Places to Play

Patriot Cruise Ship

Patriot Cruises

Miles River cruises offering insight about the area’s local beginnings, historic homes and wildlife, and local watermen harvests aboard a two-level 1930s steam ferry replica.

  • 410-745-3100
  • St. Michaels, MD 21663

Phillips Wharf Environmental Center

Phillips Wharf Environmental Center is a non-profit organization created to provide hands-on experience, especially for children, with the animals and plants that inhabit the Chesapeake Bay region.

  • 410-886-9200
  • Tilghman Island, MD 21671

Pickering Creek Audubon Center

A 400-acre nature center on the banks of Pickering Creek featuring 4 miles of trails open from dawn to dusk, two viewing platforms, and an her garden. More than 200 species of birds frequent the center.

  • 410-822-4903
  • Easton, MD 21601

Poplar Island Tours

Chesapeake Bay island being rebuilt with dredge materials; tours and programs feature island history and habitat restoration.

  • 410-770-6503
  • Tilghman, MD 21671
Higgins Boatyard in St. Michaels, Talbot County, Marylnad

Professional Guide Service, Inc.

Three-generation family owned guided Canada goose, duck and deer hunting; cater to both corporate outings and small groups.

  • 410-745-2433
  • Neavitt, MD 21652

Sail Selina II

Tours for six aboard vintage 41-foot 1926 sailing yacht; offering two-hour day sails and romantic sunset champagne cruises from Harbour Inn & Marina.

  • 410-726-9400
  • St. Michaels, MD 21663

Screaming Eagle Charters

Fishing charters for the whole family on the Choptank and Miles rivers aboard a 32-foot sport fishing vessel.

  • 443-786-5025
  • Neavitt, MD 21652

Shore Pedal & Paddle

Full-service kayak, stand-up paddleboard and bicycle shop, offering equipment sales and rental, plus tours and instruction.

  • 410-745-2320
  • St. Michaels, MD 21663

Skipjack H.M. Krentz

Relaxing and educational sailing aboard historic skipjack; offering day sails, plus catered picnics, cocktails and hor d’oeuvres, or you can BYO food and beverages.

  • 410-745-6080
  • St. Michaels, MD 21663

Skipjack Rebecca T. Ruark

Two-hour sails and private group charters aboard the oldest working skipjack on the Chesapeake; offering nautical tales and ecology stories from fifth-generation waterman.

  • 410-886-2176
  • Tilghman Island, MD 21671