44' fishing charter boat that requires climbing in and out of it for lighthouse tours. Optional walking 1 to 1.5 mile.
Complimentary breakfast at the Holiday Inn.
8:00 a.m. Enjoy the adventure of cruising on the Chesapeake Bay while viewing lighthouses and wildlife. Board a genuine 44 foot fishing charter boat with a cabin and partially covered stern deck with a bathroom. We will head south into the waters of the Chesapeake Bay to visit Point No Point, Point Lookout and Smith Point lighthouses, complete with historical background information about each lighthouse provided by a expert. Participants are on the water for 3 ½ hours in the morning and 1 ½ hours in the afternoon. Participants must be able to climb into and out of the boat. Be prepared for spray, rain, and waves. In the event of extreme weather conditions an alternate activity will be substituted with the intent that the lighthouse boat tour will be held on a different day later in the week.
Arrive at Smith Island at noon for lunch served family style (an island tradition) at the Bayside Inn Restaurant. There is some time to walk around the island and tour the Smith Island Museum.
Depart Smith Island at 1:30 p.m. See Solomons Lump and Hooper Island Lighthouses and the expert will tell you about these lighthouses and return to museum at 4:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Dinner will be catered in the third floor lounge of the museum.
7:00 pm. Relax and listen to the musical performance in the Calvert Marine Museum’s Harms Gallery.