Drive-Through Holiday Displays in Maryland

Zoo Lights | Baltimore, MD

The Baltimore Zoo comes alive at night with holiday lights shaped like wildlife. Proceeds help to support the Zoo’s animal care and conservation work.  Zoo Lights offers two options for tickets: Drive-Thru or Walk-Thru. Make sure to purchase tickets in advance. This holiday display does not run on Thanksgiving or Christmas. Guests ages 2 and above must wear masks. 

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Lights On The Bay at Sandy Point State Park | Annapolis, MDZoo Lights | Baltimore, MD

Lights on The Bay has been a holiday display tradition for more than 25 years. 2020 marks the show’s 26th year, making families all over the Chesapeake Bay gleam with holiday cheer. The even has two-miles of scenic holiday lights along the Chesapeake Bay, boasting around 70 unique light displays. Proceeds from the Lights On The Bay show help benefit the SPCA of Anne Arundel County, the largest animal welfare organization in the country. Tickets must be purchased before attending. 

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Winter Lights Festival at Seneca State Park | Gaithersburg, MD

Another Christmas tradition in Maryland for more than 25 years, the Winter Lights Festival at Seneca State Park features a 3.5-mile drive with more than 450 festive light displays and adorned trees. Tickets can be purchased on-site. However, visitors can save a few dollars by purchasing their tickets early. 

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Garden In Lights at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center | Solomons, MD

The grounds of the Annamarie Sculpture Garden have been transformed into a winter wonderland with light sculptures and displays the entire family will enjoy. Experience unique expressions of wild animals, holiday musical scenes, illuminated trees, and more. Garden In Lights also has outdoor festivities, including Holiday Marketing and their Hardesty Haven Holiday Cafe. All guests over the age of 2 are required to wear masks. Tickets can be purchase online.

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Yuletide Village at the Arcadia Fairgrounds | Upperco, MD

The Upperco Volunteer Fire Company hosts its annual Yuletide Village with the hope to bring joy and happiness to families all over. For 2020, the Upperco Volunteer Fire Company has taken their holiday display for a joyful drive-through experience at the Arcadia Fairgrounds. There are discounts for seniors, first responders, and military personnel.

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Merriweather Symphony of Lights | Columbia, MD

Celebrating 27 years of holiday cheer in Howard County, the Merriweather Symphony of Lights display features more than 300,000 bulbs set and displayed its dazzling creations. The display is set in the historic Merriweather Post Pavilion and includes both walk-through and drive-through options. Make sure to grab your tickets before attending the show.

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Festival of Lights at the Watkins Regional Park | Upper Marlboro, MD

Watkins Regional Park has been decorated with more than 2.5 million holiday lights in stunning and creative displays. There is even a 54-foot LED musical tree to end the night on a joyful note. The park is also accepting canned goods for donation to local food banks. Tickets can be purchased online. Masks are required when interacting with park personnel.

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Are you staying local, visiting Washington DC, or Baltimore this Fall? Schedule your ride with ZBest and check out these Breweries.

Breweries are popping up all over the country! DC and Baltimore have some of the best, and you should check them out. Our Experience Experts know the Baltimore and DC area better than anyone; we are the local transportation choice – providing service for over 25 years. We provide absolute excellence in care, reliability, service, quality, and dedicated to providing the most professional transportation services. Ride with us and know we offer more than transportation; we offer an experience!

As one of the most trusted transportation companies in the DC, Maryland, Virginia area; we have led many brewery tours all over the area. We’ve provided a list of some of our client’s favorite breweries.

Baltimore and Washington DC Breweries

Atlas Brew Works – Washington DC | @atlasbrewworks

Northern DC Atlas is a 100% solar-powered brewery through our partnership with Solar Solution. Learn more about the partnership here, and see the full solar production here. They love it when visitors to stop in for a tasting, tour, growler to go, or just to say hi.

Checkerspot Brewing – Baltimore, MD | @checkerspotbrewing

An ideal spot for tailgating or bolstering a Federal Hill bar crawl, the two-story taproom oozes with character including nods to its titular Maryland state butterfly and another natural, agricultural accents. In the tasting room, you’ll find unique options like the brand’s flagship Juniperus IPA, which combines candy-like hops and the piny notes of the juniper berry. Also, check if Keeper Stout is on nitro, and sample this creamy milk stout fortified with real crab shells.

Diamondback Beer – Baltimore, MD | @dbcbeer

Diamondback Beer is located in South Baltimore in the old Phillips Seafood and Coca-Cola plant. Located at the base of a giant smokestack, the brewery just added a pizza oven and features tons of live music on the weekend, while continuing to turn out some of our favorite suds in town. This is a brewery that will be hard to leave 😊.

Full Tilt Brewing – Baltimore, MD | @fultiltbrewing

Full Tilt started in a basement with two friends in 2008. Since then they have created some amazing beers like; their 9% ridiculously sneaky smooth Patterson Pumpkin beer. This brewery also offers great food, atmosphere, and a perfect place to stop on your brewery tour!

Port City Brewing Alexandria, VA | @portcitybrew

Port City Brewing is an award-winning brewery. They brew an exciting lineup of year-round brews, as well as an innovative slate of seasonal and occasional beers. Their Tasting Room is open 7 days a week. Their mission is to be a reliable and innovative regional brewer of top-quality beers that are delicious and well balanced, made from the finest ingredients available, and which celebrate their raw materials. Their slogan – “WE PUT THE ‘ALE’ IN ALEXANDRIA!”

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Why You Should Plan Your Wine Tours with Zbest Worldwide.

As one of the most trusted transportation companies in the DC, Maryland, Virginia area; we have led many wine tours all over the area. We’ve provided a list of some of our client’s favorite wineries.

Baltimore and Washington DC Wineries

Basignani WinerySparks, MD | @basignaniwinery

Basignani Winery was started in 1986 from the traditional practice of home winemaking from Italy. Now the company produces over 6500 gallons of wine yearly, with accolades and awards.

Great Frogs Winery – Annapolis, MD | @greatfrogswinery

Great Frogs Winery is located on a historic farm in Annapolis, MD, established in 1681. At Great Frogs they take pride in all aspects of production: from tending to their vines, hand sorting grapes to be harvested, to gently processing the grapes for artisan boutique wines.

Harford Vineyard – Forest Hill, MD | @harfordvineyard

Situated in the Piedmont wine trail region of Harford County Maryland, Harford Vineyard is a hidden treasure. They specialize in finely-crafted wines with 13 wine options to fit the palate of even the pickiest wine connoisseur.

Mark Cascia Vineyards – Stevensville, MD | @markcasciavineyards

Cascia Vineyards is a family-operated, 15-acre vineyard with a gorgeous waterfront view. They can be accessed by boat or car, and are only a few minutes away from Annapolis, Maryland.

Robin Hill Farm & Vineyards – Brandywine, MD | @RobinHillFarmandVineyards

Family owned and operated, Robin Hill Farm and Vineyard is home to many who enjoy visiting the farm or hosting events in their barn.

Rocklands Farm Winery – Poolesville, MD | @rocklandsfarm

Located in Montgomery County Maryland, Rocklands Farm Winery is surrounded by acres of land that houses their vineyard, pasture, and flower garden.

St. Michaels Winery – St. Michaels, MD | @stmichaelswinery

St. Michaels Winery is one of Eastern Shore’s popular attractions for wine. They have over 20 wines to taste while enjoying the view of the historic St. Michaels town.

The Vineyards at Dodon – Davidsonville, MD | @dodonvineyards

This vineyard sits on property that has been passed down through eight generations of custodians. The Vineyards at Dodon produces wines from the grapes they grow on their property.

We provide absolute excellence in care, reliability, service and quality and we are dedicated to providing the most professional transportation services. We offer more than transportation; we offer an experience!

Our seasoned Wine Tour Experts are here to help you plan each stop on your tour, so you can get the most fun, and wine, out of your day.

Our Wine Tour Experts will help you:

  1. Choose the wineries to visit
  2. Determine the right vehicle for your group
  3. Plan any special stops
  4. Calculate the right amount of time, so everyone can relax and enjoy

Our luxurious fleet of vehicles can accommodate any size group from 2 to 2,000. Contact us today for any additional suggestions or to make an online reservation.

Did you know? Maryland is well known for its delicious seafood, but many aren’t aware of the amazing wineries that exist within this State. From small urban wineries in the heart of Annapolis, to the traditional wineries with vineyards that stretch for acres in Havre De Grace, there are numerous wineries that you should put on your must-see list.