Places to Visit in Northern Calvert

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A-1 Antiques & Collectibles

3736 Chesapeake Beach Road, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Phone: 301-855-4500

Featuring antiques and collectibles for sale.
A-1 Antiques & Collectibles Website

Artworks @7th Gallery

Artworks @ 7th

8905 Chesapeake Ave., North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 410-286-5278    Email Artworks @ 7th

ArtWorks@7th is a cooperative gallery whose membership is united to create a vibrant, energetic, active art community committed to offering high-quality fine art for sale and to working together to realize individual and community goals. Located in the quaint bayside town of North Beach, ArtWorks@7th seamlessly blends the unique talents and inspired creativity of its local artist members with the riches of the bay and its surrounding natural beauty.
Artworks @7th Website

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Bayside History Museum

4025 4th St., P.O. Box 348, North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 410-610-5970 Email Bayside History Museum

Cultural history museum featuring exhibitions like Day at the Beach, Amusement Park at Chesapeake Beach, Camp Roosevelt (Maryland’s first permanent Boy Scout camp) and The Cottage. Visitors will also find information about Captain John Smith, Twin Beaches history and numerous seasonal exhibits.      
Bayside History Museum Website
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Breezy Point Campsite overlooking the water

Breezy Point Beach & Campground

5300 Breezy Point Road, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Phone: 410-535-0259 or 410-535-1600, x2225

This bay-front park features swimming, fishing, picnicking and seasonal and daily camping. All daily campsites are bay-front. It is the perfect getaway for day trips, a weekend away or a week-long escape. Bathhouse, restrooms and concession stand available. No pets allowed on beach or in campground.
Breezy Point Beach & Campground Website
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Butterflies & Wishes Tea and Sweets

3819 Harbor Road, Ste. 106, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Phone: 443-646-6392

Offering a wide variety of tea and coffee, as well as tea accessories, sweets, local artwork and miscellaneous gift items.             
Butterflies & Wishes Website

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Calvert County Historical Society

70 Church St., P.O. Box 358, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Phone: 410-535-2452  Email Calvert County Historical Society

Located in historic Linden (c.1868), the society offers a research library, family papers describing first-person accounts of historical events, wills, family Bibles, original manuscripts, photographs, published histories, maps and recorded interviews. 
Calvert County Historical Society Website

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Chesapeake Beach Historic Heritage Trail

4155 Mears Ave., Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732

The Chesapeake Beach Historic Heritage Trail is a self-guided walking tour through the Town of Chesapeake Beach highlighted with wayside signs. These informational signs show and tell the historical significance of the various spots located along the way of the "trail". As you follow the trail and study the signs, try to imagine what it was once like "back in the heyday.”              
Chesapeake Beach Historic Heritage Trail (PDF)

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Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

4155 Mears Avenue, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Phone: 410-257-3892  Email Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

The museum, the only surviving train depot building from the Chesapeake Beach Railway, shares the story of the Chesapeake Beach Railway and Amusement Park in the early 20th century. The railway was a direct route from Washington, D.C. to Chesapeake Beach and included steamship arrivals from Baltimore establishing the area as the new "Monte Carlo" of the east. Free admission.  
Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum Website
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Boardwalk overlooking the water on the Railway Trail

Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail

4079 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Phone: 410-257-2230

The Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail is located partially on the right of way of the long abandoned Chesapeake Beach Railway, it can be accessed behind Chesapeake Beach Water Park The trail offers scenic views of Fishing Creek and hundreds of acres of surrounding marsh and forest and includes two bridges and several timber walkways over the creek or marshland. Wildlife is abundant and visitors to the trail are quite often treated to bald eagle sightings.
Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail Website
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Chesapeake Beach Water Park

4079 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Phone: 410-257-1404 
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Children’s pool, activity pool, lazy river, snack bar and slides for all ages. Free use of tubes. Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Pools are heated during cooler months. Visit our website to schedule reservations for groups of 15 or more, birthday parties and corporate picnics. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, with weekday hours following the Calvert County Public Schools schedule.
Chesapeake Beach Water Park Website
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Dunkirk District Park playground
Dunkirk District Park

10750 Southern Maryland Blvd., Dunkirk, MD 20754
Phone: 410-257-9654

Park located in Dunkirk includes a playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, sports fields, picnic area pavilions and concession stands. Hours vary by season.    
Dunkirk District Park Website
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Dunkirk District Park Dog Park

10750 Southern Maryland Blvd., Dunkirk, MD 20754
Phone: 410-257-9654

Dog park is located at Dunkirk District Park. Hours vary by season. Please follow all dog park rules and regulations.      
Dog Parks Website
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Freedom Hill Horse Rescue
7940 N. Flint Hill Road, Owings, MD 20736    
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Freedom Hill Horse Rescue is committed to saving neglected, abused and unwanted horses. They strive to educate the community and provide a safe haven for needy horses. Freedom Hill is a certified Horse Discovery Center. Visitation by appointment only.    
Freedom Hill Horse Rescue Website

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Fridays Creek Winery

3485 Chaneyville Road, Owings, MD 20736
Phone: 410-286-9463

This family-owned farm winery is in a remodeled 1920s tobacco barn. Where tobacco once hung, local art now resides and wine now ages in oak barrels. Visitors are welcomed to stroll the grounds, sample wines and purchase the locally produced fare. 
Fridays Creek Winery Website

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Hutchins Pond
8409 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, MD 20736
Phone: 410-535-5327

This small farm was donated by Harry and Grace Hutchins and the pond is stocked with trout by the state of Maryland. Valid fishing license required. All Maryland fishing regulations apply. No fees.
Hutchins Pond Website
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Lighthouse Market & Signs

9128 Bay Avenue, North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 301-855-0707

Specialty shop along the bay filled with an assortment of gifts, souvenirs and memorabilia. 
Lighthouse Market & Signs Website

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Mark R. Frazer Sunrise Garden
3rd St and Bay Ave, North Beach 20714
Phone: 301-855-6681

Public sculpture park adjacent to the North Beach boardwalk.
Mark R. Frazer Sunrise Garden Park Website
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Medart Galleries

Medart Gallery

10735 Town Center Blvd., Suite 1, Dunkirk, MD 20754
Phone: 410-257-6616  Email Medart Gallery

Medart Gallery offers a wide variety of local art, giftware, limited edition prints and original oil paintings. Family-owned and operated since 1968, we offer fine custom picture framing and an array of fine art and giftware to fit your needs.
Medart Gallery Website

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Mellomar Golf Park 
6215 Scaggs Road (Lower Marlboro), Owings, MD 20736
Phone: 443-532-2460

This is a regulation nine-hole, par 35 course that also offers a nine-hole, par 27 course. Other offerings include a driving range with mats and grass teeing area. Amenities include pull and golf carts, driving range and lessons. Our disc golf course is an 18 hole par 61 facility which can be walked, or a cart rental is available and we also have an 18-hole putt putt course perfect for families and kids of all ages.  There are multiple hazards, and unique holes to keep you entertained for about 45 minutes!

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Nice & Fleazy Antiques

9131 Bay Ave., North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 410-257-3044

Antique store, gift shop, landmark and historical place. 
Nice & Fleazy Antiques Website

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North Beach Boardwalk

9023 Bay Avenue, North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 410-286-3799 or 301-855-6681 Email North Beach

Boardwalk by the water is lined with flower beds and park benches.

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North Beach Public Beach
5th Street and Bay Avenue, North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 410-286-3799 or 301-855-6681  Email North Beach

Event space on upper level pier, lower fishing deck, swimming and boardwalk. Free transient boat slips. Limited wheelchair access. ($)  
North Beach Public Beach Website
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North Beach Soap, LLC

9122 Bay Avenue, North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 301-580-3477

A specialty shop full of luxurious self-care products for you. 
North Beach Soap, LLC Website

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Sally Donaldson Welcome Center

9023 Bay Avenue, North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 410-286-3799 or 301-855-6681 Email North Beach

The Sally Donaldson Welcome Center is located by the boardwalk and public beach in North Beach.

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Scorpion Brewing

929 Skinners Turn Road, Suite 100, Owings, MD 20736
Phone: 410-279-9700

Beer connoisseurs and those new to craft beer will find something to their taste at Scorpion Brewing. This microbrewery features beer made with local ingredients. Taste several varieties of beer, go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the brewery and find out how local beer is made.               
Scorpion Brewing Website

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Sisters' Corner

8905 Chesapeake Avenue, North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 410-286-0074

Gift, novelty and souvenir shop.
Sisters' Corner Website

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Tessa Electric Scooter Rentals 

4055 Gordon Stinnett Ave. Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Phone: 410-841-9471
Tessa Electric Scooter Rentals Website

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Twin Beach Players

Performing at Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern MD
9021 Dayton Ave., North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 410-286-1890 Email Twin Beach Players

Twin Beach Players is a volunteer organization providing five productions a season with extended outreach programs, combining a children and adult performing company.
Twin Beach Players Website

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Ward Farm Recreation & Nature Park
10455 Ward Road, Dunkirk, MD 20754
Phone: 410-535-1600

The park currently features multiple multi-use athletic fields, nature trails, paved pathways and a fishing pier. Future construction will add boardwalks overlooking ponds and wetlands, a nature/environmental center, picnic shelters, a disc golf course, playgrounds, camping space and more.
Ward Farm Recreation & Nature Park Website
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Wetlands Overlook Park
4020 11th St., North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 301-855-6681 or 410-257-9618

This small nature park is perfect for observing wetlands wildlife and the migratory fowl that rest there during flights up and down the Atlantic seaboard. The park includes a pier and two gazebos. The area has a small visitor center with public restrooms.
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Whistle Stop Winery

1355 Jewell Road, Dunkirk, MD 20754
Phone: 443-964-5820

Founded by Vintner Jarl Weyant, the winery was named after his passion for both trains as a young man as well as his interest in vinification (winemaking). Jarl is excited to share his passion with you and hope to see you soon. You can meet up with him and taste his new selections of wine at local events across Maryland. 
Whistle Stop Winery Website