When Is the Best Time To Visit the MD Eastern Shore?


The Maryland Eastern Shore is known for its stunning Chesapeake Bay views, picturesque parks and beaches, fascinating wildlife, and charming seaside towns. We experience every season here, and we love that! It’s always the best time to visit the MD Eastern Shore, and each season is special in its own way. Keep reading and decide which season is perfect for you to plan your trip! 

After you pick the best time to visit the MD Eastern Shore, be sure to download our complimentary Vacation Guide. It outlines the best things to do in Rock Hall, including outdoor activities, shops, restaurants, and more.  

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The Best Times To Visit the MD Eastern Shore 

No matter what the weather is like, there are so many things to do on the MD Eastern Shore in each season! 

Spring at the Shore (March through May) 

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At the beginning of spring, the weather can be chilly here, and temperatures can hover in the mid-40s and 50s. As the season continues and the flowers begin to bloom, you can expect mild temperatures in the mid-70s and sometimes the mid-80s. 

Things To Do 

Summer at the Shore (June through August) 


If you prefer warmer weather, summertime on the shore is for you! The warmest time of the year is generally mid-July, with high temperatures averaging at 88 degrees during the day. You’ll rarely see temperatures drop below 71 degrees at night.  

Things To Do 

Fall at the Shore (September through November) 

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One of our favorite seasons here is AutumnThe leaves change to dazzling colors and slowly begin to fall. At the beginning of fall, temperatures are usually around 80 degrees. Later in the season, humidity starts to drop off, and temperatures are around the mid-50s and 60s.  

Things To Do 

  • Gaze at fall foliage at Tuckahoe State Park and Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge 
  • Listen to live music, enjoy local music, and celebrate Rock Hall’s heritage at the Rock Hall Fall Fest(be sure to check the event website for 2021 event details) 

Winter at the Shore (December through February) 


If you’re craving a relaxing winter escapethere’s no better place than the Maryland Eastern Shore. The daily temperature is usually around 40 or 50 degrees, with lows between 25 and 35 degrees. During your stay here, you might be lucky enough to experience a sparkling white snowfall.  

Things To Do 

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Which season will you choose to visit us in Rock Hall? No matter what time of the year it is, you can’t go wrong! When you’re searching for the best accommodations in the area, look no further than Inn at Huntingfield CreekWe are a luxurious bed and breakfast retreat offering private cottages, excellent amenities, and warm Chesapeake hospitality. When you stay with us, you’ll enjoy daily homemade breakfast and have access to our pool, our inn grounds and trailskayak and bicycle rentals, and more! 

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