We want your trip to be fun, engaging, and relaxing, and are here to help make that happen. If there is information you need please let us know by emailing us using the form below or call our office at (410) 770-8000.
If you are planning a meeting, convention, reunion or sporting event, please visit our dedicated Meetings page for information about planning an event in Talbot County.
For assistance with planning a motorcoach or group tour, please visit our dedicated Groups page for information to help you plan a tour of Talbot County, including sample itineraries and group-ready businesses.
If you’re interested in writing a story about or visiting Talbot County and need assistance, please visit our Media page for contact information and ideas.
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Please email us with questions about your trip to Talbot County or to request brochures or guides. You can also call us at the number below.
Here are answers to some of our most popular questions:
Talbot County, Maryland, is located on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, due east of Washington, D.C. Though it’s located approximately 90 minutes from both Baltimore and Washington, travelers must cross the 4.3-mile-long Chesapeake Bay Bridge near Annapolis, the longest continuous over water structure in the world. For up-to-the-minute traffic reports, call 1-877-229-7726.
Talbot County sits on the Chesapeake Bay, the world’s largest freshwater estuary, and claims more than 600 miles of shoreline, including creeks, inlets, rivers and a couple of different bays. Click here for 27 public landings, plus most towns have public docks, kayak launches and marinas, some with transient slips available for daily use. See this list of private marinas.
Being on the Chesapeake Bay side of Maryland means beaches are few in Talbot County. However, small sand strips for water viewing, picnicking, and shell gathering can be found on The Strand in Oxford and at their public park, at Bellevue Park, Claiborne Landing, and there’s a riverfront beach at Bill Burton Fishing Pier State Park in Trappe.
There are many activities for children and families in Talbot County, including the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, the Academy Art Museum, the Historical Society of Talbot County, parks, rails-to-trails, bowling, the YMCA of the Chesapeake, community pools in Easton and St. Michaels and the Talbot Community Center’s curling and ice skating rinks. See our Family Guide for ideas.
Yes! Bring your pup along for the fun. You’ll find many Talbot County businesses and restaurants go out of their way to make canine friends welcome. See our guide to visiting Talbot County with your fluffy companion.