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Eastern Shore Getaways

Within a few hours drive of Washington DC, you can visit the Eastern Shore and enjoy a great getaway with beautiful views of the Chesapeake Bay or the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about getaway destinations along the Maryland and Virginia Eastern Shore.

Maryland Eastern Shore - A Visitors Guide
The Maryland Eastern Shore, historic towns, beaches and beautiful natural areas along the Maryland Eastern Shore, Find information about resort communities along the Chesapeake Bay and activities such as boating, swimming, fishing, bird watching, biking and golf.

Eastern Shore of Virginia – A Visitors Guide
The Eastern Shore of Virginia is a 70-mile peninsula off of Virginia's coast, surrounded by the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The Eastern Shore features charming B&Bs, pristine beaches, miles of hiking trails, fresh seafood, barrier islands, and quaint small towns. Learn about the towns and things to do along the Virginia...

Chesapeake Bay – Things to Know About the Chesapeake Bay
The Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States, stretches approximately 200 miles from the Susquehanna River to the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about activities on the Chesapeake Bay, interesting facts about the Bay, Seafood and Wildlife on the Chesapeake Bay, Threats and Protecting the Bay and more.

Exploring the Cities and Towns Along the Chesapeake Bay
Learn about the Cities and Towns in Maryland along the Chesapeake Bay, The towns along the Bay offer a wide range of recreational activities and have a variety of accommodations, restaurants, museums, attractions for kids, shopping venues and nightlife options.

Ocean City, Maryland Visitors Guide
Ocean City, Maryland, with its 10 miles of white sand beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, is the ideal place for swimming, surfing, kite flying, sand castle building, jogging, etc. The resort is a bustling beach town with amusement parks, arcades, miniature golf courses, shopping malls, an Outlet shopping center, movie theaters, go-kart tracks and the famous three-mile Ocean City Boardwalk. Followi…

Ocean City Pictures
See pictures of Ocean City Maryland, a gallery of photos of the Maryland Eastern Shore beach town

Best Beaches Near Washington, DC
Find the best beaches near Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. From a quiet getaway to an active beach vacation, you can find it all at the beaches near Washington, DC.

Ocean City Boardwalk - A Guide to the Ocean City, Maryland Boardwalk
The famous Ocean City Boardwalk extends three miles along the Atlantic Ocean is a great destination for all ages to enjoy shopping, dining, amusements and watching the sunset. USA Today named it one of the nation's "Top 10 Great Boardwalks." See photos and learn more about the Ocean City, Maryland Boardwalk.

Ocean City Events
Ocean City hosts a wide range of events throughout the year. See a calendar of annual events in Ocean City, Maryland,

Ocean City Hotels
See a guide to Ocean City hotels, including boardwalk hotels, cheap Ocean City hotels, moderate hotels and suites and more.

Ocean City Amusements and Miniature Golf Courses
See a guide to Ocean City Amusements and Miniature Golf Courses, including arcades, carousels, bumper cars and more. Find information about Ocean City Boardwalk Attractions

Ocean City Maryland Campgrounds
Campgrounds near Ocean City, Find information about a variety of campgrounds and RV parks within a short drive from Ocean City, Maryland.

Ocean City Vacation Rentals
Finding a place to stay at the beach can be overwhelming. The following guide includes real estate companies that can help you find an Ocean City vacation rental property to meet your needs.

Bethany Beach Vacation Guide
Bethany Beach and Fenwick, Delaware call themselves “the Quiet Resorts”. Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the inland bays in the southeastern corner of Sussex County, the Bethany area is comprised of family-oriented beach towns with lots of amenities and a relaxed atmosphere.

Bethany Pictures - Photos of Delaware's Bethany Beach
See pictures of Bethany Beach on the Delaware Eastern Shore, photos of Bethany, the Bethany Boardwalk, Bethany attractions and more.

Assateague Island – A Visitors Guide to the Assateague National Seashore
Assateague Island, a 37-mile long barrier island located off the coast of Maryland and Virginia, is a unique vacation destination with breathtaking scenery and plenty of recreational opportunities including fishing, crabbing, clamming, kayaking, bird watching, wildlife viewing, hiking, and swimming. See tips on visiting Assateague Island.

Chincoteague, Virginia – A Visitors Guide to Chincoteague Island
Chincoteague is a small town on the Virginia Eastern Shore world-famous for its wild ponies and includes more than 14,000 acres of beach, dunes, marsh and forest. See tips for planning a vacation to Chincoteague, Virginia.

Assateague Photos - Pictures of Maryland's Assateague Island
See photos of the breathtaking scenery of Assateague Island, the national seashore off the coast of Maryland and Virginia. Assateague is home to hundreds of species of wildlife. Enjoy these pictures and get a glimpse of the area.

Back Bay Wildlife Refuge - Virginia Beach
Learn about the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia Beach, VA, visiting opportunities, wildlife and nature programs, hiking, biking, kayaking,

Hang Gliding on the Virginia Eastern Shore
Learn about hang gliding lessons on the Virginia Eastern Shore. No experience is necessary and its an exhilarating experience flying over beautiful vineyards, farms and waterways. You and your instructor will be towed to 2,000 feet by a sport light airplane, and then released to enjoy the flight.

5 Unique Things to Do on the Virginia Eastern Shore
The Virginia Eastern Shore is an ideal destination to getaway from the hectic lifestyle of the city. Home to pristine beaches and wildlife preserves, Virginia's waterfront destinations, offer fun and adventure for all ages. Find some unique things to do on the Virginia Eastern Shore.

Tangier Island – Exploring a Chesapeake Bay Island
Tangier Island is often referred to as the 'soft shell crab capital of the world’ and is a unique place to visit. Learn about the island on the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, getting to the island, things to do and more.

Tangier Island Pictures - Photos of Tangier, Virginia
See pictures of Tangier Island, photos of a remote island off of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia

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