Visiting Chesapeake Beach, MD
Chesapeake Beach, in Calvert County Maryland, was founded by the Washington and Chesapeake Bay Railway Company in 1894 as a resort destination for visitors from the Washington D.C. area. It’s still a popular spot today, with the waterfront Rod N Reel Resort Hotel, a fleet of charter fishing boats, a water park, beautiful views, beach access, and several large marinas nearby.
Chesapeake Beach thrived as a destination resort during the early 1900’s. The train station that brought early visitors arrived to the area remains as a museum which recounts the history of the resort town.
Things to do in Chesapeake Beach include taking a charter fishing trip, going to the beach, visiting the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum to learn about the area’s history, or cooling off at the Chesapeake Beach water park.
Rod N Reel Resort
This is the hotel actually located in Chesapeake Beach, located next door to the Rod n Reel Marina.
Holiday Inn Express Prince Frederick
The Holiday Inn Express Prince Frederick is a 100% non-smoking hotel located about a 25 minute drive from Chesapeake Beach.
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