Odessa is about 100 miles from Washington. Take Route 50 over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. At Queenstown, Md., follow U.S 301 toward Wilmington. At Middletown, Del., merge onto Delaware Route 299 east (West Main Street) and follow it into Odessa.
Cantwell House Bed & Breakfast
107 High St.
Country decor and antiques throughout. Two bedrooms in the house from $95. A cottage out back from $150.
117 Sand Hill Drive, Middletown
About 10 minutes from Odessa. Rooms from $129, including breakfast.
109 Main St.
In the historic Brick Hotel building (1822), with early 19th-century decor and ambience. Sizable beer menu. Reservations recommended. Lunch entrees start at $10, dinner entrees at $17.
Home-style cooking located on the highway outside town. Same owner for nearly 50 years. Lunch entrees start at $3.50, dinner entrees at $8.
Historic Odessa Foundation
Open March through December, Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Open Monday by reservation.
Adults $10, seniors $8 and children younger than 6 free. Tour takes about two hours and includes the Corbit-Sharp, Wilson-Warner and Collins-Sharp houses.
The Friends Meeting House is open to the public on the first and third Sundays of the month from 10:45 a.m. to noon. To visit at other times, call ahead.