St. Mary’s County, Maryland –
Chesapeake Bay Travel Tourism
Welcome to St. Mary’s County, Maryland – where boundless adventure awaits! Outdoor adventure, history, food, culture and everything in between await you. Explore our history, technology, and everything in between. We invite you to explore our County, where history is constantly in the making. Travel back to 1634, a time of adventure, when the first English settlers came to our shores to start a new life. Explore the technological marvels and unique exhibits at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, celebrating over 70 years of naval air research and American military history.
Between it all, guests are invited to celebrate our colonial heritage through interactive museums, interpretive exhibits and programs, historic sites, and countless events that celebrate friends, family, culture, food, drink and fun.
From history and culture to outdoor activities ranging from hiking, biking, or water related activities; St. Mary’s County is the place for you. Come enjoy the breathtaking views and the many activities and events that keep us busy year-round. Enjoy the local opportunities that the county provides from shops, food, wineries and distilleries that provide an enjoyable experience for everyone. The local art scene is also unique and worth its own trip!
Whether you are into art galleries, studios, or the performance arts, St. Mary’s County’s unique art scene is sure to be aesthetically pleasing. In fact, arts and culture experiences come in all forms in St. Mary’s County! Center your artistic journey in Leonardtown, Southern Maryland’s only Arts & Entertainment District, where you can explore galleries, rent art space, discover your next inspiration or thrive in the many street festivals. Live music events throughout the county range from classical to bluegrass and everything in between, including several outdoor concert series during the summer months.
Find Inspiration, adventure and excitement where the Potomac and the Chesapeake meet. Whether you’ve come to explore the past, savor the beauty of the moment or imagine the possibilities of the future, you’ll find that you are always welcome in St. Mary’s County. Check out St. Mary’s entire line-up of 2019 and 2020 events and find info on historic sites and attractions, plus dining, shopping, lodging, and more at www.VisitStMarysMD.com