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Where to find holiday gifts in Wicomico County

Where to find holiday gifts in Wicomico County

With Christmas just a month away and Hanukkah coming up in 15 days, it's time to start thinking about holiday shopping if you haven't already. We asked Facebook and Instagram followers where they like to shop for gifts and got some input — plus, we found some...

November 25, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Visit the 'tiny but beautiful' village of Whitehaven

Visit the 'tiny but beautiful' village of Whitehaven

The Whitehaven Schoolhouse hasn't been open for daily classes since the mid-1930s, but it's still a place where visitors can go to learn. 

Step inside and see historic items such as documents and photos, an organ, desks and a bell. There is also information to read about the history of the ...

November 24, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
See Pemberton Park from a new perspective in Photo Walk photos

See Pemberton Park from a new perspective in Photo Walk photos

Photo Credit (above): Shelby Doyle, @shelsheldphotography on Instagram

Our recent Wicomico County Photo Walk was a fun opportunity to bring a small group of photographers together at Pemberton Historical Park in Salisbury.

Once the event itself was over, it was also interesting to see the park from a...

October 29, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Plan a Wicomico excursion during MATPRA's Mid-Atlantic Road Trip Week

Plan a Wicomico excursion during MATPRA's Mid-Atlantic Road Trip Week

This week, the Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance, of which we're a member, is celebrating the first Mid-Atlantic Road Trip Week. We weren't able to gather with fellow destination marketing organizations and travel writers like we normally do each September, so we're...

October 19, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Explore Pemberton Park during Wicomico County's first Photo Walk

Explore Pemberton Park during Wicomico County's first Photo Walk

Join Wicomico County Tourism for its first Wicomico County Photo Walk, set for Saturday, Oct. 17, at Pemberton Historical Park. 

The event runs from 10 a.m.-noon and is free. Photographers of all levels of experience and camera types — from phone to digital SLR — are welcome. Interact...

October 6, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Wicomico Tourism partners recognized at the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards

Wicomico Tourism partners recognized at the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards

Wicomico County’s tourism division recognized its strongest partners during the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards on Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Wicomico Civic Center.

The mission of the Wicomico County tourism division is to attract visitors to stimulate the economy and enhance quality of life.

While...

October 5, 2020 by Nicole Wheatley
     
Discover history during a walking tour at Parsons Cemetery

Discover history during a walking tour at Parsons Cemetery

With more than 13,000 graves, Parsons Cemetery is so large that you might not know where to start. Thankfully for visitors, the cemetery has several self-guided walking tours to choose from. 

After visiting for an award presentation in August, I decided to return...

September 14, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Congrats to our 2020 Photo Contest winners

Congrats to our 2020 Photo Contest winners

 

Congratulations to our Wicomico County Tourism 2020 Photo Contest winners, which were announced today. 

A committee selected the winners from more than 300 entries. 

The first-place photo, by Dar’Juan Pitts, was taken at The Cove. Second place was awarded to Robert Freeman for...

September 2, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Parsons Cemetery honored with Best of Maryland award

Parsons Cemetery honored with Best of Maryland award

Visitors to Parsons Cemetery can learn a lot about the area's history — far beyond the names on the graves. That's thanks to the work of the Parsons Cemetery Advisory Committee, which was honored this week with a Best of Maryland Community Choice Award from

August 27, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
The Salisbury Zoo is back open. Here's what you need to know for your next visit.

The Salisbury Zoo is back open. Here's what you need to know for your next visit.

Want to visit the new bear cub at the Salisbury Zoo, see your favorite animals or spend time with the family outside? The attraction is back open for visitors. 

I visited on a Friday a couple weeks ago, and it was fun to see the bear cub for the first time....

August 20, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     

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