Neighborhood Spotlight: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Located just down the street from us at 213 North Talbot Street lies one of St. Michaels greatest resources and most interesting attractions, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. From an active boat yard to public programs and exhibitions, there is something for everyone to see and learn at the Museum. They are busy gearing up for a busy spring, starting with a concert by Judy Cook on Saturday, April 10th called “Songs of Women and the Sea.” In May they have an exciting Maritime Model Expo, which includes radio-controlled models powered by steam, battery and wind. This event, held Saturday, May 22nd, will have plenty of activities for children, too!

Talbot County Restaurant Week: March 22nd – March 27th

Talbot County, known as ‘The Hamptons of the Chesapeake Bay’ is proud to announce Restaurant Week, which will include 20 restaurants from over 5 towns, including St. Michaels. From Monday, March 22nd – Saturday, March 27th, participating restaurants will offer a two course lunch for $20.10 and a three course dinner for $30.10. While delicious food and wine is the main focus of Restaurant week, music and film will play a role as well. The Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition will be held Saturday, March 27th at the Avalon Theatre in downtown Easton.  And on the last night of Restaurant week, Sunday March 28th, enjoy a special screening of “Big Night” at the Historical Society of Talbot County in Easton at 5pm.

Bay Bridge Boat Show – April 22-25

Thinking of joining us on the eastern shore for the world famous Bay Bridge Boat Show? We’d love to have you stay with us! With adult tickets costing just $12 dollars, and children’s tickets costing just $4, it is the perfect outing for any boating family! Not an experienced boater? No problem, sign up for the “Take the Wheel” educational seminar, which teaches novice boaters how to safely operate a boat, and even takes you on an introductory ride! Not a serious boat owner, no problem! They have extensive displays of smaller boats, such as kayaks, canoes and inflatable’s and small sailboats.

Once the show is over and you’re tuckered out, come by our Aveda Spa for a relaxing couples massage or sit in our steam room. Please visit for booking information.

WineFest at St. Michaels April 23rd – April 25th

Please join the Five Gables Inn and Spa family by supporting WineFest at St. Michaels , to raise money for St. Michaels Food Bank, St. Michaels Community Center, Choptank River Eastern bay Conservancy, the Benedictine School and the Mid-Shore Center for Domestic Violence. The event will be held in St. Michaels, Maryland the weekend of April 23rd – 25th. Come taste wine at any of the 6 participating venues and enjoy the live music, art shows, boat rides and delicious Eastern Shore cuisine throughout the festival! Please visit for more information. Looking for the perfect place to stay and relax when the festival is over! Stay with us at Five Gables Inn, and detox from the weekend in our steam room or take a swim in our indoor heated pool!

Welcome to Five Gables Inn, we hope you enjoy your stay!

Hello and welcome to the Five Gables Inn and Spa Blog! We are so excited to share information about the Inn, the wonderful town of St. Michaels, and exciting places, people and things from around the world that we think you will find interesting as well! Five Gables Inn and Spa is located in St. Michaels, a popular waterfront community on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. St. Michaels is known for its fresh seafood, boutique shops and art galleries, and for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. We are located in the heart of St. Michaels, on N. Tablot street. The Inn is comprised of 3 charming 19th Century homes, and includes a newly renovated business and conference center to seat 20. We are proud to feature St. Michaels only indoor heated pool, as well as an Aveda Spa, complete with sauna and steam room.

Neighborhood Spotlight: 208 Talbot

Looking to spend the whole weekend with us in St. Michaels, but worried you will be too tired after your drive here Friday Night to hit the town? Our neighbors at 208 Talbot have got you covered! Once you get checked in swing by our friends at 208 Talbot for some truly inspired burgers and a spiked milkshake, mmmm! No need to worry about changing your clothes, as the look and feel of this place is casual. Looking for a nice glass of wine, the folks at 208 make it easy to pick a glass with their three levels of wines, “I don’t Care,” “Decent,” and “Good.”

“Just the Girls Getaway”

From now until April 30th enjoy a relaxing weekend with your girlfriends on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Five Gables Inn and Spa is proud to offer a ‘Just the Girls’ getaway package, including two nights accommodation, a 30 minute facial and an hour massage each, snack basket and discount on our entire line of Aveda products. What better way to relax with your girlfriends than in St. Michaels historic downtown, packed with boutiques, art galleries and fine dining? After a long day of shopping come relax in our indoor heated pool, or take a break in our steam room. We cannot wait to pamper you!