Smith Island, MD is located in the Lower Eastern Shore region and is Maryland's only inhabited off-shore island in the Chesapeake Bay. Leave your car behind in Crisfield, MD, and ride the ferry to the island. During your stay on Smith Island, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy wonderful, fresh seafood, traditional Maryland crab cakes, hand-dipped ice cream, and the delectable eight-layer Smith Island Cake, the official dessert of Maryland. Spend your days leisurely enjoying fishing, kayaking, bird watching, scenic boat tours, beach combing, and strolling the quaint island villages. Visit the Smith Island Museum and Cultural Center and learn about island history, its dialect, and the crabbing tradition.
At the end of the day, watch the sun set over the Chesapeake Bay, then retire to the cozy accommodations at a local Maryland Bed and Breakfast Association inn. Our member innkeepers look forward to hosting your stay!