See the Bay

Each month, our See the Bay section features a Chesapeake Bay destination in either Maryland or Virginia. We let boaters know top places to visit in the area, where to eat, and anything you need to know if visiting by boat.

May 23, 2024
Historic Cambridge is located on the Choptank River in Dorchester County, MD. The town is named after the slightly more famous city in England.
April 22, 2024
The Eastern Shore's "Pearl of the Chesapeake", Rock Hall offers something for everyone this summer.
March 14, 2024
If you’re thinking about visiting Cape Charles or Kiptopeke on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, you defin
February 20, 2024
Get ready because, gasp, we’re going to talk a little bit about boats with sails this month.
January 22, 2024
It is not a pristine waterway by any means. The Elizabeth River, with its deep natural channel, has been a busy commercial port for generations. Piers and tugboats and concrete abound.
December 18, 2023
Zipping from point to point at full throttle is lots of fun and can get you across the Bay and to your destination in a hurry. But there are times when slowing down can be fun too.
November 17, 2023
The holiday season on the Chesapeake Bay is truly a magical time of year, from lighted boats parading down our waterways to
October 23, 2023
The Easton Waterfowl Festival: a three-day festival celebrating the culture of the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay.
September 25, 2023
Annapolis has no shortage of restaurants that serve oysters, but what if you're looking for a local sup
September 20, 2023
Every fall, we at PropTalk ask ourselves: How can we best welcome boaters to the boat shows and to our beautiful, historic city?
August 28, 2023
Summer might be flying by, but there are still plenty of days in August and September to soak up the sunshine at some of these awesome anchorages.
August 8, 2023
For those seeking a waterfront destination packed with history, Yorktown, VA, is an excellent choice for your next Chesapeake B
June 15, 2023
When people think about “best small towns on the Chesapeake,” odds are St.
May 25, 2023
There’s just something about Baltimore—from its lively neighborhoods, vibrant nightlife, and tons of hi
April 11, 2023
Queen Anne’s County (QAC), located on Maryland's Eastern Shore has endless possibilities for outdoor recreation.
March 29, 2023
At the southernmost end of the Chesapeake Bay, the industrial and military cities of Hampton Roads might not strike boa
February 20, 2023
You can certainly do this trip by water, but if you’re looking for a land yacht excursion during the off season, put this Upper