Make a Splash!

Make a Splash!

Fresh Air, Great Seafood & Outdoor Fun  learn more

Meet the Locals

Meet the Locals

They're full of character - robust, demure, fruity, mature...Stop by our wineries and get acquainted.  learn more

Wines from Slack and Port of Leonardtown Wineries.

Weekend Island Fun

Weekend Island Fun

St. George Island offers lots of outdoor fun plus rooms overlooking the water.  learn more

Island Inn & Suites, St. George Island

Charming

Charming

Catch our spring blooms in Sotterley's gardens.  learn more

Sotterley Plantation

Reid Silverman

Rich History

Rich History

Experience colonial history at the site of Maryland’s first capital, Historic St. Mary’s City.  learn more

The Maryland Dove, Historic St. Mary's City

Love your weekend

Love your weekend

Less drive time, more my-time. Feel great about your getaway weekend.   learn more

Fly High

Fly High

Visit the Flight Line, fly the Mach Combat simulators.  learn more

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum

St. Mary's County Tourism

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

It's wedding planning season. Fall in love with our beautiful wedding venues.  learn more

Gardens at Sotterley Plantation

Perfect Pairings

Perfect Pairings

Sample local wines and savor fresh flavors at Leonardtown restaurants.  learn more

Dining in Leonardtown

St. Mary's County, Maryland

Welcome to St. Mary's! This Chesapeake Bay destination is brimming with history, outdoor fun, vibrant culture — and passionate people eager to share it all with you. Just a short drive from Washington, D.C., discover the mid-Atlantic's best kept travel secret.

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Featured Activities in St. Mary's County

Upcoming Events

Vintage Source Weekend

The Vintage Source resides in an old general store and is only open on the third… more

IDBL Spring Nationals

International Drag Bike League motorcycle drag racing series. Admission.

Earth Day on the Square

Live animals, hands-on education, eco-friendly products and entertainment come together in the Leonardtown Square, with kayak… more

Gallery Shows at North End Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery shows each month from the incredible artists at North End Gallery in Leonardtown.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.

Gretchen Richie Jazz Cabaret

Enjoy great jazz music from Gretchen and Randy at wonderful local restaurants around St. Mary's County!

Gallery Shows at North End Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery shows each month from the incredible artists at North End Gallery in Leonardtown.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.

Gallery Shows at North End Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery shows each month from the incredible artists at North End Gallery in Leonardtown.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.

Open Barn at Greenwell State Park

Every Saturday morning, meet with Greenwell's horses, watch riding lessons, and learn about the Greenwell Foundation's equestrian programs. FREE.

Garden Guild Plant Sale

Revel in the wonders of springtime on the beautiful grounds of Historic Sotterley Plantation with this popular plant sale.

Gallery Shows at North End Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery shows each month from the incredible artists at North End Gallery in Leonardtown.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.

Spring Fling Car Show

Over 300 antique & classic cars on the Square in Leonardtown. Trophies, music, shops, vendors, restaurants,… more

Gretchen Richie Jazz Cabaret

Enjoy great jazz music from Gretchen and Randy at wonderful local restaurants around St. Mary's County!

Garden Guild Plant Sale

Revel in the wonders of springtime on the beautiful grounds of Historic Sotterley Plantation with this popular plant sale.

Little Explorers at Historic St. Mary’s City

Family-friendly event designed for preschool-age children 3-5 years old and an accompanying adult. Full-day admission included in cost. Different theme each time.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.

Southern Maryland Spring Festival

Carnival, entertainment, tractor pull, children's games, hay rides, sand art, face painting, raffles, silent auction, artists & crafters, food and much more.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.

Leonardtown First Fridays

The First Friday of each month, historic Leonardtown retailers open their doors to showcase live music,… more

Southern Maryland Spring Festival

Carnival, entertainment, tractor pull, children's games, hay rides, sand art, face painting, raffles, silent auction, artists & crafters, food and much more.

Open Barn at Greenwell State Park

Every Saturday morning, meet with Greenwell's horses, watch riding lessons, and learn about the Greenwell Foundation's equestrian programs. FREE.

Southern Maryland Spring Festival

Carnival, entertainment, tractor pull, children's games, hay rides, sand art, face painting, raffles, silent auction, artists & crafters, food and much more.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.

Southern Maryland Spring Festival

Carnival, entertainment, tractor pull, children's games, hay rides, sand art, face painting, raffles, silent auction, artists & crafters, food and much more.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.

Annual Youth Fishing Rodeo

Fun "Catch and Release" fishing event, rain or shine, for children ages 15 and younger. Free. Registration Required.

Open Barn at Greenwell State Park

Every Saturday morning, meet with Greenwell's horses, watch riding lessons, and learn about the Greenwell Foundation's equestrian programs. FREE.

Summerseat Farm Artisan Market

Shop local, shop handmade at the Summerseat Farm Artisan Market. Find all things handcrafted, homemade, homegrown, vintage, and more.

Gallery Show at Opal Fine Art Gallery

Enjoy great themed gallery and group shows each month from the wonderful artists at Opal Fine Art Gallery in Leonardtown.