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NORTH BEACH, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - This week's FOX 5 ZIP TRIP takes us to NORTH BEACH! Located in Calvert County on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, North Beach offers fun in the sun at the beach, strolls and bike rides on the boardwalk and a colorful history definitely worth exploring!
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There are so many fun things to do when visiting NORTH BEACH it's hard to keep count! Here are THE 5 MUST STOPS that you just can't miss when taking your own ZIP TRIP!
BAYSIDE HISTORY MUSEUM: Explore the Chesapeake Bay's past! Bring your kids to see shark teeth at the paleontology exhibit and go through the first Boy Scout camp in the country. This is a great educational trip for all families.
NORTH BEACH FARMERS MARKET: Stroll through the market and taste great food or take a break and have a glass of wine while your kids get their face painted. Bring a bag for the gifts you will no doubt pick up and don't miss out -- the north beach farmers market is only open on Friday nights.
ART WORKS AT 7TH : Come to this gallery and be inspired by local artists. It's run by members who do special themed openings. Everything there is for sale -- so pick up some paintings, ceramics and more to spice up your home!
WETLANDS OVERLOOK PARK: Mingle with wildlife in this nature park. Stroll down the pier and find a perfect spot for photos. It's a beautiful sight to visit again and again!
THE BEACH AND BOARDWALK: Bring your family out for a swim or rent a kayak to stay above water. If you want to stay dry -- rent a bike and after fishing on the pier enjoy a movie on the beach. It's open year round and makes a great getaway.
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