GETTING THERE: From the Beltway, follow U.S. Route 50 east and across the Bay Bridge. At Queenstown, follow U.S. 301 north for about six miles. Take Exit 25/Centreville to MD Route 213 to Chestertown. Turn left at Cross Street and then right onto MD Route 20 (Chestertown Road) to Rock Hall.
WHAT TO DO: Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge (1730 Eastern Neck Rd., 410-639-7056) is six miles south of Rock Hall. Admission free. Open every day from 7:30 a.m. until a half-hour after sunset. Winter hours 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sailing charters include Blue Crab Chesapeake Charters (410-708-1803, http:/
WHERE TO EAT: Seafood is the name of the game in Rock Hall. Waterman's Crab House (21055 Sharp St., 410-639-2261, http:/
WHERE TO STAY: While Rock Hall has no chain motels, there are lots of bed-and-breakfasts. We stayed at Swan Haven B&B (20950 Rock Hall Ave., 410-639-2527, http:/
INFORMATION: Town of Rock Hall (410-639-7611, http:/