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  • Arriving by Car

  • If you are visiting by car from the Western Shore, you're just 45 miles from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, or if coming from one of the two major cities on the East Coast, 

    Baltimore or Washington D.C., you're an hour and a half away from a step back in time.  St. Michaels is conveniently located just 70 miles from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Amtrak Station.

    Visiting St. Michaels and the Bay Hundred area by car offers a beautiful ride. Travel along the Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway, and take in the beauty of the Eastern Shore, with it's farmlands, water views and historical charm, traveling by car has never been so beautiful. 

    Once you're here, stroll along our picturesque streets, learn about the Chesapeake Bay's maritime history, enjoy a stellar meal at one of our many restaurants and check out our trendy boutiques, galleries and specialty shops.  We also have a winery, brewery and a distillery, making St. Michaels a wonderful learning and tasting experinence, too!

    Planning your trip is easy, with driving directionsmaps and videos, we can make getting here a whole lot easier!
     

    Transportation Links

    • Greyhound, provides daily bus service to Easton, approximately 15 minutes from St. Michaels. 
  • Driving Directions

  •  If coming from Baltimore, Annapolis, or Washington D.C.:

    1. Take 50/301 across Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

    2. Bear right at the 50/301 split.

    3. Follow Route 50 East.

    4. Upon approaching Easton bear right onto the Easton Bypass (Route 322).

    5. Follow Route 322 through three traffic lights.

    6. At the fourth light bear right onto Route 33 (St. Michaels Road).

    7. Follow that road for nine miles to the town of St. Michaels.

  • If coming from Cape May NJ or The Lewes Ferry:

    1. Take Route 9 West to Route 18 through Federalsburg to Preston.

    2. At Preston take Route 331 towards Easton.

    3. Cross over Route 50 and continue on 331 (Dover Road) into downtown Easton.

    4. Turn right onto Washington Street and follow to second light.

    5. Turn left onto Bay Street.

    6. Cross over Route 322 where Bay Street becomes Route 33 (St. Michaels Road).

    7. Continue on 33 for nine miles to the town of St. Michaels.

  • If coming from Philadelphia PA or Wilmington DE:

    1. Take 95 South to 896 towards Middletown (last exit in Delaware).

    2. Follow 896 to Route 301 South to Route 213 South.

    3. Follow 213 to Route 50, turn left onto 50 East.

    4. Upon approaching Easton bear right onto the Easton Bypass (Route 322).

    5. Follow Route 322 through three traffic lights.

    6. At the fourth light bear right onto Route 33 (St. Michaels Road).

    7. Follow that road for nine miles to the town of St. Michaels.

  • If coming from Virginia Beach or Norfolk VA:

    1. Take Route 13 North across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel to Salisbury, Maryland.

    2. In Salisbury take Route 50 West to (Route 322) Easton Bypass (Exit is from the left hand lane).

    3. follow 322 to Route 33 (St. Michaels Road) Follow that road for nine miles to the town of St. Michaels.

  • Before You Visit:

  • St. Michaels, Tilghman and the Bay Hundred area have a wide range of lodging options to suit every taste and budget. Find the perfect place to fit your needs here.

  • Nothing says Chesapeake Bay like a steaming pile of locally caught Maryland blue crabs, and our restaurants are serving the Chesapeake Bay's bounty, from steamed crabs and crab cakes to sweet soft shell clams and fresh rockfish.  Find the perfect restaurant here.

  • St. Michaels offers shopping galore, with an eclectic range of shops, including jewelry, clothing and home decor, galleries and more!   Stop by one of the many tasting rooms, offering specialty foods and locally made libations. Find our unique shops here.

  • Whether you're an experienced kayaker, a day-tripping boater, a sailing novice, a history buff, an avid fisherman, or anyone else who yearns to spend some time on the water, you will find something to do in St. Michaels and Tilghman Island. It's time to get out on the water and enjoy the outdoors!  Find your boating options here.

  • Special thanks to William Wilhelm Photography, the Town of St. Michaels and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for the use of their photos.

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