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.
- Local Parks: Muskrat Park, Hollis Park, Seymour Ave Park, Perry Cabin Park and Sports Complex
St. Michaels Water Trail - Consult this water trail guide for suggested paddling routes around Talbot County.
Tilghman Island Water Trail - Explore all of Tilghman Island by paddling or boating the Tilghman Island water trail.
Wye Island Natural Resources Management Area - A favorite wintering site for native waterfowl, the Wye Island NRMA is great for wildlife viewing, hiking, and camping.
Dining - St. Michaels, Tilghman Island
Lodging - St. Michaels, Tilghman Island
Local Events - St. Michaels
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