20+ Best Things To Do On The Eastern Shore With Kids

The Eastern Shore of Maryland is a lot bigger than most people realize. There are so many hidden and not so hidden gems sprinkled all over the rest of the Eastern Shore!

If you want to plan an Eastern Shore day trip or weekend trip for your family but not necessarily go to Ocean City, check out these ideas for the best things to do on the Eastern Shore with kids!

For the purposes of this guide, we are defining Maryland’s Eastern Shore as Kent, Queen Anne’s, Caroline, Worcester, Talbot, Dorchester, Wicomico, and Somerset Counties.

Deale Island Beach 

To get to this hidden beach, turn right at the Deale Island boat marina once you cross over the bridge. The sand at this beach is very fine with a gentle slope into the water.

At Lockbriar Farms you can pick your own fruit and flowers, sunflower fields, pumpkin picking, a corn maze, and have ice cream from Lockbriar & Daughters ice cream stand!

Lockbriar Farms

Best Eastern Shore Playgrounds

Playgrounds are the perfect place to let kids burn energy on any day trip. There are fantastic playgrounds that will give your kids a great time!

In the Winter months it is home to osprey, and throughout the year you can see bald eagles, turtles, and more!

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Hang Out On A Small Town Main Street

The Eastern Shore has quite a few quaint small towns where you can find fun things to do with kids or even as a romantic getaway or Mom-only trip!