In addition to all the water activities available, for those looking for land-based activities there are hiking trails, biking routes, museums to visit, historic house tours, as well as hunting opportunities. A popular destination for hunting and sporting clays is Hopkins Hunting and Sporting Clays.
The Rock Hall Museum features Native American artifacts and nautical relics, and the Waterman's Museum, also in Rock Hall, has oystering, crabbing and fishing exhibits.
The County Seat, Chestertown, is an historic Eastern Shore waterfront town set on the banks of the Chester River. Chestertown dates to 1706 when it served as a port of entry for colonial settlers arriving to Maryland. It was a prosperous trading and shipbuilding center. Chestertown’s shipbuilding past has been revived by the Schooner Sultana Project. The Sultana is a replica of a traditional 18th centry schooner. Constructed locally by a non-profit organizaiton, it serves as a floating classroom. Children and adults enjoy hands on educational experiences that focus on history and the study of the natural enivronment.
Every Memorial Day Weeked, Chestertown kicks off the summer with the Chestertown Tea Party Festival . It is a weekend of fun for the whole family including a tea toss reenactment in the Chester River on the Sultana, a raft race, reenactor street performances, colonial crafts, strolling musicians, local fare, and 5k & 10 mile run as well as other activities.