Welcome to Oxford, Maryland!

Come visit. You’ll find Oxford to be a charming place….. a place where you can relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility our town has to offer!

Boating Paradise

Take a stroll back in time as you walk along our tree-lined streets with charming historic homes, picket fences, inns and taverns and water views in every direction.  Some of the finest dining in the county can be found right here in Oxford, as well as a boating paradise for vessels big and small!  Relax in Town Park looking over the Tred Avon River and watch the morning crab boats, sailboats and yachts, kayaks and paddle boards…. and of course the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry. Maybe sit in shade of a tree and read a book from Mystery Loves Company or the Oxford Library, have a picnic lunch from one of our eateries and finish with the best ice cream in the county.

Stroll along the Strand and take in the breathtaking sunrises and sunsets from all sides of the peninsula.boats-2  Take a ferry ride across the Tred Avon River!  Visit our museum and learn a bit of local history. Catch a concert or play, take a class.  Whether your vacation goal is to simply relax or to enjoy the outdoors, Oxford has something for everyone!  Our summers are sunny and our winters are mild. Oxford is the perfect hub year-round for a visit to the Eastern Shore for boating, hunting and fishing, taking in the arts, or just plain relaxing.