There’s so much to do in the Chesapeake Bay area. Explore the area’s cities and towns; visit a park or wildlife refuge; attend a festival; go fishing; or go boating. Whatever you choose, get out there and have some fun!
The Chesapeake offers waters suitable for all types of boating. Learn to sail in the protected waters of the tributaries, or cruise the wide-open waters in the middle of the Bay. Shallow marshy area and meandering creeks are excellent places to explore in a kayak or canoe. And fishing is good just about everywhere.Boating Info
You can fish the Chesapeake from a dock or fishing pier, or get out on the water. There are lots of charter fishing boats available for hire too.
The towns and cities around the Chesapeake Bay region host a variety of events and festivals throughout the year. Outdoor festivals are particularly popular. Even the smallest towns fill with people and activity during the big annual events.Chesapeake Bay Events
There are both large cities and tiny towns to explore along the shores of the Chesapeake. All the destinations featured on this site are accessible by boat, but all but a few can also be accessed by road.
The bigger cities such as Baltimore and Norfolk give you all the entertainment, dining and shopping you’d expect to find in a city, with a waterfront setting. The regions many smaller towns offer visitors a variety of attractions including shops, dining, theaters, beaches, and marinas.
Pick a city or town and start exploring!Destinations