When was your last visit to Wicomico County? If it was prior to 2021, there have been some additions during the past year. Read on to see what's new.
Chesapeake Country All-American Road
Travel Routes 50, 54, 349, 352, 13 and 413 along the Chesapeake Country All-American Road in Wicomico County. This former scenic byway travels along the Eastern Shore and was designated as an All-American Road in 2021. Read our blog post about the road and its ribbon cutting. Learn more.
Lynching in Wicomico County Historic Marker
A historic marker honoring the lives of three Black men who were lynched in Wicomico County was installed in Downtown Salisbury, at the intersection of Main and Division Streets, in 2021. The marker is at the site of the lynching of Matthew Williams. It is a project of the Salisbury Lynching Memorial Task Force and the Equal Justice Initiative. Learn more.
Located in the City Center building in Downtown Salisbury, this new venue offers events such as live music, comedy and drag brunches. Some upcoming events at revival are listed on our Festivals and Events calendar. Learn more.
Burnish Beer Co.
In the fall, Wicomico County gained its fourth brewery when Burnish Beer Co. opened in North Salisbury. Enjoy brews and food in this indoor-outdoor space. Check out our video of learning to make beer at Burnish here. Visit the brewery's website here.
Heart of Salisbury Foodie Tour
The Heart of Salisbury Foodie Tour was introduced this past November and will return in May. The tour offers attendees the chance to learn about local restaurants, along with Salisbury's history, while enjoying bites and sips from several locations. Read more about our experience on the tour here.
New animals at the Salisbury Zoo
In 2021, the Salisbury Zoo welcomed lynx Helga and Chayne, along with black-handed spider monkeys Dweasal and Rozindi. The zoo is free to visit. Learn more and plan your trip here.
Here are some more businesses and restaurants that opened in 2021. Let us know if we missed any!
- A Salt Shack
- Baywater Trading Co.
- Brazilian Taste
- Mission BBQ
- Playa Bowls
- Rust and Honey Co.
- Stoked & Smoked BBQ
- Two Scoops Ice Cream & Waffles
The top photo shows Whitehaven and was taken by Bob Debski. All-American Road travelers can visit Whitehaven.