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  • City launches “Naptown Anti-Dope Move(meant)” on Saturday, Dec. 1

    On Saturday, Dec. 1 from 12 - 3 p.m. at the American Legion on Forest Drive, the City of Annapolis will launch the "Naptown Anti-Dope Move(meant) with a community engagement session. Hosted by Mayor Gavin Buckley, Alderwoman Sheila Finlayson, and William Rowel of the Mayor’s Office, the event will bring together resources, professionals, and community members to help stop addiction and [...]

  • Christmas in Annapolis

    Annapolis is the place to be this holiday season. Here’s why.

      It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The holiday season was kicked off this week in Annapolis with the annual Grand Illumination tree-lighting ceremony. It was a not-too-cold November night on Sunday when the Annapolis Jaycees, later joined by Santa and Mrs. Clauses, handed out hot chocolate and candy canes while school groups sang carols and [...]

  • Jahru & Street Art Films Art Exhibition opens December 6 in City Hall

    Annapolis, MD (11-20-18) -- Brought to you by the Annapolis Arts in Public Places Commission, the next exhibition in the hallways of the City Hall 1st Floor Art Gallery will be the exhibit "A Public Art Documentation" by street artist Jeff Huntington, also known as Jahru, and Street Art Films, running Dec. 6 through Jan. 28, 2019. The powerful, not-to-be-missed photography and [...]

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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.


The Westin Annapolis

The Westin Annapolis

100 Westgate Cir
Annapolis, MD 21401

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O’Callaghan Hotel

174 West St
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Courtyard by Marriott

Courtyard by Marriott

2559 Riva Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Annapolis Events

Lights on the Bay

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2019

Jolly Express Cruise

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Illuminated London Town

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2018

Holiday Candlelight Stroll

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 7, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 14, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 21, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

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Guide to Thanksgiving in Annapolis 2018

November 10th, 2018|0 Comments

There's no better place to spend Thanksgiving than in Annapolis, Maryland. We've known this to be true for many years, but even national news sources will back us up on this one: Last year, Annapolis [...]

Whose house for Thanksgiving?

November 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Every Thanksgiving, my family and I head to my brother’s house for dinner. We’ve known for years that Barbara, his mother-in-law, has the best Thanksgiving recipes hands down. My kids always drive, take the train, or fly home from [...]

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