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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

                                As the weather cools and long boating trips wane, you can still boat to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and immerse yourself in the history that makes Chesapeake Bay as special as it is. The museum, which was founded in […]

Spooky Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Spooky Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

In October, Halloween is on our mind, and what could be more fun than listening to spooky ghost stories? The Alexandria’s Ghost and Graveyard Tour is a 33-year-old event that will spook you out in no time as you’re guided by lantern through the beautiful streets of Old Town at night. You’ll be enthralled listening […]

North Beach, Maryland

North Beach, Maryland

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North Beach, Maryland has been called “The Jewel of the Chesapeake Bay” so you know it must be a gem of a place to visit! This town is located on the western shore at the northern tip of Calvert County. Bring your boat to Herrington Harbour South for transient dockage; call or email the gift […]

Chesapeake City, Maryland

Chesapeake City, Maryland

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Chesapeake City, Maryland is a historical town filled with Victorian charm. Located along the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, it is perfect for a day trip on your boat. You can easily dock at the town dock, which is located on the west side of the Back Creek Basin. It is limited to first-come, first-served and […]

Yorktown, Virginia

Yorktown, Virginia

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One of Virginia’s many charms is that it is a state rich with historical towns. As a boater, you can add to the charm by spending a day exploring a harborside town such as Yorktown. Yorktown is part of the “Historic Triangle” in Virginia made up of Yorktown, Jamestown and Williamsburg. The town is filled […]

Orioles Park at Camden Yards

Orioles Park at Camden Yards

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Not much beats spending the dog days of summer in the stands of Orioles Park, at Camden Yards, catching your favorite team. The only thing that makes a day at the ballpark better is taking your boat to and from the game! The Orioles play 13 home games in the month of August, giving you […]

Carter Creek and Irvington, Virginia

Carter Creek and Irvington, Virginia

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One of its many charms is that Chesapeake Bay has no shortage of places to drop anchor and spend a day. This abundance means boaters have new places to explore — have you visited Carter Creek, near Irvington, Virginia yet? Carter Creek and the town of Irvington are located on Virginia’s northern neck.  There are […]

Music Under the Stars

Music Under the Stars

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The town of Urbanna, Virginia hosts Music under the Stars on Saturday, August 15. This free live music concert, featuring classic rock by 33 East, takes place at the Urbanna Town Marina. Going to the concert by boat is easy — the Urbanna Town Marina has transient slips; call 804-758-5440 to reserve space.  If the […]

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

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The Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre (ASGT) is entering its 50th season and they are celebrating with the public with three different musicals through September 6! ASGT is an outdoor community theater, run only by volunteers, that puts on three musicals each summer on the historic site formerly known as Shaw’s Blacksmith Shop, located at 143 […]

33rd Annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

33rd Annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

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  Hampton Roads has been host to the longest running outdoor jazz festival for 33 years straight.  Located along the downtown Norfolk waterfront, this year’s festival on Friday July 17 and Saturday July 18 promises to live up to its awesome past. Going by boat makes the event even better — the event organizer, Festevents, […]

Cobham Bay

Cobham Bay

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Finding places to anchor for a day can be quite the topic of conversation between boaters. To have a fun day out on the water, head on over to Cobham Bay just off the James River. As a place where most locals go to, the fun of dropping an anchor and taking the dinghy around […]

28th Antique & Classic Boat Festival

28th Antique & Classic Boat Festival

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The 28th Antique Boat Festival takes place at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in Saint Michaels, Maryland from Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21. More than 100 wooden classics and vintage boats will be on land and in the water for this family-friendly event on the banks of the Miles River. Scenic boat rides […]

Tangier Island

Tangier Island

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. There’s plenty to do on Tangier Island in the Lower Chesapeake Bay. Sometimes referred to as “the soft-shell capital of the world,” it’s a great spot for a day trip. Docking is available at James Parks Marina on the northern tip of the island in Tangier North Channel; to make reservations call 757-891-2581. This […]

Kiptopeke State Park

Kiptopeke State Park

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On Virginia’s Eastern Shore, Kiptopeke State Park is a favorite spot among boaters in the region. The 562-acre state park, located three miles north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, offers a swimming beach, hiking trails, picnic areas, a playground, boat ramps, a fishing pier, and excellent bird-watching. “We see a variety of boaters during […]