US Sailboat Show

City Dock, Annapolis

Oct 04 to Oct 08
Oct 04 to Oct 08

US Sailboat Show

City Dock, Annapolis

In mid-October, the United States Sailboat Show takes over the Annapolis Harbor, followed by the United States Powerboat Show.

Rumors by Neil Simon

Sep 09 to Sep 23

Greenstreet Fall Festival

Sep 22 to Oct 28


Naval Academy

Dine at the "Yard"

While you're at the Naval Academy Yard, why not stop in one of their restaurants for a quick bite to eat? READ MORE

Family Friendly

Family Friendly Activities by Season

Annapolis is known for its colonial history and sailing tradition, but it’s also a great place to spend time with the family. READ MORE


African-American History in Anne Arundel County

African-Americans have, for over 350 years, comprised a major in the development of Maryland.. READ MORE

On The Water

Charter a Boat in Annapolis

Our area offers a variety of charter options ranging from fishing trips, overnight cruises, private parties, and more READ MORE

Arts & Culture

Meet the Area’s Local Arts Community

Take a peek into Annapolis and Anne Arundel County's talented and diverse arts community. READ MORE


Savor the Flavors of Annapolis

Annapolis is quickly becoming known for its culinary variety and creativity throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. READ MORE


5 Ways to Enjoy Annapolis' Nightlife

Annapolis is a great pick for your next night out on the town, offering a little something for every taste. READ MORE


Seasonal Shopping in Annapolis

No matter the time of year, you'll find that perfect little something in Annapolis. Click here to learn more. READ MORE


Five Overnight Ideas in Annapolis

For those of us that love our job but are looking for some much-needed time off, Annapolis offers the perfect night, or weekend, getaway. READ MORE


a walkable town...

Visitors Center

Downtown Annapolis

Select a point of interest on the left, or click “see all” below. Need help with ideas on where to go or how to start? Come to the Visitors Center on West Street in the Arts District for suggestions and guidance!

Annapolis Towne Centre

Shop, dine, or relax at the Annapolis Towne Centre, just minutes up the road from downtown Annapolis.

Arts District

From fine art galleries and performing arts centers, to ballet theaters and city-wide film festivals, Annapolis’ art scene is in full bloom all year long.

Arundel Mills

As Maryland’s largest outlet mall, Arundel Mills offers visitors an almost unimaginable number of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

City Dock

Sit along Ego Alley watching the boats, grab a bite to eat, or shop 'til you drop at one of Annapolis' favorite spots.


Spend some time in the small Annapolis neighborhood of Eastport for an alternate view of the Annapolis.

Herring Bay

From Bay-side dining to on the water activities, Herring Bay is what the Chesapeake is all about.

Historic London Town

An active archaeological site meets a replicated colonial settlement at Historic London Town and Garden.

Main Street

As the heart of the city, Main Street and its unique charm offer Annapolis’ visitors the best of the city’s dining, shopping, and history.

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium

Towering over historic Annapolis, the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium plays host to everything from the heated football and lacrosse games to some of the area's most popular events.

Sandy Point State Park

Since 1952, Sandy Point State Park has been a haven for nature lovers, beach-goers, and fishermen.

State Circle/Maryland Avenue

With the Maryland State house at its center, State Circle is home to the highest concentration of 18th century buildings in the country, now housing a variety of retail shops, antique stores, and more.

United States Naval Academy

Established in 1845, The United States Naval Academy has played a significant role in the development of both Annapolis and the United States.

Westfield Annapolis

Looking for something bigger than the boutiques of downtown Annapolis? Head to Westfield Annapolis Mall.

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discover our ANNAPOLIS

Annapolis' Most Instagram-Worthy Dining Spots

Travel around Annapolis with Rhea this month as she stops by her top restaurants and businesses for Instagram-worthy dishes of all sorts.

Maryland's Four Signers of the Declaration of Independence

Annapolis was home to four signers of the Declaration of Independence -- homes that still stand today and are open for public viewing. Join Jamie Foster of a tour of these four historic homes in Annapolis.

Rhea's Pick of the Month: Skipper's Pier

Head down to South County with Rhea this month as she visits Skipper's Pier Restaurant & Dock Bar for a taste of summer on the Chesapeake.

Schooner Woodwind's 25th Anniversary

Climb about Annapolis Sailing Cruises' Schooner Woodwind with Kat Spitzer as they celebrate 25 years of sailing the Chesapeake.

Annapolis Plein Air Painter David Diaz

In preparation for Maryland Federation of Art's 2018 Paint Annapolis event, we had the pleasure of sitting down with local artist David Diaz for a look into plein air painting the this exiting Annapolis event.

Visit The United States Naval Academy

Head over to the USNA with Jamie Foster for a sneak peek into on of our country's most prestigious institutions.

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