CATCH THOSE RARE RAYS OF WINTER SUNSHINE AS THEY REFLECT OFF OF THE WATER!
What’s unique about Kent Narrows? Everywhere you go you’ll find a view of the water! The area is home to three hotels and several award-winning restaurants, all with water views. Even in the wintertime, on most days, you’ll see the workboats the boats pass by. Kent Narrows is the perfect spot for a cozy wintertime retreat. Enjoy the water views over a bottle of wine! We have enough great dining venues where you can find a different water view for every meal. And as long as Mother Nature cooperates, you’ll get a to see one or more of our iconic sunrises or sunsets! Take some time to shop at Coastal Cottage or visit Anchor’s and Oars in nearby Grasonville.
IT'S ALL ABOUT OYSTERS!
With an oyster packing facility located right off the docks, Oyster dishes are number one in these parts! All restaurants offer great oyster dishes. Have them on the half shell or cooked. Harris Crab House has buffets and nightly specials. Stop by Fisherman’s Inn to see Miss Betty’s collection of oyster plates and have a bowl or their Oyster Stew or crab soup. Bridges, Annie’s the Narrows and the Jetty also great oyster and crab dishes.
ENJOY COLD WEATHER HIKING AND BIRD WATCHING!
Just five miles east of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, visitors may experience Chesapeake Bay and Eastern Shore life at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center. Climb towers for scenic views of the Chester River, the Kent Narrows and the Eastern Bay! Next door is Ferry Point Park, a 41-acre nature park which sits on the Chester River and offers a two-mile walking trail that leads to a beach. The trail features a wooden bridge and scenic vistas. Birdwatchers often come for opportunities to view wildlife unique to this region.
BRING YOUR BIKE OR TAKE A BRISK WALK OR RUN!
Even on a cold day, our trails are great for a cross island bike ride. The seven-mile Cross Island Trail is within walking distance of the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center and close to all the hotels and restaurants in the Kent Narrows. Ride over the Rt. 18 bridge for a spectacular view of the Kent Narrows! Then finish your ride at a with a meal or a drink at a local restaurant. If you are adventurous, you can bike all the way to get a view of the Bay Bridge and back on the Cross Island Trail. Stop along one of our beaches and hunt for sea glass or get a history lesson as you ride. Pick up the Waterman's Way Heritage Trail Map to see locations of all of the historic markers and be sure to tune into our Stories of the Kent Narrows Video Series.
CHEER ON YOUR FAVORITE TEAM OR ENJOY THE MUSIC!
Love Wintertime Spectator Sports? Come on down to one of our local watering holes and enjoy cheering on your favorite sports team. Places like Fisherman’s Inn, the Jetty Dock Bar and Annie’s all have big screens running with popular sporting events! Complement that fun with your favorite drink and sandwich and savory seafood snacks! The Jetty Restaurant and Dock Bar offers entertainment from well-known bands on the weekends and a Trivia Night on Mondays!