Talbot County is the cultural, social and recreational center of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. With 600 miles of prime waterfront real estate, Talbot County is a diverse and upscale community that provides a first-class lifestyle for families of all ages. With easy access to Baltimore and Washington, Talbot County offers a rural, yet sophisticated, small town atmosphere with opportunities for fine dining, shopping, theater, museums, boating, hunting, fishing and outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, canoeing and kayaking.
The historic town of Easton, featuring tree-lined streets and beautiful old homes, offers refined dining, galleries, shopping, antiquing and is a first class venue for music and the arts. Oxford is one of Maryland’s oldest towns and is awash in quiet charm and natural beauty; elegant homes line the banks of the scenic Tred Avon River, where boaters from all over the world sail its famous waters. St. Michaels,“The Town that Fooled the British”, is a quaint waterfront village bustling with travelers arriving by land and by sea to sample its gourmet restaurants and unique specialty shops. Tilghman Island, home to skipjacks and watermen working the Chesapeake Bay, features excellent fishing and fresh seafood, as well as bargains still to be had on waterfront farms and estates.
Talbot County Attractions
Waterfowl Festival – www.waterfowlfestival.org
The Avalon Theatre – www.avalontheatre.com
Academy Art Museum – www.art-academy.org
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – www.cbmm.org
Historical Society of Talbot County – www.hstc.org
Pickering Creek Environmental Center – www.pickeringcreek.org
Jean Ellen duPont Shehan Audubon Sanctuary – www.stmichaelsmd.org/lodging/smba894.htm
First Night Talbot – www.easternshore.com/firstnighttalbot/
Talbot County, Maryland – www.tourtalbot.org
Easton, Oxford & St. Michaels Farmer’s Markets