Sea Glass, Seafood & See Birds

Day Trip
Explore the great outdoors in Queen Anne’s County, gateway to Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Hunt for sea glass on the Chesapeake Bay beaches, eat freshly caught seafood and bird watch at the Chesapeake Environmental Center.
Sea glass sitting on sand
  • Begin the day at the Chesapeake Exploration Center getting oriented at the County’s visitor center and enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the Kent Narrows.
  • Visit Chesapeake Bay beaches to hunt for one of natures vanishing treasures, sea glass. Enjoy the thrill of finding a rare piece of sea glass with the background of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay.
  • After a morning of beachcombing, curb your appetite with a delicious crab feast or freshly caught seafood from local restaurants.
  • In the afternoon proceed to the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center located in Grasonville which features 510 acres of Maryland’s pristine wetlands. Here you will discover indigenous birds of the area and hike on their extensive preserve. Learn from ornithologists about the life cycles of birds and enjoy access to the varied habitats that are vital to the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem.