Visit the lighthouse that was first created in 1830. It survived the civil war and there was even a prison camp right outside its doors. There have been rumors of paranormal activities that you can regale your children with. The lighthouse itself is only open during special events.
Learn about the local history of Scotland Maryland during the Civil War. There are exhibits about the battle, about the local environment, and the history of prisoners. Take the walk through this quaint little museum and wander with your family amidst the artifacts.
Take your family to one of the three fishing areas that are open 24/7. The 710 foot fishing pier is a treat and bountiful with various types of fish. You will require a fishing license and the needed stamps.
Watch out for songbirds, raptors, and the local shorebirds. You can even see some Purple Sandpiper at the jetties. Another great location is the Sandbar at Tanners Creek.