Stuck On What To Do In The City? Need Some Inspiration? Here Are Fun Things To Do In Salisbury, MD!

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The ever growing city that is home to many museums, parks, hiking trails, fun festivals, and more is Salisbury, Maryland. Salisbury has a unique combination of major retail chains and a spattering of family owned local businesses that is all wrapped up in a “friendly country setting.” 

While you’re out and about in this charming town, you can enjoy a small 45 minute trip down to Ocean City when you are in the mood for a taste of the beach or feeling pulled to “touristy” locations. However, you may not even feel the need to go to Ocean City, as there are a multitude of fun things to do in Salisbury, MD that can cover a family day out, friend’s night, or a solo excursion! Today we are here to make a guide for you, so you know what Salisbury has to offer!

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Specific Gravity Pizzeria & Beer Joint

After a long day’s out, you might wanna kick back and enjoy some food & drink at this place!

Greasy, cheesy, and delicious, great pizza at a great price! Image courtesy of the Specific Gravity Pizzeria & Beer Joint Instagram page.

105 E College Ave | Salisbury | specificgravitypizza.com 

Handmade pizza, craft brewed beers, and tasty wings? Welcome to Specific Gravity Pizzeria & Beer Joint! One of the top rated pizza shops in the Salisbury area, they serve both lunch and dinner in a “cool, no-fuss” atmosphere that offers patrons a chance to “lay back” while enjoying some good food with good company. 

With an ever changing draft beer selection, it seems that Specific Gravity Pizzeria & Beer Joint caters to what is best, constantly wanting to stay on top of things in order for the customer to have a great experience.

This award winning restaurant has of course, pizza (speciality and regular options available), with additional menu items including garlic knots, potato melts, buffalo chicken wrap, chopped salads, fresh wings with your choice of sauce, calzones, desserts, daily specials, and more! Specific Gravity Pizzeria & Beer Joint has a variety of things for many to enjoy!

“Pure bliss! Specific Gravity's Big Mac pizza is one of the best pizza's I've ever had. If you're in Maryland, you must stop and try this. Don't even waste time looking at the menu, just order this and you will be very satisfied. Their Mac sauce is identical to a real Big Mac! Unlike any pizza. A+” -Yelp Review 

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Salisbury Zoo

12 full acres filled with animals, learning, and fun!

See the wildlife, learn from the experts, and enjoy the atmosphere! Image courtesy of the Salisbury Zoo Instagram page.

755 S Park Dr | Salisbury | salisburyzoo.org 

Founded in 1954, the Salisbury Zoo was created when some animals were placed in an exhibition at the City Park. Luckily things were improved and changed to make the current status of the zoo, which is much more habitual to employees and animals alike. The Salisbury Zoo has a mission, they want to enhance the communities’ quality of life through providing a positive atmosphere where educational and recreational opportunities come together. 

They commit to exceptional animal care, integrity, respect, accountability, accessibility, and more. The Salisbury Zoo wants to allow for everyone who comes to feel at their best!

The zoo had free admission, but does accept donations from those who can afford to! They have a variety of animals ranging from different types of birds, mammals, and reptiles. Just some of the animals you can see here are the Burrowing Owl, Sandhill Crane, Wood Duck, Alpaca, Red Wolf, North American River Otter, Box Turtle, American Alligator, Diamondback Terrapin, and more! Plenty to discover at the Salisbury Zoo!

“This is a great little free zoo. Please be sure to donate when you visit. We came early in the morning and it was so peaceful and pleasant. If you take your time, you can see everything is a couple of hours. Our two grandchildren really enjoyed seeing the animals.” -Yelp Review 

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The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

The most comprehensive collection of wildfowl carvings in the WORLD!

Delicately crafted and a class to learn how to do it yourself! Image courtesy of The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art Instagram page.

909 S Schumaker Dr | Salisbury | wardmuseum.org 

Next to the Schumaker Pond in Salisbury, The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art shows off its “world’s largest and finest” public collection of antique and decorative decoys! They have members in all 50 states and 8 countries. The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art has a broad reach all over the world reflecting the interest many have in this art form. 

With a 4.5 waterfront acre facility and 12,000 ft exhibition space, this ever-popular museum has plenty of space sharing all of their exhibits, educational programs, and services!

This museum has grown a lot in the years, starting small and now growing to have ever-changing exhibits that offer people of all ages to see many cool things. From the different galliers, to the Habitat Theater, The Ward Brothers Workshop, Art Shows, and more, it’s safe to say that if any of this piques your interest you can come visit The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art with your family or take a nice stroll through the beautiful building on a solo date!

“Great museum featuring waterfowl and decoys. Would not be my first choice of topics, but in reality the museum was fascinating! Saw beautiful pieces of art and came away with an appreciation for the work put into these decoys. Museum provided details on the evolution of the art, as well as what decoys meant to watermen.” -Yelp Review 

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The Ugly Pie

In the mood for some delicious sweets or even something savory? Look no further!

Pies, pies, and more pies! What more can ya want? (More pies)! Image courtesy of The Ugly Pie Instagram page

501 W Main St Ste 1C | Salisbury | theuglypiesby.com 

“It’s what's inside that counts!” That’s the motto of this charming little bakery in Salisbury, MD, The Ugly Pie is open every day fully stocked to the max with tasty baked goods of all kinds! Specializing in pies and quiches, with options for whole, half, slices, and an individual serving size, The Ugly Pie has a range of excellent pies to try, savory and sweet!

Now you can only experience the full amount of flavors by taking a look at their full menu here, but if you just want a taste of what they have, here’s a few examples: 

They also have Sweet Potato Biscuits, Old Fashioned Apple Dumplings, and certain cookies available! Truly a pie lover's dream is to come to The Ugly Pie!

“First time customer and was not disappointed. Great selection of pies and the mushroom and cheese quiche was excellent. I also had the key lime. Will definitely be a favorite of mine when in Salisbury.” -Yelp Review

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CoCo’s Funhouse

Colorful bounce houses, playscapes, and more at this indoor amusement palace for kids!

Let the little ones spend hours jumping about in this fun zone! Image courtesy of the CoCo’s Funhouse Facebook page.

337 Civic Ave #500 | Salisbury | cocosfunhouse.com 

This couldn’t be a list of fun things to do in Salisbury without something for kids to enjoy, and that’s exactly what CoCo’s Funhouse is here to do! 7,500 square foot facility with giant inflatables, (as you can see just a hint of it in the picture above), two party rooms for birthdays or other events to hold, a soft jungle gym, arcade, and more! Kids ages 1-12 are all allowed to do the most important thing they can: have fun!

CoCo’s Funhouse is also here to make sure that the environment is safe and clean for everyone who comes in to bounce, slide, laugh, and have fun. CoCo’s also has connections to the Altitude Trampoline Park and Bryan’s Bowling Center, so even if you get tired of bouncing there’s plenty more to do around the CoCo’s Funhouse area!

“Nice place to bring any young kids to run around and have some fun. My kids have gone here for years and never get tired of the fun Coco's has to offer. Lots of inflatables, arcade style games, and even a 3 tier climbing jungle gym.” -Yelp Review 

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Arthur W. Perdue Stadium

A baseball stadium that is “one of the staples of the Eastern Shore”

A good day for baseball at the Perdue stadium! Image courtesy of the Delmarva Shorebirds Instagram page.

6400 Hobbs Rd | Salisbury | milb.com/delmarva 

If you love baseball, well you will love the Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, a place for baseball fans to enjoy...baseball! Home of the Baltimore Orioles Low-A East affiliate Delmarva Shorebirds, the Arthur W. Perdue Stadium is named after Arthur Perdue, the founder of Perdue Farms. Seating 5,200 fans, this stadium is the second largest seating area in Salisbury, which makes it not just a baseball stadium but a possible venue for other big events as well!

This place also offers activities, games for kids, ADA accessibility, guided tours, and school field trip opportunities! The Arthur W. Perdue Stadium gives all baseball and non baseball lovers a chance to explore a fun place in Salisbury!

“Family enjoyed our time at the game.  The game was entertaining, the fans were friendly, and we left with a couple of foul balls.  My youngest son was blessed by a couple of older fans with some additional souvenirs. He was excited! Looking forward to next season!” -Google Review

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All of these places offer a great variety of fun things to do in Salisbury, Maryland. Plus there are many more out there, as these are just some of what this unique town has to offer! Whether it be an afternoon out at a museum or a meal while out exploring the town, Salisbury has plenty of things to enjoy!

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