We're proud to share that Easton was recently named one of the best small towns near Washington DC! Read on to learn more about this beautiful place, and contact us today to reserve your room at Easton's best hotel, the Tidewater Inn.
When you think of Washington DC, you probably picture politics, monuments, and busy streets. If you're a DC native, you'll likely want to get away from all the hustle and bustle sometimes. Luckily, there are many small towns in the area where you can go to escape and relax. Home to the Tidewater Inn, Easton, MD was recently rated one of the best small towns near Washington DC by About.com. Whether you're looking for an ideal location for a couple's retreat, a girlfriend's getaway, a family event, or if you're going solo, Easton is the place to be.
At just 70 miles from the DC area, Easton, MD fits the bill for a peaceful weekend getaway. Whether you're interested in history, culture, or just want to relax, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Easton has been an active colonial community since the 1700's, and you can spend your time here perusing the historic structures or checking out the Historical Society Museum. For culture lovers, there's the Academy Art Museum or the Avalon Theater where you can catch a show. Nature enthusiasts can swing down to the Pickering Creek Audubon Center, a 400-acre wildlife sanctuary. Foodies will love the eating tours and the multitude of chic cafes and restaurants, and shoppers can spend the day discovering the abundant supply of local gift shops, boutiques, or the antique mall. Don't let our town's size fool you - there will be plenty to do during your Maryland weekend getaway!
For lodging, there are a dozen Easton hotels to choose from, but none better than the Tidewater Inn. Our historic, boutique hotel is convenient to all the little treasures that call Easton home. We offer comfortably appointed guestrooms with luxurious bedding, many of which have been recently updated. Our award-winning onsite restaurant, Hunter's Tavern, offers breakfast, lunch, happy hour, dinner, and a Sunday brunch. We also have amenities including high-speed internet access, a fitness center on-site, pet-friendly rooms, and complimentary coffee in the library each morning.
Looking for a longer weekend getaway, or an Eastern Shore wedding venue? With access to the best local entertainment, a full-service catering team, and a variety of event venues to choose from, the Tidewater Inn can make your next event a success.
Come see a show, shop, soak up some history, or just relax, all within a quick drive away from the DC area. Mark your calendar for your next weekend getaway in Easton, and make your reservations at the Tidewater Inn today!
The Metropolitan Magazine readers have voted for the TIDEWATER INN & HUNTERS' TAVERN as THE BEST from Cambridge to Easton in several categories. Thank you, thank you!
Wild Rockfish from Tidewater Inn
Rockfish, perfectly sourced from the Chesapeake Bay, is a must-try dish in any true Eastern Shore Maryland establishment. Hunters’ Tavern at the Tidewater Inn in Easton, a quaint town nestled in the heart of the Eastern Shore, offers a distinctive wild rockfish that showcases its firm texture and mild, sweet flavor, highlighted with local red and golden beets and finished with a delicious Citrus Beurre Blanc. Add your favorite garlic mashed potatoes, sauté a side of spinach, pour a glass of wine, and enjoy this local delicacy!
Hunters' Tavern is a What's Up Eastern Shore BEST OF WINNER for the Best Eastern Shore Happy Hour. Thank you to all the readers who voted for us!
April 7, 2016
EASTON – Daniel Pochron will be joining the Tidewater Inn as Executive Chef, overseeing culinary operations, menu development and staff management. With nearly 30 years in the culinary industry, Pochron brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Tidewater Inn. Pochron most recently served as the Food & Beverage Director at The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club, the Tidewater Inn’s sister property in Stevensville, Maryland. Prior to joining the Tidewater Inn and Chesapeake Bay Beach Club team, Pochron was the Executive Chef at Mason’s in Easton and The Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michaels. Joining him at the Tidewater Inn will be Wes Rodgers, former Restaurant Supervisor at The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club and Sous Chef at The Inn at Perry Cabin.
Tidewater Inn is a What's Up Eastern Shore BEST OF WINNER for the Best Eastern Shore Hotel. Hunters' Tavern is a What's Up Eastern Shore BEST OF WINNER for Best Eastern Shore Lounge & Happy Hour. Thank you to all the readers who voted for us!