Discover a wealth of beauty, culture and heritage in the cradle of American History. Share the tranquil waters of the Chesapeake Bay with skipjacks, schooners and classic Baltimore Clippers as you explore Colonial American history with stops at Civil War battlefields, maritime museums, and national historic landmarks.
Contact American Cruise Lines at 1-800-814-6800 for details, or visit the American Cruise Lines website.
Tangier Rappahannock Cruises offers daily cruises to Tangier Island from Reedville onboard the Chesapeake Breeze.
They also have Rappahannock River cruises on The Capt. Thomas, which depart from Tappahannock and travel upriver to the Ingleside Plantation Winery. And they operate a paddle wheel boat cruise of the Rappahannock that departs from Fredericksburg, VA.
Selina II offers romantic sais on the Chesapeake Bay. You'll sail on beautiful vintage catboat. They have two hour day sails and sunset champagne cruises. There are also special trips available, such as wine tasting cruises. The Selina II sails out of St. Michaels, MD.
The Schooners Woodwind and Woodwind II sail from Annapolis. You can take one of their two hour cruises or perhaps a specialty cruise, such as a lighthouse cruise, dinner cruise, or wine tasting cruise. Visit their website for a cruise schedule.
Chesapeake Bay Harbor Cruises
Spend a few hours exploring protected harbors at Baltimore and Norfolk. These short cruises, which often include food and entertainment, are a great way to see the city.
Baltimore Harbor Cruises
Norfolk Harbor Cruises
Tangier Island and Smith Island Ferries
Take a day trip to visit one of the Chesapeake's island communities. Passenger ferries travel to Tangier and Smith Islands from Reedville and Onancock Virginia and Crisfield Maryland.
Ferries from Reedville
Ferry from Onancock
Ferries from Crisfield