North East Maryland
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Visiting North East
North East, Maryland is located at the head of the Chesapeake Bay, on the Northeast River, about 50 miles from Baltimore and Philadelphia. Northeast, settled prior to 1700 and incorporated in 1850, is rich in history.
Main Street in downtown North East offers a selection of antique shops, stores, and restaurants. St. Mary Anne's Episcopal Church dates back to the 1700's and the adjacent cemetery is one of the oldest in Maryland.
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The North East Community Park is a nice place to enjoy a quite walk and scenic views. This 13 acre waterfront park offers walking paths, picnic tables, playgrounds, and restrooms. For more information on downtown attractions, the North East Chamber of Commerce website offers a nice interactive map of North East attractions and a downloadable "strolling guide."
Hart's Amphitheater at Hart's United Methodist Church, hosts a series of concerts and events throughout the year. The Amphitheater is located next to the church, and has views of the Elk River. Visit their website for a schedule of upcoming concerts.
The Upper Bay Museum, located in the North East Community Park on the banks of the Northeast River, is dedicated to preserving the heritage of the commercial and recreational hunter and houses a large collection of hunting and fishing memorabilia. Open Wednesday through Sunday 12:00 noon to 4:00pm.
The Day Basket Factory, located at 714 S. Main Street, in North East prides itself in making 100% white oak baskets with some of the same tools that were used when the factory was established in 1876. The factory is open for visitors, where you can see baskets being made and shop at the factory store.
Elk Neck State Park is located 10 miles south of North East. Elk Neck State Park has 2,200 acres of lush waterfront forests, rustic cabins and campsites for tents, trailers, and motor homes. The park has 10 miles of hiking trails, a sandy beach, and miniature golf. Turkey Point Lighthouse, one of the Chesapeake Bay's oldest lighthouses in continuous operation, is also located within the park and is accessible from an easy 2 mile trail. Visit the Elk Neck State Park website for more information.
North East Area Hotels
Comfort Inn and Suites. Every oversized room is pleasantly decorated and equipped with either one king or two queen beds and a spacious sitting area. Business travelers can take advantage of our voice mail system and complimentary wireless Internet access. The hotel offers an indoor pool, spa and exercise facility. Guests will enjoy a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, including hot fresh waffles, with their stay. See Rates
Best Western North East Inn. The Best Western North East Inn offers spacious guest rooms as well as suites for guests who prefer more luxurious accommodations. Each beautifully-appointed guest room features a microwave, refrigerator, cable satellite television with HBO and high-speed Internet access. Hotel amenities include a delicious complimentary continental breakfast, an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, an exercise facility and guest laundry. See Rates
Holiday Inn Express North East. 71 guest rooms, 22 suites. Outdoor swimming pool, complimentary breakfast. I-95, exit 100. See Rates
North East Vacation Rentals - Enjoy a relaxing stay in waterfront home.
North East Area Bed & Breakfasts
North Bay Bed & Breakfast. Nautical setting, Harbor view, and waterside accommodations. Everything sailing with a bit of power boating. Delicious full breakfast. North Bay, experience the Bay lifestyle. 9 Sun Set Drive, North East, MD 21901. Traveler reviews
North East Events
July 3, 2012. Salute to Veterans Annual Fireworks Event. North East MD, North East Town Park. Festivities begin at 5:00pm with food concessions, military uniform and memorabilia displays, concert by the Upper Chesapeake Community Band, flag ceremonies, concert by the Maryland National Guard Band, and fireworks at 9:15. More info.
August 17-18, 2012. Rock the Bay Poker Run. High-speed poker run, limited to 100 boats. Features lots of cash prizes, a welcome party, meals, and a finale party. Headquartered at the Nauti-Goose Saloon, North East, MD. More info.
October 19 & 20, 2012. Upper Bay Museum Decoy Show. Held at the North East Fire Hall on Mauldin Ave. Decoy show, demonstrations, auction. More info.