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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 see, plus museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. You can watch the waterfront activity from the 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 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.

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Evening view of downtown Annapolis, MD

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.


Annapolis Hotels

annapolis loewsLoews Annapolis Hotel

Luxury, four-diamond hotel. Located in downtown Annapolis, just a mile from City Dock and the Naval Academy entrance gate.

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annapolis waterfront marriottAnnapolis Marriott Waterfront

The Marriott is located on the water and a short walk to City Dock, the Naval Academy, and everything historic downtown Annapolis has to offer.

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