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It's National Road Trip Day! Here are 16 places less than a mile from Route 50 to put on your to-visit list

It's National Road Trip Day! Here are 16 places less than a mile from Route 50 to put on your to-visit list

While many attractions aren't open at this time because of COVID-19, National Road Trip Day is still a good time to plan future trips. And, Wicomico County offers many attractions that are less than a mile from Route 50.

Make a plan to see some of these...

May 22, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
For International Museum Day, experience Wicomico's museums virtually

For International Museum Day, experience Wicomico's museums virtually

Today is International Museum Day, and while museums in Wicomico County are closed because of the coronavirus, you can still experience some aspects of local museums virtually. 

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art is offering gallery tour videos; Drop in Art, Jr. videos...

May 18, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Enjoy Wicomico wine with dinner and a virtual tasting

Enjoy Wicomico wine with dinner and a virtual tasting

This week is Wine & Dine Maryland Week. Pick out a favorite bottle of local wine and enjoy it in the comfort of your home with some carryout. 

Wine & Dine Maryland is an initiative of the Maryland Wineries Association and the Restaurant Association of Maryland, and it is taking place...

May 14, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week with us

Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week with us

We can still honor the #SpiritofTravel even when we can't take a vacation.

During National Travel and Tourism Week, which takes place May 3-9, we're joining with the U.S. Travel Association and destinations across the country to celebrate our industry. 

Here are a few ways you...

May 4, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Celebrate Earth Day with Wicomico County

Celebrate Earth Day with Wicomico County

Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22, and it's a holiday you can celebrate from your home — or nearby outdoor spaces that are open to the public and not crowded. Celebrate the outdoors and our planet with these ideas. 

1. Pick up trash as part of Wicomico County...

April 21, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Cover Wicomico County in chalk

Cover Wicomico County in chalk

During these uncertain and unhappy times, we can all help make people’s days a little brighter. Wicomico County Recreation, Parks, Tourism & Civic Center is challenging our community to see how many Wicomico County sidewalk squares and driveways we can cover in chalk. Neighbors can enjoy the...

April 16, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
People share what they're looking forward to doing in Wicomico

People share what they're looking forward to doing in Wicomico

After about a month of staying at home and having limited in-person interaction with other people, we wanted to know what you're looking forward to doing or places you're looking forward to going in Wicomico County once we can get back to "normal" — or at least,...

April 13, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
How much do you know about Wicomico?

How much do you know about Wicomico?

Even if you aren't doing virtual learning like students across the country, you can take a pop quiz and see how much you know about Wicomico County. We've created questions featuring various attractions across the County. There are no grades, and if you get an answer wrong,...

April 6, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Four Eastern Shore-inspired things to enjoy while you stay at home

Four Eastern Shore-inspired things to enjoy while you stay at home

Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered Marylanders to stay at home beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, March 30. You've likely already been at home for a while, so maybe you're looking for something new to try. 

Here are a few Eastern Shore-inspired ideas. Feel free to share...

March 30, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Seven ways to be a tourist in your own town

Seven ways to be a tourist in your own town

As the United States and many other countries try to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, people are encouraged, or in some cases, mandated, to stay home.

Wicomico County residents, this post is for you: It's about how to be...

March 27, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     

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