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  • Guide to Thanksgiving in Annapolis 2018

    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 was named one of the 30 perfect alternative holiday getaways by U.S. News, who cited our town's "striking coastal scenery," "delicious blue crabs and crisp autumn [...]

  • Whose house for Thanksgiving?

    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 college and return to Annapolis, our hometown, in order to eat this Thanksgiving meal. The menu is always the same -- savory corn soup, spinach salad, warm cornbread, [...]

  • In Celebration of Rob Hiaasen: His Life and Words

    On October 19, 2018 family, friends and colleagues joined together to celebrate the life and the words of Rob Hiaasen with the release of his final novel. For the last few years, Rob had been working on the story. After his death on June 28 during a shooting in the Capital Gazette’s newsroom, publisher Kevin Atticks reached out to Kevin [...]

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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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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

November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2019

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November 20 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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November 21 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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November 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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This Week in Annapolis: Tug ‘o War!

October 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Happy Halloween! All the events I've been posting about for the last month (or more?) have been slowly but surely leading up to the spookiest night of the year. (And the day of the year [...]

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