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  • Explore Charles County

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    8190 Port Tobacco Road
    Port Tobacco, MD 20677
    (800) 766-3386
    (800) 766-3386
    Hours:
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

    About Us

    Captivating Charles County is located just 30 short miles south of Washington D.C. With over 300 miles of Potomac River shoreline and nestled in historic Southern Maryland, Charles County offers read more
    • About

      Captivating Charles County is located just 30 short miles south of Washington D.C. With over 300 miles of Potomac River shoreline and nestled in historic Southern Maryland, Charles County offers travelers a relaxing change of pace and incredible scenery. From legendary seafood and one of a kind eateries, rich history and historic homes, antique shopping experiences, breathtaking national and state parks, and unforgettable adventures like the National Marine Sanctuary - Ghost Fleet at Mallows Bay. There is something for everyone!

      Charles County is one of Maryland's best kept secrets! The tranquil scenery, beauty of the landscapes and proximity to Washington D.C., Richmond and Baltimore make Charles County a great one, two or three day addition to your trip. You don't want to miss your chance to discover the allure of Explore Charles County.

    • Highlights

      • See & Do https://www.explorecharlescounty.com/see-do
      • Eat & Drink https://www.explorecharlescounty.com/eat-drink
      • Plan an Adventure https://www.explorecharlescounty.com/plan-an-adventure
      • Events https://www.explorecharlescounty.com/events
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    • Directions

      From the I-495 take Route 5 South to Route 301 to Charles County. From Richmond take I-95 North to Route 301 North to Charles County.

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