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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
Almost ready to pick crabs?
The season's only a few months away.  Let our new Maryland travel guide help chart your course for dockside destinations to sample tiki cocktails, crack a dozen steamed crabs and enjoy the Chesapeake Bay.
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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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Citizen Pride

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Joe and Eva Barsin of JEB Design are responsible for the design of the Maryland Bay license plate. They are also the designers of the cover of the 2015 Maryland edition of Crab Decks & Tiki Bars of the Chesapeake Bay! Check out the amazing collection of Maryland-centric flags, door mats, posters, and more at www.citizenpride.com

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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