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Imagine taking in the beauty of the Miles River and St Michaels on a replica of a 1930's steam ship called "The Patriot". We help you become familiar with the area as we cruise upon the beautiful Miles River, part of the Chesapeake Bay Estuary which...more
At the foot of Cherry Street, Next to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD 21663
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our entire family had a great time on the Patriot. Grandma loved hearing the history while the kids loved getting a turn at driving the boat. Great way to spend a few hours out on the water!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wholr experience was a great pleasure for us and our four grandchildren. The simple food options, hot dogs and chips, scored with our little ones. The captain treated all the kids as honored guests and let them drive the boat. What fun!

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Even though the weather wasn’t great, we enjoyed a lovely cruise with a narration of the history, homes, wild life of the coast. Captain John is very personable and knowledgeable. The boat was clean, has inside and outside seating in plastic chairs and a bar...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Nice ride for about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Saw historic homes and nice sharing of facts of the area.

Thank poulterer
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a superb cruise. The vessel is beautifully maintained; the crew is friendly and accommodating; the departure point is convenient. The narrative, (by the captain!) is informative, humorous (at times!) and riveting. Every attempt is made to insure the comfort of the passengers, and...More

Thank doctorcee409
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to try this since our B&B gave us a free ticket and we purchased the other one. It was a very hot day so a chance to get on the water was a welcome relief. The ride was lovely and lasted about 60...More

Thank cal724
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This is my favorite trip in St Michaels, I would go once a week if I could! Relaxing, breezy, perfectly narrated - enough information to be interesting, but not so much that it is intrusive. There is a nice bar and snacks available. There are...More

Thank Sallie C
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My mother and I had such an enjoyable time on the Patriot Cruise. The staff were so friendly. The captain was great too. He gave a nice narrative during the trip. It was a smooth and very relaxing ride as we saw many attractions along...More

Thank love2trvl13
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Our family was very pleased with this tour in St. Michaels. It was our first time on the Eastern Shore so we wanted to learn all about it. Buying tickets and picking our our "boarding passes" was very easy. The boat was SO CLEAN! I...More

Thank MaryleeJam
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this cruise. Great tour guide / narrator. Nice cruise of the immediate harbor and a bit up the river Miles. Had a nice curaçao margarita and learned about the history of the area as well as narration on some of the big houses...More

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Bev H
6 May 2018|
Response from PatriotCruises | Property representative |
No Friday is a weekday. We hope to see you!
Marsha P
30 June 2017|
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Response from PatriotCruises | Property representative |
At low to mid tide the Patriot is accessible for travel wheelchairs to access the main/lower air conditioned deck. You can hear the narration on all decks of the Patriot.
8 September 2016|
Response from PatriotCruises | Property representative |
Well behaved dogs are allowed on the Patriot as long as we have room and they are always free. They may need to hug the Captain at some point or maybe even help drive the boat😃 We look forward to seeing you this weekend... More