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Nearby recommended attractions:

Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse
Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse(Solomons)
Owner description: In the Exhibition Building, you can touch 20-million year old fossils taken from Calvert Cliffs; discover the ever changing world of the Chesapeake Bay; and learn how humans... more Owner description: In the Exhibition Building, you can touch 20-million year old fossils taken from Calvert Cliffs; discover the ever changing world of the Chesapeake Bay; and learn how humans shaped and changed this region over time, working its waters for survival and profit. Visit the Drum Point and Cove Point Lighthouses; see our outstanding small boat collection, take a ride on the Wm. B. Tennison, a log-built bugeye, and experience the Lore Oyster House, a restored oyster processing plant. Touch a horseshoe crab or Diamond Back Terrapin, see skates, rays, and small sharks cavort, and watch otters, Bubbles and Squeak, at play. Stroll the marsh walk and spy water snakes, great blue heron, osprey, and hermit crabs in their natural environment. We are a community museum, established in 1970 by local residents determined to preserve the maritime heritage of Solomons Island. We are an educational museum, offering everything from the pre-school programs to Elderhostel. We are a research museum, renowned for documented discoveries in Miocene paleontology, and publications on local history based on original research. We are a relevant museum, staying in the forefront of environmental issues and offering a forum for public discourse on controversial topics. We are a partnering museum, actively pursuing opportunities such as the 1812 Grand Tactical that allows us to support and celebrate other institutions. Visit the Museum Store for jewelry, books, home decor, toys and all kinds of unique gifts for people of all ages! less
Attraction type: Speciality Museums; Lighthouses
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Annmarie Garden
Annmarie Garden(Solomons)
Owner description: Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center is located in scenic Solomons, Maryland, where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay. The sculpture garden features a 1/4 mile... more Owner description: Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center is located in scenic Solomons, Maryland, where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay. The sculpture garden features a 1/4 mile walking path that meanders through the woods past permanent and loaned sculpture, including over thirty works on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. Artists in the collection include: Antonio Tobias Mendez, Barbara Hepworth, Cesar, Robert Engman, Jean Arp, Kenneth Snelson and Fransisco Zuniga. The award-winning Arts Building includes rotating exhibition space, a gift shop, and a sunny patio. Annmarie presents a variety of popular annual festivals, rotating exhibitions, family activities, and creative public programs. The Studio School offers classes for all ages and abilities - from pottery to dance - taught by professional artists and arts educators. Come explore this special place where art and nature meet! less
Attraction type: Gardens; Art Galleries
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Flag Ponds Nature Park
Flag Ponds Nature Park(Lusby)
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Patuxent River Naval Air Museum
Patuxent River Naval Air Museum(Lexington Park)
Attraction type: Military Museums
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Calvert Cliffs State Park
Calvert Cliffs State Park(Lusby)
Attraction type: State Parks
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Mission BBQ
Mission BBQ
Ranked #1 of 46 Restaurants in California
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Bollywood Masala
Bollywood Masala
Ranked #2 of 46 Restaurants in California
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
The Coffee Quarter
The Coffee Quarter
Ranked #3 of 46 Restaurants in California
Dining options: Lunch
Asahi Japanese Steak & Seafood
Asahi Japanese Steak & Seafood
Ranked #4 of 46 Restaurants in California
Cuisines: Japanese, Steakhouse, Seafood, Asian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Teariffic Cafe
Teariffic Cafe
Ranked #5 of 46 Restaurants in California
Cuisines: Chinese, Healthy
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Island Inn and Suites
3.0 of 5
Island Inn and Suites
USD 108 - 197
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Piney Point
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Holiday Inn Express Prince Frederick
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Prince Frederick
USD 93 - 141
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Lexington Park (Patuxent River Naval Air Station), MD
2.5 of 5
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Lexington Park (Patuxent River Naval Air Station), MD
USD 87 - 137
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in California
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Lexington Park - Patuxent
3.0 of 5
La Quinta Inn & Suites Lexington Park - Patuxent
USD 91 - 110
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in California
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Hilton Garden Inn Solomons
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Solomons
USD 94 - 195
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Solomons
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