Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway
Length: 85.5 mi / 137.6 km
Time to Allow: Two to three hours to drive, two to three days to visit the entire byway
Celebrate life on the Chesapeake Bay. Observe watermen bringing their bounty to shore, visit historic towns, and travel through scenic stretches of productive farmland. See the truly special landscape of the Mid-Atlantic Region and gain an appreciation for the working life of Maryland's Eastern Shore farmers, watermen, and merchants.
Raise the sails, rev the motor, or pick up a paddle to discover boating bliss on Maryland’s Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway. Celebrate boating in all its forms on the welcoming waters of this area's canals and rivers—and, of course, Chesapeake Bay.
Fond of fowl? Bonkers for birds? A trip to Chesapeake Country is sure to leave any bird-lover in awe. The region is full of Wildlife Management Areas, parks and preserves, and other excellent ways to experience a byway that is for the birds.
to Enjoy the Ride...
1-Day Trip: History, Water and Wildlife along Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway
The activities along this byway are so varied and abundant, this itinerary is just a sampling of the kinds of things you can do as you travel the...
1-Day Trip: Food for the Soul: Historic Churches Itinerary
Religious pluralism was an unusual feature of colonial life and early nation building in Chesapeake Country. Four religious denominations...