Family Friendly

Five Fun Things to do with the Kids in Annapolis

With tons of things to do and see, Annapolis is a great place to bring the kids no matter their age. READ MORE


Local Restaurants Serve up a Dose of History

Virtually every place you go in downtown Annapolis has historic roots; if you dig hard enough you’ll find them. READ MORE

Arts & Culture

Amazing Art Collections Await in Annapolis

Annapolis, a picturesque town with countless artists, has long been an art lovers’ destination. READ MORE


Eat like a Native: How to Pick Blue Crabs

Want to learn how to pick a Maryland Blue Crab properly? Check out this video to learn from the best. READ MORE


Five Fabulous Ways to Spend an Evening in Annapolis

Whether meeting up with friends, planning a date, or bringing the whole family, prepare for a great evening. READ MORE


Ten Things to Do in Annapolis (Hint: There’s Something Here for Everyone in your Family)

Check out some of our most popular things to do for the whole family while you're here in Annapolis. READ MORE


Annapolis: Easy to Access, Hard to Leave—Especially with a Pick of Overnight Choices

With everything from full-service hotels to quaint, historic B&Bs, Annapolis is the perfect place to stay the night. 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!

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from visitors center

discover our ANNAPOLIS

Living History

The William Paca House and so many more historical buildings to experience in Annapolis

City Dock

We'll soon be enjoying ice cream and feeding the ducks at City Dock again.

Downtown Historic Annapolis

With the most 18th century buildings in America, Annapolis awaits to be discovered.

Get Outdoors

There's nothing more peaceful than kayaking on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis


Take in all of noon formation at the U.S. Naval Academy again soon.

community blogs and insights

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    Interview with Jeff Jacob’s: Owner of Carrol’s Creek Café
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  • April 27 2020
    Distanced, Artfully
  • April 24 2020
    Annapolis Native Liz Lind Creates Chesapeake-Inspired Art
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