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About Patriot Cruises
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. Check our Patriot Cruises website for availability.
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David W wrote a review Aug 2021
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The cruise was nice, the waterway was spectacular and the guides friendly. A little heavy on what's on shore and less about the waterway. Most of the narration is recorded and there's no question and answers. Also they don't understand armoring.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Lisa S wrote a review Aug 2021
5 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a great time. People r super nice and our ride was nice and calm. Highly recommend this activity for a group of friends or a couple. Not suggested for kids 3-18. It may be a little too slow for them.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Alison P wrote a review Jun 2021
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania589 contributions132 helpful votes
The vessel was nice and it was comfortable. We were boarded early and wanted to purchase a light lunch. There was only one person taking care of orders and because we wanted food, we were told it would take a few minutes. 30 minutes later, we still did not have our food. The person was filling drink orders. I went up to ask when it would be ready and they had not even started with our order. When we received our order it was barley warm, but we were quite hungry. The area is pretty, the Captain tired to be funny, but often times talked over the recording. He made a really big deal over a movie being filmed at a local home - wasted time, in my opinion. The ride was nice, but would not bother to go again, and if you have been on similar boat tours - you could miss it.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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FunkyLady97 wrote a review Jun 2021
Bethesda, Maryland9 contributions12 helpful votes
This two-level vessel is well kept and well staffed. The top deck is open. The bottom is air conditioned and has food and drinks. The head is also there. The cruise CAPT was knowledgeable about the natural, environmental, political and economic history of the area, spicing up the narration with humor, local lore and "gossip"! Plus a good amount of knowledge about some of the more notable vessels sailing these waters. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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fwt4 wrote a review Oct 2020
Ashland, Virginia92 contributions72 helpful votes
A great tour with only one regret ... we wish the tour had been longer ! Captain John kept us entertained with historical information and juicy details of some of the residents lining the shore. A great value for the money .
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Date of experience: October 2020
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