Local Attractions

The town of Saint Michaels, Maryland preserves the look and feel of a 19th-century seaport. Walk on red brick sidewalks past Victorian homes and specialty shops of the historic district, or head down to the pier for a bite of our legendary fresh seafood. The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum retains the history of Saint Michaels, with their collection of historic vessels and maritime artifacts made by the fisherman of Chesapeake Bay. Shopping and dining are very popular pastimes, with a diverse range of boutique shops, and tasting rooms for locally made libations. Out on the water of the beautiful Miles River and St. Michaels Harbor you’ll find a perfect destination for boaters and sailors. For sportsmen, you’ll enjoy excellent fishing and guided hunting making St. Michaels a year-round getaway. Feel free to stroll down to our front desk and we’ll be happy to provide the information you need to get your day started.

Featured Attractions

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a topnotch museum devoted to preserving and exploring the rich history, environment and people of Chesapeake Bay. Experience how people live, work and play on the bay with a series of historic structures and boats, a working shipyard, and many hands-on exhibitions to explore. Don’t miss a climb up to the top of the 1879 Hooper Straight Lighthouse! Keep your little ones entertained by adding one of our scavenger hunt or activity backpacks, offered free with a two-day admission ticket.

On The Water

There are many exciting adventures to explore out on the water of Chesapeake Bay. Enjoy a hands-on sailing experience aboard a rare skipjack sailing vessel, charter a sport fishing boat, or spend the day crabbing for Maryland’s famous blue crabs.  Venture out downtown for a relaxing day spent kayaking, paddle boarding, or catch a gorgeous sunset at the end of your day. Come and discover for yourself, why Chesapeake Bay visitors love spending their time out on the water.

Nearby Destinations

Once you've explored St. Michaels’ historic seaport, visitors will want to take some time to explore the area's nearby destinations. Head over to Easton to drink in the town's art culture or to attend one of their quirky festivals. Named one of the best small towns in America, Easton is a haven of unique shops and renowned restaurants. Explore the historic town of Oxford, with its charming centuries-old homes and tree-lined streets. Take a ride on America’s oldest privately-owned Oxford-Bellevue Ferry, which ushers you across the Tred Avon River, from Oxford to Bellevue and back. The Oxford-Bellevue Ferry is only a short distance from the Inn.