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Our goal is to promote the state's vibrant culture by shining a light on all the wonderful places to see and things to do in Maryland. Come enjoy our beautiful and informative exhibits about the area and let us help you plan your next trip to the...more
17300 Catoctin Mountain Hwy, US 15 South, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9254
This is a large rest area that can equip multiple buses at a time. Good place to stop before hitting Gettysburg with numerous buses of tourists/kids. Only drawback is they don't open until 9am and close at 5pm.
I stopped just to find out about a way to spend a day off while attending courses at the National Emergency Training Center, I got so much more. Fred was excellent to talk to and guided me through so much about the County. I walked...More
Stopped in here on our way through to grab a map and maybe a tip or two. Learned so much more it's hard to overstate how valuable the experience was. Fred and Lisa were beyond friendly and made me feel most welcome in a strange...More
This welcome center was amazing! Fred and Melody were very friendly! The bathrooms were clean! But the best thing was the playground!! Yes, they have a playground for kids!!! And a picnic area to eat at! Because of the playground, we made this a "must...More
This was probably the best welcome center we have stopped at. As soon as we walked in the door, we were greeted with "Hi, welcome to Maryland." Fred and Melody were very friendly and extremely helpful with directions and pointing out attraction for our trip...More
Walked in the welcome center, immediately heard, "Welcome to Maryland." We had a pleasant conversation, and picked up a few informational items. Best thing was we scored a recommendation for the "crab bomb" at Jerry's Seafood in Bowie MD. That was excellent, if you are...More