Discover your authentic Eastern Shore getaway in the beautiful counties of The Stories of the Chesapeake Heritage Area – Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot. Relax along the waters of the Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Catch local seafood and enjoy farm-fresh produce. Explore small towns filled with history, art, and entertainment. Find out why the Stories of the Chesapeake truly is The Tastiest Catch.
Spectacular Natural Landscape
The Chesapeake Bay, its rivers, and creeks along with fertile soils and a landscape teeming with wildlife are the hallmarks of the Stories of the Chesapeake. These abundant resources form the basis of our economy, shape our culture, and define our everyday life. Watch a spectacular sunset over the fields and water, bike our scenic byways, and take home a new understanding of the interconnection between the land and water.
Crabs, corn, and oysters are the stars of our rich culinary traditions. Savor the Chesapeake’s bounty in award-winning restaurants, at farm-to-table dinners, and at local watering holes. Sample fresh seafood and farm-fresh produce harvested from our land and water. Sip wine, brew, and spirits at local vineyards, breweries, and distilleries.
Rich Cultural Heritage
Explore one of North America’s oldest working landscapes and one of the last and largest intact Colonial landscapes anywhere. Stories of colonization, agriculture, maritime industries, religious development, and abolition and the Underground Railroad are strong and well represented in the landscape, settlements, and buildings – all waiting to be seen and experienced.