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Things to do in Tilghman, Tilghman Island

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Corner Shop
“I love this place. We eat here like once a week. It is carryout only but the food is good and there are always weekly specials and have great baked goods. Get some of their chocolate chip cookies. If you are around on a Thursday call for the eggroll special they have a different flavor each week. Great people Oh and there are wine tastings on Fridays!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Rent Kayaks, canoes, boats, paddleboards, jet skis, fishing and crabbing gear and etc.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good food, good service, Limited hours of operation. Really good breakfast and delicious desserts”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Local fare. Food is decent, service is spotty but a great view. Within walking distance to the cottage if you wanted to grab a drink but not drive.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is not a recommendation but more information sharing. The food is good and the view is very nice. They are only open seasonally and when they are open they are sold out of foods they offer.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“Tilghman is a waterman's village. This is a great museum to learn about watermen and the seafood industry.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“PWEC is an environmental center where you can learn about animals that call the Chesapeake Bay their home. PWEC's mission is to preserve the bay and its traditions of living off the water.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“On the water. Great place for seafood. Live music and Karaoke on some nights.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“A wonderful walking trail to a scenic overlook. The sunset views are spectacular! A rustic path leads to the water for kayak launching or letting Fido splash around in the water.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Rebecca T. Ruark was built in 1886 in Taylor's Island Maryland.She is the oldest skipjack on the bay. And has been workingthe chesapeake bay bringing oysters to market ever season since.Captain Wade H. Murphy bought her in 1986 and spent that summer completely rebuilding her.That is also the same year that the Bays oyster population was devastated by a disease that almost wiped out the oyster business in MD.In 1995 Captain Wade decided to start taking tours on Rebecca.To show his love for the bay and dredging oyster. We look forward to sailing with you when your in Tilghman Island.We can take up to 49 passengers on her spacious decks.Perfect for bus groups or Family reunions. So Sit back and enjoy the scenery and listen to stories from over 50 year of Wades adventures working the Bay. Or you can choose to get into the action and help raise the sails and steer. Your choice. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Travel Agency
“The classic yacht Lady Patty departs three times daily for the beautiful Chesapeake Bay from Tilghman Island, MD, just twelve scenic miles past St Michaels, MD from April 1 through October 31. Lady Patty is a 45' sailing yacht built in 1935 for offshore racing. She carries over 1000 square feet of sail and is USCG inspected for 16 passengers. During charters beer, wine and drink service is offered. We specialize in Champagne Sunset Sails. Don't settle for sailing in the rivers and harbors. Join us aboard the only sailing vessel in the area that sails on the open Chesapeake Bay. Come sail away aboard the classic yacht Lady Patty.”
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“Tilghman Island, a quaint town full of beauty, Boating, crusies, restaurants and entertainment in season”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Good food, good service, Limited hours of operation. Really good breakfast and delicious desserts”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Local fare. Food is decent, service is spotty but a great view. Within walking distance to the cottage if you wanted to grab a drink but not drive.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is not a recommendation but more information sharing. The food is good and the view is very nice. They are only open seasonally and when they are open they are sold out of foods they offer.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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