Awards & Certifications

TOWN OF BERLIN AWARDS & CERTIFICATIONS

1 – Sustainable Maryland Certified Community (First Town in Maryland)
University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center – 2012

2 – Maryland’s Coolest Small Town — The Baltimore Sun – 2013

3 – America’s Coolest Small Town — Budget Travel Magazine – 2014

4 – Best Use of Social Media — Maryland Office of Tourism – 2014

5 – Certificate of Excellence Award’ — TripAdvisor – 2015

6 – 10 Most Beautiful Towns in America — The Culture Trip – 2015

7 – Top 50 Most Beautiful Towns in America — Country Living Magazine – 2015

8 – Healthy Eating Active Living Town — Institute for Public Health Innovation – 2015

9 – Town Spirit Achievement Award — Maryland Municipal League – 2015

10 – Great Small Towns near DC — Washingtonian Magazine – 2015

11 – Top Things to do in America’s Coolest Small Town — PBS Television – 2015

12 – Top Family Travel Spots on Maryland’s Eastern Shore — Budget Travel Magazine – 2015

13 – Heritage Tourism Event Award — Lower Eastern Shore Heritage Council – 2015

14 – 50 Most Beautiful Towns in America — Good Housekeeping Magazine – 2015

15 – Berlin Ambassadors Program — Governor’s Service Award for Volunteerism – 2015

16 – 40 Charming American Towns You’ve Never Heard of But Should Visit ASAP
House Beautiful Magazine – 2016

17 – 10 Most Enchanting, Magical Christmas Towns in Maryland — www.onlyinourstate.com – 2016

18 – 20 Best Small Towns to Visit Smithsonian.com – 2016

19 – South’s Best Small Towns — Southern Living Magazine – 2016

20 – (Top 10 in U.S.) Great American Main Street Award — National Main Street Center – 2016

21 – Electric Utility Reliability Award (Top 10% in USA) — American Public Power Assn. – 2016

22 – Best Budget Destinations in America — Budget Travel Magazine – 2018

23 – America’s Best Small Town for Shopping — USA Today – 2018

24 – Maryland’s Most Beautiful Small Town — House Beautiful Magazine – 2018

25 – 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in the World — LoveExploring.com – 2019

26 – National Small Business Saturday Innovation Champion — Main Street America – 2019

27 – 12 of America’s Up and Coming Small Towns — Reader’s Digest – 2019

28 – One of Most Charming Towns in America — Oprah Magazine – 2020

29 – America’s Best Small Town for Shopping — USA Today – 2020