A bed & breakfast amidst the historic Civil War battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland.

Welcome to the Inn at Antietam, a warm and welcoming bed and breakfast in the heart of Sharpsburg, Maryland. Innkeepers Miriam & Will Cunningham look forward to having you stay at the number one TripAdvisor Traveler Ranked bed and breakfast in Sharpsburg and one of the top three B&Bs in Maryland.

The Antietam National Battlefield and National Cemetery surround the Inn and honor those who fought here on September 17, 1862. In what became the bloodiest single-day battle ever fought in the U.S. and the first major battle to be fought on Union soil, Major General George McClellan narrowly defeated General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. This “victory” claimed a very steep price: more than 22,000 soldiers were killed, wounded, or missing at the day’s end. Towns near the line of fire were turned into army hospitals overnight. The battle, though, offered President Abraham Lincoln an opportunity to issue the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation which went into effect on January 1, 1863.

Come and and explore Civil War history in the local area: see the battlefields, town hospitals and various sights of war in Sharpsburg, Shepherdstown, South Mountain, Harpers Ferry, Gettysburg, and Monocacy. Not your thing? Then hunt for marvelous antiques in Frederick or Hagerstown; hike or cycle the C&O Canal; float the Potomac River or Antietam Creek; taste the local wineries from Big Cork or Antietam Creek Vineyards; or take to the slopes in White Tail.  You can do it all while staying at the Inn at Antietam!

We welcome families, couples, and dogs! We also have a super charger available for guests who drive a Tesla or other electric vehicle.

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Featured Suites

Photo of Potomac Suite king bed with slate blue and white duvet, area rug on top of hardwood, and two bedside nightsides. Two wall scones are above the bed and are bedside lamps. Slate blue walls and white trim. French doors leading to dressing area and bathroom

Potomac Suite

The Potomac suite features a king bed and a separate dressing area. It has a built-in desk as well as small dressing area. The en suite bathroom has a regular tub & shower.

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Photo shows part of leather chair on the right next to night stand for the king bed. Two wall scones above the bed are the bedside lights. Area rug covering hardwood floors. Dresser tucked into the corner with wooden bookshelves above. Framed Civil War generals on the whitewashed, woodpanelled walls.

Antietam Suite

The Antietam suite features a large brick fireplace, a king bed, and a loft with a twin bed. The en suite bathroom features a walk-in shower.

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Activities & Information

Group Accommodations

Looking for accommodations for a large group or family? Contact us to discuss renting all five suites at the Inn!

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Tour the Battlefield

Learn more about Antietam from one of the various historic tours available in Sharpsburg. There are guided walking and horse-led carriage tours available.

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Attractions

In addition to the famous Battlefield, there are also a variety of other landmarks and historical sights located in Sharpsburg and surrounding areas.

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Local Restaurants

After all the sightseeing, you’re bound to work up an appetite. Eat at one of the many wonderful restaurants in Sharpsburg or Shepherdstown.

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The Inn by the Numbers

113542

Eggs consumed

25452

Pillows fluffed

31578

Cups of Coffee Brewed

10876

History Lessons Given

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