Things To Do Near Cambridge Maryland

Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in Dorchester County, the town of Cambridge is on the rise. Our beautiful water access community, Longboat Estates, is located in a lovely residential area of Historic Cambridge, MD. This rooted Chesapeake town is now apart of a booming tourist renaissance. Dining, shopping, historic parks, waterways and more make Longboat Estates the perfect place to call home on the Eastern Shore!

Sailwinds Park

10 minutes away from Gemcrafts Longboat Estates community is the award-winning Sailwinds Visitor Center. With its huge sail soaring more than 100 feet in the air, it is an Eastern Shore landmark located at the east end of the Route 50 Bridge across the Choptank River. Enjoy the relaxing garden with native plants, mile-long boardwalk, and beautiful beach area. 

Long Wharf Park

Long Wharf Park runs along the beautiful Choptank River. Enjoy Cambridge’s authentic water community’s heritage through the park. Discover interesting sites of the city, including the historic Choptank River Lighthouse and the Cambridge Marina. Pick up lunch on a 10-minute walk away from downtown Cambridge and enjoy it on the parks beautiful waterfront.

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is home to an incredible amount of plant and animal diversity in its three major habitats – forest, marsh, and shallow water. Stop by the visitor center to learn what birds are in season. You may see an eagle on the self-guided driving tour of the refuge.

Jimmie and Sook’s Raw Bar and Grill

A restaurant with deep roots in Cambridge’s fishing community, Jimmie and Sook’s is known for only serving up Chesapeake Bay caught blue crabs! The Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab Cake is sure to be a winner every time.

Portside Seafood Restaurant

Enjoy a dozen of Chesapeake wild oysters as you look over the waterfront of Cambridge Creek. Originally an oyster house, Portside has been a family owned and operated restaurant since 1997.