Maryland Motorcycle Trips and Events List

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

2016-08-21 : 2016-08-21

2016 Rolling Bike Shows Presented by Thunder Roads® Mid-Atlantic & Rider Insurance

Back for the third year running, Thunder Roads® Mid-Atlantic, the ONLY Motorcycle Magazine that Matters!; is once again bringing the Rolling Bike Show back to your area. Come on out and join us for a great day of Hot Bikes, entertainment, food, and good times. We will be holding (5) Five Rolling Bike Shows this year that will consist of (5) five classes: TOURING, CRUISER, CUSTOM, SPORT, and VINTAGE. Registration fees remain the same at minimum $10.00 per entry, with this year’s contributions going to the Maryland Motorcycle Riders PAC in support of their efforts to assist Abate in the fight for motorcycle rights. As always each class winner will receive a prize and of course we will have a Best in Show Winner that will receive a Readers Ride Article in the follow up magazine. Please check us out on Facebook for other great events and more information on each individual venue. www.facebook.com/trmdel or thru the contact us page on the website www.bigcityrhino.com.

2016-07-16 : 2016-07-16

2016 Rolling Bike Shows Presented by Thunder Roads® Mid-Atlantic & Rider Insurance

Back for the third year running, Thunder Roads® Mid-Atlantic, the ONLY Motorcycle Magazine that Matters!; is once again bringing the Rolling Bike Show back to your area. Come on out and join us for a great day of Hot Bikes, entertainment, food, and good times. We will be holding (5) Five Rolling Bike Shows this year that will consist of (5) five classes: TOURING, CRUISER, CUSTOM, SPORT, and VINTAGE. Registration fees remain the same at minimum $10.00 per entry, with this year’s contributions going to the Maryland Motorcycle Riders PAC in support of their efforts to assist Abate in the fight for motorcycle rights. As always each class winner will receive a prize and of course we will have a Best in Show Winner that will receive a Readers Ride Article in the follow up magazine. Please check us out on Facebook for other great events and more information on each individual venue. www.facebook.com/trmdel or thru the contact us page on the website www.bigcityrhino.com.

2016-06-18 : 2016-06-18

2016 Rolling Bike Shows Presented by Thunder Roads® Mid-Atlantic & Rider Insurance

Back for the third year running, Thunder Roads® Mid-Atlantic, the ONLY Motorcycle Magazine that Matters!; is once again bringing the Rolling Bike Show back to your area. Come on out and join us for a great day of Hot Bikes, entertainment, food, and good times. We will be holding (5) Five Rolling Bike Shows this year that will consist of (5) five classes: TOURING, CRUISER, CUSTOM, SPORT, and VINTAGE. Registration fees remain the same at minimum $10.00 per entry, with this year’s contributions going to the Maryland Motorcycle Riders PAC in support of their efforts to assist Abate in the fight for motorcycle rights. As always each class winner will receive a prize and of course we will have a Best in Show Winner that will receive a Readers Ride Article in the follow up magazine. Please check us out on Facebook for other great events and more information on each individual venue. www.facebook.com/trmdel or thru the contact us page on the website www.bigcityrhino.com.

2016-05-27 : 2016-05-29

Buffalo Thunder Music & Bike Fest

This motorcycle event will be held on Friday, May 27, 2016 through Sunday, May 29, 2016 to held at Best Western Capital Beltway in Lanham, MD. Please come join us and have fun, we have lots of activities that you'll surely enjoy! There will be "Buffalo Thunder" Memorial Ride, the Music & Jazz festival and lots of real fun! Find out more on our website: http://www.buffalosoldiers-md.com/ ~3

2016-05-22

The 15th Annual British & European Classic Motorcycle Day

This motorcycle event will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at High Point Farm in Clarksburg, MD. Please come join us on our 15th annual celebration! Event also includes concours, swap meet, door prizes, tech talks, vintage trials demo. Inviting all British & European Classic Motorcycles built through 1983. Admission: $10.00 Vendors: $25.00 Children under 12 are FREE! visit our website for more info: http://classicmotorcycleday.org/ ~3

     

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