Visit Annapolis

Sailing Capital of the United States

City Dock and Ego Alley in downtown Annapolis, Maryland viewed from the water looking towards Marketplace

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The City of Annapolis, Maryland is nestled between the mouths of the Severn and South Rivers on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. It has a long history of peoples living deeply connected to the watershed, including bands of the Piscataway Indian Nation. Part of the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore triangle, today Annapolis offers a nearby respite from big city life. As the sailing capital of the U.S. east coast, maritime industries abound, contrasting with nearby quaint shops, colonial history landmarks, and lush green forests. As a popular tourist destination, there are many things to do and see here and never enough time.

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