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Get to Know the Chesapeake Bay

By June 13, 2013

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Have you always wanted to know more about the Chesapeake Bay? Did you know that it is the largest estuary in the United States, with a watershed area that is 64,000 square miles and encompasses parts of six states? Known for its historic towns and beautiful scenery, the region along the Chesapeake Bay is fun to explore and offers a wide range of recreational activities such as boating, swimming, fishing, bird watching, biking and golf. The towns along the Bay have a variety of accommodations, restaurants, museums, attractions for kids, shopping venues and nightlife options. Read more: Photo © Maryland Office of Tourism

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