- The list below includes 119 free or cheap things to do in or near Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, including 106 different types of inexpensive activities like Fishing, Playgrounds, Art Museum and Specialty Museums.
- From Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail to Bayfront Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Chesapeake Beach and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Annapolis, Stevensville, Bowie and Edgewater.
With direct access to Spa Creek, Annapolis Canoe & Kayak offers visitors watercraft rentals to take out on the water. Visitors can rent kayaks and canoes for the day, as well as stand up paddle boards and power boats.
Situated on 45 acres of Kent Island, Batts Neck Park has general purpose athletic fields, a children's playground, and two small ponds. It is also the only site within the Queen Anne County Recreation system that has an in-line skating rink.
Open to skaters of all skill levels, Waldorf Roller Skating Center offers public skating sessions in its indoor rink. The center hosts classes where visitors can learn the basics of roller skating from experienced instructors.
The Mary Surratt House Museum was originally constructed in 1852, and was the farm home of John and Mary Surratt. The house has since been a restaurant, hotel, and tavern, as well as a Confederate safe house.
Get a history lesson at Banneker-Douglas Museum, the State of Maryland's official museum of African-American heritage. Exhibits, programs and projects help paint a picture of this rich cultural heritage. Admission is free.
Composed of a statue of the writer surrounded by young listeners and a series of plaques, the The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial was constructed in honor of the author of the famous and influential bestseller Roots.
Built in 1852 as a middle-class plantation home, the Surratt House Museum recaptures life during the mid-19th century. It features an array of authentic home goods from the years 1840 to 1865 and puts a special emphasis on the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Allen Pond Park is a 85 acre city park and home to the Bowie Ice Arena, Robert V. Setera Amphitheater, Bowie Skate Park, and Allen Pond. The park also offers several sporting facilities, picnic areas, trails, and a playground.