Salisbury is the largest city on the Eastern Shore (Maryland).
Salisbury is about a 2 hour drive from the Baltimore (BWI) airport or about 3 hours from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). It is a pretty drive that passes over the Chesapeake Bay on the Bay Bridge.
There is also a small airport in Salisbury (SBY), which is serviced by US Airways.
- Salisbury MD Zoo, 755 South Park Drive, 410-548-3188, . Daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Free.
- Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, 909 South Schumaker Drive, 410-742-4988, . Daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Houses the the world's largest collection of wildfowl carvings.
- Pemberton Historical Park, 5561 Plantation Ln, 410-548-4900, . Daily from sunrise to sunset. Free. Historic plantation offering tours by appointment and 4.5 miles of nature trails.
- The Centre at Salisbury, 2300 N Salisbury Blvd., 410-548-1600. Large mall with Macy's and many other stores.
- Old Navy, 2645 N Salisbury Blvd., 410-548-1829.
- The Country Store on Main Street is huge and advertises itself as the Largest Country Store in the East. Huge array of Vera Bradley bags and accessories.
- Market Street Inn, 130 West Market St., 410-742-4145, . Excellent food including seafood and steaks; the Portuguese Bishop Rolls served with a variety of oils and vinegars are not to be missed; good wine list. Moderate to expensive.
- Zia's Italian Grille, 2408 N Salisbury Blvd., 410-543-9118; Pasta and seafood. Moderate (Closed as of January 2013).
- Best Western, 1735 N Salisbury Boulevard, 410-546-1300.
- Courtyard Marriott, 128 Troopers Way, 410-742-4405, . Located off the Route 13 bypass, convenient to many shopping and dining choices.
- Ramada Inn and Conference Center, 300 S. Salisbury Blvd., 410-546-4400. .
Salisbury is a quick 40 minute drive to the Atlantic Coast. Ocean City is a popular nearby destination.
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