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Spanning 200 miles and slicing through the middle of Maryland, the Chesapeake Bay plays a pivotal role to the Old Line State and the ships that pass through it. Visitors to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum get an interactive education in the history of life along its shores, from Native Americans to 17th-century traders to contemporary diesel-engine vessels. Size: 18 acres, which includes 35 buildings (10 open to the public) and 85 boats Eye Catcher: the Hooper Strait Lighthouse, built in 1897, saved from demolishment in 1965, and transported to its current location on Navy Point a year later Living History: At the boatyard, watch working shipwrights and their apprentices building and restoring real vessels. Don't Miss: the other interactive entertainments du jour?perhaps a talk from a skipjack captain, crab picker, or decoy carver, depending on the day Special Programs: Lighthouse Overnight Adventures for kids; boater-safety classes; summer camps Parking: Sure, you can arrive by car. But if you've got a boat, simply pull up to the docks. Parking is free.
213 N Talbot St.
St. Michaels,
MD
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Skydive Maryland's team of experienced sky surfers has been escorting adrenaline seekers on 2-mile jumps since 1974. After a brief training session and couture-jump-suit fitting, adventurers fly to roughly 11,000 feet, where they barrel roll from the plane while strapped to a seasoned instructor. Exhilarating, 120-miles-per-hour free falls last for roughly one minute before the guides activate the parachute and jumpers coast through the atmosphere for 8–15 minutes, soaking in views of the Chesapeake Bay, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Baltimore skyline. Cloud cutters will receive before and after photos of their adventure to have proof of their extreme bravery and to earn respect from egotistical eagles. Skydives are available Saturdays and Sundays during the winter season, weather permitting.
24038 Race Track Rd
Ridgely,
MD
US
Red Horse is a folk-music supergroup comprised of independent artists Lucy Kaplansky, Eliza Gilkyson, and John Gorka. This trio takes the stage at the historic Avalon Theater to perform music from their eponymous album, as well as songs they have never recorded and some rearrangements of old classics. The group's music is chock-full of angelic vocals, enchanting instrumentation, powerful harmonies, and audible gum-chewing sounds.
40 E Dover St
Easton,
MD
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St. Michaels Winery began its life in the Historic Old Mill complex, where it kicked off 2005 by introducing five new wines to the world. Shortly after, the awards began to roll in: golds, silvers, and bronzes from the Maryland Governors Cup and the Maryland Winemasters Choice Awards. Today, nestled in a historical seaside-resort town surrounded by the sparkling waters of Maryland’s eastern shore, the winery provides a backdrop for trips to a sunny tasting room stocked with 20 different varietals.
605 S Talbot St.
St. Michaels,
MD
US
Since first opening their grounds in 1980, Adkins Arboretum?s 400-acre garden and preserve have sheltered plants native to the mid-Atlantic coastal plain. More than 600 species of them, in fact, encompassing everything from water hemlocks and flowering dogwoods to skunk cabbages. These trees, shrubs, and grasses?not to mention picturesque streams and meadows?line five miles of paths, along which visitors can walk, bike, or even ski. If five miles sounds daunting to youngsters, they can instead explore Paw Paw Playground, an assemblage of wigwams, balance beams, and other toys crafted from natural materials by a local Eagle Scout. Besides its extensive gardens, Adkins Arboretum also plays host to numerous year-round programs, including lectures, art exhibitions, and two plant sales each year.
12610 Eveland Rd.
Ridgely,
MD
US
Harbour Lights serves American-style cuisine in the middle of Saint Michaels' St. Michaels district. Low-fat alternatives are not available, however, so make sure your waistband has some wiggle room. Harbour Lights patrons can also take advantage of the many drink options offered here. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful weather during your meal at Harbour Lights. No need to be formal, business casual will pass. Catering is also available if you'd like to serve Harbour Lights' tasty dishes at your next party. Avoid parallel parking and slide into a spot free of charge — the restaurant offers free parking next door. Harbour Lights' mid-priced fare will typically cost you about $30 per person or less. Harbour Lights dishes up breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by for your favorite meal. Whether you're a party animal or an early riser, the restaurant will be open to serve you 24 hours a day.
101 North Harbor Road
Saint Michaels,
MD
US
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