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Address: Tilghman Island Road, St. Michaels, MD
Phone Number: +1 410-886-2500
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Historic and picturesque island in Chesapeake Bay.

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The greatest place for a trip back in time. No traffic, friendly people, great views and wonderful oysters, crabs and seafood.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
GypsyLily
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The greatest place for a trip back in time. No traffic, friendly people, great views and wonderful oysters, crabs and seafood.

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Thank GypsyLily
Amissville, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We followed Talbot County's bike trail map and were very disappointed. That is fall advertising! First of all, there are no trails! It is mostly riding on busy highways and there are no bike lanes, just the shoulder that disappears in some areas. Only St. Michael and Oxford are worth visiting but don't waste your time riding your bike around,... More 

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Thank VanaGavassa
Philadelphia
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are in St. Michael's, take the time to drive to Tilghman Island. A lovely drive through a quiet, scenic community. We were there on a weekday summer morning, so very quiet.

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Thank Buckslolo
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During a trip to St Michael's we decided to take a drive out to Tilghman Island. We had heard of it but had never been there. In summary, the drive to the end of the island is quite scenic but there isn't a lot to do there. If you are looking for a side trip from St Michael's for lunch,... More 

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Thank DomerMike
New York City, New York
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36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The island time forgot. The Tilghman Inn is out of business and looks like a great spot to shoot a horror movie ... Great views of the bay . . . But otherwise, don't bother.

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Captain Ron C, Manager at Tilghman Island, responded to this review

So let me get this straight, you write a bad review for the entire island just because there is one business on the island that doesn't meet your expectations. You didn't bother to mention that there are plenty of other very successful businesses here that do a super job of hosting tourists. The fact that our little island has been... More 

Northern Virginia, Virginia
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388 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tilghman Island is a great destination to drive to and explore if you want to get away from the more touristy St. Michaels. We had an opportunity to take a drive here after our sail on Lady Patty and we found it peaceful and pastoral. Having stayed at a B and B on the island about 10 years ago, we... More 

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Thank M H
Collingswood, New Jersey
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64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cross the Knapps Narrow drawbridge from the mainland, and you are in a place apart. Tilghman Island, a large flat island in the Chesapeake invites exploration by car or bike. Your exploration can include birding, watching osprey, eagles and peregrine soar, driving or biking quiet streets and roads, exploring the excellent and diverse stock of its bookshop, eating great meals... More 

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Thank Douglas M
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a great visit to St Michael's we drove over to Tilghman Island and we're so glad we did. We found a charming place to have some lunch and an beautiful Inn which we plan on staying at in the future.

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Planet Earth
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at the Inn at Perry Cabin and decided to head over to Tilghman Island for some seafood at the recommendation of some people at the Inn. This little island is the home of many of the Bay's fisherman, It is rustic but beautiful in it's own way. You can see that it is populated by these folks as... More 

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Thank McPenguin5
River Vale, New Jersey
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tilghman Island (becomes an island when you get to the Knapp's Narrows Bridge) is about 12 miles beyond St. Michael's, MD, on Rt. 33, then you should slow down, and begin to keep your eyes open for signs that will lead you to Inns, B&B's, quaint places to explore. You'll find boating, fishing, sailing, wonderful restaurants, fabulous vistas and water... More 

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