Calvert County, Maryland, located 30 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., is bounded on the east by the scenic Chesapeake Bay and on the west by the Patuxent River. The county offers rural charm and an unmatched quality of life, and is an ideal place to work, live, and visit. The county also provides unlimited access to a variety of cultural and recreational activities, including museums, theater, professional sports, outdoor activities, and natural attractions. An active cultural arts community supports outdoor and theme concerts, theatrical productions, art shows, crafts and antiques festivals, and the county is only a short drive from the many cultural attractions of our nation’s capital. Historical buildings and landmarks dot the countryside and a range of special events and festivals are scheduled throughout the year to highlight the county’s diverse and distinctive flavor.
Calvert County provides extensive outdoor activities through its 143 miles of shoreline and over 4,600 acres of parks and open space. Best known for its attractive location on the Chesapeake Bay, Calvert County has excellent recreational opportunities for boating, sailing, charter-boat fishing, swimming, crabbing, canoeing, biking, camping, golfing, and fossil hunting. Miles of Chesapeake Bay and Patuxent River shoreline make Calvert County an ideal destination for enjoying the great outdoors. For fishing in the Patuxent River and the Chesapeake Bay, or hunting in Calvert Cliffs State Park, choose Calvert County for your next sportsmen getaway.