Visit St. Mary's County Maryland

Where the Potomac & the Chesapeake meet

Take a look!

Take a look!

Our great state parks offer fun for everyone all year long.  learn more

Greenwell State Park

Perfect Pairings

Perfect Pairings

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

Dining in Leonardtown

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

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.

Love your weekend

Love your weekend

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

Heroes Welcome

Heroes Welcome

St. Mary's is a great destination for active duty, veterans, retired military and their families.

Patuxent River Naval Air Station

Reid Silverman

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

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

Tidewater Archeaology Days

Get down and dirty with the pros at one of the nation’s best-preserved colonial archaeology sites. Admission.

Star Party at Sotterley

Grab your picnic blanket, your telescope (if you have one) and join the Southern Maryland Astronomical… more

Vintage Source Weekend

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

Tidewater Archeaology Days

Get down and dirty with the pros at one of the nation’s best-preserved colonial archaeology sites. Admission.

Bike Fest

International Drag Bike League motorcycle drag racing series. Plus, the epic Sunday lifestyle show with live… more

Pirates on the Potomac

Don't miss this children's program at the Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum & Historic Park. Activities include… more

The Sotterley Farmers Market

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

SMBC Summer Regatta

Blasting from the past into the waters of Breton Bay, these restored racing boats put on… more

Bike Fest

International Drag Bike League motorcycle drag racing series. Plus, the epic Sunday lifestyle show with live… more

Downtown Tunes

Downtown Tunes series features a variety of music genres including jazz, country, bluegrass, acoustic and rock-n-roll… more

SMBC Summer Regatta

Blasting from the past into the waters of Breton Bay, these restored racing boats put on… more

Bike Fest

International Drag Bike League motorcycle drag racing series. Plus, the epic Sunday lifestyle show with live… more

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.

Governor’s Cup Yacht Race

The oldest and longest overnight race on the Chesapeake. This race starts in Annapolis and ends in St. Mary’s City.

Beach Party on the Square

Fun in the Sun! End your summer with sand volleyball, non-stop party band, firetruck hose-downs, strolling… more

Governor’s Cup Yacht Race

The oldest and longest overnight race on the Chesapeake. This race starts in Annapolis and ends in St. Mary’s City.

Shakespeare in the City

Pack a lawn chair and picnic and spend an evening on the State House Green enjoying one of Shakespeare’s beloved plays. Admission.

The Sotterley Farmers Market

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

Shakespeare in the City

Pack a lawn chair and picnic and spend an evening on the State House Green enjoying one of Shakespeare’s beloved plays. Admission.

Shakespeare in the City

Pack a lawn chair and picnic and spend an evening on the State House Green enjoying one of Shakespeare’s beloved plays. Admission.

Sotterley Barn Bash

Join Sotterley for a fun night of live music and dancing. Admission.

Shakespeare in the City

Pack a lawn chair and picnic and spend an evening on the State House Green enjoying one of Shakespeare’s beloved plays. Admission.

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

Shakespeare in the City

Pack a lawn chair and picnic and spend an evening on the State House Green enjoying one of Shakespeare’s beloved plays. Admission.

Star Party at Sotterley

Grab your picnic blanket, your telescope (if you have one) and join the Southern Maryland Astronomical… more

Vintage Source Weekend

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

The Sotterley Farmers Market

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

Downtown Tunes

Downtown Tunes series features a variety of music genres including jazz, country, bluegrass, acoustic and rock-n-roll… more

The Sotterley Farmers Market

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

St. Mary's County Division of Tourism
23115 Leonard Hall Dr.
P.O. Box 653
Leonardtown, MD 20650

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