Welcome to  Somerset County, Maryland!  We are located on Maryland's Eastern Shore, along the Chesapeake Bay and close to the Atlantic Ocean.  With miles of tidal bays, rivers, and lush woodlands, this is nature's masterpiece, a paradise for outdoor sportsmen, recreationalists, nature lovers, and the ideal backdrop for family entertainment.

The area still retains the natural charm of historic port cities and towns.  Opportunities abound for fishing and crabbing, hunting, boating, paddling, pedaling, birdwatching, and sightseeing.  Dine on fresh seafood and the Maryland State Dessert, Smith Island Cake.  Take home a Somerset souvenir from a unique shop.  Discover our heritage and history at local attractions, museums and annual events.  Stay at one of our cozy, comfortable accommodations.

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Now a part of the federally designated All American Road, Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway!  For more information, please visit the byway page.