Left: Schooner Woodwind, docked at the Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel Right: Inn at 202 Dover
Schooner Woodwind, docked at the Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel
80 Compromise St., Annapolis, Md., (410) 263-1981, www.schoonerwoodwind.com.
The scoop: Start with a two-hour sunset sail on the Chesapeake Bay, and then drift off to dreamland on this 74-foot yacht.
Accommodations (available through the end of September) are double-size staterooms with double-size berths. Breakfast is included.
Cost: Package price is $299, double occupancy.
Drive time: 2 hours, from Main Line; 1 hour, 45 minutes, from Wilmington.
Inn at 202 Dover
202 E. Dover St., Easton, Md., (866) 450-7600, www.innat202dover.com.
The scoop: All accommodations in this 1874 mansion have air-jet tubs. And if you want a gas fireplace, ask for either the Asian or Safari suite. Full breakfast is included. Drive over to Tilghman Island for a champagne sunset sail on the 45-foot yacht Lady Patty (built in 1935). $50 per person. 6176 Tilghman Island Road, (410) 886-1127, www.ladypatty.com. Or join longtime waterman Captain Wade H. Murphy Jr. for a two-hour outing on the oldest working skipjack (oyster-dredging boat) on the bay, the Rebecca Ruark, built in 1886. $30 per person. Dogwood Harbor, (410) 886-2176, www.skipjack.org.
Cost: The Victorian Guest Room is $289, double occupancy; suites range from $450-$500.
Drive time: 2 hours, from Main Line; 1 hour, 30 minutes, from Wilmington.