Grateful Dead

More than 927,000 Marylanders expected to travel for Fourth of July weekend

More than 927,000 Marylanders expected to travel for Fourth of July weekend

Sean Evans isn't making the typical Maryland Fourth of July weekend drive to Ocean City.

Instead, the 29-year-old Forest Hill resident is road-tripping with his girlfriend and friends to see the Dead & Company, a group of remaining members of the Grateful Dead, Wednesday night at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio — and possibly again over the weekend in Chicago.

But Evans' reasons for hitting the road, a four-day holiday weekend and inexpensive gas prices, are the same as the historic number of Marylanders — more than one in seven — expected to travel for

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