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#17 Take a Lazy Break at Layton’s Chance Winery

#17 Take a Lazy Break at Layton’s Chance Winery

Layton’s Chance Winery   Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series Layton’s Chance Winery in Dorchester County, Maryland is just a ten minute detour off of Route 50, and a great place to stop, rest, relax and feel the slow pace of Eastern […]

 
 

#15 Visit Teackle Mansion

Teackle Mansion - Princess Anne, MD

  There is nothing quite like Teackle Mansion Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series   Of all the fabulous mansions and plantations, gorgeous architecture and  historically intact buildings located on the Eastern Shore, there is nothing like Teackle Mansion that is open […]

 
 

#14 Take a Walk Down High Street in Cambridge MD

#14 Take a Walk Down High Street in Cambridge MD

Everyone who reaches the beach by way of Route 50 drives through Cambridge. It’s the town with the big sail on the building that sits at the base of the Choptank River Bridge. That landmark let’s the vacationer bound for the Atlantic beaches know there’s almost there – just one […]

 
 

#11 Avalon Theater – See a Show, Find the Ghosts.

#11 Avalon Theater – See a Show, Find the Ghosts.

Historic Theater in the Hub of Eastern Shore Culture Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series The historic Avalon Theater on Dover Street in downtown Easton, MD was proclaimed as the “Showplace of the Eastern Shore” since shortly after it was built in […]

 
 

#8 Who is Remembered at Captain’s Hill?

Lone Grave of Capt. William Carhart - Captain's Hill

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Captain William Carhart – Lost at Sea in 1799   Just outside of Ocean City (before you cross the bridge over the inlet) is one lone grave of a sea captain who was lost nearby when […]

 
 

#7 Julia A. Purnell Museum – the Attic of Worcester County

Julia A. Purnell Museum - Snow Hill, MD

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Worcester County’s History on Display It’s hard to believe that the small building on Market Street in Snow Hill – formerly St. Agnes Catholic Church – now houses over 10,000 artifacts that chronicle the history of […]

 
 

#6 The Crumpton Sale – World’s Largest Weekly Auction

Doll at the Crumpton Auction ~ photo by Nancy Soshinsky

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Every Wednesday hundreds of antique dealers, junk buyers, deal seekers, gawkers and shop-a-holics head for largest weekly auction in the world – YES, that’s WORLD. Dixon’s Furniture Auctions is located in Crumpton, Maryland on the Eastern […]

 
 

#4 Salisbury Zoo – Bears, Jaguars and Wallabies

Llamas at the Salisbury Zoo

The Salisbury Zoo – Free Admission & Parking Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series The Salisbury Zoo on the Eastern Shore of Maryland is one of five year-round zoos in North America that has free admission and free parking.  A true gem […]

 
 

#3 Pocomoke River Canoe Company – Kayak and Paddle in Flat Water

Pocomoke River Canoe Company in Snow Hill

Pocomoke River Canoe Company Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series   The Pocomoke River Canoe Company can outfit you with a kayak or canoe, and offer guidance on traversing one of the most scenic flat water trails for kayaks and canoes. Every […]

 
 

#2 Unicorn Books – 30,000 Used and Rare Books

Unicorn Books, Ocean Hwy (westbound), Trappe, MD - Talbot County

Unicorn Books in Trappe, Maryland Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series       For 30 years, Unicorn Books has been located on the west bound side of Route 50 between Easton and Cambridge.  Who would guess that there are over 30,000 […]

 
 

#1 Visit Harriet Tubman’s Birthplace

#1 Visit Harriet Tubman’s Birthplace

Harriet Tubman’s Birthplace Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach series   Every American child learns about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad in elementary school.  But how many people know that she was born and raised and did her rescuing on the Eastern […]

 
 
 
 
 

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