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Exploring Delmarva: A Travel Guide from Cape Charles to Chesapeake City

Exploring Delmarva: A Travel Guide from Cape Charles to Chesapeake City

Curtis J. Badger

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Discover the Delmarva Peninsula through this new travel guide. Delmarva consists of portions of three states–DELaware, MAryland, and VirginiA–and separates the Chesapeake Bay from the Atlantic Ocean, Delaware Bay, and Delaware River. Fifty stories provide tourists and residents alike with a view of Delmarva that shows why it may just be these states’ best-kept secret. Learn about the special kinship residents share as you tour historic Lewes in Delaware, St. Michaels in Maryland, Kiptopeke State Park in Virginia, and much, much more. There are also jaunts to bays, museums, Chincoteague, and nature reserves. In addition, a handy “Best Places” list covers just about every activity. Whether you are a visitor to the peninsula or a full-time resident, these first-hand accounts will open your eyes to the wealth of places there is to explore and experience in Delmarva.

Size: 6″ x 9″ | 19 | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780870336331 | Binding: soft cover

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Curtis J. Badger grew up in the Virginia portion of Delmarva, graduated from Salisbury University, and has written more than thirty books about the natural history and human history of the mid-Atlantic coast. His book, Salt Tide, was described by the Richmond Times-Dispatch as “a rare and glorious literary combination of natural history and memorable writing.” His most recent book, A Natural History of Quiet Waters, is about the swamps and wetlands of the coast. Other books include The Wild Coast, Virginia’s Wild Side, Bellevue Farm, and Making Decoys the Century Old Way (with Grayson Chesser). He lives on Pungoteague Creek, not far from where he grew up.