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Tilghman Island

Cooperstown, St. Michaels, MD
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Dining, Sailing, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Historic and picturesque island in Chesapeake Bay.
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Dining, Sailing, City walk sightseeing
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Historic and picturesque island in Chesapeake Bay.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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279 reviews 279 reviews
97 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Visited with friends who keep their boat in the Marina. The island is a step back to the fishing heritage that started with. There is still a working fishing fleet, a couple of nice marinas, a few fun restaurants and The Book Bank ... An amazing book store, owned by a delightful couple who have created a book lovers refuge... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
11 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you're looking for a place to enjoy the world in its purest form, Tilghman Island is the place for you. Soaring views of the bay and Choptank river, along with tons of walking trails/areas and some preserve areas, make this place an untouched gem. If you're looking for shops or great places to eat, you should head back to... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I liked that it was quaint, isolated,with nature all around. There wasn't anything I disliked. We rode all the way to the point on a dirt road where the Black Walnut Inn sits completely isolated and overlooking the Chesapeake.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Tilghman Island is a special place, but it isn't for everyone. Those looking for quaint shops, a main street to walk down, and lot of restaurants will be disappointed and may want to stay in Saint Michael's. There are no gingerbread houses, no bistros, and no place to buy souvenirs. I think a lot of the negative reviews are from... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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470 reviews 470 reviews
272 attraction reviews
935 helpful votes 935 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Arguably, this is St. Michael's non-flaunty neighbor. It is a sleepy town at lands end. We came in the evening so most of the few businesses here were already closed. Still, it is worth a look for its prime coastal views of the Chesapeake bayfront.

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Bellingham, Washington
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224 reviews 224 reviews
35 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Quoting another reviewer there--but once I saw their title I could think of no other/more informative way to put it. A few very nice B&B's, one motel, a dilapidated Inn for fishermen, and surprisingly few dining options. "Rustic", would be a good word for it. That said, there's a wonderful little market/deli place on the main road from which to... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
31 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We drove to the end of the inlet. However, there's not much to see once you get to Tilghman Island. We just turned around and drove back. However, if you enjoy sitting and watching the water, then you might enjoy.

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Michigan
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135 reviews 135 reviews
18 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Drove through, stopped for lunch. Looked for something to keep us there longer - couldn't find anything. Returned to St Michaels.

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Carleton Place
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141 reviews 141 reviews
18 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Not much to do..but very pretty, relaxing, quaint...we went in Oct so think the summers would be nice...would to cycle here..big wide dedicated bike lane

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Smithfield, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Not much to see. Nothing to do. Went all the way to the tip of the island through a chain link fence. Sat on some rocks and watched the boats and sailboats. Was well worth the hour spent taking in the sea breeze and soaking in the sun.

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