Location: 50 Albemarle St., Baltimore.
Drive time: Two hours.
Cost: Rooms $175-$200, suites $225-$375.
The scoop: This historic inn is actually a series of interconnected rowhomes (some dating back to the 19th century) surrounding a central courtyard. You won’t need your car to see the sights of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, dine in Little Italy or visit other major attractions. Most are just a few blocks away. Or you can take the free Charm City Circulator shuttle that stops a few steps from the inn.
Amenities: All rooms and suites feature fireplaces and whirlpool baths. Order your complimentary breakfast from a full menu of made-to-order selections. For the ultimate in romance, have a sumptuous four-course dinner basket for two delivered to your room ($175).
Don’t miss: The substantially discounted room-of-the-month and midweek last-minute getaways.
Contact: (410) 385-1840, 1840scarrolltoninn.com.