Make a Splash!

Make a Splash!

Fresh Air, Great Seafood & Outdoor Fun  learn more

Fresh Catch

Fresh Catch

From farm to table or Bay to table…it’s always fresh in St. Mary’s!

Blue crabs, a summertime fave in St. Mary's

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

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

Paddle the Run

Paddle the Run

Experience three ecosystems in the heart of one town.

Leonardtown's McIntosh Run

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

From our Good Earth

From our Good Earth

Pick the season's best at our Amish and Farm Markets.

South County's Home Grown Farm Market

Frank Marquart

Night Magic

Night Magic

Dine under the summer stars.

Riverside Bistro and Dennis Point Marina

Perfect Pairings

Perfect Pairings

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

Dining in Leonardtown

Away from it all

Away from it all

Find your perfect camping spot.

Point Lookout State Park

St. Mary's County Tourism

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

Gallery Shows at North End Gallery

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

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.

PDRA North-South Shootout

Best in heads-up pro mod drag racing action with the touring PDRA series. A fan favorite… 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.

The Sotterley Farmers Market

Sotterley continues an over 300-year farming tradition with the Sotterley Farmers Market – a producer-only market.

Leonardtown First Fridays

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

The Sotterley Farmers Market

Sotterley continues an over 300-year farming tradition with the Sotterley Farmers Market – a producer-only market.

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.

PDRA North-South Shootout

Best in heads-up pro mod drag racing action with the touring PDRA series. A fan favorite… 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.

Summerseat Farm Artisan Market

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

PDRA North-South Shootout

Best in heads-up pro mod drag racing action with the touring PDRA series. A fan favorite… more

Gallery Shows at North End Gallery

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

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 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.

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.

The Sotterley Farmers Market

Sotterley continues an over 300-year farming tradition with the Sotterley Farmers Market – a producer-only market.

The Sotterley Farmers Market

Sotterley continues an over 300-year farming tradition with the Sotterley Farmers Market – a producer-only market.

Vintage Source Weekend

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

Blue & Gray Days

Experience living history events at Civil War sites around Point Lookout State Park, site of Point… more

Gallery Shows at North End Gallery

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

XDP Truck Mania

All the great truck and semi action you crave in one place in one day. Drag… 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.

SOMD Music Fest

Enjoy great music and fun at the SOMD Music Fest at Bowles Farm. More information, including performance lineup, on website.

Vintage Source Weekend

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

Blue & Gray Days

Experience living history events at Civil War sites around Point Lookout State Park, site of Point… more