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  • Signs of the Season in Downtown Annapolis

    What's your favorite part of springtime in Annapolis? Mine is when the trees start blooming, and when the water taxi opens for the season and carries me straight from my apartment to downtown. It's also a fantastic time of year for taking pictures; There's hardly anything more scenic than City Dock when the boats come and go on a nice [...]

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    Naval Academy Midshipman Receives Truman Scholarship

    U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 2nd Class (junior) Juliet O’Brien, 20, of San Francisco, Calif., was recently selected as a 2019 Truman Scholar. Sixty-two students from 58 U.S. colleges and universities were selected for this year’s Truman Scholarship. O’Brien will receive her award during a ceremony held at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, Mo., Sunday, May 26. [...]

  • Annapolis Fire Department Provides Sailing Safety Tips

    As the weather continues to warm, sailing and sunshine draw many residents and visitors to Annapolis’ public and private sailing locales.  According to Annapolis Fire Chief David Stokes, “It can be very challenging to respond to emergencies out on the water. A small amount of preparation and prevention are invaluable.” The Annapolis Fire Department urges all boaters to adhere to [...]

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Home to the US Naval Academy, “Naptown” is influenced by the military and collegiate traditions that come naval-academywith having a major military and world class academic institution within the city boundaries. From Commissioning Week, to home sporting events including Navy Football, to class reunions that sprinkle the weekends throughout the calendar, Annapolis is never too far from Navy’s influence.

Annapolis is also known as America’s Sailing Capital, but don’t forget the significant maritime history Annapolis has with power boats and fishing vessels. Annapolis provides access not only to the Chesapeake, but also to a wealth of rivers, creeks and inland bays ripe for exploring by kayak, canoe or stand udowntownp paddleboard.

Downtown Annapolis is famous for its historic inns and scenic streets, but along those streets are some of the finest restaurants the region has to offer. Maryland Avenue is long-treasured as one of downtown Annapolis’ best spots for shopping, dining, and experiencing the culture.

Eastport in Annapolis is a place unto itself, with yachts, art galleries, residents, spas, and restaurants. The bridge into Eastport takesP5040346 travelers from downtown Annapolis into the neighborhood. Watch for the tug of war between downtown Annapolis and Eastport to see who wins!

Additionally, here you’ll find a guide to Annapolis Towne Centre. Located in Parole, this consumer-utopia features an assortment of restaurants, shops and more all in one convenient location. Whether you need a few things at Target, are looking to tighten your tummy at the gym, or just want to sample a premium olive oil from Whole Foods, the Towne Centre makes all of this possible and more.

Annapolis Hotels

Loews Annapolis Hotel

Loews Annapolis Hotel

This Downtown hotel is less than one mile from the Naval Academy and just a mile from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The rooms are staid and modern and include free WiFi, armchairs and desks with ergonomic chairs, as well as 47-inch flat-screen TVs and Keurig coffeemakers. Some suites include living rooms and pull-out sofas, others include dining areas. Room service is available from the on-premise restaurant and bar. Amenities include a 24/7 business center and the 24/7 gym.


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100 Westgate Cir
Annapolis, MD 21401

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174 West St
Annapolis, MD 21401

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2559 Riva Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Annapolis Events

Wednesday Night Sailboat Races

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Spring Sailboat Show

April 26 @ 10:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

St. John’s and USNA Croquet Match

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Maryland Avenue Earth Day Fest

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This April in Annapolis

April 1st, 2019|0 Comments

The flowers are blooming, the weather is finally warming up and everyone's ready to get outside and sail away. And then sail right back to Annapolis, of course, because April marks the start of outdoor [...]

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