Behind the Bayside Inn is the Smith Island Cultural Center. You’ll learn about island life there. If you have the time, the museum has a short video with island residents. It’s open from May to October. The only way to get to Smith Island is by boat. The weather and season can affect the boat schedules to Smith Island. Round-trip service from the mainland is provided by the cruise boats.
How much is the ferry to Smith Island?
The captain only accepts cash on the ferry. Make sure you are on the boat in time for his departure. Birds can be seen along the way of the ferry ride.
Can you stay on Smith Island?
One of the most unique island getaways in the US is the Smith Island Inn. Smith Island is a great place to spend time with family and friends. Visitors have differentlikes and dislikes.
Can you take your car to Smith Island?
If you leave your car in the ferry parking lot, the ferries will take kayaks and bicycles for an extra fee. There is amarina in Maryland.
What is there to do on Smith Island?
- Kayak around the creeks and inlets surrounding the island.
- Visit the Smith Island Crabmeat Co-op.
- Try Smith Island Cake.
- Try the crabcakes.
- Visit the Smith Island Cultural Center Museum.
- Send a postcard from the post office.
- Find the hidden beach on the nature reserve.
Is there a car ferry to Smith Island?
There are no car ferries on the island, which is 15 miles off the coast. If you go with Smith Island cruises, you will get free parking in a fenced in lot and travel on a fast boat with head and air-conditioning inside.
How long is ferry ride from Point Lookout to Smith Island?
The cruise leaves from the Point Lookout State Park. You spend 2.5 hours on the island on this cruise.