Maryland is on the Eastern seaboard of the US, south of Pennsylvania and north of Virginia. When people talk about Maryland they don't normally think skiing. Though there is one ski area that packs alot into one place.
Maryland consists of 12,193 miles, ranks 42nd in the nation and includes the Chesapeake Bay, America’s largest estuary (source: Maryland Geological Survey) Chesapeake Bay is 185 miles long, 30 miles wide at its widest, 174 feet deep at its deepest and holds 18 trillion gallons of water.
Maryland has 9,844 square miles of land, 623.35 square miles of inland water, Maryland has 31 miles of Atlantic Ocean coast line including Assateague Island with almost 4,000 miles of shoreline, 400 lakes, all manmade. The highest Point in the state is : Backbone Mountain at 3,360 feet above sea level in the Allegheny Mountains.
Weather in Maryland's location on the mid-Atlantic corridor makes the state weather fairly moderate. In the higher elevations of western mountainside of Maryland, winter temperatures tend to be a bit colder producing wonderful snowy landscapes great for skiing and other outdoor activities. While the Atlantic's coastal breeze tends to bring cooler temperatures to the Eastern Shore in the summer.
Normal January temperatures range from 23.5 to 40.3 degrees while normal July temperatures range from 66.8 to 87.2 degrees with an average annual precipitation of 45 inches.