You can be out in the bay in minutes. The kayak light-weight and
a fast way to get out onto the water.
Each kayak seats one or two persons.
Life jackets required.
Our guests may use the kayaks at no
extra charge. Life jackets available.
Paddling clubs are welcome, and for
a small fee the ferries will carry your kayak.
See: A Paddler's Guide to Smith Island for more.
Take a soothing bike around the town.
Bikes can be rented from the
Bayside Inn next door.
You can also bring your own bike. You can take it on the ferry,
...strap it to your boat.
(Note: bicyclists are prohibited from cycling across the Bay and
Another way to get around is to rent a
golf cart. Cars are not really a necessity on Smith Island, so
as a form of motorized transport, golf carts provide a logical
You can take a dip off the
...or kayak out to find a private beach and go swimming
in a secluded spot.
Seen here, Smith Island visitors enjoy
some ice cream in Crisfield whilst waiting for the ferry to Smith
Island. Crisfield offers a variety of shops.
Though fewer in number, there are
several shops on Smith Island.
You can even get a milk shake at Rukes
Crab Shack, or ice cream and snow cones at the concession stand near
the Bayside Inn.
Drop a crab pot!
Just ask for one and we'll give you a crab pot.
crab pot is an enclosed framework of wire with four openings where the
crabs enter to eat the bait. When the crabs cannot leave the same way
they entered, they float upward and go through the openings of the
inner wire portion of the pot.'
Our B&B is fully
licensed, and you can use our equipment to go crabbing right off our