10 Best Escape Rooms in Maryland

Next time you’re looking for a unique day out, opt to put your skills to the test at Maryland’s exciting escape rooms. From Baltimore to Severna Park, these puzzle-solving games will test your wits, smarts, and sleuthing skills. Join the craze and check out our favorite escape rooms in the state! 

Baltimaze Escape Rooms, Baltimore, MD

One of Baltimore’s premier escape rooms, Baltimaze invites you and your team to complete “a series of puzzles that will challenge your mind and confound your senses,” according to their website. You have one hour to discover the secrets of a reclusive billionaire, decode Victorian-era schematics, or find a missing artist. Each game has a success rate of 32 percent or below. 

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Mission Escape, Annapolis and Gambrills, MD

Mission Escape brings the escape room phenomenon to Annapolis, Maryland. They offer six unique room challenges and give you only 50 minutes to figure out the puzzles. Rooms include a Wild West Saloon, a museum heist, Alice in Wonderland, and Hansel and Gretel-themed options.

Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience, Frederick, MD

Clue IQ in Frederick, Maryland claims they are Maryland’s #1 Escape Room (we think they’re great, but keep in mind that these lists are not in any particular order). They offer team building options, regular in-door escape rooms, and “outdoor adventures,” which are citywide, puzzle-based games.

Escapomania, Ocean City, MD

Escapomania offers six different escape rooms to Ocean City puzzle lovers. The rooms range in difficulty from the 5/10 Pirate’s Adventure to the 10/10 Mysterious Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Come by yourself, with a date, or book an entire room for your group.

Escape Proving Ground, Pasadena, MD

Escape Providn Ground in Pasadena has some of the most unique escape room options of any we’ve seen. Dinosaur lovers won’t be able to get enough of their Velociraptor Escape game. Other themes include the Mystery of the Holy Grail, Sorcery High’s Stolen Gem, and D.I.C.E.

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Escape Time, Severna Park, MD

Escape Time in Severna Park, Maryland offers corporate team building options, large group rates, and individual and small groups. Choose from the most difficult Handover Vegas Suite-themed event or the more forgiving Arabian Nights room, along with two others.

A Game of Rooms, Rockville and Columbia, MD

A Game of Rooms has two Maryland locations, one in Rockville and another in Columbia, Maryland. The smaller Columbia location only has one room, Escaping Detention, but the larger Rockville has three with more to come.

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Breakout Games, Multiple locations

Breakout Games has multiple Maryland locations, including one in the Columbia and another in the Timonium areas. Choose from themes including Mystery Mansion, Runaway Train, kidnapping scenarios, and more. Check their website for a coupon code to get 10 percent off.

Escape This Live, Frederick, MD

Escape This Live offers five unique escape room experiences. Our favorite has you taking on the role of a ghost hunter sent to capture a witch’s ghost. Games can accommodate up to 12 players and last for an hour. 

Get a Clue Games, Nottingham, MD

Get a Clue Games rooms are designed for ages nine and up and pride themselves on their family friendliness. Room options include Convicted, Adventure Park, Chocolate Factory and more. Check out their website to book ahead or to see their leaderboard of fastest solvers. 

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