Smithsonian officials say visitation is down at the museum complex this year due to the government shutdown and closures due to winter weather.
Baltimore City saw a surge in holiday visitors thanks to a number of weekend events downtown.
While most federal workers have a snow day, the Smithsonian Institution is opening several museums to visitors at their regular times.
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has set a visitor milestone for the second year in a row.
Tens of thousands of visitors are flocking to Baltimore, and it’s not the Fourth of July holiday weekend that has them staying in hotels and eating out.
The cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. are in full bloom, a sure sign that spring is here and summer is not far away.
The National Park Service has updated its predicted peak bloom time for the District of Columbia’s cherry trees for a second time, moving it back a few days.
Ocean City’s visitor total has dropped for four years straight, according to the resort’s own statistics.
Sailabration is still in full swing at the Inner Harbor as thousands of people showed up to check out the big ships.
As the Star-Spangled Sailabration got underway, visitors had a chance to tour the ships from around the world that docked in Baltimore.
Tourism officials say Washington saw a record 17.9 million visitors last year, surpassing a previous record of 17.4 million set in 2000 before the 9/11 attacks.
Tourism officials in Washington say spending by visitors grew more than 6 percent last year to $6 billion, outpacing the growth in visitor numbers.