Explore the Capital Region, its history and many of its monuments, museums and harbour towns. Set against a backdrop of quaint hamlets, beautiful cities, national parks and Blue Ridge Mountain scenery - this tour has something for everyone.
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Combine this with hip new restaurants and bars, stunning hotels, great nightlife, live music, theatres, charming neighbourhoods and terrific shopping options and you have a fantastic start to your trip through the Capital Region.
Distance: 40 miles
If it's shopping, than Baltimore has an astounding array of choices from upscale malls to antiques and designer shops. Also, check out the city's fantastic restaurants, and the lively restored area of Fells Point, where many old bars and pubs have been restored. Here you can sample an astonishing array of cuisines, along with world-famous Chesapeake bay cuisine.
Distance: 47 miles
Distance: 51 miles
Southwest of St. Michaels is Tilghman Island, home port for many of the Chesapeake Bay's remaining skipjacks. Another old town is Oxford, once a major port and shipbuilding center. You can get to Oxford by taking the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry, the longest cable-free ferry in the U.S. The 1684 port town of Cambridge, the county seat, has many historic homes, buildings and museums with agricultural, maritime, industrial and Native American displays. The Brannock Maritime Museum houses exhibits on Maryland's Oyster Navy and Chesapeake Bay history. Outside of Cambridge, the Dorchester Heritage Museum has exhibits on aviation, archaeology and local history, and the Richardson Museum focuses on the Bay's long heritage of wooden boat building. The Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is an important nesting and feeding area for wild geese, osprey, swans, owls, muskrats, rare Delmarva fox squirrels and bald eagles. South Dorchester County has been called the Cape Cod of the South for its quaint watermens villages and ferry bridge.
Distance: 239 miles
Plunge into outrageous fun at the mid-Atlantic's largest water play park, Water Country USA. Featuring a 1950s and '60s surf-theme, Water Country USA offers families tons of summertime fun with more than 30 slides, water rides and super soaking thrills.
Distance: 120 miles
Distance: 65 miles
Distance: 98 miles
This is your final day before departing Washington for your flight back home. You may decide to extend your tour and spend more time in a destination or perhaps catch a train to Philadelphia and explore more of America's history and heritage?
For more information and ideas, call the travel experts at Bon Voyage to discuss your dream Capital Region cruise.