Southern Maryland Attractions Guide- Enjoy all Southern Calvert County and St. Mary's County Have to Offer -As the weather gets warmer everyone is looking for great getaway options. And, with the price of gasoline today, everyone is looking for getaways that are close by. Less than one hour from the metro area, Southern Maryland offers a variety of great attractions without the Bay Bridge traffic and westbound interstate traffic .
The Calvert Marine Museum offers marine life exhibits and programs as well as an outdoor concert venue with well-known entertainment.
Anne Marie Gardens is an artist's paradise with a sculpture garden with works on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art, an award-winning Arts Building which includes rotating exhibition space, a gift shop, café, a variety of popular annual festivals, family activities, and other creative public programs, as well as art classes offered for all ages and abilities.
Carmen's Art Gallery is located on Solomon's Island where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay and offers the best in artworks, fine crafts and framing.
For those who enjoy visiting local wineries - Southern Maryland local wineries,
Calvert County is home to the northernmost Bald Cypress swamp in the United States.
The setting at St. Mary's College in historic St. Mary's City is perfect to enjoy a riverside outdoor concert. Watch for the 2011 schedule to be released.
Older than Mount Vernon and Monticello, not to mention the nation, Sotterley Plantation is the only remaining tidewater plantation in Maryland that is open to the public with a wide range of educational programs and visitor activities.
For information on Point Lookout State Park located at the most southern location in Maryland: Point Lookout State Park
St. Mary's City is the site of the fourth permanent settlement in British North America, Maryland's first capital, and the birthplace of religious toleration.
Visit charming Leonardtown in St. Mary's County located on Breton Bay accessing the Potomac River.
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Saint Mary's County Real Estate: California, MD, Leonardtown, MD, Hollywood, MD, Great Mills, MD, Lexington Park, MD, Saint Mary's City, MD, Saint Inigoes, MD, Ridge, MD, Dameron, MD, Valley Lee, MD, Mechanicsville, MD, Callaway, MD