Nearby Tylerton: Janes Island State Park Info

Janes Island State Park is found on the eastern shores of Maryland. It's just a boat or ferry ride away from Tylerton. This park has numerous things to do, including kayaking on Chesapeake Bay and sightseeing in the mainland, but it's not the only place to spend quality time. There are numerous sites that may pique your interest. When you choose any Tylerton Bed and Breakfast for your Maryland stay, make sure to visit the places in this guide.

Janes Island State Park
26280 Alfred Lawson Dr
Crisfield, MD 21817
(800) 830-3974
www.dnr.state.md.us

This state park is a main attraction for visitors coming to Maryland. You can experience all kinds of explorations here. Getting to the island isn't hard from Tylerton. If you take a boat to Janes Island, several docks are provided along the shores. You may also take a charter to the island from Tylerton or Crisfield.

The activities available at Janes Island State Park are numerous. Kayaking and canoeing are exceptional ways to explore Chesapeake Bay or the waterways within the park. Bird watching is popular as well. Migratory and native birds make their home on the island. An observation tower is provided for your convenience. You will also have access to a nature center. This place provides information about the island's animal and plant life.

Crisfield Historical Museum and Visitor Center
3 Ninth St
Crisfield, MD 21817
(410) 968-2501
crisfieldheritagefoundation.org

After visiting Janes Island, head over to the mainland for more things to see and do. The Crisfield visitor center is where you'll find a museum and gift store. The center has information on town activities and events. They also provide travel brochures on the town's best sites of interest. The museum has exhibits on Crisfield's history and the gift store features neat souvenirs.

Smith Island Center
20846 Caleb Jones Rd
Ewell, MD 21824
(410) 651-2150
www.smithisland.org

The Smith Island Center is a great place near Tylerton to learn more about the island. It has more than 3,000 square feet of exhibits, displays and more. You can learn a lot about Smith Island at the small museum housed in the center. There's also a gift shop, short film and mural at this place. Hours vary each season. The Smith Island Center may only be open certain times in the year, so contact the visitor center.

Teakle Mansion
11736 Mansion St
Princess Anne, MD 21853
(410) 651-2238
www.teacklemansion.org

This 200-year-old mansion is regulated by the Somerset County Historical Society. It belonged to an influential associate of the Maryland House of Delegates. Today the mansion is well known for its beautiful gardens, vast grounds and stylish architecture. It sits in the heart of Princess Anne and is toured April through December. The curators guide each tour in 19th century period costumes. They also demonstrate certain tasks performed by the employees in that time period. You can tour this historical place by contacting the historical society for more information. Staying in a Tylerton Inn is ideal for exploring all the wonderful places near the eastern shore. Make your Smith Island vacation stay one to remember.