Talbot County Museums

Cultural activities

Learn about the history of this seafaring community at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Or visit St. Michaels Museum containing a rich collection of artifacts charting centuries of local life. 

Take a two-hour Frederick Douglass tour and learn about this pioneering 19-century abolitionist.

Sunset Sail Chesapeake

Romantic sunset tour

Take a romantic sunset tour of Chesapeake Bay. Sip champagne as the vintage six-seater catboat glides across the water. 

Two-hour tours leave at 5:30pm from St Michaels Harbour Inn.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's Apprentice Day

Boat building

Have you ever wanted to build a boat by hand? 

Learn how at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's Apprentice Day program. 

Classes are subject to availability, booking is recommended and fees apply.

Golf in Maryland

Country pursuits

Discover the rapidly growing sport of Sporting Clay. Shoot clay pigeons while following a picturesque landscaped course through woodlands and fields. 

Or enjoy the surrounding scenery with a round of golf. Choose from seven top private golf courses within a short drive from Belmond The Inn at Perry Cabin.

Chesapeake Boat Tours


Cruise along the spectacular Miles River coastline on an open-top boat, equipped with canopy cover and main deck air conditioning. Learn about the rich history of Talbot County. Glimpse the historic homes that line the shore.

Departures daily at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm with additional times on weekends. Charters are also available.

Fishing Excursions Chesapeake


Cast a line on Chesapeake Bay, which teems with rockfish, striped bass and more. 

Trips take place on a fully equipped, custom-made charter boat.

Shopping in St Michaels


Hunt for souvenirs in the many antiques stores of Talbot County. 

Find fresh produce, plants, and local crafts at the Easton Farmers Market. Or take an evening Gallery Walk around the art and antique galleries of Easton.

Oyster Catching Chesapeake

Sail aboard an oyster catcher

Step back in time on the magnificent historic HM Krentz skipjack boat. 

Witness one of the last working sailboats in the US dredge for oysters.

Gallery Tour

Gallery Tour

Take the Gallery Walk around the art and antique galleries of Easton. Enjoy canapés and drinks as you peruse the collections. From 5pm to 9pm on the first Friday of every month.