Come Sail Away to Annapolis and Anne Arundel County – America’s Sailing Capital. Known best for the Chesapeake Bay, the U.S. Naval Academy, tasty steamed crabs and crab cakes and the red-brick streets of historic Annapolis, the state’s capital.
You’ll discover a treasure trove of historic attractions in Annapolis, an 18th-century seaport town where Colonial-era buildings abound. Annapolis is proud to boast more existing 18th century buildings than any other city in the country!
If you are visiting during the US Naval Academy’s academic year, 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 500 miles of magnificent shoreline and historic Chesapeake Bay light houses. Sandy Point State Park offers boat launching, boat rentals, fishing, swimming and hiking.
The Maryland Renaissance Festival, a two-month long festival held each year between August and October has become the region’s premier outdoor event and the second largest Renaissance Festival in the country.
Anne Arundel County has over half a dozen golf courses including Atlantic Golf at South River which was rated in the top 10 by Golf Digest. Getting here is easy with the Baltimore International Airport.
Cities in Anne Arundel County, Maryland include: Annapolis, Crofton, Fort Meade, Glen Burnie, Hanover, Jessup, Linthicum, Severn