A view from the canal bridge looking down onto the southside of town

Explore Historic Chesapeake City

Trails, water cruises, fun shops, places of worship, and even a museum!

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Local Attractions

Each attraction is located in town limits and within walking distance.

Bayheads Brewing Company

Enjoy tasty ales and lagers brewed right here in Chesapeake City!

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A glass of beer with bayheads logo

Ben Cardin C&D Canal Trail

The Ben Cardin segment of the Trail connects with Delaware’s Mike Castle Trail and wanders along the canal, end to end, for 17 miles to Delaware City.

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Evening view of the trail and canal

Chesapeake City Museum

A collection of local history and treasures.

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Items in a museum

Chesapeake Water Tours

Sunset Cruises, Private Parties, Corporate Outings, Live Music Cruises. Beer/Wine available. Catering available.

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Large ship in the canal

Chesapeake City Ferry Service

Shuttle service across the canal provided April-October.

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Ferry Boat

Gem on the Canal

Come to beautiful Chesapeake City to relax and renew your energy. Water has cleansing, renewing, balancing and calming properties- it encourages connection & transformation as well as flow.

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Yoga class

Pell Gardens

A waterfront park located in downtown Chesapeake City!

Pell Gardens brick pathway and entrance

Nearby Attractions

Each attraction is located outside of town limits and will require a vehicle to travel.

Sinking Springs Retreat Center (3.3 mi)

843 Elk Forest Rd, Elkton, MD 21921

Broken Spoke Winery (8 mi)

942 Glebe Rd. Earleville, MD 21919

Lums Pond State Park (8 mi)

1068 Howell School Rd. Bear, DE 19701

Crow Vineyard and Winery (18 mi)

12441 Vansant Corner Rd. Kennedyville, MD 21645

Elk Neck State Park (18 mi)

4395 Turkey Point Rd. North East, MD 21901

Local Shops

Each shop is located in town limits and within walking distance.

Belle on Bohemia

Gifts for every season & every reason. Handmade items by local artisans & crafters.

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Front view of Belle on Bohemia


Eclectic and fun New York Fashions and accessories.

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Building view of Chicks

Gallorette Boutique

An Equestrian inspired boutique for Riders and Non-Riders. Apparel and home decor, fine art, and unique gifts for your Canine Friend.

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Horses racing with Gallorette boutique logo over top

My Jewelry Place

A Beautiful gallery like shop featuring an individually curated collection of  jewelry,  art glass and pottery.

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Lady standing out front of My Jewelry Place

The Mercantile at Back Creek

A variety of gifts, home decor, and accessories, as well as custom painted furniture.

View of the front of Mercantile at Back Creek

The Old Gray Mare Gift Shop

Nautical, country, home decor, Old World ornaments, and gourmet foods.

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View off the front porch at the Old Gray Mare

Local Churches

Chesapeake City United Methodist Charge at Trinity

450 3rd St. Chesapeake City, MD 21915


Other Local Services

Chesapeake City Ecumenical Association

227 Basil Ave, Chesapeake City, MD 21915


R.T. Foard Funeral Directors & Crematory

318 George St, Chesapeake City, MD 21915