Let this Baltimore bed-and-breakfast — only a few hours’ drive from the Valley — charm you this month.
Where: Celie’s Waterfront Inn. 1714 Thames St., Baltimore, MD. 800-432-0184 or www.celieswaterfront.com
What’s special: This charming historic inn is located in Fell’s Point, with some of its seven rooms featuring fireplaces, harbor views, balconies, whirlpool tubs, and private decks. Guests enjoy a hearty continental breakfast. The inn is centrally located and close to everything — Fell’s Point restaurants and attractions, the Inner Harbor (National Aquarium, shops, restaurants), Baltimore Orioles (in August, they’ll host Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, and the Detroit Tigers,) and much more. Visitors can also take advantage of the many local events including Summer Restaurant Week (Aug. 13-22) and Films on the Pier (Fell’s Point Broadway Pier every Wednesday at sundown).
The deal: Stay two nights and receive a complimentary bottle of wine and gourmet cheese platter (an $80 value). Valid Sun.-Thurs. Average cost of a two-night stay is $450 (tax included).
When: Valid through August 31, 2010. Enter code: Hudson Valley.