Discover Wicomico County, Maryland
Located perfectly between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico County, Maryland, offers you the chance to experience outdoor adventures, Eastern Shore culture and history - all while enjoying great festivals, delicious Eastern Shore food and a variety of accommodations to suit your needs.
Whether you’re looking to engage with history, spend time with the family or enjoy the arts, Wicomico County has something for you. On a beautiful day, walk through the free Salisbury Zoo, where you can see an Andean bear, monkeys, flamingoes and more. Head to the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art and see all kinds of interesting exhibits. Cheer for the home team – the Delmarva Shorebirds, a Class A Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.
There’s history to be found throughout the County. Take a ride on the oldest continuously operating ferry in the U.S. – the Whitehaven Ferry. Step back in time at Poplar Hill Mansion or Pemberton Historical Park.
Wicomico County plays host to several home-grown events and festivals throughout the year. Our annual events offer something for everyone.
With a population of about 100,000, Wicomico County, Maryland, offers a perfect blend of metropolitan and small town charm. The County is recognizing its sesquicentennial with the 150 Year Celebration throughout 2017. As the Eastern Shore of Maryland’s largest municipality, Salisbury is the region’s hub for entertainment and shopping. Its neighboring towns and communities offer a great way to explore Eastern shore treasures of history, outdoor adventure and culture.