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.
September 12, 2018
First founded in 1682 and within 100 years known as the “Colonial Capital of the Eastern Shore,” Easton, MD, today remains Talbot County’s “big city.” All year long, this town of 17,000 attracts ar
August 15, 2018
A great many cruisers travel to and through Hampton Roads who would never think to turn west at the mouth of the harbor, but there’s a hidden little gem at the Old Point Comfort Marina.
August 13, 2018
The Fred W. Beazley River Academy is much more than an environmentally friendly building. It is a visitor center, classroom, storage facility, an example to homeowners, and the centerpiece at the…
July 13, 2018
Thanks to a couple of progressive mayors, a resourceful town administrator, visionary businessmen, and a “never say die” community spirit, Southern Maryland’s Leonardtown is a thriving, waterfront…
June 13, 2018
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1933 and contains one third of Maryland’s wetlands.
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.
December 11, 2017
Shallop, shallop, shallop!
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.
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.