Welcome to beautiful Solomons Island. Here, in this serene and scenic corner of the Old Line State with access to the tranquil waters of the Chesapeake Bay, Patuxent and Potomac Rivers, and fine deep-water creeks, the views are breathtaking. The seaport village of Solomons welcomes visitors with numerous marinas, seafood restaurants, and an award-winning micro-brewery. We offer gift shops, a Riverwalk, sculpture gardens, marine museum, harbor cruises, and outdoor summer concerts by famous performers.

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Interactive Map

The Avondale Community in Solomons provides home buyers with abundant choices from new builds, to renovations and land sites. The interactive map offers the huge range of available options. Click on the hotspots to learn what these options are, and then visit our experts at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty for more information on each site.

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Available Homes

As new homes and new rentals become available in the Avondale community we will link you directly to our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty website for that information. This will show our immediate availabilities. For long-term planning, designing, and building on one of our sites please look to Expert link on this page.

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The Calvert Marine Museum has fascinating exhibits on maritime history, estuarine biology, and paleontology. At the museum, you can tour one of the last remaining screwpile lighthouses on the Chesapeake, cruise on the oyster buy-boat William B. Tennison and the skipjack Dee of St. Mary’s, watch playful otters and dig for fossilized shark teeth.

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For art enthusiasts we have frequent events, festival, and art classes at Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park and Arts Center and Carmen’s Gallery. Enjoy the annual ArtsFest, and weekly Maker’s Markets. Check for dates and events at

Solomons is also just a short drive to the Historic Sotterley Plantation and their annual Riverside WineFest, the St Mary’s County Fair, and the annual US Oyster Festival held in St Mary’s County. Plenty to enjoy!

Check the Solomons Business Association website for up-to-date details of events and dates, local attractions, hotels and restaurants at:, or visit the Calvert County site for more

Solomons Island The Good Life

Voted “One of the 15 Happiest Seaside Towns in America,” Solomons is a picturesque historic waterfront town nestled where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay in Calvert County, Maryland.

Stroll the Riverwalk and catch the sun on the waters of the wide Patuxent. Wander through unique gift shops and art galleries. Pan for fossils at nearby Calvert Cliffs State Park, or bike ride around the island. Hop on a jet ski, take a sailing lesson, paddle a kayak or SUP. Rent a sail or power boat, or bring your own, we have eight local marinas.

Spend a day on a fishing charter, or try your luck on the public fishing pier. Enjoy an array of eclectic restaurants, catch local music concerts or have drinks at a waterfront bar. Savor the fresh bounty of local seafood including rockfish, steamed crabs, and oysters on the half-shell.