The endless shores and coastlines on Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean define the amazing landscape of the mid-Atlantic state of Maryland. Sitting at the mouth of Inner Harbor in Baltimore, this major seaport boasts a long and remarkable history intimately intertwined with the history of the country. Visiting Maryland allows for tons of things to do – including a visit to the National Aquarium and Science Center – but also lets you embark on interesting and adventurous day trips to discover nearby seaside towns. If your upcoming adventure includes a visit to this dreamy land, check out these fantastic bed and breakfasts in Maryland – bookable on Culture Trip.
One of the most plush bed and breakfasts in Maryland, Princess Anne Book Lovers Inn brings together an enchanting fairytale atmosphere and passion for classic literature. Located in historical Princess Anne – minutes from the beaches of the Eastern Shore – the venue is perfect for a romantic getaway or girlfriend’s retreat. This beautiful Victorian home with British heritage dates back to 1885 – with three lovely bedrooms named after an author. There is also a peaceful reading parlor with plenty of books to enjoy. To complete the countryside atmosphere, discover the daily delicious English breakfast.
Discover a different pace during your time at Marvels on the Creek. Featuring lake views and endless green fields in East New Market, the accommodation boasts a beautiful shared lounge, a well-curated garden, barbecue facilities, a spa and a wellness center. The units are bright and spacious – complete with a seating area, hot tub and a patio with river views. Every morning, guests can choose between a continental or buffet breakfast. Relaxing activities are offered in the surroundings, including fishing and hiking.
Pleasant, homelike and inviting, Rachael’s Dowry Bed and Breakfast is in a quiet residential area in Baltimore –but it’s close enough to the action of Inner Harbor. The property is in a peaceful and safe neighborhood – only steps from the Convention Center, the University of Maryland Medical Center and Camden Yards. There are six spacious suites with king or queen beds, and convenient amenities such as ensuite bathrooms and working spaces. Guests will be delighted to experience the atmosphere of this comfortable, relaxing home – along with the daily gourmet breakfasts, afternoon tea, brandy and snacks.
Located in charming Chesapeake City, the Inn at the Canal is one of the best bed and breakfasts in Maryland. The property stands apart with its historic Victorian architecture and the original Rum Lounge and outdoor Rum Garden. The Inn features seven cozy rooms, recently renovated while still maintaining the original 1870s traits of the property. The unique on-site bar serves rum cocktails and unique rums from around the world – along with providing other spirits, wine and beer.
Boasting the comfort level of a country inn and every perk of a downtown boutique hotel, the Vandiver Inn is nothing but a traditional space. You’ll be able to experience a completely different kind of hospitality, with a special concept and respect for guests’ privacy. The premises – a popular choice for weddings, family reunions and business events – features a beautiful outdoor pavilion and a wedding gazebo, as well as a large dining and meeting room. Unique features of your stay include the self-check-in option as well as a grab’n go breakfast – available much earlier than the regular hot breakfast – for those eager to set out on their exploring adventure well before the sun rises.
Located in Marion, Kingsbay Mansion is the ideal getaway if you’re looking for a lavish retreat amidst inspiring landscapes. Five premium suites are tastefully appointed, featuring comfy king beds and refined furnishing with stunning waterfront views. Guests simply adore the convenient ensuite amenities, including a full coffee and service area. The mansion serves a mouthwatering gourmet continental breakfast – while complimentary wine, soft drinks and bottled water are available in the lounge bar at all hours. There is an on-site swimming pool, as well as a waterfront dock open year-round for canoeing and kayaking.
Enjoy the unique experience of this inn and spa in Hagerstown, featuring casual and relaxing units for a laid-back experience. Beaver Creek Inn & Spa features beautiful and comfy accommodation with unique decor and elegant elements of style. Guests can spend time unwinding at the gorgeous shared lounge or the sun terrace – before heading to a restoring massage and beauty treatment at the on-site spa. Every morning, a delicious American breakfast is served at Beaver Creek.
Right in the heart of Little Italy in Baltimore, BlancNoir is modern and elegant – not your typical easygoing bed and breakfast. Boasting a unique location on the doorstep of the Inner Harbor, the premises is just steps from fantastic fine restaurants – as well as Fell’s Point, Harbor East and other Inner Harbor attractions including Camden Yards and the Baltimore Convention Center. The bed and breakfast features four different guest rooms, as well as many comfy and relaxing shared living spaces – perfect to enjoy an intimate experience right in the heart of the city.
Just outside of Washington DC, Wellspring Manor & Spa is in the quaint Maryland suburb of Prince George’s County. A quiet and peaceful premises guarantees a wellness-infused experience, helping guests to slow down and enjoy a rejuvenating stay. It’s an idyllic luxury retreat featuring five intimate and comfortable guest rooms, with elegant decor and unique amenities – such as ensuite spa-inspired bathrooms, sitting rooms and fireplaces. The manor is the perfect starting point to explore the delicious local restaurants and wineries, as well as the regional parks and local museums in the area.
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