Welcome to Bay Journeys, a new publication we hope will help launch you on new explorations, and adventures, around the Chesapeake.
A kayak trip on the upper Pocomoke River takes one from a massive swamp of cypress, cedar and pine to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay.
The War of 1812 takes a back seat to other conflicts in history books, but it helped forge the nation, and some of its most defining moments took place in the Chesapeake Bay region.
Other than marinas and widely separated public boat launches and parks, there are few public beaches where the traveler can stop along the Chesapeake, and fewer still where the adventurer might pitch a tent for the night, which highlights the need for improved public access.
The James River segment of the Capt. John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail lets you follow in the footsteps of the early colonists, and the American Indians they encountered.
Venture on board an authentic Chesapeake skipjack and you can learn to work like a waterman — or not. The choice is yours, but either way, you’ll have an unforgettable encounter with the Chesapeake’s nautical heritage.
Some farmers in Lancaster County open their door to visitors who can get a taste, literally, of life on a modern working farm.
Following the ‘rule of thirds’ will improve your photo composition whether you’re using a high-end digital camera or a smartphone.