Every summer, families flock to the Chesapeake shores of Rock Hall, Maryland, to enjoy the bay breeze and all that the historic, quaint town has to offer. And it doesn’t take a lot of searching to discover the many ways to cool off while here.
As you plan your summer vacation in Rock Hall, there are a few summer destinations that can’t be missed. Experience the Chesapeake Shores to the fullest with our list of 6 things to do in Rock Hall every summer.
6 Ways to Cool Off in Rock Hall
Ferry Park is the go-to beach spot in Rock Hall. Located off of Beach Road, it boasts great swimming, barbecue stands, pavilions, and the best sunsets in town. The perfect place to take a refreshing dip or have an outdoor picnic.
If you’re looking to explore Rock Hall from the water (and check out some secluded beaches at the same time), then head to Chester River Kayak Adventures. They offer half-day kayaking trips, which last around three hours and include 1-2 landings, rentals, and lessons.
The Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge is the perfect spot to take in the beautiful nature found in and around Rock Hall. The Refuge has seven trails along the Chester River and Chesapeake Bay, where you can enjoy endless views of wildlife. Make sure to stop by their butterfly garden while you’re there!
If you’re a fan of live music, then your Rock Hall vacation must include a visit to The Mainstay. This nonprofit performing arts center is located right downtown and features different musicians nearly every week. The Mainstay is best known for its jazz concerts, but it’s sure to have something for everyone year-round.
Taking a ride with Captain Mark of Blue Crab Chesapeake Charters is a ‘must-do’ on your Rock Hall vacation itinerary. He offers cruises seven days a week, up to five times a day, and provides families with a one-of-a-kind experience exploring the beautiful waters of the Chesapeake. Check out our blog post to learn more about Captain Mark and how to charter a boat.
You can’t leave a Rock Hall vacation without a souvenir! And Smilin’ Jakes Casual Apparel has you covered. The shop is one of the most popular spots in downtown Rock Hall, known for its ‘Aloha Shirts,’ women’s and children’s clothing, accessories, and more.
Cool Off With Us in Rock Hall at the Newly Renovated ‘Nauti or Knot’
We know that your stay in Rock Hall, MD, will be nothing short of a blast. Between boating and kayaking, taking in the local views, and enjoying some live entertainment and shopping, you’re all set for the vacation of a lifetime.
When you’re ready to book your next family vacation in Rock Hall, look no farther than our newly renovated ‘Nauti or Knot’ vacation home. ‘Nauti or Knot’ is a beautiful waterfront property located on Grays Inn Creek with a private dock, small boat launch, 2nd floor sundeck, game room, and much more – with space for 16 guests!
There’s still time to book ‘Nauti or Knot’ for 2022. Book now to reserve your Rock Hall family vacation today.