• Harbor_1850_BY_750.jpg
    • krentz_slider.jpg
    • 2-Girls-onTalbot-St--banner.jpg
    • CBMM_2Sunrise__1850_by_750.jpg
    • Bikes_at_Oxford_Ferry_banner.jpg
  • Welcome to St. Michaels & the Bay Hundred Area

    St. Michaels is a picturesque harbor on Maryland's Eastern Shore and was named as one of the Top 10 Best Small Coastal Towns in America by USA Today.  Its harbor and some homes date back to the mid-1600's, and is home to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum where you can immerse yourself in our maritime history.   The St. Michaels area is perfect for outdoor activities including sailing on historic Skipjacks, kayaking, golfing and bicycling.  St. Michaels is also known for exceptional restaurants, from quaint romantic bistros to waterfront restaurants, serving fresh seafood including the best tasting crab cakes!  For shoppers, you will find an eclectic range of boutique shops offering specialty foods, jewelry, clothing, home decor and art galleries throughout the town.  For overnight lodging, we have many small inns along with several larger full-service hotels.  Come and experience the beauty of St. Michaels and all this charming town has to offer!

  • St. Michaels Running Festival

    May 19, 2018 

    Flattest, Fastest 13.1 in the Mid Atlantic!
    The St. Michaels Running Festival is one of the premier destination races in the Mid-Atlantic. Held in one of the oldest waterfront towns on the Chesapeake, St. Michaels and the Bay Hundred runners will be treated to beautiful farm lands, gorgeous water views and a rockin' after-party in downtown St. Michaels.   The St. Michaels Running Festival also has a family friendly 5K and a kid's 1K fun run. 

    Not running? Come cheer on the runners/walkers then head into town to eat, shop, play and stay!

    This event is Rain or Shine.

    More information here.

  • Community Day at CBMM

    May 20, 2018

    The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is thanking the regional community by hosting its free, annual Community Day on Sunday, May 20, 2018, with all festivities taking place along CBMM’s Miles River waterfront.

    The event includes free admission for everyone, plus live music, regional foods and drinks, family activities, free boat rides, and more.

    More information here.


  • St. Michaels Brewfest

    June 2, 2018 

    Happening at 3 locations in St. Michaels at the same time. All within a very short walk of each other. From historical to right on the water. You will get to see this charming town while drinking some of the best beers the region has to offer.

    With the price of admission you will receive a commemorative pint glass and unlimited samples of over 100 beers from the local to from far away continents.  We strive to find hard to get beers and always have a number of firkins and pins made specially for us.  

    More information here.

  • Learn More Learn More

  • WineFest, Running Festival, Oysterfest, Fall into St. Michaels and Christmas in St. Michaels are just a few of the wonderful festivals held throughout the year. Many of these festivals have been held for years and all feature the beauty of St. Michaels. 

  • Fine Art Galleries, Estate and Fine Jewelry, boutiques and high-end designers are all to be found while shopping in picturesque St. Michaels. Talbot Street and its charming storefronts, is home to many trendy retailers and purveyors of antiques and collectibles.

  • St. Michaels is a wonderful spot for a Foodie! Crab houses, in town & waterfront bars, winery, brewery and Zagat rated fine dining are all available in St. Michaels located either on the waterfront or in the ambiance of historic old homes.

  • Running and kayaking trails winding in and around St. Michaels provide runners, bikers, kayakers and paddle boarders the beauty of the waterfront, the history of the old homes or the tranquility of old growth forests, all within St. Michaels. 

  • Whether you arrived in St. Michaels by boat or car, learning about the history of the town while experiencing St. Michaels from the water is a must do. Take a ½ hour harbor tour, sail on an historic sailboat or a take 9 mile narrated historical cruise but don’t miss the Best of St. Michaels!

  • Take advantage of the many opportunities to pamper yourself while in St. Michaels in one of the Spas for a massage, facial and/or body treatments for both men and women. Visit one of our Salons for personalized hair and nail services.

  • St. Michaels is a wonderful home for your Destination Wedding, Corporate Event or Family Reunion. Our facilities have the ambiance and services to make your event a once in a lifetime memory.

  • Dog Friendly Paradise Dog Friendly Paradise

    Many Hotels, restaurants, retailers and even local banks all have amenities specific to dogs traveling with their owners, making St. Michaels a heavenly spot for mans best friend.