While Annapolis is world-renown as America's Sailing Capital, the Annapolis countryside claims hundreds of miles of Chesapeake Bay shoreline. Here, the rhythm of life moves to the tides and seasons, and maritime villages including Deale, Galesville, and Mayo invite you to escape to a simpler time. The nearby Historic London Town and Gardens presents nature at its finest.
Annapolis Baltimore is the nation's cyber security capital. Here, visitors can peek behind the curtain into the world of secret codes at the National Security Agency's National Cryptologic Museum. The nearby Arundel Mills Mall is ranked among the top three shopping attractions in the nation. Its Maryland Live! Casino is the third largest in the country. Home to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, Annapolis Baltimore provides easy access to Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia.
Regardless of where you travel in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay, you'll find fresh from the Bay seafood in restaurants ranging from simple sublime. Whether you choose roll-out-the-paper, roll-up-your-sleeves outdoor dining where you can watch the watermen bring in the catch, or an elegant indoor setting with a window's view to Spa Creek, the Severn River, South River, or the Chesapeake Bay, chances are you'll come back again and again.
A flight into our BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport puts you in close proximity to the Washington D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan areas. But before you explore what those cities have to offer, treat yourself to a taste of Annapolis Baltimore.READ MORE
In Annapolis all roads lead to the water and a nautical heritage that runs as deep as the Chesapeake Bay is wide. A Museum without Walls, Annapolis is a lively, upbeat, contemporary city where four centuries of architecture embraces 21st-century living.READ MORE
Minutes away, yet worlds apart from Annapolis, the surrounding countryside invites you to relax and slow down. Priorities are different. Bound more by the seasons than by calendars, locals here live in the moment. Let the stiff neck and sore back you earned at your computer melt away as you yield to the slower pace of a simpler time.READ MORE