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Where to Go, What to Do in Chesapeake City, Md.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

ESCAPE KEYS

GETTING THERE

Chesapeake City, Md., is about 83 miles from the Beltway. Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway north to the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Thruway to I-95 north. Take Exit 100 onto Route 272 toward North East. Turn left onto U.S. 40 east, then bear right onto Route 213 south, which takes you into Chesapeake City.

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STAYING THERE

Blue Max Inn, 300 Bohemia Ave., 877-725-8362, http://www.bluemaxinn.com. Seven rooms, two suites and a carriage house. In-season prices (May-October) start at $110.

Inn at the Canal, 104 Bohemia Ave., 410-885-5995, ://www.innatthecanal.com. Cecil County's oldest bed-and-breakfast. Seven guest rooms ranging from $99 to $245.

Ship Watch Inn, 401 First St., 410-885-5300, ttp://www.shipwatchinn.com. Right on the canal. In-season rates start at $120.

EATING THERE

Bayard House, 11 Bohemia Ave., 877-582-4049, ttp://www.bayardhouse.com. Known for its Maryland crab soup. Entrees range from $18 to $29.

Bohemia Cafe and Bakery, Second and George streets, 410-885-3066, http://www.bohemiacafeandbakery.com. A friendly place known for baked goods and pastries. Lunch entrees $5.95 to $10.95; dinner $9.95 to $20.95.

Tap Room, Second Street and Bohemia Avenue, 410-885-9873. Entrees from $16.95 to $20.95.

PLAYING THERE

Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Museum, 817 Bethel Rd., 410-885-5621, http://www.nap.usace.army.mil/sb/c&d.htm. Open year-round Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission free.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

http://www.chesapeakecity.com/index.php

-- J.F.L.


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