Between the museums, restaurants, and shops in Solomons Island, it may be relatively easy for most people to overlook the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory. It’s in a residential area away from most of the activities in town. However, it’s worth a visit if you’re interested in learning more about marine research, particularly in the Chesapeake Bay.
If you’re not sure what to do, look no further. Calvert County offers fun recreational activities all year both indoor and out.
Take advantage of the boating and fishing opportunities along the Chesapeake Bay and Patuxent River. Hike one of the many trails that run through our parks and the 3,000 acre American Chestnut Land Trust. Explore a real archaeological dig. The possibilities are endless.
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When summer hits, I think of sunshine and swimming pools, but there are days when it’s either too hot or too wet to swim outside, so we head to the Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center in Prince Frederick. I was happily surprised the first time I went and was amazed at how beautiful the facility
The Chesapeake Beach Rail Trail is one of my favorite places to walk – a place I did not discover soon enough after we moved here. If you go there in the morning, you can often watch crabbers load up their boats with crab traps. Since I was not born and raised on the coast,
On a recent Friday afternoon, I drove out to Cove Point Lighthouse for the first time. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cove Point Lighthouse (built in 1828) is the oldest continuously operating lighthouse in Maryland. When I saw that it is open daily from 1-4PM through the summer, I couldn’t wait to
I first discovered Jefferson Patterson Park on a winter day when all the museums were closed and the archaeologists weren’t digging. It was quiet, but the gates were open, so we parked in the empty parking lot and walked around exploring the path to the Indian Village and down along the water’s edge. It was