The Back Creek Inn is an ideal home base for several days of exploration of Solomons Island and Calvert County, Back Creek, Patuxent River, and the Chesapeake Bay area.
Solomons Island + 10 Miles
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center – Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center – walk through the woods past permanent and loaned sculpture, including over thirty works on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art.
Calvert Marine Museum – Explore the natural wonders of the Chesapeake Bay. Family Friendly, Educational, and Fun!
William B Tennison Boat Cruise – One Hour Cruise Around the Patuxent River.
Patuxent River Naval Air Museum – Get up close and personal with the world’s greatest aviation fleet.
Calvert Cliffs State Park – Featuring a sandy beach, unique fossils, recycled tire playground, fishing, a freshwater and tidal marshland and 13 miles of hiking trails.
Jefferson Patterson Park – 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River, with more than 65 identified archeological sites, and 9,000 years of documented human occupation.
Solomons Island + 20 Miles
Patuxent Wine Trail – The wineries of the Patuxent Wine Trail have carved out a reputation of making some of the best wines on the Eastern Seaboard.
Historic St. Mary’s City –Maryland’s First Capital Experience life in 17th-century Maryland! Step onboard a tall ship, play colonial games, and wander through an Indian witchott.
Blue Crabs Baseball – Buy me some peanuts and Craker Jack and check out a minor league baseball game.
Sotterley Plantation – Wine tastings, concerts and even ghost walks, there’s always something happening at Sotterley. This beautiful plantation once welcomed George Washington.
Point Lookout State Park – Home to one of the Union’s most infamous prisoner-of-war camps, Point Lookout has been called the most haunted place in America.
Solomons Island + 60 Miles
We are just an hour south of all that the Nation’s Capital has to offer. Shopping, Museums, and the Political Center of the World!
If you don’t want to drive into the city, you can pick up the METRO at several stops south of the beltway.