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. 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.
Oxford is a small picturesque and unique town, whose history and activities are still deeply tied to the water.
Oxford Tourism welcomes you, and invites you to dine, dock, dream, and discover during your stay with us….
Be sure to scroll thru the Menu options on the top of the page to read more about the History of Oxford and all the things to do in and around the area. Find out what others are saying about us under the main menu icon ‘About Oxford’ for videos and news reports highlighting our charming little town!
Oxford is home to the famous Oxford-Bellevue Ferry, which shuttles tourists and town folk across the Tred Avon River. It is the oldest (1683), privately owned/operated ferry in the United States! You won’t want to miss taking a ride during your stay on the Eastern Shore!