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SalisburyUnited States of America

Enjoy a relaxing and scenic vacation visiting parks, museums and a zoo in this historic port town on the Delmarva Peninsula.

Salisbury is the commercial hub of the Delmarva Peninsula on the east coast of the U.S. Visit its many parks, museums, a university, a zoo and a thriving port that dates back to the 1700s.

Make your way to the Pemberton Historical Park west of the city. It contains 262 acres (106 hectares) of scenic parkland, nature trails and historical monuments. Hike through 4.5 miles (7.2 kilometers) of picturesque paths around a blend of well-kept gardens and wild flora and ecosystems. Stroll past lakes, wetlands, meadows and forests. Tour Pemberton Hall, a restored 18th-century mansion and plantation, with a guide on summer Sundays.

Explore Poplar Hill Mansion, a museum in a house from the early 1800s. Learn about its history, which involves slavery and numerous aristocratic families. Its white wooden façade has many windows surrounded by green shutters. Take a tour of the grandiose historic building. Browse works of art that line the walls. Appreciate the tranquil ambience in this quiet area of town.

Take the kids to the Salisbury Zoo and join a guided tour to learn in detail about the varied animals. Talk to a multicolored parrot and wave at an Andean bear. Get close to a fearsome alligator or a majestic jaguar. Marvel at the ocelots, spider monkeys and red wolves. Walk around the picturesque grounds and enjoy views of Beaver Dam Creek. You’ll find a playground and many picnic tables scattered around the zoo.

See the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, which has one of the world’s largest assortment of wildfowl carvings, including realistic sculptures of ducks and eagles. Stroll through the scenic grounds on a lake.

The nearest large city to Salisbury is Baltimore, which lies about 110 miles (177 kilometers) northwest. October is a particularly good time to visit Salisbury when Pemberton Historical Park hosts two of the city’s major events. Sample dozens of craft beers as you enjoy live music and home brewing demonstrations at the Good Beer Festival. Wine lovers are catered to on another weekend during the Autumn Wine Festival.

Top hotels in Salisbury

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Salisbury
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Salisbury
2.5 out of 5
300 S Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, MD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £76 per night from 27 Oct to 28 Oct

Situated in Salisbury, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Peninsula Regional Medical Center and Salisbury University. Poplar Hill Mansion and Salisbury Zoo ...

3.5/5Good! (934 reviews)

"It is right next to the hospital. The number plate was missing for my room. The bathroom had no hot water. I did call the front desk and after what sound like a few bangs the water stayed hot for a short while. Room had ants around the the entertainment center."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Salisbury
Hampton Inn & Suites Fruitland
Hampton Inn & Suites Fruitland
2.5 out of 5
304 Prosperity Lane, Fruitland, MD
The price is £79 per night from 6 Nov to 7 Nov

Located in the heart of Fruitland, this hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Salisbury University and within 6 miles (10 km) of Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art and Poplar ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (563 reviews)

"Very pleasant and welcoming hotel! Our team felt right at home."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Fruitland
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Salisbury, MD
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Salisbury, MD
3 out of 5
1804 Sweet Bay Dr, Salisbury, MD
The price is £67 per night from 29 Oct to 30 Oct

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, Eastern Shore Baseball Hall of Fame Museum and Coco's Funhouse. Wicomico ...

4/5Very Good! (992 reviews)

"The facility was clean, the staff was friendly, and the room was beautiful."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Salisbury, MD
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Salisbury

Welcome to Mabel Rose - Delightful 3 Bedroom Home on the Eastern Shore
Welcome to Mabel Rose - Delightful 3 Bedroom Home on the Eastern Shore
1106 Mt Hermon Rd, Salisbury, MD

Situated in a rural location, this romantic holiday home is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Coco's Funhouse and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Salisbury University. Wicomico Youth ...

5/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)

"Property is located right off a main route which makes it easy to find and convenient for nearby restaurants and stores. In spite of the proximity to a major road, the neighborhood is quiet so it easy to relax and sleep without interruption. House is clean and stocked with basically anything you ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2020

Welcome to Mabel Rose - Delightful 3 Bedroom Home on the Eastern Shore
3br-2b Beautiful Waterfront Condo
3br-2b Beautiful Waterfront Condo
101 Williams Street, 502, Crisfield, MD

Situated in Crisfield, this condo is within a 15-minute walk of J. Millard Tawes Museum and Somers Cove Marina. McCready Health Pavilion is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Wonderful stay!!

"The apartment is wonderful! It is spotless, spacious, well appointed and a wonderful place to relax and unwind. The views are breathtaking. Great place to get away from it all and truly relax and enjoy the sounds of the water on the shore and the gulls at play. Waking up to the beautiful view was ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2020

3br-2b Beautiful Waterfront Condo
Home of the Terrapin King
Home of the Terrapin King
1 Lavallette Road, Crisfield, MD

Nestled on the beach, this Crisfield holiday home is within a 15-minute walk of J. Millard Tawes Museum and Somers Cove Marina. McCready Health Pavilion is 1.4 ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (33 reviews)
Unique!

"I've been vacationing in Crisfield for many years. This property is truly unique. It has beach, dock, privacy, sunsets, and is something like a quarter mike away from the closest house.."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

Home of the Terrapin King
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Salisbury

Salisbury Zoo
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Salisbury Zoo

Get a closer look at jaguars, red wolves and other animals from the Americas in this picturesque zoo near Beaverdam Creek.

Poplar Hill Mansion
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Poplar Hill Mansion

This majestic house stands out from the rest of the street with its grand appearance and unusual history of slavery, aristocrats and a ghost.

Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
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Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

Browse one of the world’s most extensive collections of wildfowl carvings, from works of art to genuine hunting decoys, before taking a walk in the scenic grounds.

Top things to do in Salisbury

Ocean City Scavenger Hunt: Making Waves in Ocean City
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Ocean City Scavenger Hunt: Making Waves in Ocean City

£15
Per adult

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