Chesapeake Bay (DC, MD, NY, PA, VA, WV)


Explore the Chesapeake
NPS helps you learn about and enjoy the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in North America.

Here, you can visit major league cities, colonial towns, farms and fishing villages. You can learn to kayak, pick crabs, go fishing, tour a lighthouse, slurp oysters, and slow down to enjoy the natural beauty of the Chesapeake.