- Our list of the best things to do in Essex, Maryland, features the top 314 nearby activities — including 112 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Essex, MD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sights & Landmarks, and Museums & Galleries.
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Located on 25 acres of scenic land, River Farm is a gardening area that the American Horticultural Society calls home. The farm is also popular for a number of event rentals, including weddings and business gatherings.
Situated next to the Susquehanna River, Chiques Rock Outfitters has canoes, kayaks, and bikes available for rent. The rentals include paddles, life vests, and a basic training session before visitors can head out on the water.
Strasburg's Sight & Sound Theatre is a large Christian theater company famous for its annual lenten Passion Play. It also presents a Naviity show and other theatrical iinterpretations of biblical events.