Within a few hours drive of New York, Philadelphia, Washington, DC and Richmond lies Smith Island, where life still moves to the age old rhythms of the tide and the fishing seasons. One of 5 great spots for "Dropping off the grid," according to CNN.
Enjoy fresh soft crabs and the world's best crab cake, fish
for striped bass and sample homemade eight layer Smith Island cake, Maryland's
official state dessert. Kayak, bird watch, crab and watch the sun setting across
20 miles of Chesapeake Bay. Step aboard the ferry to Tom Horton's "Island Out of Time" and leave your car and the mainland world behind.