Come Sail Away to Annapolis, Maryland America¹s Sailing Capital. Known best for the Chesapeake Bay, the U.S. Naval Academy, tasty steamed crabs and crab cakes, Annapolis offers the perfect balance of small town charm and big world sophistication.
You'll discover a treasure trove of historic attractions in Annapolis, an 18th-century seaport town where Colonial-era buildings abound. In your travels, experience the awesome sight of 4,000 midshipmen in formation at the U.S. Naval Academy as you stroll this beautiful National Historic Landmark campus. And, if you're a water and nature lover, discover a way of life indelibly linked to the Bay by exploring our 500 miles of magnificent shoreline and historic Chesapeake Bay light houses.
Vast, historic, beautiful and fun for the entire family, the Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States, providing great sailing, fishing and sightseeing. Come sail away to Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay and get on the water today!
MuseumsAnnapolis Maritime Museum
William Paca Gardens
William Paca House
Historical Annapolis Museum
Banneker Douglas Museum
Hammond - Harwood House
United States Naval Academy
Things to Do Around Annapolis
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