Easton and Tidewater Inn Featured on About.com

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!