Annapolis is synonymous with the U.S. Naval Academy, but this Maryland city has more to offer than just military influence. Annapolis boasts a rich history and is a center for boating and sailing. Located on the Chesapeake Bay and near to both Washington DC and Baltimore, Annapolis attracts many visitors each year. Guests can choose from many Annapolis hotels including budget suites, luxury hotels like the Loews Annapolis, and many charming bed and breakfast inns.
Annapolis offers over thirty conference facilities, including the Aspen Wye River Conference Center, which can host corporate meetings, weddings, or other large events.
Annapolis is best known for their Chesapeake Bay blue crabs. Buddy's Crabs and Rib's in Annapolis' historic district serves authentic regional seafood dishes. Try Jalapeno's for excellent Mexican cuisine in Forest Plaza.
Since the water is such a part of Annapolis life, the Maritime Museum is a must see for guests at hotels Annapolis. Located on Second Street, the museum features exhibits on maritime history, as well as native regional sea life.
Experience excellent shopping at the Annapolis Harbor Center, located near many hotels in Annapolis. In addition to familiar large retail stores, Harbor Center also hosts the weekly Pennsylvania Dutch Market run exclusively by the Amish every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
Enjoy sailing in the Chesapeake Bay, or watching one of the sailing competitions such as the annual Volvo Ocean Race Sailing Regatta. Catch a U.S. Naval Academy football game at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Taylor Avenue.