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23 Sites to See in Anne Arundel County

In December 1649, the first European settlers supplanted the Susquehannocks and formed a new settlement north of the Severn River. They named it Providence. Now almost 375 years later, Anne Arundel County encompasses 376,000 acres and sits at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, enticing visitors from…

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Things to Do, November 2022

Experience the quirky and prideful Eastport vs. Annapolis Tug of War, shop at the largest discount shopping destination in the state of Maryland at Arundel Mills, run the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in our county's Bay Bride Run, or plan a weekend in Annapolis for the Veteran's Day Classic Basketball…

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A Brief History of the Tug of War

Once again, the Maritime Republic of Eastport has declared war on the City of Annapolis, its colonial overlord on the “mainland.” The just-for-fun annual smackdown continues this year on Saturday, November 5th, when the two villages work out their differences in an annual Tug of War billed as the…

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Things to Do, October 2022

Located in the heart of Maryland, Annapolis & Anne Arundel County is the ideal destination for welcoming fall. Cooler temperatures call to mind Navy football, fall festivals, and the U.S. Powerboat and U.S. Sailboat Shows! For a sneak peek at all that is going on this fall, check out the Visit…

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Fall Festivals in Anne Arundel County

You may not know it if you drive straight into Annapolis from one of the major interstates, but Annapolis and Anne Arundel County are home to a diverse and rich agricultural community. There are 381 farms and over 28,000 acres of farmland in Anne Arundel County alone and thankfully, many of them…

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Things to Do, September 2022

Do you remember, the 21st night of September? Well, we hope you also remember the other 29 days of September! Let Annapolis and Anne Arundel County heal the sting of the end of vacation season with signature and recurring events that will be fun for the entire family. Whether a weekend getaway is…

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Travel Tips for Navigating Through Downtown Annapolis

While the rebuild of Hillman Garage continues, AMRP and the City of Annapolis have instituted a mobility plan to help residents, customers, and visitors navigate downtown. Annapolis Go, Bird Scooters & E-bikes, Water Taxis, and the Free Downtown Shuttle (it's bright purple, you can't miss it!) all…

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Things to do, August 2022

August in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County brims with possibilities for getting out on the water; savoring farm-to-table favorites at their peak; feasting on the Chesapeake Bay’s most beloved crustacean at the World’s Largest Crab Feast and taking a trip down memory lane at the Annapolis Corvette…

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