activity you choose to enjoy over the break, make some time to check out our latest Glen Burnie townhouse community, The Towns at Parke West! Here we embrace a lifestyle of comfort and convenience with spacious floor plans, stylish designs, and high-quality construction. Click here to explore your future home today!