5. Calvert Cliffs State Park, Maryland
Looking for both treasures and awe-inspiring spots? Well… Calvert Cliffs State Park might be the answer.
This hidden place is perfect for those who want to avoid crowds, a useful destination in our current pandemic situation. (Here are others!) To get here (Chesapeake Bay), you must hike approximately two miles along the red trail in Calvert Cliffs State Park. Once you’ll spot a cove, start digging.
Many paleontologists found here Miocene-era shark teeth and prehistoric relics such as tapir, mastodon bones, and rhino. Around 600 species of fossils were found here.
With this impressive number, there’s no wonder why Calvert Cliffs State Park is found on our list.