Expert Travel Advice to Chesapeake Bay
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Answer this2 AnswersYes, Miami Beach, MD is a public beach. However, beach fees do apply. It is $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children. Also, the beach is only open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. M-F.
Virginia Beach located in the Chesapeake Bay is a nice, calm stretch of sand that is dog friendly. They do enforce leash laws and ask that you clean up after your dog. However, dogs are restricted to the north end of the beach from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Further south is the Resort Beach, which is more crowded. However,if you are seeking true seclusion, about 15 miles south of the Resort Beach is the Sandbridge Beach which is very calm, peaceful and relaxing.
The water is not dirty there. The beach is a little rocky. The water is warmer in July and August, and some activities you can do is take your children to light houses, or go on the John Smith expedition where they can explore where he did.
The Sandy Point State Park near Annapolis might be a good choice because it's close to larger cities and has plenty of recreational activities to do.