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News from the Shores of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal

When you visit the Inn at the Canal, Maryland’s beautiful Eastern Shore is right outside of your door. With fall quickly approaching, the crisp air and vibrant foliage will have you wanting to explore the natural beauty of the Upper Eastern Shore in all its autumn splendor. An easy and fun...

Jonagold and Cameo and Fuji  – oh my! Apple harvest season is here, and there's nothing like biting into a sweet, juicy apple you've plucked right from the tree yourself. When you visit the Inn at the Canal this fall, make sure...

Here at the Inn at the Canal, we want our guests to enjoy a fun and relaxing stay on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Built in 1870, our charming Victorian inn offers cozy, well-appointed accommodations for the perfect getaway. If you haven't visited us recently, you're in for a treat...

For an unforgettable experience on water, treat your special someone to a sunset cruise on the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal and Elk River. One of the most picturesque ways to spend an evening in the Upper Chesapeake Bay area, a sunset cruise is the perfect way to unwind and share a romantic...

Stroll down Bohemia Avenue, Chesapeake City's quaint main street, and you'll get a real sense of the town's history and charm. Visitors are welcomed by an eclectic array of restored homes, restaurants, antiques stores, and art galleries. Best of all are the unique retail shops that...

Did you know there are more than two dozen lighthouses in Maryland? When you stay at the Inn at the Canal, you are just a short drive away from three of them on the northern-most tip of the Chesapeake Bay. August is National Lighthouse Month, so you have just enough time to plan a fun weekend...

Did you know the C&D Canal, which connects the Delaware River with the Chesapeake Bay, is the third busiest canal in the world? A great place to watch the ships come by from all around the world is Pell Gardens. This newly renovated...

You haven’t tasted fresh food until you’ve had Chesapeake fresh! Farmers markets are a great place to find fresh local produce and quite literally get a "taste" of the region with a incredible selection of homegrown produce. In addition to locally-grown produce, shoppers at...

Did you know Maryland has an official State Crustacean? It’s the blue crab and, in Maryland, crabbing is an important part of our diets as well as our heritage and economy.

Iconic and nostalgic, covered bridges have long beckoned us with their romantic and charming reminder of simpler times. Once dominating the rivers and streams of our American landscape, few remain for us to walk in our ancestors’ footsteps and marvel at their ingenuity. Out of Maryland...