Cambridge, Maryland

Cambridge, Maryland

Visiting Cambridge

You may have driven right through Cambridge if you travel Route 50. Next time, plan on stopping to see what the town has to offer!

Cambridge is the county seat of Dorchester County, Maryland. The town was settled in 1684 and is one of the oldest towns in Maryland. 

The town sits on the Choptank River. Route 50 crosses the Choptank on the north end of town.

The Cambridge Municipal Yacht Basin provides a good place for visiting boaters to dock. The marina can accommodate large cruising yachts as well as smaller boats.

The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa, and Marina brings many visitors to town.  With a golf course, 150-slip marina, and resort amenities, it’s a destination in itself.

Cambridge’s historic downtown is a good place to get out of the car and take a stroll. There are shops, galleries, and restaurants to visit. Downtown is also the location of several annual festivals and events including the Taste of Cambridge Crab Cook-Off and Festival, and the monthly Second Saturday festivities. There are many downtown restaurants for visitors to choose from. Most are casual and many feature local seafood.  

Learn more about things to see and do in the Cambridge area – Cambridge Attractions.

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