Talbot County offers the perfect balance of rural simplicity and urban refinement. Home to sophisticated small towns, waterman’s villages, and more than 600 miles of Chesapeake Bay waterfront, it’s the treasure of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. There’s a season for art, film, and food and music festivals, and a season for quiet and calm, ranking this as a go-to destination for both action-packed adventures and relaxing retreats. Accessibility by car, boat, and small plane make it ideal for a long weekend for travelers from D.C., Philly, and New York.
With easy access to the Chesapeake Bay, fishing is a big deal in Talbot County – especially striped bass. Whether you hire a charter in Talbot to take you out, or drop your boat at one of the many access points, Talbot County makes it easy. There are also a number of professional waterfowl guides available at your service, to take you to some of the best hunting spots in the area.