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.

August 17, 2020
“A river runs through it” is a phrase that piques the interest of boaters who like to explore new places, yet since
July 29, 2020
You’re never far from history, or good food, as you cruise Virginia’s James River.
July 16, 2020
St. Mary’s County, often referred to as ‘Southern Maryland’ or ‘South County,’ is just a short drive from the nation’s capital and yet feels a world apart.
June 19, 2020
As summer ramps up for another pass closer to the sun, we all want to get it going, and a taste of the season starts it off with a sample of the fun to come.
June 19, 2020
In this odd boating season of 2020 many, if not all, Chesapeake Bay boaters may change their plans from their usual wee
May 22, 2020
The Chesapeake Bay is full of iconic Chesapeake landmarks and landscapes that are quintessential to our region.
April 7, 2020
If you’re dreaming of getting away from the hustle and bustle to a quiet, Chesapeake Bay community that caters to the i
March 2, 2020
At the mouth of the Susquehanna River sits Havre de Grace, MD, a charming waterfront town that’s well worth a day tri
December 23, 2019
The number one attraction in Virginia Beach is right there in the name: the beach.
December 3, 2019
Don’t let wintry weather stop you from exploring the quaint waterfront villages of Chesapeake country.
October 21, 2019
Just up the Rappahannock River, past Deltaville and Irvington, is the historic colonial port town of Urbanna, home of Virginia's official oyster festival.
September 30, 2019
For the nearly 15 years PropTalk Magazine has been in business, our staff has manned a booth at the U.S.
September 6, 2019
If you’re looking for a new cruising ground that’s off the beaten path and is packed with plenty of history, you owe it to yourself to check out the Nanticoke River.
July 10, 2019
I knew my waistline was in trouble when I pitched a story about Crisfield, the Crab Capital of the World, to my e
June 12, 2019
What makes the Chesapeake Bay so special is that all the rivers, coves, and creeks have beautiful scenery, abundant varieties of wildlife, and superb fishing.
May 18, 2019
Among Middle Bay boaters, the Kent Narrows waterway is a well-known and popular dock-and-dine destination. It’s also the most direct water route between the Chester River and the Eastern Bay.
May 6, 2019
Bordered by the Bay on the west and Kent Narrows on the east, Kent Island is a fast growing community at the foot of the eastern end of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.