Where: Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay
Earn your stamp: Dive into Maryland’s crab culture (the state harvests about 40 million pounds of blue crab annually) with a fresh-off-the-boat jumbo lump crab cake at the 18th-century Robert Morris Inn.
When to go: Over a long weekend. Southern Living readers get 20 percent off room rates now through April 30. Use code 1710.
Plan it now: Crab cake sandwiches ($24) for lunch ($29 over veggies for dinner). Rooms from $120. robertmorrisinn.com