Sometimes called the Hamptons of the Chesapeake, Oxford is filled with many charming 300-year-old homes, some lining the Tred
Avon River. Get there via the Oxford-Bellevue ferry, the oldest known privately owned ferry in operation in America.
Where to stay: Combsberry Inn, 4837 Evergreen Rd.; 410/226-5353 or combsberryinn.com. The Robert Morris Inn, 314 N. Morris St.; 410/226-5111 or robertmorrisinn.com