7 Best Weekend Getaways in Washington DC

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Being our nation’s capitol, there’s plenty to do and see in the city. But if you look a little outside of the city of Washington DC, you’ll find some great weekend retreats to relax and escape at.  Here’s 7 of our favorites!

Spend a relaxing weekend at Clifton Inn

Located in the heart of Charlottesville, Clifton Inn combines the rustic charm of small inns with the modern comforts offered by world class hotels. Sitting on 100 acres of grounds, this upscale hotel features 17 elegantly designed rooms and suites. Its amenities include a tennis court and waterfall infinity pool.

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Enjoy a weekend of fun at Salamander Resort and Spa

Sitting on 340 acres of countryside, Salamander Resort has become a favorite destination for a weekend of recreation and relaxation. This top notch resort has been recognized as one of the “top 10 best resorts in the South” by Conde Nast Traveler. Salamander Resort offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities all year round including swimming, riding lessons, tenns and golf.

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Stay at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina

One of the hidden gems in Chesapeake Bay, Hyatt Regency offers breathtaking views of the Choptank River. Whether playing 18 holes at River Marsh Golf Club or relaxing at Sago Spa and Salon, guests are guaranteed to have a much needed R&R. Its other facilities include four tennis courts, miniature golf and frisbee golf courses, beach volleyball court, an 18 acre rookery and a lot more.

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Relax and unwind at the Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond

Less than a couple of hours from Baltimore and Maryland, the Inn at Perry Cabin is the perfect rural retreat to escape the busy city. Found in St. Michaels, this charming manor house resort and spa is surrounded by beautiful gardens. Guests will never ran out of things to do with an array of activities offered by the resort and St. Michaels.

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Taste hand crafted Ales at Hopkins Ordinary B&B

Hopkins Ordinary is anything but ordinary. This historic B&B was originally built around 1820 and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is also home to Ale Works, a small batch craft brewery found at the B&B’s cellar.

Chill out at Dogfish Inn

Found in Lewes, Dogfish Inn is the perfect place to have a relaxing weekend. Just a short walk from Lewis Beach, guests will surely enjoy the outdoors while taking a relaxing stroll along Delaware Bay. The inn features 16 rooms, each with balcony and canal views, Woolrich blankets and a painting of the historic Lightship Overfalls.

Experience the historic Greenbrier

Since 1778, the Greenbrier has been welcoming guests from across the globe. This National Historic Landmark has been visited by celebrities, royalty, world leaders including 26 U.S. Presidents. This world class resort has received numerous awards and recognition throughout the years, and has also been named the “Resort of the Century” by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report in 1999.

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