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Shore Time: From a Distance

Source: onlyinyourstate.com | photo by Greg Mueller



For great views of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, try these five options where trails, piers, sandy beaches and grassy picnic spots offer scenic lookouts of this Maryland icon.

Sandy Point State Park

1100 E. College Pkwy., Annapolis

This Maryland state park is perfect for a day on the sand and in the water. Bring the family and enjoy the view.

Terrapin Beach Park

191 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville

Whether you head to this park for the trails or beach, enjoy a day of exploring along with views of the Bay Bridge on the horizon.

Greenbury Point Conservation Area

Annapolis

Visit this spot to hike Greenbury Point Trail. It’s an easy loop trail offering an abundance of plant-life, birds and plenty of water views.

Matapeake State Park

1112 Romancoke Road, Stevensville

This underrated state park offers a swimming beach, trails, and Bay Bridge views.

Thomas Point Park

3890 Thomas Point Road, Annapolis

Take a walk, spread out a picnic blanket, or see what types of fish you can catch from the rocks. You can spot the Bay Bridge in the distance (although you may need binoculars for a better look).