St. Mary's County, MD
This lovely peninsula, cradled by the Potomac and Patuxent Rivers and the Chesapeake Bay, has a true “Destination” feel. Here, you’ll find wedding locations offering all the scenic pleasures of the Chesapeake Tidewater. Yet, St. Mary’s County is just a breeze away. Located about one hour south of Washington, D.C. and two from Baltimore, travel to St. Mary’s is easy for you and your guests.
St. Mary’s is Maryland’s birthplace, so history is present at every turn. The County’s grand historic sites, some dating to the early days of settlement, serve as backdrops for amazing weddings and receptions, while Colonial-era churches offer settings of postcard-perfect charm.
Here, Amish buggies traverse country roads and rustic barns dot the landscape. Rambling farmhouses, plantation manor houses, and the historic town of Leonardtown with its quaint town square provide still more options.
The County also offers a full-range of wedding resources and a variety of lodging choices. And, there are lots of fun things to do to make everyone’s stay memorable, including wineries, water trails, lighthouses and great dining spots. Even better, you’ll find St. Mary’s very affordable. We hope you will consider holding your special day with us.