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Tilghman Island

Cooperstown, St. Michaels, MD
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Type: Islands
Activities: Hiking, Dining, Sailing, City walk sightseeing
Description: Historic and picturesque island in Chesapeake Bay.
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philadelphia, pa
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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We took a drive from St. Michaels and had been warned there was nothing going on there. It's true, only some fishing boats and a bridge so low it opens all the time for boats. It looks like there are lovely homes and places to fish but it has no shops or places to eat. Once is enough.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We didn't stop, just did a drive across the bridge and through the area. It's really lovely and I can imagine it would be pretty wild if a big storm blew through.

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Sherwood, Maryland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Captain Russell DIZE on the Riley Cat took us our at 5:30 AM for a great morning of trot line crabbing. We caught 2 bussels of crabs and had a wonderful time. Captain Dize is very knowledgable and we learned so much. Fun to watch the sun come up and go out with the other crabbers. We were amazed to... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

While staying in St. Michaels we took a morning drive to T. Island. Nothing to do or see there. Maybe there are restaurants but why bother Turned around and went back

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Alexandria, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Tilghman Island is a great mix of working waterman town and vacation spot. Great for a day trip, weekend or week-long visit. Skipjack sail or lighthouse boat trip, good restaurants, kayaking - many more things to do.

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Richboro, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We took a day trip after spending a few days in St. Michaels. Not too much to do. When you ask locals all they say is eat, drink take a boat ride. If you are not doing one of those things its pretty boring.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
37 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It seems like a long way to the tip of this Island. It's not but you are anticipating the views. It's all very nice. You can get out of the car & just gaze out onto the water - many fishing boats & sailboats are going by. Some people are fishing from the pier. This is also farming country so... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Nice day trip for family. Short drive from St. Michael's with lovely views of the water all along the way.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Other than a new water-front development or two, it seems that not much has changed here over the years. But, if you want peace & quiet, beautiful sunsets, great seafood, and real people, this is the place for you. There are some simple Inns & waterfront restaurants where you can watch a variety of sailboats and cruisers navigate through the... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A lovely drive to a sleepy village. We happened upon the Volunteer Fire Department barbecue, and it was a hoot. Great food, tons of booths with local artisans selling maritime stuff!

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