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Crab Decks & Tiki Bars of the Chesapeake Bay, the smash-hit guide books that send you on waterfront getaways to bustling dock bars, steamed crab feasts and tropical lounges.

From Baltimore to Crisfield, Annapolis to Virginia Beach…explore 300+ hot spots located on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay.

 Eat fresh seafood...
Get your island groove...
Discover hidden gems

 

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The Latest News from Crab Decks & Tiki Bars

News & Announcements

New Virginia Edition
Summer's here, and the crabs are ready for picking.  Let our new Virginia travel guide help chart your course for dockside destinations to sip cool tiki cocktails, crack a dozen steamed crabs and discover fun on the Chesapeake Bay.
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News & Announcements

OysterTeaserJust Released!  New Book Explores Chesapeake Oysters
With oyster season in full swing, discover everything from buck-a-shuck happy hours to half shells staged on white linen tables.  A new guide to Bay oyster houses, raw bars and oyster brands has hit the streets.  It’s called Chesapeake Oyster Lovers’ Handbook.
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2017 Crab Season


Hallelujah! The official first day of crab season is finally here!

It's time to head out to the Bay and start picking those sweet Chesapeake crabs! To find your favorite new dock bar, crab shack and seafood paradise, grab a copy of Crab Decks & Tiki Bars of the Chesapeake Bay.

The Captain’s Blog

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As we walk onto the crab deck, I can’t suppress a smile when I see a pair of red and yellow plastic palm trees. With the rolling Chesapeake farmlands as a backdrop, they look like happy misfits determined to inject tropical spirit into the rustic rural landscape.
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