Annapolis Maryland's Capital City



Visiting Annapolis, Maryland

annapolis-state-house-domeThe Maryland capital city of Annapolis has many things for visitors to do and see. There’s the Maryland State House and many other fine examples of historic architecture, plus museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants.

You can watch the waterfront activity at City Dock or take a tour onboard a motor or sailboat, or maybe paddle around the shoreline in a kayak. Plus, there’s the beautiful Naval Academy grounds to explore.

Park your car, put on your walking shoes, and wander the streets of historic downtown Annapolis. Everything in downtown Annapolis is walk-able. You’ll find plenty of shops and galleries for browsing. Or maybe you’d rather take an organized  tour of the city. There are walking tours, trolley tours, boat tours, and even segway tours.

The Annapolis Visitor Center is a good place to start your exploration of the city.  It is located at 26 West Street (next to Gotts Court Garage) and is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm. In additon to information, they have a nice selection of items for sale. There’s also a visitor information booth at City Dock.

Annapolis Videos – The folks at Visit Annapolis have put together a very nice set of videos that let you take a first-hand look at all the wonderful things that Annapolis has to offer.


Places to Stay

Suitcase iconAnnapolis Waterfront Hotel – Annapolis’ only waterfront hotel. Located adjacent to City Dock.

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Historic Inns of Annapolis – Collection of three historic inns located in the center of historic Annapolis.

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Loews Annapolis Hotel – Luxury hotel in downtown Annapolis, within walking distance of attractions.

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Hampton Inn & Suites Annapolis – Half mile from Annapolis Towne Center restaurants and shopping.

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Flag House Inn  – Bed & Breakfast located 1/2 block from the City Dock and Naval Academy visitor’s Gate 1. 

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Chez Amis Bed & Breakfast  – Bed & Breakfast located in the heart of the Annapolis historic district.

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More Annapolis Hotels – See many more hotel options.

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More Bed & Breakfasts – Annapolis has lots of good bed & breakfast accommodations.

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Vacation Rentals – Stay in-town or in the Annapolis vicinity with a vacation home rental.


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