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Home Away from Home: Bed and Breakfasts in Western Maryland

Home Away from Home
Bed and Breakfasts in Western Maryland

Western Maryland is a scenic, natural wonder of rolling hills, dense forests, wide valleys, deep canyons, heavenly waterfalls and towering mountains where no matter what the weather a warm hospitable bed and breakfast awaits you. It's a place where you can enjoy a mix of outdoor recreational activities, fine American heritage and interesting small town celebrations. Visit the historic attractions, performing and visual arts, street festivals, too. Western Maryland provides something for everyone!
Conveniently located and set in gorgeous countryside, surrounded by a natural setting of mountains, is Hagerstown a perfect getaway destination boasting many recreational amenities, cultural opportunities and special activities for people of all ages. In the middle of this beautiful town you'll find the Hagerstown City Park and Washington County Fine Arts Museum.
Civil War buffs can follow the old conflict in its full circle including the place of John Brown's capture. Hagerstown and the surrounding area is filled with attractions such as golf courses, trails, skiing, bargain shopping at Prime Outlets-Hagerstown, and tasty eateries. This beautiful area offers sightseeing and excellent recreational activities where you can relax and enjoy the surrounding areas in a wonderful bed and breakfast.
Bed and Breakfasts
Antietam Overlook Farm, Keedysville, Maryland: Open all season, this secluded, award winning & extraordinary 95-acre mountaintop Country Manor Inn has a four state view at Antietam National Battlefield. All their suites have sumptuous queen size beds with luxuriant cotton linens and mounds of soft pillows. All suites have a private bath and a fireplace to cozy up to while enjoying a good book or a special person. All but the Wicker room has a large soaking tub and a screened porch. One of their most popular rooms is the Overlook which includes a private sundeck and screened porch, fireplace, garden tub in a window alcove, private bath and a four state view and the Battlefield View with lovely decor includes a private porch, queen sized bed, fireplace, garden tub and private bath. No matter which room you choose, you won't be disappointed. Each mornings' breakfast is included in your room rate. Breakfast meals showcase "tried and true" country gourmet recipes and special Antietam Overlook innovations. Their hearty county breakfast is a three-course delight sure to leave you with no room for lunch. Area attractions and activities include: Antietam National Battlefield, C&O Canal, Harpers Ferry, Appalachian Trail, dining, romance, hiking, antiquing, golf, birding, rafting/tubing.
The Inn at Antietam, Sharpsburg, Maryland: Closed in January, this lovely 1908 Victorian inn is fully restored and furnished in antiques rests on Antietam Battlefield in the Civil War historic area. hospitality. A full breakfast awaits guests every morning in the cheery dining room. The new 2nd floor library features a well-rounded list of books, and an exceptional collection of video movies. TV & VCRs are available here for guests who don't have TVs in their suites. Area attractions and activities include: Historic Shepherdstown/Harpers Ferry, WV, white-water rafting, skiing, tennis, golf, antiquing, horseback riding, C&O Canal, Appalachian Trail. The Inn at Antietam's most popular rooms include: the Penthouse with a private balcony overlooking gardens & Blue Ridge Mountains, queen sized bed, private bath, wet bar & refrigerator, TV/VCR, video library and the Rose Suite which includes a bedroom with a queen sized four poster bed and sitting room. Includes private bath with tub and shower. Decorated in rose prints.
Wingrove Manor Bed and Breakfast, Hagerstown, Maryland: Relax in wicker chairs that stretch across the large southern exposure porch surrounded by 23 white columns and ceramic tiled floors. Inside you can enjoy the marble fireplace, winding staircase, crystal chandeliers and white towering columns that reflect the home's lineage. Wingrove's goal is for you to feel comfortable and relaxed during your stay. Each of their guestrooms invites you to step away from the rush of everyday life--relax and indulge yourself. This beautiful b&b is a short drive from Antietam Battlefield, Whitetail Ski Resort, Gettysburg Battlefield and championship golf courses. Area attractions and activities include: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Fort Frederick State Park, Jonathan Hager House & Museum, the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, Maryland Theatre, Antietam National Battlefield and many more.
The Stonebow Inn, Grantsville, Maryland (Deep Creek Lake area): The Stonebow Inn is a riverside bed and breakfast in the beautiful western mountains of Maryland. The Inn includes an elegantly restored 1870 Victorian house with four guest rooms; two cottages with private decks; and three suites/rooms with private entrances and river views (one suite is fully handicapped accessible). The Inn is handsomely situated on 7 acres of riverfront property close to Deep Creek Lake and Amish farm country. A full gourmet breakfast awaits guests each morning. Guests receive luxury Turkish cotton robes and towels, steam/dry sauna use, therapeutic massages and Feldenkrais(r) (Awareness through Movement) lessons are available with owner/teacher Cathy Paine. Area attractions and activities include: Swallow Falls, kayaking and whitewater rafting on the Youghiogheny or Ohiopyle Rivers, championship golf courses, auctions, antique shopping, scenic mountain train eides on the Western Maryland Railroad, skiing, and much more.
No matter which bed and breakfast you choose to stay at in Western Maryland...you'll love it here!


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