There are so many close and affordable options when looking to escape the city for an overnight and plenty of splurges. We’ve gathered some lodging options perfect for parents who can get away from the kids for a night or two! Many choices include cozy accommodations that include an abundance of outdoor activities complete with relaxation by the pool or spa, followed with an amazing meal.
Capon Springs & Farm (West Virginia)
Capon Springs is a true old fashioned seasonal getaway – less than 2 hours from DC. While you are there, explore 4,700 acres of breathtaking scenery, feast on farm fresh eggs and delicious baked goods prepared daily; or rejuvenate with healing spring water throughout the resort. Especially in the summer, families, couples and individuals return the same week year after year, to reconnect, feast on country comfort food and participate in camp-like activities.
The Angler’s Inn (West Virginia)
The Angler’s Inn, a spacious Victorian Bed and Breakfast is your ‘Home away from Home’ to rest and enjoy the historic and outdoor adventure of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Fresh mountain air and peaceful rivers converge at the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers in historic Harpers Ferry creating the perfect backdrop to explore a fascinating chapter of our nation’s history, hike in picture perfect scenery, play in rivers, and enjoy antiquing or wine tasting.
Belle Meade (Virginia)
Belle Meade is a Bed & Breakfast in Sperryville, where guests can slow their pace, relax, eat delicious farm-fresh cuisine, lounge by the pool, sit by the wood stove in the parlor, enjoy a massage, and breathe. It is a community center, hosting rehearsal dinners, classes, workshops, and retreats. Located on 138-acres defined by mountains, streams, rolling hills, pastures, woodlands, a pond, and an abundance of life, Belle Meade is a dynamic community.
L’Auberge Provençale (Virginia)
The quintessential French Country Inn, just a short 90-minute drive from Washington D.C. Innkeepers Celeste and Alain Borel have created a remarkable, authentic Provençale experience in a romantic Virginia bed and breakfast with gracious service and luxurious guest rooms. Savor the modern regional cuisine with a French flair at our nationally acclaimed Virginia restaurant, La Table Provençale.
Salamander Resort & Spa (Virginia)
Set on 340 acres nestled into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains amid Virginia’s famed horse and wine country, Salamander Resort & Spa is an opulent and homelike destination in Middleburg. In keeping with the country estate design, all 168 rooms and suites are comfortably spacious and include an outdoor patio or balcony. Discover exciting adventures, romantic escapades and plenty of family-friendly activities right on the property. Enjoy indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, a complimentary putting green for aspiring golfers, full equestrian center, and lawn games including croquet, bocce ball, corn hole and life-sized chess. Also, discover the surrounding area and browse local boutique shops, explore local wineries, zoom down zip lines, enjoy exclusive golf privileges at Creighton Farms. Your options for fun in Middleburg are nearly endless.
Foster Harris House (Virginia)
At Foster Harris House bed and breakfast, guests indulge in the luxurious feel of a five diamond resort surrounded by the irresistible charm of an intimate, historic home. With panoramic views of the Virginia countryside, the five luxury guest rooms are just steps from The Inn at Little Washington and a short drive from Shenandoah National Park. Indulge in the relaxation of warm, B&B hospitality, a 4-course, gourmet breakfast, luxury amenities, and breathtaking views. Discover a wealth of nearby activities including outdoor hiking, horseback riding, climbing and other sports related activities, renowned art galleries, boutique shopping, award winning wineries, highly rated restaurants and more!
The Inn at Little Washington (Virginia)
The Inn is known for its high level of service and luxurious décor, but it is also an exceptional value. For some The Inn is a romantic fantasy world far removed from the harsh realities of modern day life, for others it’s a culinary oasis akin to visiting a Michelin starred restaurant in the European countryside.
The Inn at Herrington Harbour (Maryland)
This luxurious Marina Resort is complete with all the amenities of a fine exotic getaway. They have 600 protected boat slips with direct access to the Bay and exceptional facilities that cater to every boater’s needs. South is also a favorite choice for weddings, catered events, beachfront lodging and relaxing days on the Chesapeake. Experience the perfect balance between boats, nature and people. Cool down at the Olympic sized pool (open Memorial Day – Labor Day), kiddie pool and private sandy beach with thatched huts. Volley some tennis balls with your friends and family before returning for the evening to enjoy cool evening bay breezes and the tranquility of the gardens. Other features include volleyball, cornhole, picnic areas with grills, playground, restaurant, two-mile eco-trail, an Art Gallery and deli.
Sagamore Pendry Baltimore (Maryland)
Poised in the storied 1914 property on Baltimore’s historic Recreation Pier – “Rec Pier” as it’s known to locals – Sagamore Pendry Baltimore embodies the city’s rich history, vibrant personality and idyllic harbor setting with character, inspiration and style. Rooted in tradition but reimagined, the pier’s extensive renovation has honored the historic essence of the property and restored it to its former glory, reflecting a bygone era, impeccable service, unparalleled quality and travel that inspires, but with a modern-day sensibility and aesthetic that speaks to today’s guest. With a vast pool deck overlooking the Inner Harbor and multiple chef-driven eateries on-site, there’s nothing else in Baltimore quite like it.
Flag House Inn (Maryland)
Centrally located in historic downtown Annapolis, Maryland, your state or country flag will be flying from our front porch to greet you when you arrive. Park your car for free on site and then it’s an easy stroll from the bed and breakfast to all the sights, museums, shops and restaurants in the historic district. Flag House Inn is located across the street from the pedestrian entrance to the US Naval Academy, two blocks to the Annapolis waterfront and three blocks to the Maryland State House and all attractions.
Chez Amis Bed & Breakfast (Maryland)
Come share time in the state capitol of Maryland and leave with lasting memories. The four bedroom, historic downtown Annapolis bed and breakfast feels like visiting family and is an easy walk from the State Capital building, St. John’s College, the waterfront, city dock, the U. S. Naval Academy, antique shops and fabulous Annapolis dining and entertainment, nestled in a historic neighborhood.
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina (Maryland)
Reconnect at the 342-acre waterfront resort near Chesapeake Bay. A AAA Four Diamond facility includes an 18-hole golf course, 150-slip marina, full-service spa, and countless ways to play in the sun. Explore Cambridge, Maryland, for both a rich history and a contemporary vibe.
Inn at Perry Cabin Resort (Maryland)
Just across the Chesapeake Bay lies a state of calm where leaves rustling in the wind and the water’s constant flow are the only things competing for your attention. Water activities, golf, pool and spa and an amazing dining experience are a few ways to enjoy the Inn.
There’s always the amazing Greenbrier, Omni Homestead Resort & Nemacolin Woodlands Resort if you want to go to a large luxury resort that is more than a few hours away; more ideal for a weekend getaway. These are all great for families as well as couples as the activities are endless year-round.