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travel42 Port Guide: Oxford

Oxford travel42 Port of Call Guide

Oxford, Maryland, is a pretty little town on the Tred Avon River, 50 mi/80 km southeast of Baltimore. It is a quieter, less-crowded version of St. Michaels, the popular shore town to the north.

Founded in 1683 and once a busy trade center, Oxford is one of Maryland's oldest towns. Bicycling is a popular activity: The town is full of peaceful streets, many of them lined with antiques shops and historic houses. There's a strip of beach along the shore. Stop by the Oxford Custom House (a replica...

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