USA Today Travel Guide (10/19/99) -
10 Great Places for a Romantic Weekend in the United States
At the end of a private dirt road on Maryland's Eastern Shore, this historic brick mansion nestles among magnolias and willows on the banks of Isalnd Creek. "There's even a boat dock guests can use," as well as a library, formal gardens and water views from each room (some with fireplaces and whirlpool tubs). The Carriage House is a two-bedroom suite; Oxford Cottage has a full kitchen, and its bedroom is on the second floor "with three dormer windows."