Top things to do

Top Choice American in Berlin

Blacksmith Bar & Restaurant

Folks across the Eastern Shore recommend this cozy and congenial spot, which began life as a blacksmith shop and now serves hearty portions of delicious farm-to-table comfort food. Servers soon feel like friends – i…
Top Choice Fusion in Easton & Oxford

Out of the Fire

For all that this spot puts forward in playful attitude, it's serious about several things, most prominently sourcing sustainable ingredients and turning said ingredients into delicious food that bridges the globe, …
Wildlife Reserve in Cambridge

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

The Atlantic Flyway is the main route birds take between northern and southern migratory trips, and the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge was established to give our feathered friends a rest stop. This enormous ex…
Monument in Cambridge

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park & Visitor Center

This new visitor center and historic site honors Harriet Tubman, 'the Moses of her people' who led black slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad, the pipeline that sent escaped slaves north. She was born on ne…
American in Crisfield & Whitehaven

Red Roost

The original legend: tell someone from the Eastern Shore that you cracked crabs here and your street (well, Bay) cred rises immediately. It's all-you-can-eat taken to postmodern levels of silliness: fried chicken, s…
Modern American in Easton & Oxford

Robert Morris Inn

Don't miss the chance to dine at the celebrated Robert Morris Inn, near the ferry dock in Oxford. Award-winning crab cakes, grilled local rockfish and medallions of spring lamb are nicely matched by wines and best f…
American in Salisbury

Evolution Craft Brewing

Evo's citrusy Lot No 3 IPA appears on taps across the state, but folks show up for the hearty servings of gourmet pub food as much as the beer at this cavernous restaurant, formerly an ice plant. Deviled eggs, big s…
Seafood in Berlin

Fins Ale House & Raw Bar

The lump crab cake is so good you might consider packing up and moving to Berlin. Based on the happy crowds here, others may have had the same idea. It's not on the water, but considerate service, big windows, a coz…
Coffee in Easton & Oxford

Rise Up Coffee

This former gas station now houses a top-notch coffee shop. Hipsters, construction workers and a middle-aged lady or two all hang out beside burlap coffee sacks in an airy but cozy space next to the roasting room. A…
Microbrewery in Berlin

Burley Oak Brewing Co

At first glance this rustic place looks like a forgotten party barn. But step inside. With 20 innovative beers on tap, live music on weekends and a bearded hipster or two (plus a few local parents escaped from the k…