Maryland Motorcycle Roads and Trips

Motorcycle riders can divide the state of Maryland (MD) into five regions: the eastern shores of the Chesapeake, the capital region, central Maryland, southern Maryland, and western Maryland. The eastern shores area is mostly flat and home to many farms but also offers riders access to beaches, seafood, water and serenity. The capital region is host to our nation's capital and offers motorcyclists near endless cultural & historical amenities. Central Maryland is more hilly with access again to Chesapeake bay but also featuring key urban centers - Baltimore and Annapolis. Southern Maryland features some pristine nature preserves and historical sites. Lastly, Western Maryland is home to the state's highest mountain and some of it's most beautiful scenery showcasing numerous lakes and the Appalachian mountains.




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March 29, 2015
This route covers the western portion of Charles County that remains very rural. Great back roads and views of the Potomac River....
Great curves but since the area is very rural many roads are paved but surfaces can be rough and/or contain gravel.
Take 301N to Chapel Point Road Bel Alton, MD- turn left ont on Chapel Point Road, Head northwest on Chapel Point Rd...
February 12, 2015
This parallels the Susquehanna River and goes through the state park. It is very scenic and nice places to stop in historic...
Most of the road is good except for the part through the state park is hard packed gravel with lots of pot...
Start in Port Deposit after getting a bite at one of the nice little bars and restaurants or at the Union Hotel....
January 18, 2015
Wonderful scenery consisting of farm land, back twisties with lots of trees.Two parks are on this route. Point lookout State park ($4.00...
Road condition is excellent for this whole route, maybe a little bumpy towards Point Lookout State Park. The route has some straight...
Route starts at the intersection of 2/4 South and 235 (three notch rd) in California Md ... refer to online map for...
January 10, 2015
From this road you will snake along the river bank. There are great views of the river that is filled with beautiful...
Lots of sweeping curves and a few 90 degree turns pavement is good and pretty much flat.
Savage river road runs along The Savage river in Maryland. It's in the savage river state forest Swanton MD 21561
July 17, 2012
Scenery along this route is typical Susquehanna Valley, rolling hills, farm land, with some small town charm. There are numerous areas to...
The route has a good mixture of curves and elevation changes and wide open straights. Some areas are bright and sunny while...
This ride features rolling hills, farm land, and wooded areas with elevation changes indicative of the Susquehanna River Valley. The roads are...
April 29, 2012
Twisty roads through Elk Neck Woods and a few hills that break out of the trees and you can see the bay....
A bit choppy in some places, but nothing to be concerned with unless you are trying to drag a knee.
From Elkton, MD: go south on landing lane, turn right at the stop sign on old field point road. In about a...
November 19, 2011
Along the various routes stemming from Baltimore, traffic will be busy, normal for this area. But I-70 has little traffic, generally wide...
Very little potholes on any of these roads, lots of hills, sweeping curves, and long straight stretches with little traffic!
Starting anywhere along Interstate 695 near Baltimore, merge onto the nearest exit for I-70 West, after near 40 miles, take the exit...
November 2, 2011
As you're climbing up through the hills and coming back down, you are surrounded by trees (GREAT in the fall colors!!!) you...
The biggest challenges I've had on this road was when I got caught in a rainstorm going over the mountains. in some...
If you ever ride out to DCL and get stuck in that traffic up on 70 or 68, and you have a...
May 19, 2011
This route has a little bit of everything... Starting in Sterling, VA, a suburb of Washington DC, it takes you west to...
Roads are in good shape. Nice cruising conditions. Route 9 out of Charles Town runs up the mountains with some curves but...
Starting at the Sterling Park Shopping Center, head south on Sterling Blvd. Cross over Rt. 28 and turn left on Pacific Blvd....
April 1, 2009
Very beautiful scenery with many stretches in nice cool woodlands. You can also find several covered bridges just off the main route....
There are twists, turns and good straight-aways on this route. The roads are all asphalt which are fairly well maintained.
From Libertytown, MD take route 550 north west up to Sabillasville, MD. Continue on 550 as it turns a corner and starts...
January 1, 2009
This motorcycle ride meanders around and through Maryland's scenic eastern shore and through the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Area. The Blackwater...
Not many turns/hills on this one just a lot of flat straight roads which allow you to blow the gunk out without...
Start out in Church Creek, MD and head south out of town on route 335. Take a left on to Key Wallace...
August 1, 2007
You are heading to the Antietam National Battlefield, where it is easy to imagine one of the bloodiest Civil War battles...
The road starts from Leesburg, VA and heads away from the city dwelling deeper and deeper into the back country roads of...
There are many different ways to get from Leesburg to the Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland. The best way to understand my...
October 1, 2005
Beautiful scenery, in the fall the colors are magnificent. Take your camera, wildlife abounds in Prettyboy Reservoir.
Great curves on these roads.
On the north west corner of Baltimore, off of I-695 (exit 23) you'll find State Route 25 or what's also known as...
June 1, 2001
This route specializes in scenery, history and some great motorcycle roads. You will be traveling along the nation's first attempt at a...
This route has some really great motorcycle roads. They have a good amount of twists, turns and climbs and it typically they...
There are many different roads you can take and still hit all the nice stops and get some great bike roads in....
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Checkout Upcoming Motorcycle Events in Maryland

2015-08-29 : 2015-08-29

Charm City Mods vs Rockers

Join us for the 6th Annual Charm City Mods vs Rockers. The rally recreates the nostalgia of the Mods and Rockers subculture of Britain in the 50s and 60s. The event brings out the areas most diverse group of vintage and retro motorcycles and scooters. This years event will feature: Live Music 1950s Dress Pinup Contest by Atomic Cheesecake Studios Motorcycle/Scooter Show with Trophies Custom Motorcycle and Scooter Builder Displays Maryland MVA Motorcycle Simulator Vendors East Baltimore Fun Run Food and Beer This years sponsors are: Atomic Cheesecake Studios Rider Insurance Deer Park Cycle RipIt Energy Fuel Dime City Cycles Maryland Biker Magazine

2015-05-16 : 2015-05-16

Cruisin’ 4 Critters

Welcome to Cruisin' 4 Critters, a motorcycle show, pet adoption event, bloodmobile drive and much more! Admissions and motorcycle registrations are both FREE for this event, and everyone is invited to show their bike. Trophies will be awarded in several categories. There will be food and merchandise vendors, live music and raffles, with all proceeds from the raffles and/or donations going to benefit the animals at the shelter. Participants showing a motorcycle should register between 8 - 9:30 a.m. Sponsored by Maryland Chapter 5 of the Hogs & Heroes Foundation and Friends of Anne Arundel County Animal Control, Inc., a nonprofit created by the shelter's volunteers to support the homeless pets at the shelter, which is part of the county police department. Rain or shine!

2015-05-09 : 2015-05-09

1st Annual Ride for Life

The Pregnancy Clinic will host the 1st Annual Ride for Life, a 90-mile scenic motorcycle ride, on Saturday May 9th, 2015. The Ride for Life raises funds and awareness for the work of the Pregnancy Clinic, a faith-based, medical non-profit, offering a comprehensive range of totally free services including pregnancy testing, ultrasound, STD/HIV testing, counseling, community resources, referrals and educational classes to over 1,200 women in our communities every year. Since opening in 1982, over 25,000 women and families have received completely free care, services and ongoing support. The Pregnancy Clinic does not accept state or government funding and is entirely supported by private donations from individuals, businesses, churches and foundations. Registration/check-in will be held at Arundel Christian Church, 710 Aquahart Road in Glen Burnie, MD beginning at 8:30 a.m. with kickstands up at 9:30 a.m. Breakfast will be provided by Chick-fil-A with coffee from Starbucks. The Ride will end at Bay Area Community Church, 884 Chesterfield Road in Annapolis, MD where we will enjoy a delicious lunch catered by The Port Public House. Details and online registration can be found at www.rideforlifemd.org

2015-05-02 : 2015-05-02

MCV Cares Spring Fling Ride 2015 Benefit

Join us for a scenic 1.5 hour group ride to Lake Redman. Breakfast and Lunch are Included. $25 for one-up and $35 for two-up. Fund raising efforts benefit patients undergoing treatment and recovery at the Breast Care Center at Northwest Hospital, a LifeBridge Health Center. MCVcares, Inc. is a Maryland 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Departs from: Full Moon Pub and Grill, 1100 Westminster Pike, Reisterstown, MD. Breakfast Served at 9:00, Ride Departs Promptly at 10:30, Pre-ride safety meeting at 10:20 Please register at: http://www.mcvcares.org/Events/2015SpringFling.aspx You can also register in person on May 2, beginning at 9:00 am.

2015-04-30 : 2015-05-03

Bikes to the Beach Spring Rally

This motorcycle event will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2015 through Sunday, May 3, 2015 and it will be held in Ocean City, MD. Come have fun with us with live music, outdoor venues, custom bike show, poker run, and a lot more! We are the East Coast's fastest growing bike rally and we want you to be there! Fall is nearing and everyone is itching to fire up their bikes and head to the beautiful resort town of Ocean City, Maryland! Mark your calendars and make sure to grab the chance for some great fun! Visit our website for more info: http://www.oceancitybikestothebeach.com/ ~3

     

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