A boat on display at the St. Michaels Maritime Museum.

Visiting Historic St. Michaels, Maryland

This charming vintage port is a popular tourist destination and features manicured colonial, federal, and Victorian homes, stunning churches, and a scenic shopping area with specialty stores, restaurants, exclusive inns, and bed-and-breakfasts.

Photograph of the ground floor interior of Mount Pleasant.

The Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

In the 18th and early 19th centuries, many wealthy Philadelphians built retreat homes along the elevated, picturesque banks of the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park. Learn more about touring some of these historic houses.