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Patriot Cruises

At the foot of Cherry Street, Next to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD 21663
+1 410-745-3100
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Very Nice Cruise Of The Miles River and Chesapeake Bay

I did this cruise on my first visit to St. Michaels. Thanks to more than 15 people signing up for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jessup, Maryland
Relaxing River Cruise

The scenery on the Miles River lid beautiful and Patriot Cruises gives you an opportunity to see... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeff M
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Imagine taking in the beauty of the Miles River and St Michaels on a replica of a 1930's steam ship called "The Patriot". We help you become familiar with the area as we cruise upon the beautiful Miles River, part of the Chesapeake Bay Estuary which is the largest in the Western Hemisphere. Learn about our local beginnings, view historic homes and wildlife, and watch local watermen harvest clams, oysters and the famous Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab during their respective seasons.The PATRIOT offers more than the historical scenic cruises for which it is famous. Four daily cruises are scheduled as well as evening charters for a variety of events. Let our captain and crew cater your small intimate affairs with close friends, family reunions, corporate events and more! Relax while you and your guests enjoy beautiful views along the Miles River that change with the seasons. We cruise from Mid-May to Mid- October at 12:30 and 2:30pm on Weekdays and at 11am, 12:30, 2:30 and 4:00pm on Weekends. We hold our famous Island Music Cocktail Cruise on many Saturday evenings at 5:30pm. Check our Patriot Cruises website for availability.We cruise weekends only from Mid-April through Mid-May and Mid-Ocotber through Mid- November at 12:30 and 2:30pm.Prices are $24.50 for Adults, $22.00 for those 65 and over, $12.50 for those 12-17, $5.00 for those 3-11 and all under 3 are free!
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At the foot of Cherry Street, Next to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD 21663
+1 410-745-3100
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Reviewed yesterday

I did this cruise on my first visit to St. Michaels. Thanks to more than 15 people signing up for it on my Superior Tours tour of St. Michaels I was able to get a small discount. The adult ticket is normally $22 but because...More

Thank LOTRfan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The scenery on the Miles River lid beautiful and Patriot Cruises gives you an opportunity to see more of it. The narrated tour led by the affable captain is a great way to while away 75 minutes.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the narrated Historic Cruise and had a pleasant time. The captain was full of info and made the trip enjoyable and funny. Boat ride was very smooth and comfortable. There is a snack bar. I recommend this Cruise.

Thank Charley5555
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience. The captain was knowledgeable and very entertaining. The trip last over an hour withe many things to see on the river. Price was right also. Don't miss this one.

Thank PopFL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the Patriot sightseeing cruise on a weekday during the late summer. During the weekdays, the cruises go out at 12:30pm and 2:30pm. The 12:30pm tour, which I took, was not crowded at all. That was great because there was no fighting for seats...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited St Michael's for a one day bus tour. The Patriot Cruise was the first thing we did and it was a true joy. The boat was spotless. The crew very professional and friendly. The information presented during the tour was informative and the...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cruise was nice, but all you mainly saw and what the guide talked about was high priced homes along the river !!!! No wildlife.

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyable boat tour of St Michaels area. Great staff, awesome captain who narrated along the way. Beautiful homes and historic sites. The boat has an open deck on second level with canopy cover. A very enjoyable time!

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So... based on a family friend's recommendation, my husband and I decided to go to St. Michaels, MD to celebrate our wedding anniversary! Among the things that I wanted to do was a day cruise. Patriot Cruises fit the bill. We were able to get...More

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very informative and relaxing, beautiful scenery. Captain and staff were great. We had our small dog and One of the girls brought him a bowl of water.

Thank klogue726
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Marsha P
30 June 2017|
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Response from Stephanie M | Reviewed this property |
will not be able to access top deck and hear your guide
8 September 2016|
Response from PatriotCruises | Property representative |
Well behaved dogs are allowed on the Patriot as long as we have room and they are always free. They may need to hug the Captain at some point or maybe even help drive the boat😃 We look forward to seeing you this weekend... More