Getaway To Stay In
By January 30, 2017 0 1287•
**1840s Carrollton Inn**
*50 Albemarle St., Baltimore*
Located at the center of Heritage Walk in Baltimore’s historic Jonestown neighborhood, the 1840s Carrollton Inn is within a short walk of the Inner Harbor, Little Italy and the nightlife at Power Plant Live. Retreat to the lavish comfort of rooms and suites with in-room fireplaces, beds featuring handcrafted Kingsdown mattresses and large baths with whirlpool tubs. A full breakfast is served each morning in the historic first-floor parlor, a charming outdoor courtyard or the privacy of your guest room. Romantic, all-inclusive and spa packages can be added to your reservation to create the perfect escape.
**The Inn at 400 West High**
*400 West High St., Charlottesville*
With four luxurious guest rooms and a small apartment (for longer-term stays), there is an intimate atmosphere to the inn, right in the heart of Charlottesville’s bustling downtown. No need to worry about tripping over your fellow guests; each room has a private bathroom and all but one have private exterior entrances. Breakfast is served in the open, light-filled Gathering Room. Choose your seat at the café tables and eat your fill of crepes, Belgian waffles, omelets, quiches and other hot breakfast treats made right before your eyes.
**Antrim 1844 Country House Hotel**
*30 Trevanion Road, Taneytown, Maryland*
Antrim 1844’s antebellum ambiance and nationally acclaimed cuisine have earned the hotel a place in connoisseurs’ hearts. Guest rooms and suites are appointed with canopy feather beds, antiques, fireplaces and/or Jacuzzis. Guests start the day with freshly baked muffins, a morning newspaper and the choice of coffee or tea served by “James,” the wooden butler, followed by a full country-style breakfast. Half an hour of evening hors d’oeuvres leads to an elegant six-course, prix-fixe dinner featuring regional cuisine.
**The Oaks Victorian Inn**
*311 East Main St., Christiansburg, Virginia*
Just two miles off Interstate 81, this imposing Queen Anne Victorian sits atop the town’s highest hill, nestled in the mountain highlands of southwest Virginia. Beautiful landscaping provides an ever-changing backdrop for the five historic oak trees, one of which is believed to be one of the largest white oaks in the Commonwealth. The entire history of the house is steeped in romance. Major W.L. Pierce built the inn in 1889 as a wedding gift for Julia Baird. Seven Pierce offspring were born at the Oaks. Julia, who devoted her entire life to the keeping of her wedding gift, died in the house just shy of 99 years of age.
*2109 Jefferson St., Bluefield, West Virginia*
Situated near Interstate 77, the Bluefield Inn is beautifully decorated with original art and furniture and features original wavy glass windows, gleaming wooden floors, high ceilings and crystal chandeliers. The six guest rooms are all hypoallergenic, with lovely antiques and modern conveniences from plush mattress toppers to all-natural bath products. A full gourmet breakfast is included each morning.
**The Inn at L’Auberge Provencale**
*13630 Lord Fairfax Hwy, White Post, Virginia*
Experience beautiful Virginia wine country and savor our three- or five-course menu or chef’s tasting menu, featuring freshly picked vegetables and herbs from the garden. Choose the perfect addition from our award-winning wine list. This enchanting Shenandoah bed-and-breakfast is perfect for awakening or rekindling romance, a proposal, an anniversary, a birthday or an exceptional D.C. weekend getaway from today’s hectic world.
**Embassy Circle Guest House**
*2224 R St. NW*
Stay close to home and enjoy world-class hospitality while relaxing in the splendor of one of Washington’s grand private residences. This elegant boutique bed-and-breakfast is housed in a beautifully renovated former embassy in Dupont Circle.