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Alexandra’s guidebook

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Alexandra’s guidebook

Sightseeing
45 minutes away. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is home to an incredible amount of plant and animal diversity in its three major habitats – forest, marsh and shallow water. The refuge contains one-third of Maryland's tidal wetlands, which makes it an ecologically important area within the state. These wetlands also provide storm protection to lower Dorchester County, including the town of Cambridge. Blackwater NWR is recognized as a "Wetland of International Importance" by the Ramsar Convention and was named a priority wetland in the North American Waterfowl Management Plan. In addition, Blackwater NWR has been designated as an Internationally Important Bird Area. The refuge has been referred to as the "Everglades of the North," and has been called one of the "Last Great Places" by the Nature Conservancy.
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Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
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45 minutes away. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is home to an incredible amount of plant and animal diversity in its three major habitats – forest, marsh and shallow water. The refuge contains one-third of Maryland's tidal wetlands, which makes it an ecologically important area within the state. These wetlands also provide storm protection to lower Dorchester County, including the town of Cambridge. Blackwater NWR is recognized as a "Wetland of International Importance" by the Ramsar Convention and was named a priority wetland in the North American Waterfowl Management Plan. In addition, Blackwater NWR has been designated as an Internationally Important Bird Area. The refuge has been referred to as the "Everglades of the North," and has been called one of the "Last Great Places" by the Nature Conservancy.
Tuckahoe State Park is very close (9 miles away). It has great trails, an arboretum and it’s a great place for small-craft boating (i.e. canoeing or kayaking). It also has a small kids’ playground.
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Tuckahoe State Park
13070 Crouse Mill Road
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Tuckahoe State Park is very close (9 miles away). It has great trails, an arboretum and it’s a great place for small-craft boating (i.e. canoeing or kayaking). It also has a small kids’ playground.
Assateague Island. About an hour and 40 minutes away. More than half of Assateague Island National Seashore's 48,000 acres is comprised of near-shore and estuarine waters. The geography of the island itself is in a state of constant flux, continuously being reshaped by the elemental forces of wind and water. Powerful storms can dramatically alter the shoreline in a matter of hours. Other forces sculpt the landscape in less obvious ways. Exposure to salt spray, lack of fresh water, and isolation from the mainland are subtle, but powerful influences on the Island's species composition. Over time, these conditions have produced a community of plants and animals uniquely suited to the extremes found at the edge of the sea. Assateague is famous for its wild horses (descendants of horses that grazed here beginning in the 1600’s). Kayaking, shell-fishing and riding are all options here.
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Assateague Island
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Assateague Island. About an hour and 40 minutes away. More than half of Assateague Island National Seashore's 48,000 acres is comprised of near-shore and estuarine waters. The geography of the island itself is in a state of constant flux, continuously being reshaped by the elemental forces of wind and water. Powerful storms can dramatically alter the shoreline in a matter of hours. Other forces sculpt the landscape in less obvious ways. Exposure to salt spray, lack of fresh water, and isolation from the mainland are subtle, but powerful influences on the Island's species composition. Over time, these conditions have produced a community of plants and animals uniquely suited to the extremes found at the edge of the sea. Assateague is famous for its wild horses (descendants of horses that grazed here beginning in the 1600’s). Kayaking, shell-fishing and riding are all options here.
6 N. 2nd Street, offers visitors a glimpse into this world through exhibits on the Underground Railroad and tours of historic dwellings. Highlights include an exhibit of all or a portion of four historic houses: • Painter’s Range: an entire log cabin home of a tenant or subsistence farmer, circa 1824 • Chance’s Desire: home of a “middling planter,” circa 1787 • Skillington’s Right: home of the Fraziers, a wealthy planter family, circa 1795 Taylor-Brown House: built for merchant-broker Solomon Brown in 1819 and later owned by the Taylors, an African American family. This house was moved twice by mule cart and survived the fire that leveled most of Denton on July 4, 1865, when balls of candlewick and kerosene were flung in celebration at a Civil War reconciliation picnic.
Museum of Rural Life
16 North 2nd Street
6 N. 2nd Street, offers visitors a glimpse into this world through exhibits on the Underground Railroad and tours of historic dwellings. Highlights include an exhibit of all or a portion of four historic houses: • Painter’s Range: an entire log cabin home of a tenant or subsistence farmer, circa 1824 • Chance’s Desire: home of a “middling planter,” circa 1787 • Skillington’s Right: home of the Fraziers, a wealthy planter family, circa 1795 Taylor-Brown House: built for merchant-broker Solomon Brown in 1819 and later owned by the Taylors, an African American family. This house was moved twice by mule cart and survived the fire that leveled most of Denton on July 4, 1865, when balls of candlewick and kerosene were flung in celebration at a Civil War reconciliation picnic.
FACES, 7 North 4th Street, Denton. The Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore (FACES) is a destination for the area’s many quilt and fiber art enthusiasts, visitors, and residents to view historic and recent works by quilters and fiber artists from Maryland’s Eastern Shore and Delmarva Peninsula. FACES includes an exhibit space, retail shop, studio, and instruction spaces.
Fiber Arts Center Eastern Shore (FACES)
7 N 4th St
FACES, 7 North 4th Street, Denton. The Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore (FACES) is a destination for the area’s many quilt and fiber art enthusiasts, visitors, and residents to view historic and recent works by quilters and fiber artists from Maryland’s Eastern Shore and Delmarva Peninsula. FACES includes an exhibit space, retail shop, studio, and instruction spaces.
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center and State Park; 4068 Golden Hill Rd, Church Creek, MD 2162. Immersive exhibits and tours focusing on the life of the famed abolitionist and former slave. About an hour away by car.
Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center
424 Race St
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center and State Park; 4068 Golden Hill Rd, Church Creek, MD 2162. Immersive exhibits and tours focusing on the life of the famed abolitionist and former slave. About an hour away by car.
The Academy of the Arts, the Museum’s previous name, was founded in 1958 by six Eastern Shore residents who created a place dedicated to the knowledge, practice and appreciation of the arts. The Museum originally operated out of a local church before it purchased the building in 1960 which is now its home. The Academy Art Museum has expanded its role beyond the traditional museum to ensure all citizens the opportunity to fully participate in a broad spectrum of exceptional cultural offerings. The Museum welcomes over 50,000 visitors and participants annually to experience national and regional exhibitions, concerts, lectures, educational programs, and visual and performing arts classes for adults and children. The vibrant concert and lecture series attracts top musicians, authors, and scholars from throughout the world. Additionally, the Museum collaborates with various regional non-profit organizations to host events in the annual Waterfowl Festival, Plein Air Competition and Arts Festival, Chesapeake Film Festival, and Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival, and other community and cultural events.
Academy Art Museum
106 South Street
The Academy of the Arts, the Museum’s previous name, was founded in 1958 by six Eastern Shore residents who created a place dedicated to the knowledge, practice and appreciation of the arts. The Museum originally operated out of a local church before it purchased the building in 1960 which is now its home. The Academy Art Museum has expanded its role beyond the traditional museum to ensure all citizens the opportunity to fully participate in a broad spectrum of exceptional cultural offerings. The Museum welcomes over 50,000 visitors and participants annually to experience national and regional exhibitions, concerts, lectures, educational programs, and visual and performing arts classes for adults and children. The vibrant concert and lecture series attracts top musicians, authors, and scholars from throughout the world. Additionally, the Museum collaborates with various regional non-profit organizations to host events in the annual Waterfowl Festival, Plein Air Competition and Arts Festival, Chesapeake Film Festival, and Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival, and other community and cultural events.
Enjoy an old-fashioned beach vacation, complete with a boardwalk, at one of Delaware's most popular resort towns. Long a traditional summer getaway for families, Rehoboth Beach is now also a favorite of gay and lesbian travelers. Serious golfers will want to test their skills at the Kings Creek Country Club, while Old Landing Golf Course offers great views of the local scenery. Along with enjoying the famous beach and strolling the boardwalk, there's also a nearby amusement park called Funland to check out.
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Rehoboth Beach
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Enjoy an old-fashioned beach vacation, complete with a boardwalk, at one of Delaware's most popular resort towns. Long a traditional summer getaway for families, Rehoboth Beach is now also a favorite of gay and lesbian travelers. Serious golfers will want to test their skills at the Kings Creek Country Club, while Old Landing Golf Course offers great views of the local scenery. Along with enjoying the famous beach and strolling the boardwalk, there's also a nearby amusement park called Funland to check out.
Neighborhoods
Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Chesapeake City
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Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
St. Michaels is a picturesque harbor on Maryland's Eastern Shore and was named as one of the Top 10 Best Small Coastal Towns in America by USA Today. Its harbor and some homes date back to the mid-1600's, and is home to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum where you can immerse yourself in our maritime history. The St. Michaels area is perfect for outdoor activities including sailing on historic Skipjacks, kayaking, golfing and bicycling. St. Michaels is also known for exceptional restaurants, from quaint romantic bistros to waterfront restaurants, serving fresh seafood including the best tasting crab cakes! For shoppers, you will find an eclectic range of boutique shops offering specialty foods, jewelry, clothing, home decor and art galleries throughout the town. For overnight lodging, we have many small inns along with several larger full-service hotels. Come and experience the beauty of St. Michaels and all this charming town has to offer!
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Saint Michaels
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St. Michaels is a picturesque harbor on Maryland's Eastern Shore and was named as one of the Top 10 Best Small Coastal Towns in America by USA Today. Its harbor and some homes date back to the mid-1600's, and is home to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum where you can immerse yourself in our maritime history. The St. Michaels area is perfect for outdoor activities including sailing on historic Skipjacks, kayaking, golfing and bicycling. St. Michaels is also known for exceptional restaurants, from quaint romantic bistros to waterfront restaurants, serving fresh seafood including the best tasting crab cakes! For shoppers, you will find an eclectic range of boutique shops offering specialty foods, jewelry, clothing, home decor and art galleries throughout the town. For overnight lodging, we have many small inns along with several larger full-service hotels. Come and experience the beauty of St. Michaels and all this charming town has to offer!
Food scene
Night Kitchen Coffee is a microbatch coffee roaster and spice blend manufacturer based on Maryland's Eastern Shore. We use the best small farm coffees, roasted fresh to the peak of aroma and flavor.
Night Kitchen Coffee
14 S 3rd St
Night Kitchen Coffee is a microbatch coffee roaster and spice blend manufacturer based on Maryland's Eastern Shore. We use the best small farm coffees, roasted fresh to the peak of aroma and flavor.
Where your foray into the wonderful world of wine begins with the very first sip. Our lightly sweet, fruit infused wines will bring you delight. You’ll certainly find a favorite among them!
Far Eastern Shore Winery
8370 Ocean Gateway
Where your foray into the wonderful world of wine begins with the very first sip. Our lightly sweet, fruit infused wines will bring you delight. You’ll certainly find a favorite among them!
Enjoy Farm to Table Dining in a casually unique setting. We offer seating areas to fit the mood; from small intimate dining rooms, the covered porch, or the patio with an outdoor fireplace. Our menu includes charbroiled steaks and chops, veal, lamb, and of course traditional Maryland seafood. Our acclaimed Chef Jeri Wyre, brings her own unique talents to the menu and to the nightly specials including Herb Roasted Rack of Lamb, Petite Beef Wellington, or New England Seafood Stew. The Chef offers light fare, comfort food, soups, salads, burgers, chicken pot pie, meatloaf, crab quesadilla and her peppered shrimp and goat cheese pizza. Come join us at the bar for "Harry Hour!" image148 Come join us at the bar for our version of Happy Hour (Harry Hour) from 4 to 6 pm Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and from 3 to 6 pm on Fridays. Enjoy specialty cocktails and order small plate fare starting at $5.00 each from our Bar Menu. Join lively discussions of politics to antique motorcycles. There is not a world problem that cannot be fixed after a few pints. The “Beer Wall” features 17 craft beers. The wine cabinet holds a good cross section of wines. Dynamic cocktails are our bartender Dolly's preoccupation. Be sure to check out her "Cocktail Wall”. The driest martini on the shore can be had at Harry's. Our Hours image149 Harry’s Food & Spirits is open Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 4pm and Fridays from 3 pm. Last settings are at 9 pm.
Harry's On The Green
4 1st Street
Enjoy Farm to Table Dining in a casually unique setting. We offer seating areas to fit the mood; from small intimate dining rooms, the covered porch, or the patio with an outdoor fireplace. Our menu includes charbroiled steaks and chops, veal, lamb, and of course traditional Maryland seafood. Our acclaimed Chef Jeri Wyre, brings her own unique talents to the menu and to the nightly specials including Herb Roasted Rack of Lamb, Petite Beef Wellington, or New England Seafood Stew. The Chef offers light fare, comfort food, soups, salads, burgers, chicken pot pie, meatloaf, crab quesadilla and her peppered shrimp and goat cheese pizza. Come join us at the bar for "Harry Hour!" image148 Come join us at the bar for our version of Happy Hour (Harry Hour) from 4 to 6 pm Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and from 3 to 6 pm on Fridays. Enjoy specialty cocktails and order small plate fare starting at $5.00 each from our Bar Menu. Join lively discussions of politics to antique motorcycles. There is not a world problem that cannot be fixed after a few pints. The “Beer Wall” features 17 craft beers. The wine cabinet holds a good cross section of wines. Dynamic cocktails are our bartender Dolly's preoccupation. Be sure to check out her "Cocktail Wall”. The driest martini on the shore can be had at Harry's. Our Hours image149 Harry’s Food & Spirits is open Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 4pm and Fridays from 3 pm. Last settings are at 9 pm.
The Mastermind behind the 208 Talbot Kitchen is David Clark. Recently voted Best Chef on the Eastern Shore by readers of What's Up Magazine, Clark is a twenty-five year plus veteran of the industry. The restaurant has gluten-free and vegetarian options.
208 Talbot
208 N Talbot St
The Mastermind behind the 208 Talbot Kitchen is David Clark. Recently voted Best Chef on the Eastern Shore by readers of What's Up Magazine, Clark is a twenty-five year plus veteran of the industry. The restaurant has gluten-free and vegetarian options.