Located on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland’s Talbot County, Easton has consistently been ranked among the top 10 best small towns in America as well as the top 100 small arts communities in the country. Even though it has its roots back in the 18th century, Easton is known as a sophisticated town with excellent restaurants, outstanding lodging, an upscale historic district, and tons of attractions. Even though there are only roughly 17,000 permanent residents, there’s a thriving local community that makes all kinds of travelers feel at home. Eston is only an hour and a half from nearby Baltimore and Washington D.C., so it makes for a great little escape from the big cities. What’s more, getting out to explore the great outdoors is easier than ever. In the spaces surrounding Easton, you’ll find beaches, marshlands, and tons of protected ecosystems that make for excellent exploring.
One of the best things to do in Easton is to learn about the region’s African American history. Visit the statue commemorating abolitionist Frederick Douglas, and tour the museums that stand to honor those who fought for equality.
For something lighter, check out the Avalon Theater, which is Easton’s go-to spot for live music and arts performances. The Avalon is an art deco gem, and each summer it hosts a jazz concert series that pulls talent from around the world.
Perhaps the event most associated with Easton is the annual Waterfowl Festival that takes place in November of each year. Easton’s event is known as the granddaddy of all waterfowl events as tons of people flock (pun intended) to the Chesapeake Bay for exhibits, workshops, music, and delicious cuisine.
Shopping may as well be considered a competitive sport here in Easton. There are tons of options from name-brand outlets to chic vintage finds that will keep any eager shopper occupied for more than a few days. Check out Bountiful Interiors, Dragonfly Boutique, Frugalicious, and Troika Gallery.
For the culture junkies, make sure to head over to the Academy Art Museum to see why Easton has been named one of the best small arts towns in America. And for the outdoors enthusiasts, hop on a scenic bike tour that explores the surrounding area.
If you’re looking to find the perfect vacation home around Eason, please use our search engine to find everything from unique houses to vacation homes, pet-friendly accommodations, vacation rentals with pools available in Easton, and everything in between. Use our search bar to access a list that offers a large selection of vacation rentals. Many of the options are close to the nearby state park, and most are great for family and friends. For those traveling with a four-legged friend, make sure to check the pet fees associated with your host.
The best time to visit Easton depends on what you’re looking to do. Visiting during the summer means heat, lots of crowds, and increased prices. Visiting during the spring or fall means less of those things and more fun for you! Winters can get fairly cold here, especially taking the ocean breeze into account.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Easton. The warmest months in Easton are May and June, when temperatures reach 99 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in Easton is May with 4.61 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.44 inches of rain.
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Pick the perfect rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. Easton has 195 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. For those wanting to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Easton is just $39 a night. A typical accommodation in Easton costs on average $355 a night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Easton can pick from 64 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 11 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 9 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Easton, you'll want to pick from 60 places to stay that provide parking. We track 32 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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98 accommodations in Easton have been reviewed; 62% are rated excellent or good. 56 accommodations allow instant booking.