Historic National Road

Historic National Road Byway (Maryland portion)
Length: 170.0 mi / 273.6 km

A ribbon of roadway from the Chesapeake Bay to the mighty Allegheny Mountains, it is the road that built the nation. Today, you can experience more than 300 years of American culture, including inns, tollhouses, taverns, theaters, parks, and shops along the byway.

Casselman River Bridge State Park
The Casselman Bridge was built is 1813 and at 80 feet was the longest single span stone arch bridge of its time.

LaVale Toll House
The only remaining toll house in Maryland.

Rocky Gap State Park
Rocky Gap State Park beckons guests eager to enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, canoeing, cycling, hunting, even golfing.

Canal Place in downtown Cumberland offers canal boat replica tours, scenic rail excursions from the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad and hiking and biking opportunities.

Hagerstown Premium Outlets

Settled in 1745, Frederick's 50-block historic district and is home to more than 25 museums and historic sites. Located nearby is Antietam National Battlefield, location for the bloodiest one-day battle in American history during the Civil War.

New Market
The antiques capital of Maryland.

Ellicott City
Ellicott City’s Main Street filled with antiques, boutiques, and cozy restaurants.

Inner Harbor, Baltimore
The National Road begins and ends at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the perfect location to discover Baltimore’s major attractions: National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, American Visionary Art Museum, shopping and dining.

Possible Overnights: Baltimore, Frederick, Hagerstown, Cumberland, Maryland

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