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Behold the Beauty of May Day

Just breathe… It’s springtime in Annapolis. Walk the charming streets and feel the surge of spring energy. Catch a whiff of salt air off the harbor, hear the call of the osprey just home from the south, see the tree buds pushing through the limb tips overhead. This is April in Annapolis—this…

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Top 9 Instagram-able Historic Sites in Annapolis

Make your Instagram account go down in history by tagging your photos with #visitannapolis and snapping your next pic at one of our favorite backdrops. Here are nine of Annapolis' Top Instagram-able Historic Sites to make your next post stand out: Annapolis City Dock City Dock - Credit…

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5 Historic Sites in Annapolis to Visit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 1649, an English community emerged on the land that now makes up Maryland's capital. Puritans, seeking religious freedom, nestled into a spot on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay and called their new town Providence. A lot has happened in Annapolis since these…

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Midnight Madness Recap

It’s that time of year when hats and coats are essential, colorful lights outline houses and trees, familiar holiday classics abound on the radio, and a few extra chocolate chip cookies or hot chocolate drinks make their way into the daily hustle and bustle. There’s an accentuated feeling of joy and…

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A Recap of the Annapolis Boat Shows

Welcome to the Annapolis Boat Shows! The largest in-water boat shows in the country each take place biannually at City Dock in downtown Annapolis. Over the course of two weeks, vendors, boat owners, manufacturers, and visitors come together to shop and explore the vast display of sailboats and…

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Last Chance for Crabs: Take Home a Maryland Memory

Hundreds of sleek water craft and miles of wooden docks transform the Annapolis Harbor in the magic month of October – 5-9 for the U.S. Sailboat Show followed by a quick change for the U.S. Powerboat Show 12-15. The state capital of Maryland is also known as “Sailing Capital of the U.S.” and the…

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Nautical North Wooden Charts - A Technical Art

“It’s where art meets technology,” explained Chris Doucette, owner of Nautical North Wooden Charts, Maps & More (110 Dock St., Annapolis, MD 21401) when asked about his intricately-designed wooden clocks, trays, cribbage boards, and tables displayed in a corner building just across the way from Ego…

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Dockside Annapolis Treasures

Vacations are times for breaking some of the rules that shape our behavior during the work week. Sleeping late is okay. So is night-owling. So is indulging in some of the foods that are usually in the “no-no” category. We can aid and abet your indulgences by pointing you in the direction of a few…

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Take A Trip to Crabtown

Maryland blue crabs are sweeter and meatier than _____________. Fill in the blank and start your research with a visit to one of the best crab houses in and around Annapolis. If you are a visitor without a car and need transportation to one of them, consider the water taxi at the City Dock, an Uber…

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