Guides to Help You Plan

Here, you’ll find the tools you need to plan your Talbot County trip

Planning your trip to a place you’ve never been before can be daunting, or maybe you’re returning but need some inspiration. We’ve put together some helpful guides packed with information on where to stay, eat, and play for almost any scenario.

Our Bike Talbot Guide

Talbot County roads offer classic Eastern Shore scenery. From the ever changing seasonal views of farmland to the ever present sights of our Bay waters, and wildlife it supports, you’ll always find something new to discover on your ride. Here is our guide …..


Crack Open the Talbot County Oyster Trail

Though served year-round, it’s during cold weather months that Talbot County residents and visitors celebrate the oyster with festivals and restaurant menu features. It is at this time that oysters are at their best flavor with plump meat, mild brine, and a buttery finish. The shelled creatures flourish in the cold waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries and, whether tonging or dredging, Talbot County watermen bring home these yummy bivalves for our enjoyment.


Four Legged Friends Welcome! A Guide to Visiting Talbot County with Your Pup

Don’t leave your dog at home while on vacation, bring them along for the fun! You’ll find many Talbot County businesses and restaurants go out of their way to make canine friends welcome. To help you plan your trip with your fluffy companion, we’ve assembled a list of dog-friendly places in Talbot County available for you and your pup to enjoy together.  


A How-to Guide for a Maryland Crab Feast

The Maryland Crab Feast is a time-honored, quintessential dining experience for any occasion, especially when on a getaway to the Eastern Shore, where the crabs are locally caught and the side dish ingredients are fresh from the farm! To help make your crab feast a success with your guests, here is a recipe for a memorable and tasty feast, plus a tutorial on how to pick a Maryland Blue Crab from the Chesapeake Bay Program.


‘Tis the Season to Visit Talbot County

You haven’t seen a Winter Wonderland until you’ve experienced the holidays in Talbot County. ‘Tis the season to be transported to another world, where life saunters at a more leisurely pace, the hospitality feels limitless and the cozy-yet-luxurious accommodations and dining are unlike anywhere else. 


Into the Great Outdoors

One of the Eastern Coast’s most beautiful destinations, Talbot County boasts more than 600 miles of tidal shoreline. Whether you want to make a splash into the Bay or stay on dry land, opportunities for adventure abound. Among the possibilities…