During the 1930s, Amish and Mennonite families left Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and relocated to St. Mary’s County.
Where Historic Adventure Awaits
St. Mary's, MD
Explore the Coast
Welcome to St. Mary's County! 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.
Find Inspiration, adventure and excitement where the Potomac and the Chesapeake meet. Whether you have come to explore the past, savor the beauty of the moment, or imagine possibilities in the future, you will find that you are always welcome in St. Mary's, Maryland.