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An hour trip from D.C.

Kent Island is the biggest Island in the Chesapeake Bay and is considered the gate way to Maryland... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Prawet J
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Great place to visit and is a real worth while adventure.

If you live near by I highly suggest making a weekend trip to this place. Toll is $4 but other than... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2015
jaian c
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Welcome to Kent Island, Maryland our site brings residents and visitors alike a complete island guide with news, classifieds, real estate listings, and dining, lodging, and business information. Explore! Kent Island is the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay and was the location of the first European settlement in what is now Maryland. From its earliest inhabitants to its present-day status as the gateway to the Eastern Shore, Kent Island has played a vital role in the history of Maryland.
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5 days ago
“An hour trip from D.C.”
26 Oct 2015
“Great place to visit and is a real worth while adventure.”
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Kent Island is the biggest Island in the Chesapeake Bay and is considered the gate way to Maryland and Delaware beaches. The majority of beach goers have to go through Kent Island via the Bay Bridge and the Kent Narrow bridge. Many beach goers may...More

Thank Prawet J
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

If you live near by I highly suggest making a weekend trip to this place. Toll is $4 but other than that, the view while driving on the bridge is simply amazing. Go on a nice sunny day. If possible visit the Trepan Nature Park,...More

1  Thank jaian c
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

We often travel to this area for a quick overnight stay that is on the water without having to drive 5 hours to the beach. We normally stay at one of the local hotels that are within walking distance to great food and great entertainment....More

7  Thank Theresa S
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Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

We visited for a weekend getaway from the snow of Pa. We were looking at a boat to buy and were pleasantly surprised how nice and helpful people were here. Really everyone we ran into was friendly, it makes a difference and you quickly pick...More

7  Thank MaryJanetravles
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Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

I have lived near Kent Island most of my life and never knew there was so much to see. Yesterday we went to the James E Kirwan Museum in Chester Md on Dominion Rd. It was like stepping back into my grandparents farm. The tour...More

6  Thank Richard V
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

We stayed near the Cloverfields Marina and went to the beach there. The bike/walking trail that goes the length of the island is lovely, as is the park at the end of the island near the Narrows Bridge. Lots of places to relax and enjoy...More

9  Thank MargaretBenefiel
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We have made many trips to this beautiful island and my family and I enjoy it every time. We spent the Memorial day holiday at the HGI and had dinner at the Bridges restaurant. We stopped off at Metapeake beach and cooled off at hotels...More

8  Thank Dslunlimited
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

We were in Kent Island for a wedding. We rented a beach house which made the experience even better. It's about an hr away from DCA airport. Definitely account for morning traffic if you are catching an early flight. Got the opportunity to cross the...More

8  Thank World T
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

Kent Island has something for everyone. Easy to reach from a number of metropolitan areas, but mentally a million miles away. Recommend you stay in one of the very convenient hotels (we like the Hilton Garden Inn) and park the car for the duration. More...More

7  Thank Tipflex
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

From Stevensville to Grasonville; From Romancoke to Love Point; Kent Island has public piers for fishing and crabbing, kayak rentals, nearby wildlife preserves, plenty of restaurants (where TripAdvisor can be VERY helpful), cross-island biking and jogging trail and lots more.

7  Thank travel8519
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