See the Bay

Each month, our See the Bay section features a Chesapeake Bay destination in either Maryland or Virginia. We let boaters know top places to visit in the area, where to eat, and anything you need to know if visiting by boat.

September 1, 2021
When FishTalk angler in chief Lenny Rudow calls you up and asks if you want to come along on a three-day
August 9, 2021
The South River can’t claim a Captain John Smith visit as the Magothy to the north ca
June 25, 2021
Maryland’s southernmost city, Crisfield, has been known by a myriad of different names.
May 19, 2021
Still Pond is a family-friendly, protected deep-water anchorage in the Upper Chesapeake Bay, with clear, clean, s
May 4, 2021
Visiting Norfolk, VA, by water should be on any boater’s bucket list.
February 22, 2021
Whether travelling by land or sea, the lighthouses of the Bay are intriguing destinations for an
January 14, 2021
Oysters and other scrumptious cuisine define the Northern Neck’s Rappahannock River.
January 7, 2021
Once a bustling center for commerce, but now a quaint village, the town of Chesapeake City, MD, is located in Cecil County, along the shores of the C and D Canal.
November 30, 2020
If you’re looking for a little holiday magic this season, look no further than these festive Chesapeake Bay towns.
November 5, 2020
If you're looking to expand your Chesapeake knowledge this winter, maritime museums offer a great opportunity to celebrate the rich history of the Chesapeake Bay.
October 9, 2020
What do you do in Maryland’s capital of Annapolis when two of its major attractions, the Maryland State Hous
August 17, 2020
“A river runs through it” is a phrase that piques the interest of boaters who like to explore new places, yet since
July 29, 2020
You’re never far from history, or good food, as you cruise Virginia’s James River.
July 16, 2020
St. Mary’s County, often referred to as ‘Southern Maryland’ or ‘South County,’ is just a short drive from the nation’s capital and yet feels a world apart.
June 19, 2020
As summer ramps up for another pass closer to the sun, we all want to get it going, and a taste of the season starts it off with a sample of the fun to come.
June 19, 2020
In this odd boating season of covid many, if not all, Chesapeake Bay boaters may change their plans from their usual we
May 22, 2020
The Chesapeake Bay is full of iconic Chesapeake landmarks and landscapes that are quintessential to our region.
April 7, 2020
If you’re dreaming of getting away from the hustle and bustle to a quiet, Chesapeake Bay community that caters to the i