A couple enjoying a romantic getaway in Maryland in the fall

Plan the Perfect Romantic Getaway in Maryland This Fall

Heather Taylor - October 25, 2022

A Retreat to Rural Maryland

Enjoy the Catoctin Mountains during your romantic getaway in Maryland this fall

While you can (and should) enjoy romantic getaways any time of year, we think there’s something special about fall and winter getaways with your special someone. If you’re looking for a new place to explore, you should consider planning a romantic getaway in Maryland this year. There’s a lot to love about every romantic getaway in Maryland, but it starts with exquisite hospitality at one of our Select Registry Bed and Breakfasts

Select Registry is a group of boutique Inns around the country – many of which are found in top getaway destinations and others in quiet hidden gems. When it comes to a romantic getaway in Maryland, you have various options ranging from the gorgeous Eastern Shore of Maryland on the Chesapeake Bay to urban getaways in Baltimore, rural farm stays, and more. One of our favorites, though, is on the northern border of Maryland in the charming town of Taneytown, MD. 

There are several reasons to choose Taneytown as your destination for a romantic getaway in Maryland. There are two exquisite properties to choose from, but the area itself is gorgeous and exceedingly romantic, filled with a variety of things to do to keep that spark alive in your relationship. The hip and historic town of Gettysburg is just across the border from us, opening up infinite opportunities for exploration and romance during your romantic getaway in Maryland. 

If you’re ready to plan an unforgettable romantic getaway in Maryland this fall or winter, it’s time to learn more about our top-rated Maryland Bed and Breakfasts. 

Senior couple taking a walk and enjoying their romantic getaway in Maryland

Enjoy a Romantic Getaway in Maryland

There’s plenty to love about a romantic getaway in Maryland, especially when it involves an area as beautiful as Taneytown, MD. Taneytown, MD is located in Carroll County, Maryland, just over an hour from downtown Baltimore, approximately 2 hours from Washington DC, and just 20 minutes from downtown Gettysburg, PA. From here, it’s possible to visit a variety of fantastic destinations while simultaneously enjoying the relaxing, rural paradise in this part of Maryland. 

When you stay at one of our Bed and Breakfasts in Taneytown, MD, it won’t take long to discover that it’s the perfect place for couples to relax, unwind, and maybe even spice things up an adventure or two. Whether history buffs, nature lovers, foodies, or some combination of the above, we know this is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic getaway in Maryland. 

Truly, anything is possible during your romantic getaway in Maryland. But we don’t think what you do during your romantic getaway in Maryland matters nearly as much as where you stay. You’ll want to find accommodations that set the perfect stage for romance, where every detail of your stay is tended to with exceptional hospitality. That’s exactly what you’ll find at our Select Registry Bed and Breakfasts in Maryland. 

Romance is at the very heart of the Bed and Breakfast industry, and no one does it better than the Select Registry collection of Inns. Select Registry Bed and Breakfasts represent some of the best accommodations around the country, including these two historic gems in Taneytown, MD. These properties are unique, historic gems that represent something far beyond what you’d experience in a traditional hotel. 

Each of our Inns has passed the most comprehensive inspection in the hospitality industry, too, which is reflected in our dedication to excellence. We know your romantic getaway in Maryland should be memorable, and we do everything possible to ensure that’s the case. Don’t settle for any dull hotel property; Select your lodging from one of the two best Maryland Bed and Breakfasts in Taneytown, Md. 

Gettysburg Battlefields are one of the many things to do in Maryland while enjoying your romantic getaway in Maryland

Explore Historic Taneytown, MD

The historic town of Taneytown, MD is located in northern Maryland in Carroll County. There are various things to do here, including exploring Maryland wine trails, visiting historic Civil War Battlefields, having fun with a broad range of outdoor pursuits, shopping in the charming small towns nearby, and so much more. 

How you spend your romantic getaway in Maryland is entirely up to you, but below, we’ve listed a few of our favorite things to do in the area surrounding Taneytown, MD this fall or winter. 

  1. Many of the top Maryland wineries are in this part of the state, making sipping and swirling with your sweetheart one of the best ways to enjoy your romantic getaway in charming Taneytown, MD. 
  2. Take a walking tour of Taneytown’s historic district, where you’ll find beautiful old homes, churches, and other buildings that date back as far as 1762.
  3. History buffs will love a trip to this part of the state. It’s rich in Civil War History, including the famed Battle of Gettysburg. Several Civil War tours in the area will help you make the most of your time. 
  4. There’s plenty of great shopping in the various small towns of Carroll County, Taneytown included. You can even spend your days hunting for unique treasures at local antique stores! You may just find the perfect souvenir from your romantic getaway in Maryland. 
  5. Taneytown, MD is charming, but while you’re in the area, you should also visit the historic downtown of Westminster, just a short drive away. There’s excellent shopping and restaurants, not to mention an incredible variety of art venues and galleries.
  6. While exploring, don’t forget about the many other charming “main streets” in this quaint, rural part of Maryland! 

We don’t want to fill your itinerary too full of things to do because we know the real focus of your romantic getaway in Maryland is time spent together. Whatever you choose to do, we know you’ll get started on the right foot when you stay at one of our Select Registry Maryland Bed and Breakfasts, linked below.

Two Romantic Getaways in Maryland

Georges on York

Georges on York Bed & Breakfast offers a mix of comfortable elegance and modern amenities. The historic 1870s-era Georgian home has been lovingly renovated, keeping the history and details of the time period intact.

Set in historic Taneytown, Maryland, Georges on York B&B is convenient to the area’s finest special event venues, Civil War history, hiking and outdoor activities, colleges, and local food and drink experiences. Our locally-sourced gourmet breakfast completes your stay!  We are consistently rated as one of the top Bed and Breakfast in Maryland.

Antrim 1844

This Taneytow, MD bed and breakfast offers four handsome guestrooms with private baths, a delicious breakfast, a peaceful estate away from the hustle and bustle of life but within close proximity to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Over the last 30 years, Dort and Richard have restored, expanded, constructed, and reconstructed the estate.

With the purchase of 5 additional houses, Antrim presently enjoys the distinguished honor of a luxurious boutique 40 room Country House Hotel with an award winning Smokehouse Restaurant and expansive wine cellar. 

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