The Chesapeake Bay covers a large area of Maryland. It is bordered by the Eastern Shore, Central & Southern
Maryland. You can find shoreline rentals, cottages for rent, beach vacation rentals, resorts, villas, inns, suites,
apartments, vacation studios and more accommodations. You can walk on the beach, swim, scuba diving, surf,
raft and fish. Most beaches have lifeguards and are handicapped accessible. Some have a beach fee. Many have
tennis courts, boat ramps, bathhouses, picnic areas, amusement arcades and a boardwalk.
Central Maryland offers 500 miles of coastline along the Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis is considered by many to
be a premier vacation destination. The area has the nation’s largest estuary. Learn to sail. Charter a boat or take
a tour of the bay. Visit the US Navy Academy. See the US Naval Academy museum to see ship models, paintins, uniforms, swords, firearms and other memorabilia. Tour historic sites and museums.
Near Annapolis, the Sandy Point State Park, located along the Chesapeake Bay shores, features a nice beach, a
marina and boat ramps. You can see the Bay Bridge from here. You can also go swimming, boating or fishing. The
park is handicap assessible. In Baltimore, you can charter a boat. Take a harbor cruise.Set sail in an 1812 replica
Baltimore Clipper ship. Visit museums, art galleries, gardens and historic sites. Attend an opera or listen to the Symphony orchestra.Stroll along the water’s edge past the city’s major attractions.See wildlife at the Maryland
Zoo. See sharks, corals and othe rsealife at the National Aquarium.
Southern Maryland beaches
In Southern Maryland, explore the beach. Swim in the Bay. Fish. Take a picnic. Camp at Breezy Point Beach and campground, a Bayfront campsite. Rent a cottage on the Chesapeak Bay. You can find beautiful beaches near
towns of Chesapeake Beach, North Beach and the Solomons. The town of Chesapeake Beach has been known
as a resort town since the early 1900s. It has a quiet charm. Stroll along the boardwalk. Play at the waterpark.
Dine at a fine seafood restaurant. Charter a boat to go deep sea fishing. Visit the Bayfront park. Shop for
antiques. Set sail from a marina. Tour musuems. The town of North Beach is a quaint town just 45 minutes from Washington DC. Shop for antiques. Stroll the boardwalk. Fish from the pier. Park your boat at one of the boat slips.
The town of Solomons, is a waterfront fishing village on the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay. Stroll along the Riverwalk. Shop unique stores. Visit art galleries. Charter a boat to go deep sea fishing. Set sail from the marina.
Enjoy seafood. See the Drum Point lighthouse. Tour the Calvert Marine Museum. At King’s Landing Park on the
Patuxent River, you can launch a kayak or canoe.Fish from the pier. The Flag Ponds Nature Park is located along
the Chesapeake Bay shoreline.
Hike over 3 miles of trails. Explore wetlands and forested uplands on this 545 acre park. Hunt for sharks teeth
along the shoreline. On Long Beach, near St. Leonard, stay in a vacation rental that have spectacular views of
the bay, private sandy beaches and fishing opportunities.
People visit the Chesapeake Bay beaches in Maryland all year round but most people visit during spring and the summertime for spring break, romantic weekend getaways, holidays, family vacations, business, extended stays,
short breaks from work and other reasons. Many people choose a beach in Maryland for the perfect wedding or honeymoon destination.