St. Michaels is a quaint harbor town on the shores of the scenic Miles River. Founded in the 1600s, St. Michaels grew on the strength of shipbuilding. St. Michaels' historic streets are dotted with antiques shops, gourmet restaurants, and fine shopping. Come visit this beautiful relaxed town for a day, a weekend, or forever.

Wine Fest

St. Michaels Schedule of Events - St. Michaels has something for everyone! From the Food and Wine Festival to the Classic Boat Festival to concerts and art events, find it on the Hambleton Inn's very own Guide to Events and Activities in St. Michaels.
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge - Cambridge
As a major stop on the Atlantic Flyway, Blackwater is a vital haven for waterfowl, as well as a sanctuary for the threatened American bald eagle, the endangered Delmarva fox squirrel, and the recently delisted peregrine falcon. 

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering an understanding of the culture and history of the Chesapeake Bay. The Museum's eighteen-acre waterfront campus, with nine exhibit buildings and vistas of the beautiful Miles River, anchors the town of St. Michaels, Maryland, as a popular tourist destination.

St. Michaels Cycling
The flat country roads surrounding St. Michaels have wide shoulders and are popular with bicyclists of all ages. You can peddle a 27 mile circular route from St. Michaels to Oxford (across the Tred Avon River on the Oxford Ferry), to Easton, and back to St. Michaels.

Fishing Charters
Charter fishing boats operate throughout the Chesapeake Bay region. If you want to be assured of a good day of Chesapeake Bay fishing, taking a charter is a great option. Charter captains know where the fish are and how to catch them. Below are a few Charter Fishing Directories
The Footbridge 
The bridge joins Navy Point to Cherry Street. It has been variously known as "Sweetheart Bridge" and "Lovers' Bridge." It is the only remaining bridge of three that at one time connected the town with outlying areas around the harbor.

Hooper Strait Lighthouse
Hooper Strait Lighthouse
This screwpile lighthouse was constructed in 1880 at the entrance to Tangier Sound to replace the original lighthouse that was destroyed by ice during the winter of 1877. It was moved here to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in Saint Michaels, Maryland in 1966. It is open to the public.

Patriot Cruises
The Patriot, a 65-foot motorized boat, takes up to 180 guests for cruises along the Miles River. As Captain narrates, you'll pass historic houses, waterfront estates and native waterfowl.

Tilghman Island, Maryland
Home of Maryland's seafood industry, Tilghman Island is just 15 minutes away by car from St. Michaels, yet a wonderful bike trip as well. Home to incomparable yet informal seafood restaurants, a world class nautical book store, and awesome opportunities to sail, jet ski, kayak, and just enjoy the water, Tilghman Island is a wonderful journey into the past and the historic patterns of life surrounding a seafaring village.

Oxford-Bellevue Ferry:
Take the scenic route between St. Michaels and Oxford, crossing the beautiful Tred Avon River on the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry, America's oldest privately owned ferry, established in 1683. Cross by car, as a pedestrian, or by bicycle or motorcycle. Special Sunset Fare: Come as a walk on from Oxford or Bellevue to see the spectacular sunset. Bring your favorite beverage and ride round trip for $ 2.00. What a better way to end the day! 410-745-9023.


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