Awards & Certifications

Town of Berlin Awards & Certifications

BuzzFeed: 18 Surprisingly Cool Small Towns In The USA: Berlin, MD – 2020

The Best Small Town in Every State — tripsavvy – 2020

Traveler’s Choice Award — Trip Advisor – 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Best Budget Destinations in America — Budget Travel Magazine – 2018

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

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

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

20 Best Small Towns to Visit Smithsonian.com – 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Great Small Towns near DC — Washingtonian Magazine – 2015

Town Spirit Achievement Award — Maryland Municipal League – 2015

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

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

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

Certificate of Excellence Award’ — TripAdvisor – 2015

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

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

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

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