The state of Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay are intimately linked. Maryland's earliest settlements occurred on the banks of the Chesapeake. Maryland wraps around the Bay, creating the distinctive eastern and western shore regions. And, the state capital, Annapolis, is located on the shores of the Chesapeake.
There are lots of things to do and see for people who live in and visit Maryland's Chesapeake Bay region. Follow the links below for more information on destinations within the Chesapeake Bay area.
Annapolis: Maryland's State Capital and the home of the US Naval Academy
Baltimore: Charm City on the Chesapeake Bay. The Inner Harbor area is alive with activity.
Cambridge: On the banks of the Choptank River and home of the new Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay
Chesapeake Beach: Wide open access to the Bay, great fishing, and a sandy beach.
Chesapeake City: At the C&D Canal, a popular stop for cruising boaters.
Chestertown: Historic town on the Chester River