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Our Area

Did you know our area is affiliated with several notable historical figures, such as Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Annie Oakley, Bea Arthur (“Golden Girls” & “Maude”), and author James Michener, who chose our waterways for the basis of his classic, “Chesapeake”.

Enjoy the Many Attractions of Cambridge!

Enjoy a Historic Guided Tour of Cambridge, and hear about old houses, history, and great stories in this beautiful seaside community.

Hike, Bike, or Kayak exploring Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, a haven for over 100 Bald Eagles.


Take a workshop at the Dorchester Arts Center or visit the beautiful gallery and gift shop.


Visit the Richardson Maritime Museum: named after the sailboat captain who escorted author James Michener when researching his novel, Chesapeake.


Sail aboard the authentic Skipjack Nathan – hear stories of the working watermen and dredge for oysters.



Enjoy our charming downtown galleries and specialty shops, such as A Few of May Favorite Things (wine, cheese & chocolate!), Chesapeake Classics, Dragonfly Boutique, Joie De Vie Gallery, Sugar Magnolia, and The Fibre Cafe yarn shop.


Go treasure hunting at the many antique shops in and around Cambridge. Ask us for an up-to-date list of local shops.


Dine at delicious restaurants, such as Snapper’s Waterfront Café, Bistro Poplar, Blue Point Provision Company, Clearview at Horn’s Point, Suicide Bridge Restaurant, Canvasback Restaurant and Pub, Portside Seafood Restaurant, and Jimmy & Sooks.  Enjoy freshly steamed and spiced Maryland Crabs at Ocean Odyssey, or pick up a bushel of right behind our house at J.M. Clayton’s to enjoy on our porch!



Dock your boat at the Municipal Yacht Basin at Long Wharf just one block from Cambridge House.

Didn’t bring your boat? Take a fishing or boat excursion from Sawyers Charters or Port of Call Charters.

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