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 11, 2018
The southernmost town on the Eastern Shore, Cape Charles, is located near the tip of the DelMarVa Peninsula and the eastern entrance to the Chesapeake Bay.
April 23, 2018
Driving east onto Kent Island from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, or arriving from the west along a bustling Route 50, it’s hard to imagine the English establishing Kent Fort in 1631 and its wild, pris
March 22, 2018
On July 16, 1790, the Residence Act approved the creation of a capital district along the Potomac River, a district which would be under the exclusive jurisdiction of Congress, and thus not a part of
March 19, 2018
There was a time, even in recent years, when “the Wharf” in southwest Washington, DC, meant “the Fish Wharf,” the Maine Avenue Fish Market, also called the DC Municipal Fish Market.
February 12, 2018
Tucked in Maryland’s most northeast corner, Cecil County boasts 240 miles of shoreline, numerous parks and trails, several quaint towns, and approximately 100,000 residents.
January 12, 2018
Whether you're in town for the Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show January 25-28, or simply want to visit
November 28, 2017
This winter, there will be plenty of chances to get on or near the water to celebrate the season with our list of Chesapeake holiday destinations.
September 11, 2017
The Easton Waterfowl Festival Easton’s Waterfowl Festival, to be held this year November 10-12, is the Talbot County seat town’s claim to fame.
August 9, 2017
For many Marylanders, trips “downy oshun” are a summer pastime.
July 13, 2017
In a region rich with gorgeous scenery and welcoming cruising destinations, Rock Hall, MD, stands out from the crowd.
June 23, 2017
Deale, Maryland, is a haven for fishermen.
May 31, 2017
In the June issue of PropTalk, we highlighted certain locales around the Bay perfect for day and weekend excursions. Here we've highlighted two favorites for cruising the lower Bay.
May 26, 2017
Travel along the north shore of the lower Potomac River, and it looks like a long line of trees and houses.
May 23, 2017
Cruising the Middle Bay this summer? Here are some things to put on your list around Annapolis and the South River.
May 18, 2017
Naw-fok, Norfolk, call it what you will. The city at the mouth of the Chesapeake marked by huge Naval ships has gotten a lot of press lately.
April 18, 2017
If you’re looking for more than just ice cream shops and overpriced tee-shirts on your next cruising destination, consider putting Cambridge, MD, on your itinerary.
March 30, 2017
Once assessed at around 600 acres, Sharps Island is now completely lost from view, no more than an underwater shoal marked by a small sign and a nearby lighthouse.