Smith Island: A True Island Community in the Heart of the Chesapeake Bay

Where to Stay

Visitors to the island can enjoy a warm welcome at B & Bs or settle into houses that are available to rent for short or long stays.





Chesapeake Fishing Adventures
Captain Chris and Sharon Marshall
2997 Tylerton Rd., Tylerton, MD  21866
410-968-0175 | |

This charter fishing/hunting lodge located on Smith Island in the village of Tylerton offers a variety of packages for single to multi-day adventures, from basic packages to full service options. Details of packages are included on our website. Lodging only packages as well as short-term dockage are available on a limited basis as scheduling permits. Reservations are required.

Open during the fishing season as set by Maryland DNR, typically from mid-late April to December 15, and for the waterfowl hunting season as set by Maryland DNR in the months of December and January. During said seasons we operate seven days per week, but it should be noted that hunting in Maryland is prohibited on Sunday.

Cost is determined by services required and a quote will be provided upon request. Seasonal special packages are available on the web-site under the "Specials" tab.



Susan's on Smith Island Bed & Breakfast
Susan Evans
20759 Caleb Jones Rd., Ewell, MD 21824
410-425-2403 | |

Mesmerizing waterfront views from rocking chairs on the lovely licensed B&B screened porch. Susan, a 13th generation Smith Islander serves excellent food. Lovely rooms, warm, relaxing and tranquil.

Open year round. Price: $100 includes room and gourmet breakfast. Dinner available for additional $25.00 per person.


Smith Island Inn
Michele Davidson
20947 Caleb Jones Rd., Ewell, MD 21824
703-729-4462 or 410-425-2058 |

A quaint completely restored 1880's Victorian bed and breakfast featuring all private suites with full luxury private baths. Located on a main street in Ewell, a seaside village on historical Smith Island.

The Inn features a gourmet breakfast, refreshments upon arrival, full use of inn bicycles including a beach bike car and the inn canoe. Overnight golf rentals available for additional fee.


Smith Island Motel
Allen and Dory Marsh





Pauline's House
Gretchen Maneval
3070 Union Church Rd., Tylerton, MD 21866
347-678-9912 | |

Historic waterfront house in the heart of lovely Tylerton. 4 large bedrooms, 2 full baths, well-appointed with fully equipped kitchen. Enjoy great kayaking and fishing or stroll around the watermens' village and experience the true Chesapeake Bay crabbing life. Can accommodate up to 11 guests. Available year-round. $75 per person per night with a minimum of $100 per night. Minimum $350 total for a week-end, weekly rates available. Looking forward to your stay!

Priscilla’s House
Joan Corbin
21149 Tuff Street
Tylerton, MD 21866

Come stay in a peaceful little two story cottage in the heart of the Chesapeake Bay. Deck and handicap ramp. Easy walking to the waterfront or to a private dock. Two bedrooms upstairs and one bedroom and bath downstairs. Dining room, living room and fully stocked kitchen.

Downstairs - Bedroom with one full bed, Bathroom
Upstairs - Bedroom with one full bed, Bedroom with two twin beds

Rates: $50 per person per night. $250 minimum total on weekends, Friday - Sunday or Saturday - Monday.
$500 per week
$1,500 per month

Authentic Smith Island dinners can be arranged or order Maryland’s state dessert, a Smith Island cake. Scenic boat tours are available to explore other parts of the island, to visit the pelican rookery or to enjoy birdwatching. Pricing available upon request. Contact Joan at 410-425-2124.



Blue Crab Cottage
Missy Tyler
4014 Dize Road, Ewell, MD 21824
410-425-2281 |

Enjoy a slow paced, quiet stay at the Blue Crab Cottage on Ewell. Three Bedrooms, 1 Bath and a fully equipped kitchen, washer, dryer and dishwasher.Golf Carts and Bicycles are available for rent. For an extra fee you can go crabbing with a local waterman. Open year round. $100 a night or $600 a week.

Fishermen's Rest Cottage
410-425-2095 |

Petite Maerin Cottage
Cindy Monshower
20721 Caleb Jones Road, Ewell, MD  21824
410-960-1680 | |

A charming two bedroom one bath cottage with views of the water from every room.  Enjoy a Chesapeake sunset from the front porch or settle into the beautifully decorated cottage with touches of Ralph Lauren. Dining room, living room, kitchenette. With one queen bedroom and one bedroom with twin beds, the cottage can accommodate 4 guests.

Open April 1 through November 30. $175 per night with a two night weekend minimum stay.

Smith Island Marina
410-425-2111 | 866-420-4220 Toll free


Rhodes Point:

Bayside Cottage
410-905-6041 |

Green Gables
Charlotte and Tom Lilly
3333 Marsh Road, Rhodes Point, MD  21824
410-873-2256 |

Cottage with private dock and beautiful views of the bay. 3 bedrooms,
one bath, full kitchen. Kayaks and bicycles included. Air conditioning, direct TV, internet.

Open March through December except August at $700 per week or $500 for
a 3 night week-end.




Pauline's House
Pauline's House

Smith Island Inn
Smith Island Inn