Maryland's first casino, Hollywood Casino Perryville opened in September 2010 and is operated by Penn National Gaming.
Games to play: Hollywood Casino boasts 1,500 slot machines. In keeping with the Hollywood theme, there are "Sex and the City" branded slots as well as some named after "I Love Lucy." There are also electronic blackjack and roulette arcades on the building's fringes.
Entertainment: Enjoy music, cocktails and snacks at the Epic Lounge. Also featuring regular appearances by DJs and live music performers.
Where to eat: Fill your belly at the Epic Buffet, or have a burger or breakfast at Extras Grill.
Where to stay: One area option is the Ramada Inn, 61 Heather Lane, Perryville. 410-642-2866.
Getting there: The casino is about 40 miles and a 50-minute drive from Baltimore.
Information: 1201 Chesapeake Overlook Parkway, Perryville. Call 410-378-8500 or go to hollywoodcasinoperryville.com.