New Executive Director

The Visit Harford Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Matthew Scales as their new Executive Director. Scales comes to Visit Harford from the Maryland Office of Tourism. Prior to being with the Maryland Office of Tourism, he was the Marketing and Sales Representative for the Maryland Port Authority.  
Scales most recently served as the Public Relations Specialist with the Maryland Office of Tourism where he secured regional, national, and international third-party editorial coverage for Maryland tourism. He served as the broadcast spokesperson as well as managing several strategic communications initiatives. Scales is currently the Chair-Elect of the Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance, which represents five states.


Restaurant Week

Harford County Restaurant Week returns January 21-30, 2022! You're invited to enjoy 10 days of delicious dining at participating restaurants. Read More

Kilgore Falls

Located 5 miles north of Rocks State Park. Hike 1/2 a mile to the second highest vertical waterfall in Maryland that was featured in the Disney movie Tuck... Read More

Concord Point Lighthouse

Concord Point Lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in Maryland that is accessible to the public. Built in 1827, the lighthouse was constructed from granite... Read More

Barn Quilt Trail

There’s no better way to experience the culture and history of rural Harford County, Maryland than by hitting the road to travel through the gently rolling... Read More

Ladew Topiary Gardens

Ladew Topiary Gardens, voted one of the top five gardens in North America, offers 22 acres of incredible beauty for all ages. The gardens are ever-changing;... Read More

Ma & Pa Heritage Trail

The Ma & Pa Heritage Trail is a walking, running and bicycle trail that follows the former Ma and Pa railroad corridor. The trail is composed of two segments,... Read More


Something for everyone to love

Harford County is located just 25 miles northeast of Baltimore and is strategically located on I-95 along the shores of the scenic Chesapeake Bay. The vibrant area offers visitors picturesque beauty, bustling urban centers, historic harbor towns, and a variety of world-class cultural and sports amenities.

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