In our opinion, we are lucky to work in one of the best cities in America. Historic Annapolis, the capital of Maryland and home to the U.S. Naval Academy, is one place you need to make sure you visit. Coming to visit us is easy. We are 30mins from the BWI International Airport and 50mins from downtown Washington DC. Once in town, there are plenty of places to park.
Plenty to see and do
Wether searching for fun, history, or food, Annapolis has everything you could ask for. Home to more original 18th-century building than any other U.S. city, Annapolis is nothing if not historic. It’s home to the oldest State House in continuous use as well as the United States Naval Academy – both open to the public throughout the year. History tours abound in Annapolis, making it easy for any history buff to get their fill while in town.
As the Sailing Capital of the U.S., Annapolis’ many sailing tours offer visitors the chance to get out on the treasure that is the Chesapeake Bay. Climb aboard a historic water tour, go fishing, or even hop on a sunset cruise, ending the day enjoying the sailing culture of this quiet city.
Nightlife in Annapolis is another huge draw for visitors. Rams Head on Stage – named the best music venue in the U.S. under 500 seats – offers live performances each and every night. There is also a handful of other music venues hosting local and national acts throughout the year.
The best way to learn all there is to see, do, and experience in Annapolis? Head over to the Visitor Center (26 West Street) where you’ll find knowledgeable locals eager to help point you in the right direction.
Spend the night
There’s no better way to experience Annapolis than to spend a few days in town. With plenty of lodging options, there’s always room. Stay in a historic inn or B&B to get the full, 18th-century experience Annapolis offers. Reserve a room in one of the city’s full-service hotels with industry names you trust. There’s even a Boat & Breakfast option where you can spend the night in a sailboat being rocked to sleep in the Annapolis Harbor. Some of our favorite places to stay include; Historic Inns of Annapolis, Loews Annapolis, and Annapolis Waterfront Hotel. Annapolis offers a variety of lodging options, please click here for a full list of options.
Enjoy the local flavor
Annapolis’ culinary scene is booming with new restaurants, creative chefs, and expert mixologists making waves throughout town. Whether you’re looking for a crab shack to sample the area’s famed Maryland Blue Crabs, or a fine dining experience with waterfront views, Annapolis has you covered. From the traditional seafood dishes to cutting edge, farm-to-table plates, the town’s kitchens can please any palate. Happy hour is another big draw to visitors in search of Annapolis’ flavors. Handcrafted cocktails and locally-crafted beers dominate happy hour in Annapolis. Rum bars. Tequila bars. Whiskey/Bourbon bars. They’re all here. Some of our favorite places to stay dine include; Harry Browne’s, Osteria 177, OTHERS?. Annapolis offers a variety of dining options, please click here for a full list of options.