Baltimore listed among most budget-friendly Maryland summer destinations

Baltimore is the second most-affordable summer destination in Maryland based on the cost of lodging, according to a recent survey conducted by, which compared hotel rates of 20 popular destinations in the state.

For each destination, the study established the average price for the cheapest available double room during the months of July and August. To spend a night in Baltimore, travelers will spend an average $95 per night for the most affordable double room.

On the other end of the spectrum, Saint Michaels and National Harbor are the top two priciest destinations for travelers in the state. The pricey podium is rounded out by Ocean City, a family-favorite on the Mid-Atlantic shore.

The following table shows the five most- and least-expensive summer destinations in Maryland, based on the average rate for the cheapest available double guestrooms, July 1–Aug. 31, 2019.

  1. Saint Michaels — $202
  2. National Harbor — $198
  3. Ocean City — $163
  4. Frederick — $160
  5. Annapolis — $157


  1. Laurel — $102
  2. Gaithersburg — $102
  3. Belcamp — $98
  4. Baltimore — $95
  5. Hagerstown — $92

For the full results of the survey, check