Cambridge in Maryland is a charming city located on the banks of Choptank River. Its close proximity to Washington DC makes it the perfect destination to explore small towns and enjoy some outdoor recreational activity. This historic district is filled with parks, museums, and plenty of attractions for nature lovers and photographers. If you are one of those travellers who enjoy boutiques and unique stores selling trinkets, galleries showcasing exclusive artwork from the community artists, and restaurants that serve local cuisine, then this district should feature on your weekend getaway list. To help you get a well-rounded experience of this city, check out our list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Cambridge, Maryland.
1. year-old house near Choptank River
Waterview is a tastefully designed flat located in the heart of downtown Cambridge. It is situated at a convenient distance from shops, beaches, parks, and Choptank River. All the local attractions can be easily accessed on foot. This 100-year-old property has a rich cultural heritage and offers a stunning view of Cambridge Creek. The bedrooms are spacious and equipped with all the essentials to make it a comfortable stay for its guests.
Sailwinds Waterview Loft at Cambridge CreekCambridge, Maryland, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:most places still closed and we cooked two nights and was very comfortable doing soit has all the comforts of home in a quaint and cozy lift style apartmenti would be quite comfortable living herecame with sheets towels kitchen supplies and other great amenitieslarge private space with comfortable beds and nice bathroom
Cleanliness:very clean and roomynice and clean loved the placethis apartment is spacious clean and comfortableit’s very clean well decorated and invitingthe apartment is very comfortable and was very clean
Host:lisa is a fabulous host with tons of recommendations and answered any questions we hadgreat hosting with immediate response to all our questions great and accurate local recommendationslisa & kyle were great hostsgracious hosts excellent facility hope to returnlisa is a perfect host who is always communicative and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:fantastic location in downtown cambridgethe location is perfect for downtown activitiesthere are many good restaurants within walking distancethe location by the bridge gives you easy access to everythingeasy check in and great location
2. Lovely duplex with a waterfront porch
This stunning duplex overlooks Choptank River and features a mini-beach for easy access. It is located at a short distance from all the restaurants and a lighthouse. This house can accommodate up to six guests in its two bedrooms. You have access to the entire home, welcome snacks, waterfront porch, washer, and other amenities.
Minibeachfort on the ChoptankCambridge, Maryland, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:karen’s waterfront abode is a perfect little weekend getaway and perfect retreat for the iron man athletewe loved the smart tv and the view of the bayamazing views of the river from the living room main bedroom and back porch/ yardkaren hooked us up with everything we needed from ironing board to fresh coffeeit’s a comfortable little cottage on the inside with nice decor touches plenty of bath and bedroom amenities
Cleanliness:clean with many thoughtful toucheseverything was clean and the place was well stockedvery clean and well equipped for a weekend getawaythe house was impeccably clean and stocked with snacks and waterkaren’s place was sparkling clean and we felt so comfortable there
Host:karen is a great hosthost was very responsive and accommodatingkaren was a great hostkaren was a great host and was quick to respond to any questionshost was very hospitable left snacks for us to enjoyRead more reviews
Location:great location love the restaurantsinteresting walking tourtruly walking distance from downtownthe location is greatperfect location for the ironman weekend
3. Tiny house close to nature
The tiny cabin located on Pitcher Dam Creek was originally a disaster relief home built at the time of Hurricane Katrina. It has now been transformed into a small living space with all the essential equipment to make for a cozy and comfortable stay. Only 15 minutes away from downtown Cambridge, this unique property gives you the best of both worlds – nature, and proximity to several attractions. However, don’t be fooled by its size because the cabin has everything you need. It has plenty of indoor and outdoor space for relaxation and recreation. You can also access the fire pit to get beautiful views of the sprawling sky with a billion evening stars.
Blackwater Tiny Cabin on Snakehead CreekCambridge, Maryland, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the tiny house is a great weekend stay-has everything you need set up in a cozy well-planned spaceloved the tiny cabin warm and cozy fully equipped with everything needed for a weekend getaway
Cleanliness:a clean and comfortable spacevery clean and beautifully decoratedclean quiet and relaxingexceptionally clean and very spacious for a tiny housequiet clean and well-maintained
Host:lisa is a great host and responds quickly to questions or needsleisa was an awesome host we will be backthe tiny cabin is truly a little slice of heaven and lisa was an amazing hostlisa was a wonderful host check-in was beyond easy and we loved the tiny houseloved the tiny house lisa was a great hostRead more reviews
Location:its located in a great locationsuch a cute little tiny house beautiful locationsuper cute and great location hope to returnthe location was great for kayaking and bikingexcellent location for exploring cambridge and the surrounding area
4. Ideal vacation home for families
Located within walking distance of shops and restaurants, this vacation home offers a lovely garden and a patio for the family to spend some quality time outdoors. There are two large bedrooms that are equipped with all the modern amenities including a Keurig coffee maker, a microwave, and a mini-fridge. The rooms are also fitted with flat-screen TVs.
Oakley SuiteCambridge, Maryland, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:nice comfortable space with nice touches like coffee and waterthe suite had very spacious bedrooms along with a nice common room each equipped with tvsthe guest space is lovely quiet large and very comfortablevery comfortable very clean great coffee and very quietour stay was lovely the space is comfortable and tastefully decorated
Cleanliness:clean and well-keptvery clean quiet and cozyspace was very clean and super cuteclean home nice 2 beds and bedroomsthe bathroom is huge clean and pretty
Host:gary was an amazing hostgary is a wonderful hostgary is a great hostgary is an amazing hostgary was a wonderful host and welcomed us on very short noticeRead more reviews
Location:great location walking distance from restaurantseasy walk to downtown for dinnergreat location convenient to local attractionsa wonderful neighborhood to walk to the water and downtowngreat place at a great location close to the water and downtown
5. Relaxing waterfront rental
Happy Campers is a relaxing home located by the banks of Choptank River and surrounded by acres of verdant greens. You can have a quiet time by the waters, lounge on the deck, or take a long and soothing bike ride to explore the stunning countryside. You can also access all the sightseeing options in Cambridge within a 15-minute drive. This house is designed to accommodate three guests in its single bedroom. The kitchen is stocked with all the basic utensils and glassware.
"Happy Campers" Waterfront Apartment!Cambridge, Maryland, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:great accommodations wonderful amenities (including breakfast foods and a bottle of wine ) and spectacular sceneryit's a private getaway where the room has a great view of the waterwaysthe well-appointed kitchen has everything you need including some welcome beverages and treatsbeautiful location easy communication with hosts wonderful amenities and thoughtful touches throughout the apartmentwe lounged on the comfy chairs outside overlooking the water and played cornhole and went for a swim
Cleanliness:extremely clean with lots of personal touches (those cookiesthe apartment is clean and well-stocked with wine and homemade cookies as personal touchesit was spotless quiet and relaxingeverything was clean with cute touches everywhereeverything is decorated beautifully and every inch of the apartment is sparkling clean
Host:the hosts are amazingthey are wonderful hostsawesome accommodations and great hostslisa & til were super hostess and hostreally lovely spot and the hosts are so kind and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:the location and apartment are ideal for a relaxing peaceful weekendthe location is serene and picturesquethe location was beautiful and very relaxingbeautiful location and a quaint house with so many personal touchesit is a wonderful quiet location right on the water
6. Remodeled houseboat with a full kitchen
If you want to spend an unforgettable vacation with a 360-degree view of the water, then this house is the best vacation rental you can find in Cambridge. This houseboat is a 35-foot (11 metres) catamaran that features a fully stocked kitchen, well-fitted bedrooms, and a sundeck. As a guest, you will have access to the entire boat that will stay docked during your stay.
Harbour House (House Boat) on Cambridge CreekCambridge, Maryland, United StatesSuperhost
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Cleanliness:very clean and tastefully decoratedthis place was great super clean and cozythe place was very clean and lisa was very responsive and transparent about her cleaning protocolhad a lovely stay and was very cleanunique accommodation for a covid-safe getaway very clean fun time
Host:she is a great hostlisa was a fabulous host and a great communicatorlisa was a great hostlisa is an amazing hostamazing location amazing place amazing host highly recommend the boathouseRead more reviews
Location:great location private and quiet locationlocation was great to walk to downtownthe location was great just a few minutes from downtownyou could definitely walk to many of the local shops/restaurants from the locationgreat place to get away and relax
7. Cozy boat located on the river
If you are looking for unique accommodation for your upcoming vacation, then do check out this boat located on Choptank River. Featuring a single bedroom, this boat can house up to two guests in its cozy setting. The room is basic but comfortable for a weekend stay. It is also a short walking distance from all the shopping places and restaurants.
Knox LandingCambridge, Maryland, United States
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Amenities & Room:there are working lights a fan a tv with dvd playerit was like camping on the water but with much more comfortable accommodations
Cleanliness:but the bath house that was open was spotless and very chilly :)the marina has clean bathrooms/showers friendly neighbors and a grill area provided (propane included)
Host:host was pretty responsive and very nicewe enjoyed meeting the locals everyone was friendly and helpfulcouldn’t have asked for a better hostmelody was super quick to respond to my request and provided clear kind and hospitablethe host was wonderful even though we didn’t get to meet her in personRead more reviews
Location:the location is perfect for walking to town for food and drinksgreat location and a wonderful idea for adventurous nightmelody's boat is a unique and fun experience and the location is great (can walk into downtown cambridge)if you're looking for a waterfront adventure close to everything on the shore; you've come to the right placeit is a very serene and relaxing location with the bathroom a very short walk from the boat
8. Newly renovated property for a group of friends
Located in one of the most pristine neighborhoods of Chesapeake Bay, this recently renovated three-bedroom property is perfect for a large group of friends or a big family to spend some quality time away from the city’s hustle. You can go kayaking or paddling on the water or simply lounge in its comfortable environs. Guests can access the entire house as well as the 3 acres (1.2 hectares) of property surrounding the house.
Jewell on the ChesapeakeCambridge, Maryland, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:if you have kids who like online entertainment bring dvds as there is no wifiwe cooked in the nicely stocked kitchen and relaxed in the comfortable living roomenough beds for all comfortable living room a practical mudroom and bbq and firepit outside
Cleanliness:everything is clean and homeyvery clean peaceful and relaxingthe house was perfectly clean and had everything that we neededbery clean and well appointed house with all essentials and morethe house was very clean and we enjoyed using the small boats
Host:he was a great hostjosh is an amazing hostjoshua provided clear instructions and was quick to respond to any questions; he was a fantastic host throughouthe’s a great host he responds to you very quickly this home is very welcoming and very beautifulnice place and very friendly hostRead more reviews
Location:great location very comfortable housegreat place and secluded location for family timegood place to escape the city in secluded locationoverall great place to relax with family and/or friendswe enjoyed the quiet location and easy access to the water
9. Two-bedroom flat with access to a private beach
If you looking for a place that is just an easy drive to downtown and comes with private access to the beach and pier, then this two-bedroom flat has been recently renovated to give you a comfortable stay and picturesque views of Choptank River. The property can sleep up to three guests and features a full kitchen, air-conditioning, heating, iron, cable TV, and fresh towels. In case you need to work, this cute rental also comes with a dedicated workspace. While on vacation, stay connected with your friends or family using the wifi available throughout the property.
Spacious garage apt w/ private beach & pier accessCambridge, Maryland, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:it is well-kept and things like tv internet refrigerator dishwasher dryer etcthe apartment was great very clean and had all of the amenities we neededthe apartment was immaculate spacious for 3 travelers well furnished light and comfortablebeautiful and comfortable apartment with everything you need just across the street from the rivermy husband loved that they had a full kitchen with all the supplies you could could ever need
Cleanliness:super clean and stylish unitplace was very clean and accommodatingit is modern spotlessly clean and well appointedthe place was so clean and comfortablethe apartment was very clean
Host:jason was a great hostjason and brandy were wonderful hostsjason is an excellent hostjason and his wife were perfect hostsjason was a great host and very easy/ quick to communicateRead more reviews
Location:cambridge is a perfect location with waterfront restaurants and all the shopping essentialsthe place is very close to a cute park for kids and about a mile walk to downtownthe location is super ideal because it's right on the water with a lovely beachwonderful stay at a fantastic beachside location five starsthe location is very central and right on the river/bay with a nice beach
Cambridge is where culture meets history
Cambridge was founded in 1684 on the banks of Choptank River, making it one of the oldest colonial cities in the United States. This friendly and iconic city gives you a deep insight into its maritime culture with the best stay options. Do check out this article to pick from one of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Cambridge, Maryland.
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