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Address: At the foot of Cherry Street, Next to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD 21663
Phone Number: 410-745-3100
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Description: Imagine taking in the beauty of the Miles River and St Michaels on a...
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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A St.Michael's Must!

if you come to St.Michaels you really must go out on The Patriot. Until you get out on the river you don't realize just how beautiful this area is and the knowledgeable captain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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St. Michaels, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

if you come to St.Michaels you really must go out on The Patriot. Until you get out on the river you don't realize just how beautiful this area is and the knowledgeable captain and crew will show you all the sights. Take an evening cruise and sip wine while you view beautiful waterfront estates.

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went with my husband. We had a nice time. Sat up top under the canopy where we were able to enjoy the breeze but stay out of the bright sun. We had reasonably priced drinks from the bar downstairs. The bartender was quite nice and accommodating (not sure what his name was!). We had a hard time paying attention to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had heard about the boat tours in St. Michaels but could not bear the thought of ponying up $100 for a skipjack tour so we settled for this. It was a nice excursion with some enjoyable historical sights but probably not worth the $25/person price tag.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The Patriot Cruise is a very pleasant and wonderfully enlightened experience of cruising around historical St. Michaels on a steel trawler that is perfect for the run. And, while It's rare that the staff of a tourist attraction actually enjoy their jobs and care that your on a trip with them, these people unabashedly do enjoy the fun. Our captain... More 

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Crofton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This boat is well equipped for any weather, and is air conditioned on one of the levels. It was a relaxing and informative historical tour of the Myles River and St. Michaels. Well worth the price.

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St. Michaels, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We took the Patriot cruise last week. We were one of 15 people on the boat (middle of the week) and sat upstairs, bow front. There was an ongoing presentation over the intercom that spoke to the history and tales of the Miles River and the town of St. Michael's. Great cruise and informative. If you wish, you can enjoy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had a nice sunny day and spent 1 1/2 hours on the Patriot cruising the waters around St. Michaels. The Guide provided lots of history ( founding of the area, battles that took place, connections to movies filmed in the area and the importance of fishing, crabbing to St. Michael's . A nice leisurely few hours. I wished that... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My wife and I love to be out on the water whenever possible. It is not always easy because I require the use of a wheelchair. We were very impressed by the helpfulness of the staff and crew in answering our questions and providing assistance in getting me on and off the boat. The crew helped me out of my... More 

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Washington, dc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We recently took our children out on a cruise one afternoon and really enjoyed our time. The scenery was great, the trip informative, and the crew extremely friendly, especially to young kids.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We really hadn't planned on taking this boat tour but Capt John was so friendly that we decided to give it a go. Glad we did b/c we saw the area in a whole different way. John is funny, engaging and clearly loves his job. The views of the Miles River and the various estates, natural sites is incredible. Bring... More 

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Address: Address: At the foot of Cherry Street, Next to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD 21663
Phone Number: 410-745-3100
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Talbot County  >  St. Michaels

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