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.
A century and a half ago many of Frederick’s downtown buildings served as hospitals to care for wounded soldiers from both sides of the Civil War. Downtown merchants were urged last week to use that historic connection to bring in tourists.
Officials at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont say upgrades to the visitor center are taking longer than expected.
Celebrating a successful run. After a weekend of racing fun, the Baltimore Grand Prix is now in the books. Now crews are working to get the city back on the normal track.
Frederick finally has its first official visitor from Wyoming for 2011.
They’re Assateague Island’s famous wild horses. Park officials said the very thing that makes the horses a national treasure and draws millions of visitors to this 48,000-acre seashore south of Ocean City each year is under threat: Their wildness.
Frederick Mayor Randy McClement is reviving his push for a downtown hotel and conference center.
If you went “downy ocean” this weekend, you had plenty of company. Ocean City had the busiest Fourth of July in eight years.
A museum dedicated to pinball machines in Washington will not be forced to close next week as previously thought.
Ocean City visitors could soon have another way to get around while taking in the sights.
The National Archives and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is offering children a chance to imagine a day in the White House and create their own presidential diaries.