Maryland Crab & Oyster Trail: Capital Region

With rushing rivers and mountain vistas, city centers and country escapes, the Capital Region truly is a place for all seasons.

While the Capital region of Maryland surrounds Washington, D.C., it isn’t directly on the Chesapeake Bay, yet it still has plenty to offer the crab and oyster lover.  Waterfront restaurants on the wide and lazy Potomac River provide an ambience similar to those on the Chesapeake.

National Harbor serves up raw oysters at several restaurants, and McLoone’s Pier House at the harbor presents steamed hard crabs for the authentic Maryland crab-picking experience.

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