Location: 30491 Prince William St., Princess Anne, Md.
Contact: (410) 621-5004, thehaymanhouse.com
Cost: $100-$130 (double occupancy).
Drive time: About three hours.
The scoop: If the holidays make you feel like the Dickens, this beautifully restored 1898 mansion’s Victorian vibe will charm you. And you can’t beat its location in the heart of the town’s historic and shopping districts, where you can go antiquing and boutiquing in buildings that have been around for hundreds of years.
Amenities: Full breakfast and afternoon refreshments.
Don’t miss: Get some great givables and support the ongoing preservation and restoration of this architectural treasure of a town at the Somerset Historical Society Antiques, Gift & Book Shop. Warm up with a bowl of signature crab soup or clam chowder at the Beach to Bay Seafood Market. And check out the Christmas festivities in Princess Anne and neighboring Crisfield, including a candlelight tour and reception at the Teackle Mansion.