Things to do during your stay at Historic Kent Manor Inn Explore and enjoy Kent Island! BOAT CHARTERS Pintail Charters, Boats at Bay Bridge Marina (across the highway from the Inn) (410)-827-7065 http://www.pintailpoint.com 2 new 60 ft. boats in fleet, chartered with captain for fishing, corporate functions and parties, floating Crab Feasts & Cocktail cruises and more. Grab-A-Crab Charters, Exit 42 off Rt. 50, Kent Narrows, MD (410)-758-1837 http://www.grabacrabcharters.com Captain Dan Harris will come to the Kent Manor Inn dock. Boat for up to 26 passengers. Crab and Shrimp Feast on board boat (BYOB; Kent Manor can supply Hors d’ oeuvres, beer, wine and gallon containers of mixed drinks), 3 - 4 hours of cruising. Leave and return from Kent Manor Inn’s dock OR leave and return from Harris’s Crab House’s dock. Lead Dog Charters, Boats docked at Queen Anne Marina, Stevensville, MD (410) 643-7600 http://www.rockfishing.com Lucky Dog 50ft. & Lead Dog 46ft. Cruising Rate maximum 30 passengers, 3 hour minimum. Full & half day fishing charters available. AIRPLANE RIDES Trident Aircraft, Bay Bridge Airport - W29, 2 02 Airport Rd., Stevensville, MD (410)-604-1333 Tour Kent Island by airplane! Take a 35 minute tour and see what you can't see from anywhere else... GOLF COURSES Hunters Oak Golf Club www.huntersoak.com 500 Amberly Farm Lane, Queenstown, MD (410)-827-7065 18- holes of parkland style golf and par-72 Authentic championship Scottish links-style golf course termed the “Beast” , 12.5 miles from the Inn Blue Heron Golf Course, 101 Queen's Colony High Rd., Stevensville, MD (410) 643-5721. Great, fun, fast moving 18 hole course about 3 miles from the Inn. 4130 yds, par 63. The course is owned and operated by the Queen Anne's County Department of Parks & Recreation. Queenstown Harbor Golf Links, 310 Links Lane, Queenstown, MD (800)-827-5257 http://www.mdgolf.com/queenstown The Lakes Course OR The River Course; both 18 holes OUTDOORSMAN ACTIVITIES Sporting Clays Pintail Point Resort www.theriverplantation.com 511 Pintail Point Lane Queenstown, MD (410) 827-7065 Eastern Shore Adventure Company www.esadventure.com 28290 St. Michael's Rd. Easton, MD (410) 820-8881 Kayak Rentals and Tours Join us for a naturalist led tour of the beautiful rivers of the Eastern Shore. Led by our certified American Canoe Association instructors, learn about the Chesapeake waterways and its’ wildlife by kayak. Some instruction included. Boats can be delivered to the Inn so that your tour begins and ends at the Inn. Single and double kayaks available PAMPER YOURSELF Annapolis Spa Party, www.annapolisspaparty.com Erica Hergenroeder (443) 994-4791 Provides on-location Spa parties. Perfect for a “girl’s” get-a-way, bridal parties, a corporate relaxation activity and more. All offered Spa treatments WILL be brought to the Inn. Spa snacks, beverages, tea party and high tea menus available from the Inn’s kitchen. Swan Cove Day Spa www.swancovespa.com 102 E. Main Street, Suite 104 Stevensville, MD 410-604-1500 A Full service Day Spa and Salon in Historic Stevensville Crazy Chick Salon Chester Plaza, Chester, MD 21619 (410)-643-4090 http://www.crazychicksalon.com. Hair care, skin care, nail care, and more! ART GALLERIES Kent Island Federation of Art, 405 Main Street, Stevensville, MD 410-643-7424 http://www.kifa.us/ Local artists put on art shows, teach summer camps, classes and workshops, and have a place to display their art. Many items in the extensive gallery, as well as in KIFA exhibits, are available for purchase at reasonable prices. Island Arts, 321 Love Point Road Stevensville, MD 21666 (410)-604-0721 Artists and crafters rent space in her gallery to show and sell their work. Classes ranging from jewelry making to quilting are taught as well. Hours: Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sunday noon - 4 p.m. EXPERIENCE SHOPPING ON THE SHORE Prime Outlets at Queenstown 441 Outlet Center Dr Queenstown, MD (410) 827-8699 http://www.primeoutlets.com/locations/queenstown.aspx A lot of outlet centers like to call themselves "outlets" but are a mere collection of stores. That is not the case with Prime Outlets: Queenstown. Not only is there a variety of stores but the prices are true outlet prices--you pay less than you would at a regular retail store. Stores: kitchen, food, books, cards, clothing, perfume...you can find at least one or two stores for almost anything you need here. ANTIQUES / UNIQUE ITEMS Antique Shops at Stevensville, 105 Market St, Stevensville, MD (410)-643-9533 specializing in antiques and unique gifts. J.R.'s Antique Center, Route 50 & 301 split, Queenstown, MD (410)-810-1006 Open every day (seven days a week) from 10am to 5pm on Monday-Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday. Dutch Barn Antiques & Used Furniture, Main Street, Grasonville, MD 410-827-8656 Lowery-Turner Antiques, 307 State Street, Stevensville, MD 410-643-6250 / 410-643-5608 Oriental rugs, Furniture, glassware, cast iron, pottery, jewelry and more. PLACES OF INTEREST (and fun!) The Chesapeake Bay Exploration Center - 425 Piney Narrows Road Chester, MD (410) 604-2100 Free to the public, the Exploration Center helps visitors discover the many sites to visit in the region. As a Gateways regional information center the staff will assist visitors with directions, information and visitor services for places of interest around the area. There is also a working exhibit that focuses on the Chesapeake Bay and the region. Well worth seeing and fun for kids. The facility is open seven days a week, year-round (except Christmas, New Year’s and Easter) and is staffed from 8:30 am - 4:30 PM Monday through Friday, and 9:00AM to 4:00PM on weekends. Cross Island Trail http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/crossisland.html The Cross Island Trail is a paved trail that runs from Kent Narrows to Terrapin Park in Stevensville. Along the way is Cox Creek (a wood bridge), Love Point Park, Kent Island High School, and more. The paved trail is perfect for roller blading, bicycles, jogging, and just plain old walking! A good place to park is at the "Club One" shopping center in Kent Narrows and under the US50 bridge at Kent Narrows, or at Love Point Park in Stevensville. The Cross Island Trail ends at Terrapin Park which itself has a bunch of non-paved trails that run along the bays edge. Horsehead Wetlands Center, 600 Discovery Lane Grasonville, MD (410) 827-6694 The Horsehead Wetlands Center is a 310 acre peninsula in Grasonville with views of Marsh Creek and Prospect Bay. It has six waterfowl ponds with more than 20 species of captive waterfowl and many other types of wildlife that make this their home. Five of the ponds represent different wetland habitats of North America: Alaskan, Chesapeake, Meadow, Woodland, and Prairie Pothole. Live waterfowl from across the world, including Australia, Asia, and Europe, are also on exhibit, and you can also visit an enclosed aviary with songbirds and tree ducks from the Chesapeake region. The perfect place for a "family day" adventure or wildlife photography, the Center includes a visitor center and gift shop, a butterfly and hummingbird garden, seasonal environmental education programs, picnic areas, and two miles of trails including a salt marsh boardwalk and blinds and towers for wildlife observation. Love Point Park, Old Love Point Road, Stevensville, MD Love Point Park is a great place to play a game of Baseball or Softball. There are four baseball fields located here, as well as a children's playground, bathrooms, and vending machines. The Cross Island Trail also goes through Love Point Park. Matapeake Fishing Pier, Route 8, Stevensville, MD Matapeake Fishing Pier is located just past Bay City on Romancoke Road. This is a state owned lighted pier that extends 900 feet out into the Chesapeake Bay. There is also a 3/4 mile walking trail to the beach, as well as a boat ramp. The cost is $3 per day flat fee per car. Downtown Stevensville, Main Street and Old Love Point Road, Stevensville, MD Downtown Stevensville has a lot to offer. Tour the antique stores that line the area, see the historic sites like the 1902 Train Station and check out the artwork at the Kent Island Federation of Art. Stevensville also hosts fun events periodically. Terrapin Nature Park, Route 8 and Main Street, Stevensville, MD Located behind the Chesapeake Bay Business Center (where PRS Guitars is), Terrapin Nature Park consists of miles of nature trails that run along the shore of the Chesapeake Bay, as well as past a very busy pond and marsh areas. There is signage to explain specific areas and points of interest, as well as overlooks for viewing nature. Many of the trails are semi-paved with oyster shells, making the walk clear of overgrowth. This park is tucked away in what seems to be an odd location, but it is well worth a look. To get there by car just take Route 8 (Romancoke Rd) about 3/4 of a mile North of US-50/301 and make your first left (traffic light) which is into the Chesapeake Bay Business Center. Make an immediate right inside the center, and follow the road around for about a half-mile. The park's entrance will be on your right. St. Michael’s Winery, http://www.st-michaels-winery.com 605 South Talbot Street #6, St. Michael’s, MD (410) 745-0808 Located in the heart of St. Michael’s, this winery offers 18 assorted wines including whites and reds. The winery is open year round, offering tastings of wines along with homemade, local cheeses and tours of the facilities and the wine making process. Group functions are to be booked in advance. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, http://www.cbmm.org P.O. Box 636, St. Michael’s, MD (410) 745-2916 St. Michael’s has a lot to offer. This museum helps all to understand the culture and history of the Chesapeake Bay. The museum also has a wonderful Gift shop as well. Pickering Creek, Audubon Center, 11450 Audubon Lane, Easton, MD (410) 822-4903 Pickering Creek has a lot to offer if you love the outdoors! The land consists of many walking paths up to 2 miles long, gardens, habitats, ponds, living reptiles, birds and mammals. There is even a challenge course available for team building available upon request. Large groups require reservations.
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