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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
     
Locals: Enter to win a Wicomico County staycation

Locals: Enter to win a Wicomico County staycation

Wicomico County Tourism is offering a chance to get away — without going too far. We're giving away two staycation packages to people who live and/or work in Wicomico County.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on everyone, so we're hosting this giveaway to support our community.

Each of...

July 15, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
What it was like to participate in the inaugural Pemberton 24

What it was like to participate in the inaugural Pemberton 24

In September of 2019, Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism and Algonquin Ultras Inc. introduced the Pemberton 24, the area’s first 24-hour festival of 5Ks.

This year's event is set for Sept. 25-26, and registration opens Friday, July 3, at 7 p.m. There will be new precautions in...

July 1, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Five things to do this summer in Wicomico County

Five things to do this summer in Wicomico County

Saturday marked the first day of summer. This summer is a little different because of COVID-19 restrictions, but that doesn't mean it won't be a fun one. Here are a few ideas for enjoying the season. 

1. Go out...
June 22, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     

Join us and Evolution for a virtual beer tasting Wednesday

Join us and Evolution for a virtual beer tasting Wednesday

Enjoy a beer tasting from the comfort of your home this Wednesday, when Wicomico County Tourism hosts Tom Knorr, founder of Evolution Craft Brewing Co., for a virtual event.

The tasting will be shown live on the Wicomico County Tourism Facebook page at...

June 16, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Get Photo Contest inspiration from some of Wicomico County's most Instagrammable spots

Get Photo Contest inspiration from some of Wicomico County's most Instagrammable spots

With so many scenic places here in Wicomico County, it would be a shame not to bring your phone along and snap a few photos. Here are some of our favorite places to grab a pic. Be sure to follow us at @wicomicocountymd ...

June 11, 2020 by Vanessa Junkin
     
Nine ways to enjoy the outdoors in Wicomico County

Nine ways to enjoy the outdoors in Wicomico County

June is National Great Outdoors Month. Get outside in Wicomico County and have fun with some of these activities -- which can all be enjoyed while keeping a social distance from others. 

1. Make Some S’Mores

Get the family together and reserve a campsite at three different locations...

June 9, 2020 by Josephine Noonan
     

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