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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

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New Maryland Edition
Summer's almost here, and the crabs are ready for picking.  Let our new Maryland 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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Fall Oyster Event

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National Oyster Shucking Championship
 
Authors Susan Elnicki Wade and Bill Wade will be signing copies of their books at the 50th Annual U.S. Oyster Festival in St. Mary's County, Maryland, on October 15-16, 2016.. 
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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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