Maryland Shore Tourism and Travel

This Maryland beach vacation and hotel guide has information on the Chesapeake Bay area, the Eastern shore, Ocean City and other popular resorts. Learn about lighthouses, birding and more. Find hotels, inns, boardwalks, amusement parks, golf courses, fishing piers, boat ramps, shopping, real estate, timeshares, cruises and campgrounds.

Maryland beaches are located on the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. Places to stay include shoreline rentals, cottages for rent, beach vacation rentals and hotel resorts. You can walk on the beach. Swim. Go scuba diving. Surf, raft and fish. Most beaches have lifeguards and are handicapped accessible. Some have a beach fee. Many have tennis courts, boat ramps, bathhouses and picnic areas. Visit amusement arcades and take a walk on the boardwalk.

 

view of ocean and beachCentral Maryland offers 500 miles of coastline along the Chesapeake Bay. Visit Annapolis, the sailing capital of the world. Charter a boat. Take a cruise. Climb a lighthouse. Enjoy the beach at Sandy Point State Park. In Baltimore, take a sightseeing tour of the harbor. Enjoy fine dining. See a professional baseball game. Shop for antiques. Visit historic sites, museums and the National Aquarium. See wildlife in the zoo. Cruise the harbor. Attend a play, concert or festival. Havre de Grace is a picturesque harbor town with a waterfront. See the still operating lighthouse. Go fishing, boating or take a cruise. Play a round of golf. Bike or hike trails. Go canoeing or kayaking. Tour gardens or wineries ...

In Southern Maryland, you can comb a Cliffside beach or explore the shoreline of the Chesapeake Bay. Dine on crabs, oysters, lobster and other delectable seafood. Charter a boat from a marina. Go fishing, sailing, kayaking. Watch bald eagle nest or look for other birds. Explore a plantation home, tobacco farms, historic sites and museums. Take a boat tour. Go hiking, camping, biking, hunting or shopping. Visit quaint towns like North Beach, Chesapeake Beach and the Solomon's...

The Eastern Shore borders both the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. Play in the ocean. Build a sandcastle. Watch a spectacular sunset. Charter a boat to go fishing or fish from a pier. Drive across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Spy migrating wildfowl or watch for other birds. Explore the Chesapeake Country National Scenic Byway or Assateague Island National Seashore. Shop for fine antiques. Bike. Hike. golf. Hunt. Go sightseeing or horseback riding. Visit restored 18th century homes, historic shipbuilding centers and other historic sites. Stroll along waterfront parks. Enjoy a fabulous seafood dinner of crabs, lobster or shrimp. Float down the C&D Canal on a traditional bay workboat or take a kayak trip. See the Turkey Point Lighthouse on top of a 100 feet bluff above the bay ...

People visit the beaches in Maryland all year round. Most people visit during spring and the summertime. The take spring break here. Go on romantic weekend getaways. Celebrate the holidays. Enjoy family vacations, business, extended stays and short breaks from work. Many people choose a beach in Maryland for the perfect wedding or honeymoon destination.

A vacation at Maryland beaches has endless possibilities.

Maryland Beach Towns