How would you like to spend your next vacation surrounded by sun and water? Lowes Wharf Marina Inn, in Sherwood, Maryland is a waterfront destination with numerous amenities to please everyone! On this island like setting, you'll enjoy spectacular sunrises and sunsets.
Lowes Wharf Marina Inn is located on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay between St. Michaels and Tilghman Island. The Bay and its surrounding 64,000 square mile watershed hold a treasure trove of historic areas, natural wonders and recreational opportunities. If you have a boat, Lowes Wharf Marina can take care of all your boating necessities:
- Transient Slips
Ship and Tackle Store
Water Hook Up
If you need it, they supply it at the Ship and Tackle Store: kayak sales, wine, beer, bait, ice, tackle, fishing poles, sunscreen, t-shirts/hats, snacks, Hunting & Fishing licenses, boat batteries, oil, dock lines, VHF radios, safety equipment, fuses, lights, and more.
Fishing, swimming, and other opportunities abound. Just because you don't own a boat or a piece of waterfront property doesn't mean you can't enjoy the recreational opportunities the Bay has to offer on your waterfront vacation: the marina, charter fishing, sea duck hunting, sunset cruises, crabbing kayaking, or bicycling.
Charter a fishing boat and bring home Rockfish ("Stripped Bass"), Blue Fish, Spanish Mackerel, Sea Trout, Black Drum, Croaker or White Perch. Stop by the Ship Store and pick up a license for sea ducking while you enjoy the Chesapeake Bay fresh air, or maybe just bask in the sun.
How about a round of golf in Sherwood Forest? The 9-hole "Sherwood Forest" course at the Sherwood Forest Club facility in Sherwood Forest, Maryland features all the hallmarks of Maryland golf. Designed by Herbert Strong, the Sherwood Forest golf course opened in 1919.
Take a boat ride to Dun Cove (just off Harris Creek near St. Michaels and Oxford Maryland) were you'll go through Knapp’s Narrows, past the fish market and boats bringing in their catch. You might just have to give into the temptation to stop in for fresh oysters.
The Choptank River is the longest of the rivers on the Chesapeake Bay's Eastern Shore. Paddling or boating along the Choptank and its primary tributary, the Tuckahoe River, is a wonderful way to explore this classic Chesapeake landscape where steamboats, sail craft, and dugout canoes once plied the rivers. The Water Trail allows visitors to experience the rich heritage of the Choptank and Tuckahoe rivers in canoes, kayaks, and small powerboats.
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge encompasses over 25,000 acres on Maryland's beautiful Eastern Shore and has been designated a "Wetlands of International Importance" by the Ramsar Convention. As a major stop on the Atlantic Flyway, Blackwater is a vital haven for waterfowl, as well as a sanctuary for the American bald eagle, the endangered Delmarva fox squirrel, and the peregrine falcon. Get some great exercise on any of the trails in Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, or make the most of your outdoor adventure with hunts for white-tailed deer and sika deer.
Even when you retreat to your comfortable accommodations, you'll still feel like your part of the outdoors. The Lowes Wharf Marina Inn is surrounded by water on three sides, allowing you to witness the renowned sunsets turn the Chesapeake Bay water an incredible shade of violet.