Chesapeake Bay in Historic Annapolis, MD
Known as America's Sailing Capital, Annapolis and Chesapeake Bay offer endless adventures and activities at sea. In addition to boating activities, scientific study, and fishing, the Chesapeake Bay waterfront in Annapolis offers wonderful shopping, cultural attractions, live music and festivals, and dining at great seafood restaurants on the bay.
Chesapeake Bay Historic Hotel -Relax and experience the beauty and history of the Chesapeake Bay at Historic Inns of Annapolis hotels. Located on historic Annapolis Harbor, our historic hotels offer travelers and boaters easy access to the magnificent Chesapeake Bay waterfront. Just steps from our Annapolis hotels you will find amazing shopping, restaurants, live music, entertainment, historical landmarks, marinas and breathtaking views. Historic Inns of Annapolis hotels offer a variety of hotel vacation packages and deals for fun adventures on the shores of the famous Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Bay Adventures in Annapolis -Chesapeake Bay is a mariner's dream and legendary for its boating culture. Since the earliest settlers colonized Maryland, boating has been the spirit and essence Annapolis life. With many beautiful harbors and 253 marinas, Chesapeake Bay is a magical destination for boating adventures.
Spend the day sailing the Chesapeake Bay, cruising the shores of Annapolis on a breathtaking yacht, speeding into the sunset on a powerboat, relaxing on a charter boat, and kayaking and canoeing the creeks that feed the Bay. Sandy Point State Park offers a marina with boat rentals, ramps, and sandy bay beaches for swimming, hiking, crabbing, fishing, and an excellent view of the Bay Bridge. Many schools offer lessons in sailing, boating, and navigation. Come enjoy weekly boat races, boating clubs, shows, and social events on Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis -America's Sailing Capital.
Chesapeake Bay Bridge -The Chesapeake Bay is spanned by two long bridges in Maryland and Virginia. The 4.2 mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge crosses the Chesapeake Bay between Kent Island and Annapolis, and is one of the longest over water structures in the world. The 23-mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel - one of the "Seven Engineering Wonders of the Modern World" - crosses over and under waters where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean.
The Bridge-Tunnel connects Southeast Virginia at Virginia Beach to the Delmarva Peninsula (Delaware, Eastern Maryland and Virginia). For decades, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel has been a modern engineering marvel and a vital East Coast travel convenience. Each spring on the first Sunday in May, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge closes one side to let pedestrians walk the 4.5 mile span. The annual Bay Bridge Walk is a fun regional event that celebrates the beauty and history of Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Bay Fishing -Sport fishing is a centuries-old pastime on the rich waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Try your luck at angling on the Chesapeake Bay from the deck of a fishing charter. Dozens of commercial outfits offer fishing tours and charters for groups and private parties. With 300 species of fish, including rockfish - a regional name for striped bass - and numerous shellfish, crab and oysters, Chesapeake Bay is one of the most exciting fisghing destinations on the East Coast. Charters depart from a number of Chesapeake Bay marinas and harbors including Annapolis Harbor near Historic Inns of Annapolis.
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland -Discover the beautiful bayside town of Chesapeake Beach in Calvert County, Maryland. Chesapeake Beach is home to calm secluded beaches, marinas, waterfront seafood restaurants, and many water activities and events. This quaint and historic resort town on the Chesapeake Bay features unique attractions, including Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum, Breezy Point Beach and Marina, and a fun