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Things to do in Oxford

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Food
“Best ice cream you will ever have! It is nationally ranked Top 5 in the US.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Tasty restaurant, often has brunch - call ahead. Inside's dark but outside overlooks the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Transportation
“Oxford is a great little day trip from Kent Island. Give the family the experience of being on the Ferry!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing view, delicious food, relaxed atmosphere, kid friendly and next door to the best ice cream ever!”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Great food, bar meals, the favorite local hangout after Friday night races and the rest of the week too! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Restaurant is right on the water and fun to watch the boats go by! A great place to eat and chill with some beers and watch the sunset during the summer months. Live music on the weekends. They offer rockfish wraps, one of the best crab cake sandwiches, and other light fare. There is also a restaurant inside.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Classically decorated 1880 inn with cozy library cocktail lounge & European bistro fare.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Right on the water in the wonderful town of Oxford. A cold beer or cocktail, crabs, oysters, boats and folks. Be with the boats in a contemporary setting. Then go around the building and check-out the ice cream next door at Scottish Highland Creamery. Open seasonly.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One the water, beautiful sunset, bang the hell out of those crabs - no one cares!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Great spot to rent kayaks, small sailboats, bikes or Stand Up Paddle Boards.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Nice grassy park with big trees and water access. Great for family picnics and lazy afternoons!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“A great little museum with tons of information on the local area, great old photos, sailmaker's tools, and history!! Well worth a visit! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Building
“Really fun local theatre productions. Every play I've seen has been a lot of fun.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
  • 1 local recommends
Local Government Office
“A pleasant place for a picnic or to relax and watch boats sailing on the Tred Avon River. It's cool in the shade and the park usually catches a nice breeze! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Book Store
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Bar
“Tasty restaurant, often has brunch - call ahead. Inside's dark but outside overlooks the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing view, delicious food, relaxed atmosphere, kid friendly and next door to the best ice cream ever!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food, bar meals, the favorite local hangout after Friday night races and the rest of the week too! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurant is right on the water and fun to watch the boats go by! A great place to eat and chill with some beers and watch the sunset during the summer months. Live music on the weekends. They offer rockfish wraps, one of the best crab cake sandwiches, and other light fare. There is also a restaurant inside.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Classically decorated 1880 inn with cozy library cocktail lounge & European bistro fare.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Right on the water in the wonderful town of Oxford. A cold beer or cocktail, crabs, oysters, boats and folks. Be with the boats in a contemporary setting. Then go around the building and check-out the ice cream next door at Scottish Highland Creamery. Open seasonly.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One the water, beautiful sunset, bang the hell out of those crabs - no one cares!”
  • 3 locals recommend

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