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Salisbury MD and Surrounding Areas


Welcome to Salisbury Maryland!

The Salisbury Maryland area welcomes you to "The Land of Pleasant Living", a fitting description for Maryland's beautiful Eastern Shore. Located within a three hour drive of Washington D.C., Baltimore andHolloway Hall at Salisbury University Philadelphia, Salisbury is known as the "Crossroads of Delmarva." Strategically located at the intersection of U.S. Routes 50 and 13, Salisbury is the cultural and economic center of Maryland's lower Eastern Shore. Only a short 30 minute drive from the white beaches of Ocean City MD and Assateague Island, Salisbury MD is widely known for its unique combination of major retail shopping and small family owned businesses in a friendly country setting.

Salisbury Maryland Has Much to Offer

Located in the heart of Salisbury, Peninsula Regional Medical Center is one of the region’s top 100 hospitals and serves as an anchor to retiring baby-boomers relocating from large urban areas in Maryland and surrounding states. Another draw for retirees to the Salisbury MD area is the numerous golf courses within a short drive. From semi-public courses within golf communities such as the popular Nutter's Crossing to the traditional and challenging Green Hill Country Club, the Salisbury area provides the perfect course for the most avid of golfers.      

So Much to Do in Salisbury Maryland

Other popular destinations include the Salisbury Zoo, one of the few remaining free zoos in the country and Perdue Stadium, home of the Delmarva Shorebirds, a minor-league affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. Known for its indigenous North American art from antique working decoys to internationally acclaimed contemporary sculpture and paintings, the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art has the most comprehensive collection of wildlife carvings in the world. Other popular local destinations for history buffs are the Pemberton Historical Park and Poplar Hill Mansion. The Salisbury area also boasts two top notch schools of higher education, Salisbury University and Wor-Wic Community College. With so much to see and do, it's little wonder the area was named in "America's 100 Best Communities for Young People."

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