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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
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Sat 12:00 - 18:00
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Historic and picturesque island in Chesapeake Bay.

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Nice quiet get away

This is our first trip to Tilghman Island. We came for the tour of the lighthouses and stayed at the Lazy Jack Inn. We like to walk and that was limited as the road shoulder is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 July 2015
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Washington DC
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Pretty scenic drive. Popular for fishing, but I cannot say this would be something on the "must see/do" list around St. Michael's.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Nice drive, but not much there except the water. We were staying in St. Michaels and took a drive out there to see what was there. Just about 2 restaurants.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Spent a long weekend between St. Michael's and Tilghman Island. Tired from kayaking and swimming all morning, coupled with increased heat and humidity, we headed a few extra miles and made the circuit around Tilghman Island. Nice, quiet layed back. Found a good location to put our kayaks in, can't wait. Ogh yes, nice views from the Naval Research Laboratory... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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73 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Drove to Tilghman Island to "discover" what it was like. Charming retirement/vacation village with what appeared to be very limited facilities (shopping, restaurants, groceries, gas, etc.), which is fine if you are vacationing there and plan to drive the 20 minutes to St Michaels for services (or you brought your own boat), but a bit more limited in appeal for... More 

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Glen Allen
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68 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

We had a house right on the water but you couldn't get in the water because if was FULL of jellyfish. Nice view on the area but I would have liked to be able to swim and cool off. Maybe it would be better at a different time of year.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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165 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

I drove to Tilghman Island after visiting St. Michaels. You cross a cool drawbridge to access the island. From there I drove down to the end of the road, past the Navy Research Lab station to the Black Walnut Inn. On the way I passed through the town, saw a restaurant and some developments. Not much else caught my fancy.... More 

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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

This is our first trip to Tilghman Island. We came for the tour of the lighthouses and stayed at the Lazy Jack Inn. We like to walk and that was limited as the road shoulder is narrow. The good thing is the traffic was courteous and gave us plenty of room. The tour of 5 lights was great fun and... More 

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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102 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Nice layed back place to go see, but don't expect anything other than small town type atmosphere. However, GO GET SOME GREAT FOOD at Harrisons. All the people in the know go there. Crabs are running fantastic right now. Buffet is good and simple with wonderful fried chicken and fixins. But the AYCE Crabs are superb. And at 35 pp... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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330 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

Several Hours from Baltimore, this well kept Secret and Serene Island is Fabulous. There are several modes to each this place; either drive or sail the Chesapeake! An extremely cool and eclectic town filled with great restaurant's, gift shops, bars and of course the tourists. However; the locals are friendly and down to earth! Highly recommend you are well versed... More 

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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

We had a wonderful 2-hour kayaking trip. The staff was friendly and helpful. The ocean kayak was in excellent condition. We were given a "trail" map where we could visit. We enjoyed herons, egrets, osprey, and a curious gathering of cattle. Highly recommended.

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