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Original Annapolis Seafood Crawl
"Don't feel like trudging around Annapolis on foot? No problem! Discover this beautiful city aboard an eCruiser with a local guide. This Annapolis and Eastport tasting tour will introduce you to the people places and food that make up the city's unique maritime culture.We’ll cross the bridge into Eastport an annex of Annapolis whose existence was and still is critical to the growth and prosperity of Annapolis. You’ll learn about the sibling rivalry that exists between these two sister communities and see iconic spots rarely seen by most visitors. Locals know how important these sites were to Annapolis and American history and you’ll get to hear the intriguing stories behind them.But this isn’t a history crawl
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Explore the Heart of Annapolis
"Take a ton of American history add a dash of East Coast charm then mix in a few secrets and you’ve got lovely Annapolis! One of the oldest cities in America Annapolis is bursting with original colonial buildings and deep-rooted stories of the nation’s heritage. Your local guide will tell you the city’s history and show you its hidden gems as you learn about the importance of this seaport town in the building of America. Learn why the beloved Chesapeake Bay was so critical to America’s growth and why it needs to be preserved for the country’s future.  Stop for a panoramic and find out how this city helped to shape the country’s identity. Annapolis was a temporary capital of the United States before the capital was in Washington
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Marvelous DC Morning Small Group City Bus Tour
"Don't worry about keeping up with your guide or getting lost in the numbers on a crowded tour.  This small group DC tour has been enjoyed by all including grandparents children couples as well as visitors from other countries.  Your guide will engage you throughout the tour; this isn't a rolling classroom! Your guide excels in helping you to get all the pictures your want while providing the time & freedom to explore o your guide will help take photos and then allow a few minutes to wonder on your own. US Capitol White House WWII Memorial Thomas Jefferson Memorial Franklin Roosevelt Memorial Martin Luther King Me there may be an opportunity to change the itinerary based on the desires of the guests that day.  At times the following locations may be included during the tour:Kennedy Center Embassy Row National Cathedral "
From $55.00

More Transportation in Annapolis

Going East from Annpolis

Most of the time, when we are in a car, we do not go to Annapolis. The streets of Annapolis are narrow and were not laid out for cars. We either go north or south on MD Route 2, or we get on US 50 and...
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grandmaR
Oct 18, 2014

Crowded Skies?

You can arrive in a car, a bus, a train, or a plane when going to Annapolis. The BWI, Baltimore/Washington International, airport is the best airport to choose when going to Annapolis. Even for a trip...
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lmkluque
Jun 21, 2012

Bussing to Annapolis

Annapolis is not on any of the train based transportation systems - no MARC train or Amtrack or Metro. The former Baltimore-Annapolis rail line is now a hiking trail. The only public transportation...
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grandmaR
Apr 04, 2011

Parking

When you visit Annapolis, please try to arrive early--preferably before 10:00 am. The best places to park are in the garages near the edge of the old city. I found a good one at Calvert St and West...
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Tom_Fields
Mar 28, 2007

City Buses

The midshipmen at the Naval Academy were prohibited from owning cars when my husband was there. Really the downtown historic district is very walkable and there is not much parking downtown. (I have...
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grandmaR
Dec 12, 2005

Parking

Coming from Washington, D.C., it is easy to take Rte. 50 straight in. There are two garages: one off of West St. near the main Visitor's Center and another that is closer to City Dock. i've never had...
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fmaven
Sep 15, 2005
 
 
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Off the Beaten Track

It is not easy to get to Annapolis if you don't have a car, and once you get there, there's no place to put it. There's no railroad station in town. There's no really local airport [From BWI airport,...
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grandmaR
Apr 26, 2005

Beside a Taxi try the Trolley service.

Avoid the downtown parking hassles! Park once and ride their FREE Trolley-bus shuttles as often as you wish to get around downtown, the Naval Academy and West Annapolis.The City operates the shuttle...
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RhondaRuth
Nov 20, 2003

Depending on where you're...

Depending on where you're coming from, there are a variety of options. If you're flying, BWI is the closest airport, but Washington National is only about an hour away, and you can take a shuttle from...
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bokononist
Aug 26, 2002

Horse Drawl Carriages

Explore the picturesque streets of Annapolis by horse-drawn carriage. Your driver is your personal guide to all the historic sites and sounds.
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globetrotter_2006
Mar 17, 2006

Lee Airport

Annapolis is not directly served by any commercial airports, the closest is Baltimore-Washington International.But here is Lee Airport, a nearby place to land if your coming in a small plane.
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frankcanfly
Feb 05, 2003

Top Hotels in Annapolis

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58 State Circle, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401, United States
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126 West St., Annapolis, Maryland, 21401, United States
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2600 Housely Road, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401, United States
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80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401, United States
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210 Holiday Court, (formerly Radisson), Annapolis, Maryland, 21401, United States
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124 Womack Drive, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401, United States
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Top Things to Do in Annapolis

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Inner Harbor

I enjoyed the cruise on Harbour Queen. There was quite a good commentary on the scenes ashore that can best be viewed from the water, including the Naval Academy. It is a fun, relaxing thing to do and...
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United States Naval Academy

Interesting film, extensive gift shop & exhibits greeted us at the Armel - Leftwich Visitors Center. Our tour guide took us through the Lejeune PE Center where we saw the Athletic Hall of Fame,...
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Maryland State Capital Building

We walked up tp the State House and saw the notice Please come in. There was nobody to be seen in the ornate entrance hall but a door opened and a woman came out and welcomed us and asked if we would...
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Historical Explorations

The Original Plaque - A Modern Mystery The original plaque commemorating the arrival of Kunta Kinte on September 29, 1767 aboard the ship Lord Ligonier was installed in the walkway along the waters...
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Sailboats and Watercraft

Just over the Bay Bridge from Annapolis lies Kent Island, part of Maryland's Eastern Shore. Founded in 1631, Kent Island was the first English settlement in Maryland. Like other parts of the Eastern...
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United State Naval Academy

We'd been told on the boat trip around the harbour that the Naval Academy was well worth a visit, especially to go inside the chapel which we could see from the bay was a significant size. We were...
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Top 5 Annapolis Writers

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"The Capitol of Boat Shows"
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"Annapolis"
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"ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND--Historic Chesapeake Bay area"
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"ANNAPOLIS"
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"Annapolis during a Maryland and Delaware Interlude"
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