The Tides Inn History
It began in the spring of 1946, just after World War II, when
construction started to transform the site earlier known as The
Ashburn Farm. This expansive farm had been in the Ashburn family
for over 150 years, but was ready for a change. On July 15, 1947,
the Tides Inn opened to the public.
The Tides Inn soon established itself as the premier small hotel
in the Mid-Atlantic. After three generations of the Stephens
family's stewardship, the inn was purchased by Enchantment Group.
With extensive renovations catapulting this Chesapeake Bay resort
into a new era, the Tides Inn is now known as a Preferred