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Tilghman Island

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Address: Tilghman Island Road, St. Michaels, MD
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+1 410-886-2500
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 17:00
Sat 12:00 - 18:00
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Historic and picturesque island in Chesapeake Bay.

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A delicious surprise and open all year.

When we visit St. Michaels, we always go on to Tilighman Island just for the serene fishing and oystering village it is. This time we stopped for breakfast at Two If By Sea... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2015
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Selbyville, Delaware
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gooddog1%
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We drove down the road to Tilghman Island. You leave the more developed world behind as you travel the woods and marshlands by the bay. My husband is a photographer and loved stopping to get shots of a single White House amid the fields or a beautiful Victorian house. It is a quiet and peaceful ride and worth slowing down... More 

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Thank deecricket
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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114 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Drove down to Tilghman Island from St Michaels really not much to see when you get there except the fleet of boats and the Chesapeake Bay.

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Thank Tommy B
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Great scenery, but be aware of the long drive and lack of noticeable restrooms! Not a lot of places spotted to park and walk either.

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2 Thank momarino143
Alexandria, Virginia
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72 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Not a whole lot to see, but a lovely drive and step back into a quiet way of life. Water views all around. A trip up and down the island doesn't take long, but it's worth it.

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1 Thank Susan F
Poolesville, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you love a small, quaint town by the bay with spectacular views, this place is a MUST! Beautiful B&B's in the area make for a perfect weekend getaway.

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Thank Tori K
Philadelphia, PA
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Tilghman island is found 'over the draw bridge' for a very relaxed, laid back area. Worthwhile to visit the Tilghman Watermen’s Museum for historical information and artificats/exhibits of the heritage and culture of the island community-specific days & times that it is open. There is a small park and picnic area next to the marina right at the draw bridge... More 

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Thank PhiladelphiaMary
Chester, Vermont
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

For a family getaway as witness to the lifestyles of real watermen and families that live by the Chesspeske bay go to Tilghman Island Martland. Here you will see crab pots in the front yard next to oyster shell lined driveways. Workboats both in the water and in the backyard for repair. Surrounded by water on all sides the views... More 

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1 Thank boardingbum
Oakdale, New York
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

This is a well kept secret of the Eastern Shore. We visited when we were in Saint Michael's, and they've done so much in a short time. If you want to know the history of Tilghman, you've got to stop here and enjoy the Museum. Don't leave Tilghman without visiting Capt. Wade at the Rebecca T. Ruark, an experience in... More 

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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330 reviews
125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We drove to Tilghman Island while staying in St. Michael's just to have lunch and take a look at this quiet and quaint fishing village. It was suggested that we drive all the way to the end to see the Black Walnut Point Inn, a secluded and gated B&B with terrific water views. Unfortunately the metal gate was closed with... More 

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Thank Judy M
Selbyville, Delaware
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71 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015

When we visit St. Michaels, we always go on to Tilighman Island just for the serene fishing and oystering village it is. This time we stopped for breakfast at Two If By Sea. What a pleasant surprise!! It is like a old general store with tables where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. Stuffed blueberry french toast was what... More 

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