Imagine the Possibilities

Find Inspiration Where the Potomac and Chesapeake Meet.

Explore the past, savor the beauty.

What’s there to do in St. Mary’s County? Plenty! If you’re into history, outdoor recreation, or love being on the water, we’ve got you covered. We’ve got some of the finest colonial sites in the nation, plus War of 1812 and Civil War sites, and a rich maritime history illuminated by our four lighthouses.


Outdoor Recreation

With 5 water-based state parks, plus motorsports and lots of other outdoor activities, St. Mary's County is your place to play.


Heritage & History

From colonial times up through modern times, through wars - be it the Civil War or the Oyster Wars - our stories will engage, entertain, and perhaps, inspire.


Arts & Culture

Whether you are into art galleries, art spaces, or the performance arts, St. Mary's County's unique art scene is sure to be aesthetically pleasing.


Shops & Galleries

Local art, handcrafts, Amish-made, antiques. A little of this and a little of that. A shopping safari in St. Mary’s is a whole lot of fun.


Family Fun

Whether the kids are into skate parks and BMX biking or simply swimming, movies and bowling, St. Mary's County has it!

Whether you are into art galleries, studios, or the performance arts, St. Mary's County unique art scene is sure to be aesthetically pleasing. Live music events throughout the county range from classical to bluegrass and everything in between.

Trip Ideas

Leonardtown Excursion

Leonardtown is a gorgeous downtown area with local shops, great local dining, a waterfront park, winery, and much more all within walking distance!

Cycle St. Mary's County

Weekend Cycling Excursions

Come cycle through Maryland’s best kept secret! Clean country air, beautiful vistas, and a diverse and welcoming community await you in St. Mary’s County….so,...