11 days in Maryland & Turkey Itinerary

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Emmitsburg
— 1 day
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Baltimore
— 4 nights
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Ocean City
— 1 night
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Easton
— 3 nights
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Drive to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Fly to Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport, Drive to Turkey
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Turkey
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Emmitsburg — 1 day

Emmitsburg is a town in Frederick County, Maryland, United States, just south of the Mason-Dixon line separating Maryland from Pennsylvania. On the 18th (Sun), snap pictures at Roddy Road Covered Bridge, then appreciate the history behind National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes, then appreciate the history behind National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, and finally pause for some photo ops at Our Lady of the Mountain.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Emmitsburg trip maker website.

Washington to Emmitsburg is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Washington in December, expect nights in Emmitsburg to be about the same, around 32°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Baltimore.
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Baltimore — 4 nights

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baltimore: Annapolis (U.S. Naval Academy, Maryland State House, &more). There's still lots to do: try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, go for a stroll along the water at Inner Harbor, shop like a local with Fell's Point, and see the interesting displays at American Visionary Art Museum.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Baltimore day trip planning website.

You can drive from Emmitsburg to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ocean City.
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Ocean City — 1 night

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
On the 23rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, then view the masterpieces at Snapdragon, then stroll around Northside Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean City Beach.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ocean City road trip planner.

You can drive from Baltimore to Ocean City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Ocean City, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Easton.
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Easton — 3 nights

Easton, Maryland is an incorporated town and the county seat of Talbot County, Maryland, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Old Wye Mill, see the interesting displays at St. Michaels Museum, sample the fine beverages at Lyon Rum Distillery, then stop by The Candleberry Shoppe, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse and then contemplate the long history of The Dr. Samuel Mudd House & Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Easton online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Easton takes 1.5 hours. December in Easton sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turkey.
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Turkey — 2 nights

Turkey is a city in Hall County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Caprock Canyons State Park and then see the interesting displays at Bob Wills Museum.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Turkey day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Easton to Turkey. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Easton to Turkey due to the time zone difference. December in Turkey sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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Maryland travel guide

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The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.
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