Surrounded by water, St. Mary’s County is a peninsula with a 500-mile shoreline. With all the water around, you can expect a number of fun, local maritime activities.
But that’s not all Maryland’s “Mother County” has to offer.
If you’re a history buff, you might just fall in love—and be inspired—by the county’s colonial sites. As the birthplace of Maryland, the county is brimming with history!
If you’re a foodie, you won’t be disappointed. From seafood dives to trendy sidewalk cafés to white-tablecloth establishments, the county has a number of eateries to choose from.
No matter where your vibes—or the waves—may take you while in St. Mary’s County, you’re bound to get scenic views and friendly greetings from the locals. A visit to Leonardtown and the county fair is a must!
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"It's a small place to grow big ideas..."
Marian Stokel '79
Major: Social Science