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Top 10 Maryland Resorts and Lodges

Great Maryland Getaway and Resort Destinations


Maryland Resorts offer a wonderful accommodations and activities for all four seasons. From premier mountain lodges to luxury waterfront hotels and conference centers, these Maryland resorts are great places to plan a weekend getaway or a week-long vacation. (listed in alphabetical order)

1. Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa

Marina at Chesapeake Beach, Western Shore of Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, USA
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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland. The luxury resort overlooking the beautiful Chesapeake Bay and the Calvert Cliffs, features a wide range of amenities for the water sport enthusiast including marinas for boating and charter fishing, a full-service spa, two restaurants and an outdoor café. Also nearby is great shopping, golf, the many historic sights.

2. Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

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National Harbor, Maryland. Set along a prime spot on the Potomac River, the world-class resort is just a few miles from downtown Washington, DC and Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. The Gaylord features 2,000 guestrooms, flexible meeting and banquet facilities, six restaurants, a nightclub, retail shopping, a full service spa and fitness center, indoor/outdoor swimming pool and outdoor event space.

3. Harbourtowne Golf Resort & Conference Center

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St. Michaels, Maryland. The 153-acre resort is nestled right on the Chesapeake Bay providing a great getaway destination with activities for the whole family including golf, tennis, swimming, bike rentals, volleyball, horseshoes and basketball. Luxury rooms, suites and cottages are available. St. Michaels is a charming historic town on the Maryland Eastern Shore with great shopping, galleries, dining, and scenery.

4. Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina

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Cambridge, Maryland. The name describes it all! This beautiful luxury hotel sits right on the Chesapeake Bay and has its own isolated beach, an 18-hole championship golf course and 150-slip marina.

5. The Inn at Herrington Harbour

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North Beach, Maryland. The marina resort is nestled along the Chesapeake Bay in southern Anne Arundel County, less than a one hour drive from Annapolis, Baltimore or Washington, DC. The Inn features 36 unique rooms ranging from private patio hot tub rooms to a variety of suites. Amenities include a restaurant, an outdoor Olympic size pool, fitness room, kayaks, volleyball, horseshoes, shuffleboard, lighted tennis court, one-mile Eco-Trail and charter fishing.

6. Rocky Gap Casino Resort

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Cumberland, Maryland. The Western Maryland resort hotel, located just a two hours' drive from Washington DC, offers a scenic getaway with wonderful views of the surrounding mountains, forests, and a 243-acre lake at the foothills of Rocky Gap State Park. The property has a newly opened casino, an exclusive golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus and excellent meeting and convention facilities. The Resort offers a wide variety of outdoor activities including everything from hiking, fishing, kayaking and sporting clays.

7. St. Michaels Harbour Inn, Marina & Spa

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St. Michaels, Maryland. The full-service resort featurrd 38 waterfront suites and 8 single guest rooms. Amenities include the luxurious Spa at Harbour Inn, a 50-slip transient marina, contemporary casual dining at Shore Restaurant & Lounge, a waterfront pool & spa, exercise room, and complimentary use resorts bicycles.

8. Turf Valley Resort

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Ellicott City, Maryland. Turf Valley offers the region's premier golf resort with meeting facilities for groups of 10 - 1,000 guests. The resort features a 172 room deluxe hotel, 36 holes of championship golf, luxurious European Spa, 40,000 square feet of meeting space, a lighted / heated driving range and putting green, indoor and outdoor pools, fitness facility, tennis courts, children's playground and casual dining in Alexandra’s American Fusion.

9. Wisp Resort Hotel & Conference Center

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McHenry, Maryland. Located at the base of the Wisp Ski Area, Maryland's only ski resort, the property features 102 suites and 67 guest rooms. Amenities include a fitness center, indoor heated pool, racquetball courts and spa. The area offers a wide range of amenities and activities. In the winter, visitors enjoy skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and sleigh rides. Wisp is a four season resort near Deep Creek Lake, with outdoor activities including fishing, boating, hiking, bicycling, golf and much more.

10. Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resort

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Hagerstown, Maryland. This unique family RV and cabin resort is a summer vacation destination featuring an interactive heated swimming pool, minigolf, a speedway, lasertag and special themed entertainment. Luxury cabins sleep 4-6 people.

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