River House Inn – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Snow Hill, Maryland

River House Inn - Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Snow Hill, Maryland

NATIONAL REGISTERED VICTORIAN B&B

Enjoy a casual, elegant getaway at the River House Inn Bed and Breakfast, a spacious National Register Victorian home on the beautiful Pocomoke River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Our Maryland bed and breakfast is located in the village of Snow Hill, where you can be as active or relaxed as you choose – thee are so many possibilities. The area is rich in history and natural beauty, with antiquing, kayaking, boating, beautiful beaches, nature preserves, cycling, swimming, fishing and golf al outside your front door.

We’re just 45 minutes from the Assateague National Seashore and Ocean City, Maryland. Snow Hill, Maryland, was incorporated in 1686 – a picturebook of architectural treasures. Take a walking tour of the village along old brick sidewalks, down picturesque streets, past more than a hundred homes that have passed the 100 year mark.

The Eastern Shore towns of Chincoteague, Assateague, Ocean City and Crisfield, with its boats to Smith and Tangier Island, are only about 30 minutes away.

You can even rent a canoe or kayak just one block from the Inn to explore on the wild, scenic Pocomoke River. And the Chesapeake Bay is close by, too – perfect for sailing and motor cruising.

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Black Walnut Point Inn – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Tilghman, Maryland

Black Walnut Point Inn - Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Tilghman, Maryland

PRIVATE RETREAT ON TILGHMAN ISLAND

By any measure, Black Walnut Point on Maryland’s Tilghman Island is unique. A private gate and a half-mile drive through fifty seven acres of bird sanctuary leads you to a natural paradise and our six-acre island of lawn.

As the sun rises over the Choptank River and sets over the length of Chesapeake Bay, you’ll enjoy sea breezes, ocean waves and endless gorgeous water views.

Our property is chock-full of wildlife – a pair of nesting eagles, osprey and black ducks, migrating butterflies, water fowl and singing birds. You may even see dolphins, skates and schools of bluefish out on the bay. And the back dock, looking out over the cove, is the perfect place to watch the herons fish.

At night, our Maryland sky is full of stars, another surprise of nature, making Black Walnut Point a quiet, secret, peaceful place just an hour by car from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

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Hummingbird Inn – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Easton, Maryland

Hummingbird Inn - Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Easton, Maryland

THE ONLY VISIBLE LGBTQ B&B IN EASTON

Hummingbird Inn is located in the downtown historic district of the eastern shore town of Easton, MD.

Situated in a circa 1865 Queen Anne Victorian on a beautiful 3/4 acre property, Hummingbird Inn aims to be more than just your standard B&B experience….more than just a place to sleep.

We have 6 uniquely furnished large en-suite guestrooms which, while maintaining the Victorian charm, have also been upgraded to include the modern conveniences and amenities travelers expect. All rooms have a seating area from a comfortable set of chairs to a separate seating area in the Queen Anne Turret.

Rooms are equipped with a king or queen bed, HEPA air filtrations system, ceiling fans, central air conditioning/heating and some rooms have working fireplaces.

All rooms have large bathrooms with heated towel racks, tile floors, unlimited hot water and high presser shower heads. Some bathrooms have a soaking clawfoot tub or a bubblejet juccuzi tub, and/or large shower room. We provide guests with ESA natural guest toiletries which are made using spa quality formulations, minimal preservatives and crafted vegetable based soaps.

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Turnbridge Point – Maryland Gay Owned B&B

Turnbridge Point

Turnbridge Point is located on the banks of the tranquil Choptank River and in the heart of downtown Denton, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Our sunny front porch looks out over the charming streets of Denton, while our terraced grounds provide ample seclusion for those looking for a more relaxed atmosphere. The stately historic home was built in the 1860s and has been renovated to provide modern amenities, luxurious accommodations and gourmet provisions.

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Black Walnut Point Inn – Gay Owned Tilghman Island B&B

Black Walnut Point Inn

By any measure, Tilghman Island’s Black Walnut Point is unique. A private gate secures the half-mile drive through fifty seven acres of bird sanctuary before it emerges at our six-acre island of lawn. When the sun rises over the broad mouth of the Choptank River and sets over the length of Chesapeake Bay, guests enjoy wind, waves and endless water views.

We even have a pair of nesting eagles, osprey and black ducks, as well as migrating butterflies, water fowl and song birds. You might even see bay dolphins, skates and schools of bluefish, and the back dock overlooking the cove is an ideal location for watching the herons fish.

At night the sky is full of stars, another surprise of nature, making Black Walnut Point a quiet, secret, peaceful place – just an hour’s drive from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

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Great Oak Manor – Gay Friendly Chesapeake Bay B&B

Great Oak Manor - Gay Friendly Chesapeake Bay B&B

Situated on the Chesapeake Bay, just a 15 minute drive from Chestertown, Great Oak Manor offers so much for those looking to “get away from it all” for a little while.

We offer canoes, kayaks and SUPs plus bicycles.

Or just sit in one of the Adirondack chairs by the Bay or relax in a hammock.

You will love it.

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Visiting the Charm City – Queer Baltimore

Queer Baltimore

Baltimore has a lot to offer the LGBT visitor and is often ignored due to the proximity to its neighbor, Washington, D.C.

However, Baltimore is a real city and a historical one at that, having been founded in 1729. There’s lots to see and it’s very walkable. Like many cities these days, you do have to be on guard and stay on certain streets.

Getting There

The L Line light rail from the airport to downtown takes 30 minutes and is just $1.85.

You will find the Link L light rail station at the northern end of the terminal.

BWI Airport is a Southwest hub so there are lots of cheap air fares on all the airlines. You can also take Amtrak to Baltimore or even BWI. MARC and Amtrak trains can bring you up from D.C. if you want to visit both cities or even continue on up to Philadelphia or New York.

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Chez Amis B&B Inn – Annapolis Gay Friendly Bed & Breakfast

Chez Amis B&B Inn - Annapolis Gay Friendly Bed & Breakfast

Come stay with us in Maryland’s state capital for a day, weekend or even a full week, and explore everything Annapolis has to offer.

Our Annapolis B&B offers four guest rooms in the historic downtown, close to the State Capitol building, St. John’s College, the Annapolis waterfront, city dock, the US Naval Academy, antique shops and wonderful Annapolis restaurants and night life, all within easy walking distance.

Chez Amis in French means “Among Friends”. Come stay with us and enjoy a great breakfast, comfortable lodging and plain old fashioned relaxation.

Each of our guest rooms includes a private television. Our common area is perfect for reading, conversation, and playing games, including Bananagrams and Scrabble. We also offer refreshments and homemade cookies throughout the day and night – sneak downstairs in the middle of the night for one last cookie, if you want.

Our dining area is a wonderful piece of carpentry that was built by the previous inn owner. It comfortably fits all of our guests but we also offer supplemental seating if you want a more intimate table.

We have a big collection of books, DVD’s and CD’s for your enjoyment during your stay. Or bring your e-reader or ipad, and use our free wireless access.

Looking for a warm, friendly place to stay in Annapolis? We’d love to have you at Chez Amis!

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Hummingbird Inn – Easton Gay Bed & Breakfast

Hummingbird Inn - Easton gay Bed & Breakfast

Hummingbird Inn is located in the downtown historic district of the eastern shore town of Easton, MD. Situated in a circa 1865 Queen Anne Victorian on a beautiful 3/4 acre property, Hummingbird Inn aims to be more than just your standard B&B experience….more than just a place to sleep. We have 6 uniquely furnished large en-suite guestrooms which, while maintaining the Victorian charm, have also been upgraded to include the modern conveniences and amenities travelers expect. All rooms have a seating area from a comfortable set of chairs to a separate seating area in the Queen Anne Turret.

Rooms are equipped with a king or queen bed, HEPA air filtrations system, ceiling fans, central air conditioning/heating and some rooms have working fireplaces. All rooms have large bathrooms with heated towel racks, tile floors, unlimited hot water and high presser shower heads. Some bathrooms have a soaking clawfoot tub or a bubblejet juccuzi tub, and/or large shower room. We provide guests with ESA natural guest toiletries which are made using spa quality formulations, minimal preservatives and crafted vegetable based soaps.

We are a dog friendly B&B and also offer on-site dog sitting services. Now you and your guest can travel with your 4-legged pal, but enjoy a day or evening out and know that your pet is going to be well taken care of without the need to cut your time out short.

Our guests all enjoy spending time in the variety of common areas on the property such as the Guest Parlor with working fireplace and a separate sitting area in the Queen Ann Turret where we have a small lending library and a selection of board games and cards. There’s plenty of space on the grounds with a custom designed Victorian Garden under the giant Magnolia tree.

The highlight of the common areas is definitely the 1000 sq ft wrap around front porch. It’s double-width and integrated Bose sound system make an ideal setting for the ever popular “Porch Time”. Porch Time is a nightly event where you can sit outside on the porch, enjoy some nice music, the fresh air and more than likely find the Innkeeper enjoying some wine to be shared with guests. A great place to mingle, socialize and make new friends.

Every morning guests are treated to a gourmet 3-course sit down breakfast in the elegant Guest Dining room. Complete with unlimited freshly brewed coffee, fruit juices, Mimosa’s and our special Hummingbird Inn Bellini. When not enjoying the beauty, warmth, comfort and food at the B&B, there’s plenty to do in the quaint town of Easton or nearby surrounding towns such as St Michaels and Oxford. From the boutique shopping, to many of the water related activities to the wide variety of dining experiences. The area has everything from casual farm-to-table to Michelin rated fine dining.

Hummingbird Inn is 100% gay owned & operated and we extend a special welcome not only to our LGBTQ community, but their friends and families.

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