The Annapolis and Chesapeake Bay region possesses an abundance of precious natural resources, from the Bay and its many tributaries to the parks and woodlands that hug their shorelines. Our residents and business owners are committed to supporting the health and longevity of these outdoor wonders, where locals and tourists play, dine, and stay.

If you're as passionate about protecting the environment as we are, you'll find Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay the perfect destination choice. Here, you can build an entire environmentally-friendly itinerary. If you come by boat, you can dock it one of our eco-friendly marinas. Choose to stay in one of several area hotels that use environmentally-friendly practices, from "green" housekeeping to comprehensive recycling programs. Dine in our restaurants that serve fresh food grown right here in our community. Enjoy an array of activities and visit attractions that showcase the natural beauty of Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay.

Environmentally-Friendly Hotels

In Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, we make it easy for our visitors to choose green accommodations. From modern and sleek hotels to quaint and romantic B&Bs, several local establishments build environmentally-friendly practices into their daily operations. For lodging partners that have been designated "Green" by the Maryland Green Travel program or by Sustainable Annapolis through the Annapolis Environmental Stewardship Certification Program.

Sustainable Dining in Annapolis

Fresh, locally grown ingredients make all the difference in your dining experience. You'll find them at our local farmers' markets and at area restaurants committed to serving customers only the finest in locally grown produce and other menu items. In addition, many of our dining establishments are dedicated to sustainable practices, such as using 100 percent recyclable materials and composting. Take time to get to know our restaurant partners that have been designated as Green by the Maryland Green Travel program or by Sustainable Annapolis through The Annapolis Environmental Stewardship Certification Program by searching our directory here.