For many the idea of the all-American road trip is the epitome of freedom and adventure.
A drive on the Historic National Road through the state of Maryland provides that irresistible thrill of the open road combined with the chance to visit towns and villages that have barely changed in 200 years.
Passing through Civil War country the visitor can connect with the past while experiencing some of the most exquisite scenery in the US.
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