Welcome to Annapolis, Maryland, home to numerous historical sites and landmarks,
rich, cultural offerings and the picturesque Chesapeake Bay. Located less than
30 miles from Baltimore and Washington DC, Annapolis is a popular destination
attracting local, national and international travelers, eager to experience the
charming city which was once the peactetime capital of the United States of America
and the city George Washington argued should be the permanent US Capital.
Visitors can explore the history of Annapolis firsthand, by walking, riding or driving
the cobblestone streets in the downtown district. Historical landmarks such as
the Maryland State House, William Paca House and Gardens, Hammond- Harwood
House and St. John’s College are tucked throughout the quaint city. Popular
attractions such as the United States Naval Academy, Navy Marine Corps Stadium,
the Maritime Museum, City Dock and the Benneker-Douglass Museum are just a few
of the many cultural offerings located throughout the city.
Downtown Annapolis and the Maritime Republic of Eastport are situated at the
mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and Severn River. Nicknamed “the sailing capital of
the United States,” Annapolis boasts a rich maritime heritage. The United States
Sailboat and Powerboat Shows are held at city dock each October, attracting
boaters, vendors and visitors from all over the world. Annapolis is noted for hosting
national and international sailing competitions, boat-building workshops and
ongoing sailing schools year-round.
In addition to the historic and maritime attractions, Annapolis houses top-rated
dining, nightlife, shopping and entertainment venues. Main Street, Maryland Avenue
and West Street are lined with specialty boutiques, stores, restaurants and taverns.
Additional shopping is just minutes away at Parole Towne Centre and Westfield
Annapolis Mall. Noted for its vibrant music and arts scene, locals and visitor’s
frequent taverns and music venues such as Ram’s Head On Stage, Colonial Players,
Maryland Hall and the Summer Garden Theater. Dining destinations such as Osteria
177, Cantler’s Riverside Inn, the Mexican Café, Carrol’s Creek, Crush Restaurant
& Winebar, Lewne’s Steakhouse and Middleton’s Tavern are plentiful and unique
throughout the city.
Annapolis is the perfect destination for all ages, and includes many family friendly
or adult activities such as sporting events, outdoor adventures and water activities.
Whether you seek a relaxing sunset cruise, girlfriend getaway, fun-filled holiday
celebration or historic escape, Annapolis is a city you will want to frequent time and
again. On behalf of the Annapolitan Bed and Breakfast, we look forward to hosting
you in the beautiful city of Annapolis and making your stay unforgettable.