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Aileen Scott

Chesapeake City, Maryland

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Overview

Situated in Cecil County in the US state of Maryland, the town of Chesapeake is originally known as the City of Bohemia. In 1839, the city acquired the name of Chesapeake. This lovely and charming town has been able to restore lovely Victorian homes and architectural abodes. Some of these historic homes have been transformed into restaurants and museums today.

Things to Do

Tourists can take a tour of the C & D Canal Museum. The museum lets guests to have a glimpse on the interesting history of this 165-year-old canal. This lovely canal also provides a scenic view complimented by its ancient Victorian feel. When you are tired roaming around the canal museum, you can take a lovely walk at the Chesapeake Arboretum. This lovely lush park has several trails that lead to the view of the charming neighborhood and the lake. It offers the perfect place to commune with nature and a lovely spot to take some photos.

Fast Facts

  • Augustine Herman, a Bohemian colonist, gave the name Bohemian Manor or Village of Bohemia to the town of Chesapeake until the name was changed to ‘Chesapeake’ in 1839.
  • When the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal was constructed, the town was divided into two sections–the north and south. The two sections of the town were connected via a drawbridge up until 1942.
  • In 1966, the Old Lock Pump House right on Chesapeake and Delaware Canal was listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Meanwhile, the South Chesapeake City Historic District was also recognized as a historic landmark by 1974.

Best Hotel Accommodations

The Inn at the Canal is a classical Victorian Inn that lends its guests the loveliest stay in the city. The restaurant serves delicious gourmet breakfast that guests love waking up to. If you want a nice view of the canal, you can choose the rooms located at the back of the hotel. And if you want to take a view of the charming town, the front rooms allow you to do so. It is nestled in the middle of the historic and lovely city of Chesapeake and several old vintage shops can be found just beside the hotel. The Bluemax Bed and Breakfast serves fresh breakfast to its valued guests. Cookies and coffee are served to hotel guests throughout the day. The hotel has a very hospitable staff that makes guests feel right at home. It is also a few steps away from the quirky shops and wonderful restaurants in the city. Book your Chesapeake City Hotels with Reservations.com.

Restaurants and Dining

If you are craving for some fresh baked goodies, the Bohemian Café and Bakery is a favorite place of the locals, not just for breakfast, but for lunch and dinner as well. This lovely bakery nestled in the midst of a charming town serves menu items with the Austrian influence. Locals love to wake up in the morning to a hot cup of their delicious invigorating coffee. Guests experience traditional eastern shore cuisine with a European twist by dining in Bayard House Restaurant. It is an elegant dining spot ideal for family dining and even business meetings. Posh dining with a wonderful European flair and extensive list of wine, this restaurant truly provides a one-of-a-kind gastronomical journey. Seafood lovers, on the other hand, would have a thrilling experience every Thursdays, as this restaurant hosts a seafood buffet on this day. This restaurant is also one of the historic abodes in the city and offers its diners a vintage type of dining experience.

 

 

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