Less than a mile from the Appalachian Trail, the dog-friendly Jewel Vinsota guesthouse is the perfect get away to explore nature or your artistic leanings. The house is full of original artwork, hand-crafted details, and books on art and architecture. Wander the grounds and find sculpture, ponds, and trails through the woods.
Want to hike the entire 40-mile length of Maryland on the Appalachian Trail? Start and end at the Jewel Vinsota and we can drop you off and pick you up.
We are conveniently located to everything and nothing.
--0.7 mile from the Appalachian Trail,
--a couple miles from the heart of Smithsburg MD where you'll find a bar, a diner and a couple restaur…
The Washington County Transit has a route that goes into Smithsburg MD from Hagerstown.
If you're a hiker, we may be able to coordinate picking you up.