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2024052 The Cruise, The Crab, The Cake

2024052 The Cruise, The Crab, The Cake

The Cruise, The Crab, The Cake - Smith Island, MD

06/19/2024 Wednesday  Trip# 2024052


The Cruise, The Crab, The Cake - Smith Island, MD


Arrive in Crisfield, MD. Enjoy a little free time before we board the boat to Smith Island. This small quaint town known as the “Crabmeat Capitol of the World” because of the abundance and quality of blue crabs and soft crabs. Next, we will board the Chelsea Lane Tyler for a narrated tour to Smith Island, the last inhabited island off Maryland’s Coast with a population of 300 people. As a result of John Smith’s discovery of the island in 1608, many residents are direct descendants of the English settlers. Today residents speak Maryland English. As you spend more time here, you may hear them speak native Cornish English. Hungry? Upon debarking the ship, we will proceed to The Bayside Inn for a traditional mid-day supper. Get ready to dine on a traditional family-style meal consisting of a crab cake, clam fritters, ham, corn, stewed tomatoes, green beans, homemade coleslaw, macaroni salad, rolls and butter, and a non-alcoholic beverage. The special treat of the day is the Smith Island Cake! Since 1800, women baked this cake to give their husbands when they sailed out to sea for the fall oyster harvest. This delicacy consists of between 9-12 layers. Wait until you taste it! This cake and local seafood are available for purchase so come prepared with your cooler. After lunch, you will have time to explore the island on your own. Golf cart rentals are available to tool around the 3X5 mile island. They say by the year 2300 the land will completely be submerged. Another activity option is to visit the Smith Island Cultural Center. Learn about its history and view many artifacts. Return to Crisfield to board your coach. Return home with many fine memories of this rustic refuge.


***Pricing & Itinerary subject to change***


8:00am Depart Audubon
7:00pm Approximate arrive back
***Times subject to change



Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Audubon - SCUCS 537 West Nicholson Rd Audubon NJ 08106
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