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Chesapeake Country
Nation Scenic Byway

Wine Country

Embraced by miles of scenic Chesapeake Bay waterways, and graced with acres of pastoral rural landscape, Queen Anne’s County offers a relaxing environment in which to find peace of mind. An ideal habitat for wildlife and waterfowl, this setting is the perfect spot for birdwatchers and sportsman alike.

Spectacular sunsets compliment some of the finest waterfront dining in Maryland. Come play a challenging round of golf or cycle the Cross Island Trail. Enjoy a restful night in a charming B&B, casual outlet shopping or exploring/antiquing in one of our historic small towns.

Queen Anne’s County invites you to the tranquility of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. A great place to locate your business or just get away for the weekend!

Select a link on the left to our website and find out more about things to do and see in our beautiful county!

Start your journey at the Chesapeake Heritage & Visitor Center. The building is home to the Queen Anne's County Visitor Center. Here you will find brochures and information on Queen Anne's County along with information on other counties in the state. Along with the Visitor Center visit The Chesapeake Heritage Center. Two exhibit halls (The Chester River Room and the Eastern Bay Room) feature the history and hertiage of the area along with local artwork. Our wildlife porch allows for birdwatching and features a live Terrapin Turtle and Baby Horsecrabs. The Eastern Bay Room features changing exhibits that display different aspects of Queen Anne's County through the ages.  

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Tourism Office
Chesapeake Heritage & Visitor Center
425 Piney Narrows Rd.
Chester, MD 21619
Ph: 410.604.2100
Fx: 410.604.2101


State Office of Tourism

Chesapeake Heritage & Visitor Center Hours
HoursLobby Hours:
May thru November
Daily- 7 days a week
10 am to 4 pm
December thru April
10 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday
(Holiday hours may vary)
The Exhibit Hall closes 30 minutes before the building

Department Contacts:
Faith Elliott-Rossing

Office Coordinator
Debbie Birch