How You Can Have the Best Spring Getaway from D.C.

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Are you craving a relaxing getaway? Do you need to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city? There’s no need to wait until summertime! Embark on a spring getaway from D.C. and visit the charming town of Rock Hall, MD.  

Life in the D.C. area can sometimes be overwhelming. Start planning a spring break getaway today with the help of our free Chesapeake Bay Area Vacation Guide. It provides local insight on all the best things to see and do in the area.  

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All About the Best Spring Getaway From D.C. 

Hit the Road 

couple driving in carDid you know that Rock Hall is less than two hours away from Washington D.C.? That’s the perfect distance for a road trip and weekend getaway. You’ll take US-50 East, continue onto US-301 North, then take MD-213 North and MD-20 West, and before you know it, you’ve arrived at Main Street in Rock Hall.  

Want to make your trip to Rock Hall a bit more exciting? Make a pit stop and take a day trip to Annapolis, MD. This town is filled with history and beautiful water views and features fantastic attractions, such as the United States Naval Academy Museum, Maryland State House, Annapolis City Dock, and more! 

Enjoy Fun-Filled Events 

Throughout the year, Kent County is the host of many unique and fun-filled events. The spring season is no exception! From holiday celebrations and parades to one-of-a-kind art shows, we’ve got it all!  

Please Note: Some annual events have been canceled for 2021. As of now, the following events are still scheduled to take place in 2021. Please check event websites to confirm details.  

  • Saint Patrick’s Day Annual Parade (Easton, March 17th) 
    • This annual parade features floats, lively bands, classic cars, local vendors, and more. 
  • Paint the Town (Chestertown, April date TBD) 
    • This unique event takes place each spring and features Plein air artists from all over the mid-Atlantic region, spending three days painting the local scene. Paintings are available for sale to the public at a Wet Paint Reception and Sale at the RiverArts Gallery.  
  • Easter and Passover Breakfast (Inn at Huntingfield Creek, April) 
    • Our innkeeper, Joanne Rich, will prepare an out-of-this-world meal with lively flavors and fresh ingredients, many from her gardens on the inn’s grounds. We continue to practice social distancing at the inn, and there’s plenty of seating between our dining room and library. 

Spot Beautiful Birds

Birds in a lake

The Maryland Eastern Shore is home to a diverse mix of agricultural, wooded, and wetland habitats. This makes for a top-notch environment for over 442 species of birds. If you have a passion for birdwatching, then you need to stay at Inn at Huntingfield Creek. With five separate eco-systems on the property, we have the pleasure of viewing over 70 different local bird species here. Plus, we’re only a 10-minute drive from Eastern Neck Wildlife Refugehome to over 250 fascinating bird species.  

  • Bald Eagles 
  • Osprey 
  • Ducks  
  • Wild Turkey 
  • Marsh Wren 
  • Pine Warbler 
  • And more!  

Book Your Spring Getaway From D.C. Pond Cottage Bed

Visit us at Inn at Huntingfield Creek this spring and reside in one of our pristine, private cottages. Our Pond Cottage is styled in crisp watercolors and original artwork. The elegant, tiled bathroom features an oversized spa tub and heated ceramic floors—how luxurious! Plus, you can relax on your raised deck and gaze at springtime views of our pergola garden, field, and natural pond.  

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