- The list below includes 101 free or cheap things to do in or near Tilghman, Maryland, including 101 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Parks and History Museums.
- From Phillips Wharf Environmental Center to Tilghman Watermans Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Tilghman and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Annapolis, Cambridge, Stevensville and Easton.
With direct access to Spa Creek, Annapolis Canoe & Kayak offers visitors watercraft rentals to take out on the water. Visitors can rent kayaks and canoes for the day, as well as stand up paddle boards and power boats.
One of the oldest service academies in the country, the U.S. Naval Academy provides undergraduate training to students who serve as officers in Navy and Marine Corps post-graduation. Visitors are invited for guided tours of the campus which includes museums, visitor center and more.
Visitors to the William Paca Garden can enjoy serenity and beauty with a 45-minute tour, offered daily (fee applies). The two-acre garden is located at the Paca House, a restored 18th-century mansion reflecting the English country villas of the time.
Built in 1772, Maryland State House is the oldest operating state capitol in the country and features the largest wooden dome built in America without the use of nails. Guided tours of the capitol and the surrounding gardens are available.
Get a history lesson at Banneker-Douglas Museum, the State of Maryland's official museum of African-American heritage. Exhibits, programs and projects help paint a picture of this rich cultural heritage. Admission is free.
Arts and architecture of the 18th century is on display at Hammond-Harwood House. Take a tour to see exhibits like a gentlemen's study. Colonial guides are on hand to provide a more detailed account of the displays.