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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June 1, 2015
There are 2-3 farms on this route. This is a getaway from the baltimore traffic on a nice Friday morning. The route...
There are no twisties. A few curves along the way but they are gentle. The roads are well maintained. This route is...
This is an alternate route from frederick to baltimore city but I am just going to include the description of the route...
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

2015-09-27

Baltimore/Washington, DC Ride for Kids

This motorcycle event will be hosted by Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation - Ride for Kids on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 7:30 AM and it will be held at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, MD. come join us raise funds for these Star kids. You can help them by participating in a Ride for Kids event as a motorcyclist, fundraiser or volunteer. Donations will benefit the Pediatric Brian Tumor Foundation’s medical research and family support programs. The suggested minimum donation is $40.00 per motorcycle. and we encourage everyone to fund raise before the event, this way you can really make a difference! Online registration will be available until Friday midnight, prior to the event. Onsite registration is from 7:30 to 9:00 AM. This is a rain or shine event. Ride starts at 9:30 AM SHARP! The escorted ride will start and end at the same location. The more funds you raise, the more incentives choices you have. A collectible t-shirt will be available for only $50.00. Be qualified for prizes at different levels! Raise funds now! A new Honda motorcycle is at stake and other great prizes, must be present to win! All participants receive free beverages, a light breakfast and lunch. You’ll also get to meet your local Stars! More information can be found on our website: http://www.curethekids.org/events/ride-for-kids/ ~3

2015-09-26

SOCO Poker Run

This motorcycle event will be hosted by Chesapeake Cycles on Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM and it will be held in Deale, MD. Join us in a guided, hour and half poker run/fun ride beginning in Deale, MD, riding through Harwood, Davidsonville, Gambrills and ending at Chesapeake Cycles in Annapolis. All bikes are welcome! Cost is $20.00 all hands. Prizes will be awarded at 2:00 PM. There will be food, drink and music available at Chesapeake Cycles afterwards. Portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to Fisher House. You may visit our Facebook event page for more details: http://www.facebook.com/CBVictoryRiders?fref=ts ~3

2015-09-24

Battley's York Factory Tour Ride

Battley Harley-Davidson / Battley Cycles will be hosting this motorcycle event on Thursday, September 24, 2015 from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM and it will be held at Battley Harley-Davidson in Gaithersburg, MD. Lets gather at 7:30 AM for FREE coffee and donuts at Battley's, then its kickstands up at 8:15 AM as we head for the Harley-Davidson assembly plant in York, Pennsylvania for their annual Open House. We'll be taking a lot of back roads to get up there, take the tour, then head back to Gaithersburg. The ride and the tour is FREE! Calling all makes and models of motorcycles to join us on this ride. Mark your calendars now and join us for a great ride and tour! Visit our event link for more info: http://www.battley.com/event_list_detail.asp?ecode=677920&month=9&year=201 ~3

2015-09-17 : 2015-09-20

Delmarva Bike Week

This motorcycle event will be taking place on Thursday, September 17, 2015 through Sunday, September 20, 2015 and it will be held in Salisbury, MD. We welcome everyone for the Delmarva Bike Week, the largest rally on the East Coast! This year, we offer two great locations with Custom bike builders, Cruzin the Coast poker run, the riding, live music, tattoo contest, Wall of Death, national vendors, factory demos, and more. We invite you to come see us at Arthur Purdue Stadium and Winter Park place for all the big name national vendors! We hope to see you there! Check out our event website for more info: http://www.delmarvabikeweek.com/ ~3

2015-09-17 : 2015-09-20

OC Bikefest

This motorcycle event will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015 through Sunday, September 20, 2015 and it will be held in Ocean City, MD. Come join us as OC BikeFest raises the bar and brings those bikers down to the beach to enjoy a gated event with concerts, stunt shows, custom bike builders, national motorcycle vendors, shops, rides, and the fabulous bars and restaurants of Ocean City. Event is in conjunction with the Delmarva Bike Rally, which attracts 150,000+ motorcycling enthusiasts to the area. There will lots of exciting events for everyone! You've got to be there! More info on our website: http://ocbikefest.com/ ~3

     

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