Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway


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Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway

Address:c/o Kent County Tourism Development Office
400 High St
Chestertown, MD 21620

Phone:410-778-0416
Web: www.byways.org/browse/byways/2261/ Description:The network of routes that comprise this byway allows visitors to experience Colonial history, Revolutionary War battlefields, crossroad communities, rural farmland, water-based recreation, scenic vistas, and more. Situated along the Atlantic Flyway, it includes wildlife refuges and management areas that are major feeding and resting places for migratory and wintering waterfowl. Nowhere along this Byway is the visitor far from the tributaries that feed the Chesapeake Bay or from the Bay itself.
Legth: 85 miles. Start/Endpoint: The Upper Eastern Shore section of the byway runs from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. There are many main and secondary roads that lead to the byway, but starting at the northern or southern entrance will provide the most complete experience. Time to Allow: 2.5 hours. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (2002).

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