Maryland Eastern Shore Attractions
The Eastern Shore of Maryland borders both the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean with hundreds of miles of
shoreline here. Popular activities include golfing, horseback riding, crabbing, fishing, hunting, hiking, camping,
biking and bird watching. Take a cruise on a paddlewheel riverboat or go canoeing or kayaking. Explore wildlife
refuges. See Turkey Point Lighthouse atop a 100 feet bluff above the Bay. Tour historic sites and museums.
Ocean City is the most popular beach in Maryland. Stay at Oceanfront hotels and resorts. Enjoy 10 miles of
white sandy beaches. Play on water slides and amusement park rides. Stroll the world famous boardwalk.
Charter a boat. Go sailing, jet skiing, windsurfing, parasailing, kiteboarding, surfing, scuba diving & swimming.
Take a speedboat ride or a nature cruise. Shop at outlet stores or antiques shops. Play golf at championship
courses. Dine at seaside restaurants.
Assateague Island National Seashore near Berlin is a 37 mile barrier island with beautiful beaches. See wild
ponies and birds. Camp on the ocean or bayside, hike nature trails, go surf fishing, sea kayaking, hiking &
Janes Island State Park, accessible by boat only, has miles of isolated shoreline and marsh. Camp. Canoe.
Kayak. It is entirely surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay.
Elk Neck State Park and Forest, near the town of North East, has sandy beaches, marshlands and bluffs. Visit
the historic tukey Point Lighthouse. See views of the Elk and Northeast Rivers as well as the Chesapeake Bay.
Rent a boat or launch your own boat from a boat ramp.
The Town of St. Michaels is a Victorian waterfront village. Visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum or take
a sailing tour or a sunset cruise. Go boating, golfing, biking or hiking. Eat fresh oysters or other seafood.
Eastern Shore Towns
Towns -> Tourist Attractions -> Chesapeake Bay -> Ocean -> Beaches
– Ocean City
Chesapeake City MD
Chesapeake City Historic District is located at Canal Creamery 7 Fern Lane. Restored homes, canal museum,
art gallery, antiques shops and more. C&D Canal Museum is located at 815 Bethel Road. The museum exhibits
the history of the canal that connects the Delaware and Chesapeak bays together.
zip code: 21917
Martinak State Park located at 137 Deep Shore Rd Choptank River and Watts Creek area, fish for bass, catfish,
sunfish and perch.
Mount Harmon Plantation is located at Mt Harmon Rd. The Plantation home is a restored 18th century manor
home that was a tobacco plantation.
zip code: 21919
Wildfowl Trust of North America Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center is located at 600 Discovery Lane. The
center is for waterfowl and wetlands featuring exhibits, hiking trails, canoeing, birding, visitors center and
zip code: 21638
Choptank Riverboat company- Paddlewheel boat cruises on the Choptank River, fine dining
zip code 21643
Kent Museum is located at Turners Creek Landing, 13685 Turners Creek Rd. the museum features antiques,
artifacts, historic agricultural machines, nature trails
zip code: 21645
Mason Dixon Marker is located on Rt 54. The marker (1768) marks the north and south line.
zip code: 21801
Accohannock Indian Tribal Museum is located at Crisfield Marion Road by appointment only. Museum displays
Native American artifacts and history exhibits.
Town has antiques, marinas, oak basket factory and more. For lodging see North East MD hotels. Upper Bay
Museum is located at 219 Walnut Street. The museum features artifacts, boats, decoys, fishing equipment,
sink boxes and more. Elk Neck State Park and Forest is located at 4395 turkey Point Rd. The State park has
beaches and marshlands. Views of Cheasapeake bay from Turkey Point Lighthouse. Ramps and boat rentals
zip code: 21901
Eastern Shore Counties
The following counties are contain within the Eastern shore of Maryland:
- Worchester County – (WOR) Atlantic Ocean front
- Wicomico County (WIC)
- Talbot County (TAL)
- Somerset County (SOM)
- Queen Anne’s County (QUA)
- Kent County (KEN)
- Dorchester County (DOR)
- Cecil County (CEC) – harbors, horse country, on I-95
- Carolina County (DRN)