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Ten Crab Houses to hit up this Summer in Annapolis

The time-honored summer tradition of feasting on Maryland blue crabs comes alive in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, with a plethora of fantastic crab houses scattered along the coast of the Chesapeake Bay. From small family-owned restaurants to bustling establishments, these ten crab houses…

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Wreath Making at Skipper's Pier

Nothing says “Happy Holidays” like having a holiday wreath on your door ready to greet friends and family. Funny enough, until visiting Jessica at Skipper’s Pier, I had never made a holiday wreath. I didn’t even know that this was something that people actually made – I thought it was just…

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Summertime Crabs in Annapolis

“Summer afternoon…to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” Henry James (1843-1916) We all have lingering memories of sweet summer afternoons spent with siblings at the local swimming hole or neighborhood pool…sipping icy tea with our grandmother on her…

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

After a lovely drive through the back roads of Southern Anne Arundel County (known as South County to locals) I arrived at an idyllic spot right on the water in Deale, MD. This little haven is really just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Annapolis, but much to my chagrin, I had never made the quick…

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Annapolis' Oyster Roast & Sock Burning Tradition

Get a true taste of Annapolis at the Annual Oyster Roast & Sock Burning – held each year at the Annapolis Maritime Museum – and become an honorary Annapolitan for the day. Celebrating what’s in the water and those on the water is what this Eastport gem does best, and they are sure to show it off at…

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Dining and Docking Options in South County

Okay – ready for a little adventure? Once you have discovered Annapolis and enjoyed its restaurants, bars, architecture, art galleries, and the Naval Academy Visitors Center, we suggest you get out of town! We invite you to discover the picturesque towns south of Annapolis (Southern Anne Arundel…

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