Area Attractions

C&D CANAL MUSEUM – OPEN WEEKENDS

FREE ADMISSION. Groups welcome.
815 Bethel Road
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
410-885-5622
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Discover the history of the world’s third busiest canal. Replica Bethel Bridge Lighthouse is also on site. Both the museum and lighthouse are open to the public year-round on weekdays, Monday-Friday, 8-4. During the months of June through October, the museum is ALSO OPEN on Saturdays & Sundays 11-4.

This extraordinary gem of a museum traces the history of the world’s third busiest shipping canal. The museum is in its second season of being available to the public on the weekends and seasonal visitors to Chesapeake City are excited to be able to tour the facility and enjoy the waterfront park-like setting. Owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, this waterfront historic site is located inside the original 18th century pump house that once controlled the water levels in the locks along the first edition of the canal. Interactive displays, fascinating videos and more enchant visitors of all ages. These special weekend hours are made possible through sponsorships by the Chesapeake Inn and Marina, Schaefers Restaurant and Canal Bar, The Bayard House, and the Town of Chesapeake City. Representatives from the staffs of restaurants are the Museum hosts on the weekends.

Chateau Bu-De Winery and Vineyard

Bohemia Manor Farm
237 Bohemia Manor Farm Lane
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
410.885.2500
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Enjoy a wine tasting, glass, or bottle with beautiful views of the Bohemia River. If you are looking for an event venue, we are happy to accommodate you – contact Brenda at brenda@chateaubude.com for more information!

Crow Farmstay Vineyard & Winery

12441 Vansants Corner Road
Kennedyville, MD 21645
302-304-0551
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The Tasting Room, open every day from 12-5 p.m. offers tastings, tours, events, and private parties. The Farmstay B&B includes 3 rooms w/baths and a 2-bedroom farm cottage. We’re only about 20 miles from historic Chesapeake City!

SINKING SPRINGS HERB FARM

843 Elk Forest Road
410-398-5566
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B&B Garden Cottage. Weddings, herb plants, dried flowers, garden tour and lunch. Tearoom by appointment. See the largest tree in Cecil County. Gift Shop hours: Mon-Sat 10-4

PAINTED SKY ALPACA FARM & FIBER MILL

95 Knight House Lane
Earleville, MD 21919
410-275-9423
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Come get up close & personal with an alpaca!  Discover the wonderful world of alpacas at Painted Sky Alpaca Farm, a family run business where we breed and raise and sell quality Huacaya Alpacas (pronounced whah-kai-ah). Whether you are interested in starting your own alpaca farm, adding to your herd, shopping for finished goods made from alpaca fiber, or just want to take a fun trip to our alpaca farm to meet and learn all about alpacas, all are welcome.
Hours:  Noon to 5 p.m. daily.

M/V BAY BREEZE BOAT CRUISES

208 Bank Street
410-885-5500
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MT. HARMON PLANTATION

Earleville, MD
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FAIR HILL NATURE TRAILS

Elkton, MD
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TURKEY POINT LIGHTHOUSE

North East, MD
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OTHER LOCAL ATTRACTIONS IN CECIL COUNTY, MD

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Chesapeake City Ferry Service

Operates April thru October – Bicycles Welcome
Cash collected at boarding $3 one-way, $5 round trip, $7 All Day Pass
443-566-3386

Chesapeake City Water Tours

Sunset Cruises, Private Parties, Corporate Outings, Live Music Cruises. Beer/Wine available. Catering available.
Book online or at our kiosk building located near the dock
443-566-3386
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