Welcome to the new home of Dorchester County Tourism!

Dorchester County Maryland's Office of Tourism

Welcome to the official new website of the Dorchester County Tourism Office, located in Cambridge, MD, on Maryland's beautiful Chesapeake Bay. This is the official website containing Dorchester County tourist information, including Dorchester County Maryland events, lodging, outdoor recreation, dining, cycling guide and historic sightseeing. Explore Harriet Tubman's history in the region, or sit back and enjoy some fresh oysters! Either way, Dorchester County has something for everyone.

Underground Railroad

Harriet Tubman Visitor Center now open!

The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center is now open in Dorchester County, Maryland! The exhibits inside the center — located just a few Read More…

Harriet Tubman Tours


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Harriet Tubman UGRR Visitor Center

Tubman Visitor Center opens March 11

The new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center opens to the public on Saturday, March 11, with grand opening events planned for March 10-12 Read More…

The View North at Tubman Visitor Center

Chris Elcock first visited the future site of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitors Center in July of 2008. He’d come across the bridge from Baltimore that day in order to help decide whether his firm, GWWO Architects, would throw its hat in the ring when it came time to design the facility...

Harriet Tubman Day honors a hero

This week is chock full of area events to celebrate Harriet Tubman Day. The Underground Railroad hero was born here in Dorchester County and Read More…

Harriet Tubman Visitor Center on the rise

We got a sneak peek at the still-under-construction Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park and Visitor Center, and it’s amazing. The grand opening of Read More…

Harriet Tubman UGRR Byway

Choptank Region History Network

For the past 20 years local, regional, and national historians and researchers have been investigating the history of the Harriet Tubman and the Underground Read More…

Bucktown Village Store