Welcome to the new home of Dorchester County Tourism!

Dorchester County Maryland's Office of Tourism

Welcome to the official new website of the Dorchester County Tourism Office, located in Cambridge, MD, on Maryland's beautiful Chesapeake Bay. This is the official website containing Dorchester County tourist information, including Dorchester County Maryland events, lodging, outdoor recreation, dining, cycling guide and historic sightseeing. Explore Harriet Tubman's history in the region, or sit back and enjoy some fresh oysters! Either way, Dorchester County has something for everyone.

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Tastes like… muskrat!

On the last weekend of February, you have a couple of opportunities to try one of Dorchester County’s more unusual delicacies — muskrat! Try it prepared the traditional way on Saturday, Feb. 27 during Read More…

Hyatt Chesapeake named BEST hotel in Maryland

Travel & Leisure has named the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort the BEST hotel in Maryland! The renowned travel magazine put together a list of the best hotel in each state, and the Hyatt Read More…

2 Dorchester towns among “10 most charming”

Two Dorchester County communities were included in a list of “10 most beautiful, charming small towns in Maryland” by the website Only in Your State. Cambridge, the county seat and largest town in Dorchester, Read More…

2015 was a great year for Dorchester

There was a lot of good news for Dorchester County in 2015. We thought it would be fun to round up some of the highlights:

The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort was named the best Read More…

Cambridge is one of “top 12 Christmas towns”

Cambridge made this list of “The Top 12 Christmas Towns In Maryland” — in part because of Cambridge Main Street’s Crab Basket Tree! It’s at the corner of Race and Gay Streets in downtown Read More…

Crab Basket Christmas Tree celebrates watermen

A Christmas tree made from re-purposed crab baskets and buoys? Oh yes! A busy corner in downtown Cambridge is home to a 20-foot high tree made from 170 bushel baskets that have been used Read More…

Small town holiday charm at off-season prices

There’s something about visiting and living in Dorchester County, with its small town flavor, that just makes the holidays more joyful. Experience it for yourself at one of our holiday events, in our independently Read More…

Hyatt Chesapeake offers deals for locals

The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge is offering some great deals for Delmarva residents during the cooler weather.

The Delmarvalous escape has rates starting at $109 midweek and $159 on weekends. Book now Read More…

Like a Kid at Christmas

To get a jump on the holiday season and to help get visitors in the spirit, the Heritage Museums and Gardens of Dorchester will offer special programming from November 2 through November 13.The public Read More…

Fall fun in Dorchester

Pumpkin picking, a nine-acre corn maze, apple festivals, ghost walks — all the wonderful fun of fall is going on now in Dorchester! This year, the Breckenridge Adventures corn maze honors first responders with Read More…