The city of Cambridge in Dorchester County may be a little town, but it has a wealth of historical significance and culture. From the screwpile style Choptank River Lighthouse on the waterfront to new boutiques and first rate restaurants, Cambridge Maryland is a unique meeting of heritage and modernity.
Known for its maritime history, Cambridge is dotted with parks and museums, displaying old-fashioned wooden sailing vessels. Dock at the popular River Marsh Marina at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa & Marina or the Cambridge Municipal Marina. Head into town to dine or pick up supplies at the Cambridge Main Street Farmers’ Market, open every Thursday at Long Wharf Park. Locals and visitors alike agree that Snapper’s Waterfront Café serves the best Southwestern and Jamaican-inspired dishes in the area.
Cambridge Maryland has a variety of different activities to offer. On the Choptank River, Cambridge is a prime location for outdoor recreation, attracting bird watchers, photographers, cyclists, paddlers, and every kind of nature lover. For those seeking a more relaxed pace, Cambridge’s historic district brick streets are perfect for strolling. Alternatively, submerge into Cambridge’s history and explore traditional oil dredging methods by chartering a boat on the water.