Hipcamp host Julie B.
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Park from sunrise until sunset just steps away from one of the most serene places to catch a sunrise on the Chesapeake Bay.  No RV's or overnight camping due to COVID restrictions.

Campsite area
Bring your own
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Essentials
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
No toilet
Amenities
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Julie a message!
  • Check in: After 5AM
  • Check out: Before 7PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Paddling
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Bamboozled by the Bay Day Use only! in Maryland.

Beach
Driveway

The vibe at Bamboozled by the Bay Day Use only!

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Hipcamper KRISTIAN

Perfect host, beautiful beach!

Kristian C.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2020

Julie was AMAZING! The perfect host, I was able to reached her by phone and text before my trip. She offered her favorite shops and restaurants. The beach was clean and quiet, which was a pleasant surprise because it was July 4th. I look forward to booking another day trip

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Hipcamper Julie
Response from Julie, the Host, on July 9th, 2020

Thanks Kristian! As word gets out about how close this is to DC, I'm hopeful that more people will be able to take advantage of this opportunity to unwind.

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Hipcamper Jessica

Great beach day

Jessica S.
recommends this listing.
July 15th, 2020

My family had a great day at the beach. Julie was very friendly and accommodating. She even allowed us use of her inflatable boat for the kids.

Hipcamper Sammasia

Bamboozled daycation

Sammasia K.
recommends this listing.
July 18th, 2020

My little family really needed a quick getaway during this quarantine. Julie was able to help us reset by providing us with a beach day opportunity. I highly recommend booking this location, especially if you have a senior that loves the beach! We went on a Friday, this location was very secluded and the bathrooms are currently open with regular cleaning!! Julie was very patient and responsive; she answered all of my questions! Can’t wait to come back!

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Hipcamper Julie
Response from Julie, the Host, on July 26th, 2020

"Bamboozled daycation." LOVE IT!

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Hipcamper Alexandra
Alexandra B.
recommends this listing.
July 19th, 2020

I never guessed there was a practically-private beach just 45 minutes from DC. Great spot that is safe and shallow enough for kids and netting all around to keep (most) of the jellyfish out. We will be back! The little surf and bait shop selling ice cream bars was a plus.

Hipcamper Lorraine

Fun day at the beach!

Lorraine B.
recommends this listing.
July 20th, 2020

Julie was super friendly and gave us good directions. Check in and out was a breeze.

Hipcamper Angela

Great beach day

Angela B.
recommends this listing.
July 31st, 2020

We had such a nice time. It was the perfect escape. Julie was very welcoming, helpful and had great communication. Our family had a lovely time playing on the beach, looking for shark teeth and playing in the water. Julie even loaned us a floaty boat and my son had a blast. I would definitely recommend.

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Hipcamper Julie
Response from Julie, the Host, on August 3rd, 2020

I am so glad that your family got to enjoy the beach before the hurricane. Seeing the simple joy on your son's face is why I will open up some dates on the calendar when the jellyfish subside.

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Hipcamper Christiann

Friendly host & fun day at the bay!

Christiann M.
recommends this listing.
August 4th, 2020

Really enjoyed our day at the beach! Julie was very friendly and I had a good time meeting her. We went to the beach with her guest pass, which is a limited access Chesapeake Bay beach (during the pandemic) so it was great to enjoy a non-crowded beach day on the Bay! We are being very careful to avoid public places, so we didn't use the playground or picnic tables at the beach. In addition to being kind and friendly, Julie wore a mask and distanced well when I saw her to get the beach pass, which helped us feel comfortable. This is a daytime experience, which worked well for us. Definitely keep in mind this is a natural beach on the Chesapeake Bay so you may see some jellyfish, crabs, etc, and there are lots of seagulls! We had fun and would definitely do this again!

Bay beach! In the background is a net that I think keeps jellyfish away (a few slip through) -- and a lot of seagulls!
Hipcamper deama
Deama D.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2020

Beautiful spot and very empty for us. Only a few families. We had gorgeous weather. The public restrooms were immaculate.

Hipcamper Shawntae

Wonderful end of the summer day get

Shawntae W.
recommends this listing.
September 14th, 2020

Julie was Great.... Myself and my daughter was able to hang out with her and her daughter that was the same age. They was a horrible event where her friend lost his life and she still tried to be a great host!!! We will be returning Soon for the fall ☺

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Property
BAMBOOZLED BY THE BAY!
State
Maryland
Country
United States
$15/night
1 Site

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