Pamper yourself at a luxury resort right in the heart of it all, slip away to a centuries-old log cabin or try a fantastic, artsy B&B.
1 The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor
Just minutes from the Nation’s Capital and at the heart of beautiful National Harbor, the Gaylord is a destination unto itself. The breathtaking 19-story glass atrium commands stunning views of the Potomac River, Washington, D.C. and Old Town Alexandria. The two-story Pose Ultra-Lounge is the place to see and be seen, and incredible restaurants and shopping are right at your fingertips.
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201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
2 The Westin Washington National Harbor, National Harbor
Rising from the banks of the Potomac, the Westin offers exhilarating views of the monuments of Washington, D.C. and the convenience and luxury of surrounding National Harbor. The clean, modern design of the Westin is the height of contemporary couture. Make sure to try the in-house restaurant, Sauciety, with its funky take on classic American flavors.
3 Pure NuPhoria B&B, Fort Washington
This fantastic getaway stresses total physical and spiritual wellness in an urban-chic environment. Perfect for a weekend getaway or a business-oriented retreat, Pure NuPhoria is a unique destination for people on the move.
4 The Inn at Stone Manor, Middletown
Built in 1774, this gorgeous estate rests on 174 unspoiled acres at the edge of the Catoctin Mountains. This perfect escape also makes an ideal spot for weddings and events. Don’t leave without trying a glass of vino from the winery.
5 Hilton Garden Inn Silver Spring North, Silver Spring
Located in the heart of hip and happening Silver Spring, fine dining, theater, art and music are all right outside the doors of this hotel. And the famed Hilton Hospitality makes the Hilton Garden a perfect place to come “home” to after enjoying all the area has to offer.
6 Even Hotel, Rockville
The perfect spot for the gym-rat on the road, the on-site “athletic studio” here has everything you need to keep your body in tune while traveling. Rooms include stability balls and yoga matts. Guests are welcomed with flavored fitness water and optional sweat-proof wristband-room keys. When it’s time to refuel, try Even’s heart healthy Cork & Kale, a vegan-friendly restaurant.
7 Hilton Garden Inn Washington, D.C./Bethesda, Bethesda
This full service Hilton is perfect for your trip to the nation’s capital and is just a stone’s throw from the historic Chevy Chase Club and its famous Traditions golf course. Whether it’s work in the capital or a weekend on the links, the Hilton Garden’s staff will keep the rest of the world at bay and let your tensions melt away.
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7810 Walker Drive
Greenbelt, MD 20770
8 TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Frederick
Just minutes from landmarks like the Monocacy Battlefield and the up-and-coming culture of downtown Frederick, the friendly staff and elegantly appointed rooms of Marriot’s TownePlace Suites make for a great getaway or the perfect base for an extended stay.
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5050 Westview Dr
Frederick, MD 21703
9 Ole Mink Farm Recreation Resort, Thurmont
While away the day on the screened-porch swing of your very own luxury log cabin. Family-owned Ole Mink Farm is tucked into the Frederick forests of the Catoctin Mountains and is the perfect place for a true getaway with mountain streams full of fish, a pool, activities for kids and adults alike, and pet friendly accommodations.
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12806 Mink Farm Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788
10 Pleasant Springs Farm, Boyds
Take a step back in time and stay in the original 1768 cabin on the beautiful Pleasant Springs Farm. This working farm with gorgeous gardens, streams teaming with trout and amazing breakfasts feels a world away but is conveniently located near Sugarloaf Mountain, the C&O Canal and the MARC rail for short hops to Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
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16112 Barnesville Rd
Boyds, MD 20841
11 Homewood Suites by Hilton, Rockville-Gaithersburg, Rockville
With spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites, an indoor heated pool, a 24 hour fitness center and an entertainment room for the kids, Homewood is the perfect home away whether you’re just visiting for a few days or are planning an extended stay to explore Rockville, Gaithersburg and the nation’s capital.
12 Cunningham Falls State Park, Thurmont
With 107 campsites—33 with electric hookups—open April to October, Cunningham Falls is a remarkable nature retreat. Hunt, fish or bring your boat and row scenic Hunting Creek Lake. Make sure to experience the beauty of the namesake Cunningham Falls. The 78-foot waterfall is the tallest cascading falls in the state and a true natural treasure.
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14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788