Saint Michaels, also known as St. Michaels, is a town in Talbot County, Maryland, USA. Saint Michaels derives its name from the Episcopal Parish established there in 1677. The church attracted settlers who engaged in tobacco growing and ship building. St. Michaels' physical beauty offers only a glimpse of its idyllic charm. Nestled along the Miles River in the heart of the Chesapeake, the historic waterfront town provides itineraries for trips of all kinds, from romantic getaways to family vacations. Home to museums and boutiques, gourmet restaurants and crab shacks, and plenty of adventure by land or by sea, foodies, sailors, wine connoisseurs and art enthusiasts alike can get lost in all the town has to offer.