Destination Deale

Family Fun All Within 15 Minutes of Tri-State Marine!


We're the closest Bayfront town from Washington and Northern Virginia. Traveling our country roads will provide your family with scenic vistas out of every window of the car! And with no rush hour traffic to worry about, you can take your time and cruise our rural roads. Come visit Deale and your family will see the best of Maryland's woodlands, pastures, farmlands, creeks, rivers, and Bay!

Maryland Tourism

Anne Arundel County Tourism

Chesapeake Bay Visitors Bureau


You can choose a variety of exciting water adventures on your choice of creeks, rivers, and the Bay. The memories your family will make on the water together will last a lifetime!

Public Boat Ramp, Fuel & Bait/Tackle Shop   

Deale Fishing Charter Boats  

Chesapeake Paddle Sports                       

Kayaking Paradise Marina                             

Kayaking Smithsonian Research Center       


Our area offers your family a multitude of outdoor fun!  Enjoy yourselves as you combine physical activity, educational opportunities, and healthy expeditions.

Anne Arundel County Bike Clubs

Jug Bay Hiking

 Glending Preserve Hiking with Dogs             

Smithsonian Research Center Hiking   

Beach Yoga Chesapeake Paddle Sports        


Have a relaxing lunch on the pier while watching the boats go by! Enjoy drinks alongside the watermen bringing in their daily catch! Or at the end of the day, what could be finer than to sit by the water eating award-winning crab cakes and watching a magnificent sunset on the Bay! 

Happy Harbor            

Skippers Pier                           


Pirates Cove               


Eccentric, distinctive, quaint, and delightful, our locally-owned stores always has something for everyone!  And our historic museums are guaranteed to be as entertaining as they are educational.

Christopher's Local Seafood               

Bob Evans Seafood                            

West Marine                                                  

Vintage Stew Antiques    

Second Wind Consignments                                   

River Gallery Art                                       

Greenstreet Gardens and Local Farmers Market          

Chesapeake Health Club & Spa     

Copper Bowl Spa   

Captain Salem Avery Museum                

Galesville Heritage Museum                         


Whether you visit us by land or by sea, our local marinas and friendly hotels will guarantee your visit is a happy one!  Come join us in the Land of Pleasant Living for happy family adventures!

Anchored Inn

Herrington Harbor Resort Hotel & Marina                 

Pirates Cove Hotel & Marina                             

Bayfields Bed & Breakfast                                     

Rockhold Creek Marina                    

Shipwright Harbor Marina  

Hartge Yacht Yard