Escapes: Details, Maryland’s Sotterley Plantation

July 5, 2012
if you go
GETTING THERE

Hollywood, Md., is about 50 miles southeast of Washington on Maryland Route 5. After Mechanicsville, bear left onto Route 235 south (Three Notch Road). Turn left onto Vista Road. Vista becomes Sotterley Lane.

STAYING THERE

Victorian Candle Bed & Breakfast

25065 Peregrine Way

Hollywood

301-373-8800

www.victorian-candle.com

About two miles from Sotterley. Eight rooms from $99.

Country Inn & Suites

44941 Worth Lane

California

301-737-5227

www.countryinns.com

Rooms from $80.

EATING THERE

Clarke’s Landing Restaurant

24580 Clarke’s Landing Lane

Hollywood

301-373-8468

www.clrestaurant.com

Waterfront dining inside and on a large outside deck. Dinner entrees start at $14; lunch entrees start at $8.

Cafe des Artistes

41655 Fenwick St.

Leonardtown

301-997-0500

www.cafedesartistes.ws

Upscale French bistro. Reservations recommended. Dinner entrees start at $19.95. Three-course prix-fixe menu nightly 5 to 6 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for $23.95.

PLAYING THERE

Sotterley Plantation

44300 Sotterley Lane

Hollywood

301-373-2280

www.sotterley.com

Plantation house guided tours, May 1 through Oct. 31: Tuesday-Saturday at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 1, 2 and 3 p.m.; Sunday at noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Adults $10, seniors $8, ages 6-12 $5 . Five and younger free.

Self-guided tours of the grounds are $3 per person year-round.

Performances of “The Choice” will take place on July 14 and Aug. 11 at 11 a.m., noon and 2 and 3 p.m. Free, but call to reserve seating.

INFORMATION

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