Washington, D.C. Day Trip Guide: Easton, Maryland
Baltimore may be Charm City, but Easton, Maryland—a 90-minute drive from Washington D.C.—is a hidden gem. The small Eastern Shore town (population: 17,000) features a well-preserved historic downtown, tree-lined streets, and a slew of cute stops along Federal Street and elsewhere.
Here’s a taste of what Easton has to offer.
100 years and counting
Catch old movies and older plays at this historical theatre.
Weather Gage Coffee Shop
Get your La Colombe fix
Enjoy a house-made pastry with a frozen matcha latte at this nautical-themed coffee spot.
Sounds French, tastes amazing
Get fancy with upscale, Euro-inspired fine dining.
Sunflower & Greens
Green Goddess, Asian Tuna, Classic Chicken Salad, and so many more—take your pick.
Easton Farmer's Market
Free samples and live music
Take a break from the produce aisle.
Pickering Creek Audubon Center
A local nature stop
400+ acres of land protected by the Chesapeake Audubon Society featuring hardwood forest, non-tidal wetlands, and wildlife plantings.
Flying Cloud Booksellers
A neighborhood bookstore
Browse the latest bestsellers, classics, or the store’s strong selection of children’s literature.