A Superior Trip to Maryland: Places to Keep Your Level of Relaxation High

Baltimore, the quirky capital of the small state of Maryland, also considered one of the friendliest cities in the U.S., still needs to gain a little more popularity among travelers. However, many great places in this pocket-sized city can be reached by bike or are within walking distance, and Baltimore is a destination rich in history. Fancy a top-notch place to stay while exploring? Read on!

  Image via  Flickr  by beaucon

Image via Flickr by beaucon

Stay at an Affordable Hotel with Good Connections

Looking for an affordable stay? You can’t go wrong with the Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center. Located close to the Baltimore Cruise Center, this is the ideal hotel for people planning to go on a cruise. However, if you are staying in Baltimore, popular attractions such as the B&O Railroad Museum, the Eastpoint Mall, and the Maryland Science Center, are nearby. Expect a cozy room with a coffee maker for your daily morning grind. Stay active with a good workout in the fitness room, or go for an invigorating swim in the pool. You can treat your taste buds at Tradewinds Restaurant and Bar. Parking at the hotel is free.

An Upscale Hotel Combining Classic Elegance And Contemporary Charm

The Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore combines classic style with a modern touch, exuding elegance and urban charm. Gamers will enjoy having an Xbox right in the room, yoga enthusiasts will be happy to pick out a mat, and organic beverages are available in the minibar. Treat your body and soul at the King Premier Spa, and stick to your workout routine by taking advantage of the gym. Go for a stroll around nearby Oriole Park at Camden Yards or hang out at the Inner Harbor of Baltimore. B&O American Brasserie serves everything from breakfast to dinner.

A Stylish Hotel Where Comfort Is High on the List of Priorities

Located right by the Inner Harbor, the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore is in the heart of Baltimore. Being in a prime location, it’s close to attractions such as nightlife entertainment, many dining options, and Walters Art Gallery. Moreover, Camden Yards is not far. At Royal Sonesta, the guests’ comfort is on top of the agenda, so rooms that are held in warm colors each include luxury bedding, a cozy reading chair, and a coffee maker, as well as a bathroom with a unique design. Room service is available for your convenience, and so is a spa and gym.

Experience a Superior Modern Atmosphere With Rooftop Activities

If you’re seeking sophistication in Bethesda, the Hyatt Regency Bethesda is for you. You can expect a modern hotel with a traditional touch and a number of amenities, such as Starbucks in-room coffee and marble bathrooms, as well as iPod docking stations. On the rooftop, you’ll find an Activity Center with StayFit Gym, along with spa offers to escape the ordinary. Attractions, such as Washington, D.C., itself, are within easy reach, as the Metro is close. After a long day out, enjoy fabulous on-site American cuisine at Morton’s.

This piece was written in cooperation with Hipmunk, in the course of the Hipmunk Boutique Hotels Campaign, to bring you the best hotels from around the U.S.