Despite being the largest city on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Salisbury offers a charming small-town feel. Just west of Ocean City, Salisbury’s tranquil, waterfront atmosphere makes for the perfect day trip.
There’s no shortage of outdoor experiences to be had in Salisbury. Go for a bike ride on the nationally recognized Sea Gull Century bike road. Or visit the scenic Pemberton Historical Park. There you’ll find streams and ponds perfect for kayaking or canoeing. The park also has nature trails that are great locales for spotting the area wildlife.
Find even more wildlife at the Salisbury Zoo, home to over 100 species, including river otters, red wolves and the spectacled bear. The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, another must-do on the Eastern Shore, has large collections for wildfowl art, as well as Native American carvings and modern and antique decoys.
In Salisbury, you’ll also be able to attend a Delmarva Shorebirds baseball game, experience the local craft beer scene and indulge in the flavor of the Eastern Shore.
Salisbury’s Arts & Entertainment District is the hub of all the city’s creative happenings. Plan your trip during one of the 3rd Friday events or Friday Night Live concerts to enjoy live music, local businesses and vendors and more fun in downtown Salisbury.
Mark your calendars for one of Salisbury’s biggest, free events. The National Folk Festival will be held Aug. 26-28 in downtown Salisbury. The outdoor event features over 350 of the nation’s best traditional performers and craftspeople.
The Country House in Salisbury
It’s worth the trip from just about anywhere to visit The Country House in Salisbury. This shopping attraction is the largest country store in the East.
The Country House gives its customers many decorating options, including coastal treasures, farmhouse and primitive country styles. The many impressive displays throughout the 20,000 square-foot store blend timeless pieces with newer items to help make your house a home.
The Country House is not just for lovers of country décor. It has a huge variety of products and gifts, including Simply Southern clothing, jewelry as well as a large assortment of candles, signs and beautiful florals.
Conveniently located off Business Route 50 at 805 East Main St. in Salisbury, The Country House hours are Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. The Country House Outlet is open Saturdays. There you will find discontinued or closeout items at discount prices.
The Country House is located 30 miles from Ocean City. Be sure to stop by and you will understand why everyone says that it is “Worth the Trip”.