Ah Maryland! As one of the most picturesque states, it is no wonder that so many people flock to the lovely inns throughout the local countryside. At Select Registry we are not immune to the seduction of staying in a traditional bed & breakfast where you can wile away the hours doing nothing but taking in the magnificent scenery, going on an inspiring nature walk, finding exceptional antiques, or partaking of the multitude of outdoor activities available.
Here are just a few examples of some of the finest Maryland Bed and Breakfasts. We know they will intrigue you as you plan your next vacation getaway with those that you love.
The Antrim 1844 Country Inn is considered one of the top inns in the country, with its exceptional accommodations and interesting history. Serving as the Antebellum headquarters of General Meade before the famed battle of Gettysburg, which is only 12 miles away, the inn immerses you in a sensation of yesteryear but with the perfect modern amenities.
The Inn features nine guest rooms and suites in the Mansion, complete with canopied feather beds, fireplaces, and or Jacuzzis. Enjoy your own sitting room, deck, and luxury bathroom complete with high-end amenities where you can truly forget the rest of the world.
Thirty-one rooms are located in the beautifully appointed outbuildings such as the Ice House, the Cottage, the Barn, the Carriage House, the Smith House, the Barnie, and the new additions, all of which provide luxury accommodations. With old-world European gardens spreading before you, strolling the 24 acres of grounds is a must. Play a game of croquet, horseshoes, or golf, enjoy the Nova-grass tennis court, or do a few laps in the swimming pool, and then relax in the gazebo.
The Inn provides a complimentary breakfast of coffee, homemade muffins, and a newspaper and then a full country meal in the Mansion to help you prepare for the day. In the evening, dinner is served in the Smokehouse, featuring a brick floor and cozy fireplaces. When the weather is warm, you can eat out on the veranda with a view of the gardens. The meal starts with a half hour of hors d’oeuvres in the formal drawing rooms, expanding to a six-course meal created daily and boasting a regional cuisine accompanied by an extensive wine list. After dinner take yourselves to The Pickwick Pub where you can sample one of 52 single-malt scotches, along with a large selection of fine cigars.
Right near Baltimore and Washington, DC, there are a plethora of things to do in the area. From antique shops, garden tours, historic sites, and outdoor activities, you will be hard pressed not to fill your days with wonderful exploration and discovery.
The Inn makes a wonderful choice for meetings as it has a variety of facilities within the estate for anything from full scale conferences in the glass enclosed Pavilion to more intimate gatherings for business or family, and of course, weddings.
This impressive 19th-century-style farmhouse sits on 95 acres on top of the Blue Ridge range overlooking the Antietam National Battlefield and the historic village of Sharpsburg. What a perfect setting in which to enjoy the undulating mountains that give way to Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania!
The farm consists of a beautiful farmhouse, complete with a new hand-hewn timber-frame wing. With rustic finishes, stone fireplaces, hand-picked antiques, and French lace curtains, you will feel at home the moment you enter this gracious bed & breakfast.
All of the rooms are decked with cozy fireplaces, private bathrooms, exceptional amenities, and beautiful views. Every room but one has a private screened-in porch and a garden tub in bedroom for the ultimate in comfort.
Book a room during the cold weather, and enjoy an inviting fire in the stone fireplace in the country room. During the warmer months you can lounge on the large, screened-in porch to enjoy the view accompanied by birdsong as they stop by the feeders to gather seed.
A truly delicious, complimentary breakfast is served every morning. The country-gourmet-style fare is the perfect way to begin the day. Continue your day with, local antique shopping, visiting art galleries, trying your luck at casinos, fishing, boating, biking, and horseback riding, along with exploring luxuriant rivers and lakes.
An award-winning bed & breakfast just outside historic Chestertown, the Brampton is as peaceful as it is romantic. The 19th-century country estate forms a perfectly pastoral setting for the guestrooms and cottages that offer the ultimate in modern amenities.
Each room offers its own unique décor, along with wood-burning fireplaces; en-suite bathrooms with whirlpool tubs; luxurious linens, towels, and robes; bath amenities; and views to keep you gazing for hours.
The complementary a-la-carte breakfast can be served to you in the elegant dining room or delivered to your cottage. Made with free-range eggs and using many of the organic fruits and vegetables from their own garden, the Inn’s menu is mouthwatering, fresh, and perfectly balanced.
Take your time to enjoy the local antique stores, visit art galleries, hike on beautiful nature trails, visit the state and national parks, or book a winery tour. Whatever you choose, you will be in exquisite surroundings.
The Inn offers several enticing packages, and makes a wonderful backdrop for business meetings, family reunions, social gatherings, and a beautifully created, intimate wedding.
Maryland is also known for its mountain beauty and lakeside activities. That’s why it’s a must to visit and stay at Lake Pointe Inn, a bed and breakfast with a stunning view of Deep Creek Lake right from the bedroom window. Sit down on the outdoor patio and relish the amazing beauty of nature. Or at nighttime, sit around the outdoor fire pit and enjoy the picturesque gift that all the four seasons give to the landscape.
You will also not run out of things to do while staying at Lake Pointe Inn. Get on the pontoon boat and cruise on the lake in the afternoon. Kayaks and canoes are also available to rent. And after all the physical activities, you can have some delightful pampering in the massage room or ease your muscles in the sauna. Lake Pointe Inn definitely sets the bar up top when it comes to an unforgettable Maryland experience.
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