Links of Interest

There are many great places to visit in this area, as well as many businesses to shop for your wares. At the top of this page are some of the newer establishments in the local area. Follow the page to the end for an even larger list of places to visit.

Visit St. Mary's County

St. Mary's County has been welcoming travelers since 1634, when 140 hardy adventurers first stepped onto our bountiful Chesapeake shore. Maryland began here!

Today, historic sites and natural wonders, scrumptious seafood and fantastic festivals, wide-open water and quaint shopping towns await our modern-day visitors.  

Reconnect. Rejuvenate. Relax. Have fun!
Come visit, and make a little history of your own!

Hot Spots! Check out these attractions...each is worth a visit from the cottage.

St. Clements Island Lighthouse
Just minutes away from Colton Shipping Point Farm is St. Clement's Island and the new lighthouse. Visit the museum and take a water taxi to St. Clement's Island and tour the new lighthouse. The water taxi runs only on weekends. To learn more and see a photo click here.

Flora Corner Farm
A unique and intimate farm venue located in scenic St. Mary's County, Maryland. You will find this farm to be an excellent choice for wedding ceremonies, receptions, company picnics, cocktail parties, reunions, graduation parties, anniversary gatherings, and other special events. With an enchanting barn and extensive lawn for lawn games, it is a greta venue for any type of celebration. Visit for details.

Restaurants in Leonardtown
Pizza, Tea Room, French, Seafood, Mexican, American, Specialty Coffee & Asian. The cottage is only 15 minutes away.

For directions, mileage and other travel information to events or other destinations, please use the farm address as your starting point - 39244 Burch Road Avenue, Maryland 20609.


Wine & Dine
Cafe' de Artistes
DiGiovanni's Dock of the Bay


Access Southern Maryland
St. Mary's County Tourism
Maryland State Government
Southern Maryland Online
Southern Maryland Trails
Southern Maryland So Good
St. Mary's City
The Town of Leonardtown
The Washington Post
Maryland Antiques Center
St. Clements Island Lighthouse


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