Harford County, Maryland. Our location at the top of the Chesapeake Bay allows for stunning sights and watersports like boating, fishing, tubing and paddling. The Conowingo Dam, located about a 90-minute drive from Washington D.C., is well known among birdwatchers and photographers as the best place east of the Mississippi River to see bald eagles. It is estimated that about 300 bald eagles gather at the Dam each fall.
In addition to our waterways, our natural landscape is ripe for outdoor recreation. Lace up your hiking boots or break out your mountain bike and explore two state parks and eighty county parks. Rocks State Park includes the unique attractions of Kilgore Falls and King and Queen Seat. Kilgore Falls is Maryland’s second highest waterfall. The King and Queen Seat is a spectacular 190-foot rock outcrop overlooking Deer Creek.
The historic and charming waterfront town of Havre de Grace has award-winning restaurants, unique bed and breakfast inns, boutique shops, eclectic art galleries, as well as five museums that tell the history of this area. Discover the fine art of decoy making and browse approximately 2,000 decoys at the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum.
And after your day of exploration, stop and enjoy the food offering. From our world-renowned Maryland crabs to our eclectic restaurants featuring international cuisine from Hawaii to the Caribbean, Italy to Germany, we have something for every palette and every wallet. The Vineyard Wine Bar was recognized by Wine Spectator every year since 2015! And don’t forget our wineries, breweries and distilleries all right here in Harford County, Maryland. Make your plans today!