Charles County was included in Conde’ Nast Traveler’s top 23 travel destinations for 2023.
Every year Conde’ Nast Traveler (CNT) releases it’s top travel destinations. In light of the impacts of the pandemic and changing travel patterns, this year they decided to have a more domestic focus. This years list, “(takes) a magnifying glass to the most exciting places in our backyard; both buzzy up-and-comers, and longstanding favorites with a reason to shine again.”
Charles County Maryland
CNT details much of what we already know and love about Charles County. From the shores of the Potomac to the cozy county seat of La Plata, Charles County is one of Maryland’s best-kept secrets.
The scenic area is home to astonishing historic lore (go kayaking around shipwrecks dating from the Revolutionary War at Mallows Bay, a newly dedicated National Marine Sanctuary), nesting bald eagles and other bird watching, and a robust farm- and river-to-table dining scene along the Potomac.