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

Ford Fever Classic

All the great Ford Power you desire in one location. Drag racing, car show, heads-up drag… more

Ghosts of Sotterley

A spooky, dramatic production and walking tour around Sotterley. Reservations required. May not be suitable for young children. Admission.

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.

Coastal Arts Market

The Coastal Arts Market is an outdoor monthly market held the Third Saturday of every month… more

Ford Fever Classic

All the great Ford Power you desire in one location. Drag racing, car show, heads-up drag… more

Trick-or-Treat on the Square

Come in costume for Trick-or-Treating at local businesses in downtown Historic Leonardtown during this family-friendly, safe… more

Haunted Ship

Come in costume and experience the Maryland Dove’s not-so-scary Halloween make-over. Trick-or-Treating, face painting, games, and more. FREE.

Ghosts of Sotterley

A spooky, dramatic production and walking tour around Sotterley. Reservations required. May not be suitable for young children. Admission.

Vintage Source Weekend

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

Ford Fever Classic

All the great Ford Power you desire in one location. Drag racing, car show, heads-up drag… more

Ghosts of Sotterley

A spooky, dramatic production and walking tour around Sotterley. Reservations required. May not be suitable for young children. Admission.

Ghosts of Sotterley

A spooky, dramatic production and walking tour around Sotterley. Reservations required. May not be suitable for young children. Admission.

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.

Mopar Eastern Classic

All the great Mopar Power you desire in one location. Drag racing, car show, and all-day Mopar sportsman racing. Admission.

Ghosts of Sotterley

A spooky, dramatic production and walking tour around Sotterley. Reservations required. May not be suitable for young children. Admission.

Sotterley Speaker Series 2016

See award-winning authors, historians and speakers present fascinating lectures on incredible subjects at Historic Sotterley Plantation during this popular speaker series. FREE.

Haltech World Cup Finals

Biggest MDIR event of the year. All heads-up Import vs. Domestic drag racing, car show, live… more

Leonardtown First Fridays

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

Haltech World Cup Finals

Biggest MDIR event of the year. All heads-up Import vs. Domestic drag racing, car show, live… more

Summerseat Farm Artisan Market

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

Haltech World Cup Finals

Biggest MDIR event of the year. All heads-up Import vs. Domestic drag racing, car show, live… 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.

Veterans Day Parade

St. Mary's County honors veterans and active duty military in one of the largest Veteran's Day… more

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.

Amish Quilt Auction

Bid on dozens of Amish quilts and other hand-stitched and hand-made items at this traditional Amish… more

Vintage Source Weekend

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