Welcome to the “Land of Pleasant Living”
With its variety of lifestyles and natural beauty, the Eastern Shore of Maryland is an enticing place to live, work and play. As a newcomer, your residential choices range from peaceful rural towns to shoreline villages scattered along the area’s many rivers and tributaries, the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. To make the adjustment to your new home even easier and more enjoyable, this guide provides valuable information on neighborhoods, schools, health care facilities and transportation. You’ll also find a list of attractions and leisure activities for every age group and interest.
Exploring the area’s secluded byways and major thoroughfares of the Eastern Shore reveals a countryside where each corner has a unique charm and appeal. A panoramic blend of residential havens, modern conveniences, covered bridges, manor homes and patchwork farmland grace the region. Beautiful beaches, vast wetlands and abundant wildlife complement the proud heritage displayed in fascinating museums and historic inns where visitors like Lafayette and George Washington once hung their hats.