Hotels in Shady Side, Maryland

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Shady Side overview

Shady Side is known for its parks and museums. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of U.S. Naval Academy. Popular attractions like Maryland State House and William Paca House are sure to leave an impression. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Shady Side is for you.

Where to stay in Shady Side

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Shady Side has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Shady Side with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Shady Side hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Shady Side hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Shady Side

Fly in to Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall), 25.1 mi (40.4 km) from downtown Shady Side. Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) is the next closest major airport, 28.7 mi (46.1 km) away.

What to see around Shady Side

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Chesapeake Beach Water Park
  • • Six Flags America
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Captain Avery Museum
  • • Galesville Heritage Museum
  • • Historical Society of Talbot County
  • • Bayside History Museum
  • • Annapolis Maritime Museum
It's well known for its parks and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Shadyside Park
  • • Maryland Quiet Waters Park
  • • Sandy Point State Park
  • • Allen Pond Park
  • • Old Maryland Farm
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Bay Bridge Market Place Shopping Center
  • • Annapolis Harbour Center
  • • Annapolis Harbor Center Shopping Center
  • • Westfield Annapolis Mall
  • • Annapolis Mall Shopping Center
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Maryland State House
  • • William Paca House
  • • U.S. Naval Academy

When to visit Shady Side

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 62°F day, 29°F night
  • April-June: 89°F day, 43°F night
  • July-September: 90°F day, 58°F night
  • October-December: 75°F day, 30°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.87 inches
  • April-June: 12.05 inches
  • July-September: 13.23 inches
  • October-December: 11.26 inches