Outdoor Activities

A delightful escape from the typical Maryland waterfront hotel experience

Nestled in the charming town of Easton, the Tidewater Inn offers a dynamic alternative to the typical Maryland waterfront hotels for exploring the treasures of the Eastern Shore. We invite you to select from a wide variety of outdoor activities: tee off on one of seven championship-level golf courses; test your shooting eye on a sporting clays skeet course; set sail on a Chesapeake Bay cruise, take a half-day tour of the areas historic lighthouses; kayak deep into a river tributary or cycle the back roads of Talbot County.  Contact the conceirge desk for additional information on these activities and many more located in and around Easton, Maryland.

Adkins Arboretum
Located just 15 miles from Easton, Adkins Arboretum is the only arboretum or public garden that focuses solely on plants native to the mid-Atlantic coastal plain.  The arboretum has diverse habitats that support more than 600 species of native shrubs, trees, wildflowers, grasses and ferns.  The Arboretum plays an important role in protecting the health of the Chesapeake Bay by preserving and restoring the native flora of the region.

Chesapeake Lighthouse Tours
Aboard the M/V SHARPS ISLAND, you will be taken back through the storied history of the Chesapeake Bay and its lighthouses. Six different Chesapeake Lights trips accomodate any schedule and all levels of interest. Each includes a narrated recounting of The Bay's history as well as informed local insights about its fragil and beautiful ecosystem.

Dockside Express Cruises
Enjoy a selection of public cruises with Dockside Express Cruises.  "Floating Crab Feast" - Enjoy our Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs while cruising the tributaries of the Bay. 2-Hour Cruise includes hot steamed crabs, fried chicken, local corn on the cob & tomatoes, cheese, crackers, pickles and dessert.  "Ecology Cruise" - Get back to Nature on the Express Royale. Enjoy a relaxing environmental learning adventure on our 90-minute narrated cruise by our onboard Marine Biologist.  "Romantic Champagne Sunset Cruise" - Relax at the end of the day for a 90 minute cruise on the Chesapeake Bay, leaves Tilghman Island about 1 hour before sunset. Cruise out on the river and watch the sunset over the Chesapeake Bay.

Hog Neck Golf Course
Hog Neck Golf Course, located in Easton, Maryland, features an 18-hole Championship Talbot County golf course as well as 9-hole Executive course ready to test your golfing skills.  Hog Neck Golf Course was just rated the "Finest Golf for 2012, on Maryland's Upper Eastern Shore" by Maryland Life Magazine's Readers Poll! 

Let It Ride Charters
Enjoy the scenic Miles River, picnic on the Wye River, journey to Annapolis by boat or sportfishing.  Trip tailored to yoru needs.

Patriot Boat Cruises
Relax and enjoy the beautiful views along the Miles River that change with the seasons, listen to our historic narrative on the beginnings of St Michaels and the evolution of the Chesapeake Bay and enjoy our full bar with light snacks and hot dogs.

Pickering Creek Audubon Center
Pickering Creek Audubon Center is a 400-acre working farm on the Eastern Shore of Maryland situated next to the tidal Pickering Creek in Talbot County, Maryland. The Center's property features a variety of habitats including mature hardwood forest, fresh and brackish marsh, meadow, tidal and non-tidal wetlands, over a mile of shoreline on a tidal creek, and cropland.

Discover the best of Maryland's Eastern Shore at the Tidewater Inn - Book your next stay here!