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Paddling Around the Island

Smith Island is a Paddler’s Paradise due to its 800 acres of marshlands with creeks and rivers connecting all three communities on the island. So if you want you can paddle your kayak or canoe all over the island.

Make sure you take the time to see the animals native to the island including Blue Herons, Snowy Egrets and Ospreys. Besides birds you can often see the native plants and other marine animals like Rockfish, Seahorses, and the bays favorite the Blue Crab.


If you want to take the time to explore the island by kayak or canoe your efforts will be rewarded. It is a fun and exciting way to see the island. Spend some time on our waters and see what Mother Nature has to offer.


For more information on Canoeing and Kayaking on Smith Island follow the link below

So tell us below what you would like to see when you are kayaking around Smith Island

February Contest

For the month of February we at Smith Island Cruises are planning a to give away a day Trip for 2 to the Island.
What we are giving away:
2 Round Trip tickets from either Point Lookout, or Crisfield
2 Bicycle Rentals
2 slices of Smith Island Cake
How To Enter
1. Sign Up for our Newsletter
2. Like us on Facebook
3. Write on our Wall, telling us why you would like to visit Smith Island.
We are going to pick a winner on the 1st of March

Let Them Eat Cake!

Marie Antoinette was supposedly have cried this out, in a fit of rage with her husband, the King of France. I bet if she had a Smith Island Cake; she would have kept it for herself. The decadent multilayer Smith Island cake is an architectural masterpiece, has as many as 10 layers sandwiched between layers of fudgy frosting.
A source of pride on the island the women would make one for evening dessert and for all types of social events. They would be brought to church functions and family gatherings. Smith Island Cakes are an all occasion dessert. The Island favorite would be the traditional chocolate.
The Smith Island Cake has gained more notoriety since it has become the Maryland State Dessert in 2008. National Geographic claims that it is one of the best desserts, and worth the trip out to the island. To make a trip out to the island to try this amazing cake; book a trip on Smith Island Cruises.
You can purchase these cakes on the island at the Bayside Inn Restaurant to take home with you. They sell whole, half and slices to go. Tell us below what is your favorite type of cake and who you would like to eat it.