Top 11 Things To Do on Kent Narrows Waterfront

Dockside Dining

Try one of our renowned waterfront restaurants where workboats deliver crabs, clams, oysters, and rockfish straight from the BOAT. Our chefs excel at preparing native delicacies. The working waterfront has the freshest SEAFOOD & Tastiest Catch! Enjoy Boat-to-Table Cuisine! (nearby: Knoxie’s Table farm to table experience)

Captain John Smith Trail

Follow the trail with local fishing/ charter experts!  Plan a boating experience. The Chesapeake Bay is considered one of the finest cruising areas in the world. Choose from: Motor Yachts, Express Cruisers, Trawlers, Sailboats, and Catamarans

Live Music on the Waterfront

The Kent Narrows Waterfront Village District comes alive with music. Live music can be heard seasonally at Red Eyes, Big Owl, Crab Deck and year round at Bridges and The Jetty.

Explore the Great Outdoors

Discover Ferry Point Park public park is immediately adjacent to the Chesapeake Heritage & Visitors Center and features a 530 foot boardwalk that leads over a wetland /woodland area to a sandy beach cove., take the nature scavenger hunt, or simply enjoy the view! Great for waterfowl and wildlife viewing.

Birds Eye View

Escape to the balcony level & observation tower at the Chesapeake Heritage & Visitors Center for a scenic view of the Kent Narrows Waterway. Here you will experience an unparalleled birds-eye view of the beautiful landscape. Experience a cool breeze even during the hottest months.

See Bird, Sea glass, See Nature!

Enjoy hiking trails, natures walks or register for a guided tour at the Chesapeake Environmental Center. They also have birds of prey on site and a visitors center with rental space available for conferences/reception.  Explore the unique wetlands and woodland areas of our Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center (CBEC) a 510 – acre nature preserve, by kayak. Kayak rentals available or sign up for a guided tour!

Homemade Icy Treats

Sit on the dock and enjoy the view while having a homemade Nutty Buddy icy treat from Harris Crab House.

Watermen’s Memorial Monument

(At Kent Narrows Way South and Rt. 18, interpretative signs) Visit the Monument at Main Street at Kent Narrows Way North Grasonville.

Shop ‘til you Drop

Head to “The O” for local art and coastal inspired gifts. If you enjoy the coastal lifestyle then you will love “The O”! Nearby is the Queenstown Premium Outlet mall; enjoy brand names and savings! If you like vintage, follow the retail, resale, antique trail.

Miss Betty Oyster Plate Collection

This collection of French and English oyster plates at Fisherman’s Inn is the VERY few items that survived the family owned restaurant’s 1981 fire. The collection is now one of the largest oyster plate collections on the Eastern Shore. While in the area witness the working waterfront oyster recovery project at Harris Seafood.

Self-Guided Walking Tour

Enjoy the Cross Island Trail a 6 miles rail corridor with immaculate views. The trail leads you from Terrapin Nature Park to Chesapeake Heritage Visitor Center and crosses the Kent Narrow Waterman’s Memorial Drawbridge to hotels and restaurants. Then, follow the Watermen’s Heritage trail to watermen’s boat basin to witness workboats and journey underneath the Kent Narrows Bridge onto the pedestrian boardwalk for a view of the Kent Narrows waterway vista.

 

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