The Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism is proud to release its newest “Charles County Visitor Guide.” This larger-than-life guide features attractions and amenities for residents and visitors alike. Based on the new Tourism tagline, “Legends, Lore and Room to Explore,” the guide will help you discover new places and plan your next adventure.
“We are excited to provide this new resource to the public,” said Chief of Tourism Debra Pence. “From historic sites and fine dining to family-friendly attractions and outdoor recreation, our county has much to offer for visitors and those who call Charles County home. We hope this guide will help you experience the county in a new way.”
A viewable and printable PDF version of the guide is available at Hard copies are available during business hours at the Crain Memorial Welcome Center (12480 Crain Highway, Newburg), Port Tobacco Recreation Center (8190 Port Tobacco Road, Port Tobacco), and participating businesses and welcome/visitor centers throughout the state and mid-Atlantic.
For questions or for more information about the guide, contact the Crain Memorial Welcome Center by phone at 301-259-2500 or 800-766-3386, or email To learn more about the Tourism Division, visit their website at, on Facebook, or on Twitter at Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.
About Charles County Government
The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.
It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.