Beginning Memorial Day weekend, additional times on the weekends (11am and 4pm). In addition, the Island Music Cocktail Cruises will resume on Saturdays from 5:30-7:00pm but will cruise on both Memorial Day Saturday and Sunday. Check out our updated schedule and to buy tickets online go to www.patriotcruises.com.
Imagine experiencing the beauty of St Michaels from the Deck of The Patriot, a replica of a 1930's Steam Ferry while being immersed in the history of 300 year old mansions, the people who lived here and the amazing wildlife.
The area is steeped in history dating from before the American Revolution. The ambience of the colonial and Victorian-era charm is unmistakable and can be enjoyed throughout your visit.
The 75 minute cruise on the Patriot, The winner of the Best Party and Event Cruise of the Bay by What's Up Eastern Shore Magazine, will teach you the history of St Michaels and the ever changing Chesapeake Bay. We will see beautiful 300 year old Mansions and learn their history, we will even see the Waterfront Mansions seen in the Movie "The Wedding Crashers. We will also focus on the varied wildlife on the Miles River.
The Patriot is home docked at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum next to the World Famous Crab Claw Restaurant. Please park in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Parking lot. Leave the Parking lot and follow the crabs painted on the ground to the red brick walkway. The Patriot ticket booth is on the harbor outside of the Museum entrance.