The Chesapeake Bay's long history links Maryland's eastern and western shores with tales that bring alive the rich tradition of life on the water and its legacy. Two museums on opposite sides of the Chesapeake, the Chesapeake Maritime Museum and the Calvert Marine Museum, are actively working to save the past for future generations.
Man's ability to shape and change his environment at will has proven to be something of a double-edged sword. But one of nature's most industrious species can also change the landscape. The beaver is a fascinating creature that can turn a meadow with a stream running through it into a thriving wetlands. See why the term "busy as a beaver" is true.
The Valley Wind
There are some places on earth where the wind always blows. One is a rugged cliff called High Rock, sandwiched between steep foothills straddling the Pennsylvania-Maryland border. There, hang glider pilots rendez-vouz to help one another soar on the valley winds and take in the breathtaking beauty of the mountains.