Middle Eastern Shore: Things To Do

Not sure what else to do when you visit the region? Consider the places listed below as you book your waterman heritage tour.


  • Lighthouse Tours - Choose from 5 different on the water lighthouse tours to fit your schedule. Spend the day cruising around the Bay's most iconic structures. 

  •  Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum - Visit by boat or car! There is something different every day -- explore a waterman's shanty, talk with a boat builder, visit a captain, or climb to the top of the lighthouse. 

  • Phillips Wharf Environmental Center - See, touch, and learn some of the Bay's marine life at this family-friendly environmental education center. 

  • St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's - Located in the heart of the historic town, the museum interprets St. Michaels' rich culture and history through artifacts, oral histories, and educational activities. 

  • Tilghman Watermen's Museum - The Tilghman Watermen's Museum celebrates the culture and heritage of the island's watermen and their families.


Dining - St. Michaels, Tilghman Island

Lodging - St. Michaels, Tilghman Island

Local Events - St. Michaels

Additional Information

Time to Metropolitan Areas: (from St. Michaels, MD)

  • Annapolis: 1 hr
  • Baltimore: 1 hr 30 min
  • Easton: 15 min
  • Kent Island: 50 min
  • Washington: 1 hr 40 min