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Recent Tilghman Island reviews

  • Sun and Fun on the Bay

    "Rating Details: I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was spotless. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: The house is modern and very well-stocked with everything one would need. The water view from the rear of the house is lovely. Grandkids had a great time on the deck and in the yard. (love the awning) Enjoyed our vacation and would rent this house again!"
    Guest: A guest from Arlington, VA Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 2014
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  • Great Vacation - Very Relaxing

    "We loved our stay at Tilghman Island - Harbor Cove. Beautiful house...great screened in porch - had steamed crabs out on porch was great! Harrisons Chesapeake House right across the way - swimming, was great. Very relaxing...loved the "Island". Had never been to this area...and it's only 2 hours from home...should have come sooner. Not a lot on the island, but enough. Quant book store, a few restaurants/diner, general store...all within walking distance, and St. Michaels just 30 minutes away. Went on a sailboat tour on the Skipjack Rebecca T. Ruark - located just one street over. We loved it!!!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 18, 2014
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  • Very cute and clean cottage for a great value

    "The cottage was really cute, very, very clean and well appointed with everything we needed. I would recommend maybe bringing bikes -- there were two bikes provided but one had a flat. It was a nice location -- in a quiet part of Tilghman Island, and a short drive to St. Michaels. I would definitely recommend a stay here."
    Guest: Allison C. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 1, 2014
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  • Definitely A Favorite

    "My husband and I spent the week here and loved every bit of it. From my first inquiry to my return back home, Janice was a pleasure to deal with. We can honestly say that this was our best Eastern Shore vacation - and we've been going there for 6 years. We will definitely return."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 19, 2014
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Tilghman Island Travel Tips

Finding Your Way to Tilghman Island Vacation Rentals

Tilghman Island is a small fishing village, located on the eastern shores of Chesapeake Bay. It is located approximately 11 miles from St. Michaels and easily accessible from Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City. There are several airports providing access to all of these cities. The international airports host carriers from around the globe as well as regional airlines. There are frequent daily scheduled flights into Washington Dulles International Airport, Baltimore International Airport, Philadelphia Airport and the New York airports. There are good road links to Tilghman Island and most people choose to drive there. If flying in from other parts of North America, you can hire a car at the airport from a number of reputable car rental agencies.

Relaxed Atmosphere at Tilghman Island Cottages

Tilghman Island is a lesser-known vacation destination. Here, you won’t find tourist crowds; you also won't have to wait in lines or battle to find a parking spot in town. Perhaps it is one of Chesapeake Bay’s best-kept secrets but the people who visit like it that way. It is place within easy driving distance of many major East Coast cities where you can simply come to escape the rat race for a while. You can enjoy sailing on the bay or an afternoon of fishing and leisurely strolls. It is the ideal destination for a romantic getaway where you can spend some quality time with your loved one. It is perhaps less suited to families with young children but families who enjoy spending time out on the water will appreciate a vacation here. Fishing and boating enthusiasts make up a large majority of the visitors. Mnay people return year after year to enjoy their summer vacations at Tilghman Island.

Things to See and Do at Tilghman Island Lodging

While it is a very relaxed vacation destination, there are still numerous attractions. If you enjoy history and culture, take a day trip to visit the historic towns of St. Michaels, Easton, or Oxford. There, you can browse antique stores and enjoy a cup of coffee in a street side café. There are also numerous art galleries that you can enjoy browsing. If you enjoy exploring the outdoors, why not hire a bike and cycle between the towns and villages? In this way, you can enjoy the magnificent views out over the bay. If you enjoy walking, you can take long leisurely strolls along the bay. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy it under the shade of a tree with just the birds to keep you company. If you enjoy sailing, you can charter a boat or head out with a crew on a larger yacht. Day and afternoon cruises can be easily arranged at the marina. Kayaking is another popular pastime and a great way to explore the shoreline. Some of the vacation homes are located right on the shoreline and have private docks. You can moor your boat there or enjoy a leisurely afternoon of fishing without having to venture too far from your vacation home.

Best Season to Visit Maryland Vacation Rentals on Tilghman Island

The ideal season to visit is during the warmer summer months which run from May to September. You can enjoy long summer days and beautiful sunsets over Chesapeake Bay. The warmer weather is also ideal for boating, sailing and fishing. Some people don’t mind traveling in the cooler winter months and have a great time simply being able to enjoy the views of the bay from their vacation homes. There really isn’t a peak travel season although the months of June and July are probably the busiest.

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