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Attractions


Annapolis, Maryland

Maryland State House
The State House is open to the public every day from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Picture IDs are required for entrance and metal detectors are in operation.

U.S. Naval Academy Walking Tours
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a midshipman. 90-minute walking tours available Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. Tickets are only available in-person/same day at our Information Desk inside the Visitor Center.

Boating & Sailing
Long called the Sailing Capital of the U.S., visitors can climb aboard numerous sightseeing tours.

Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park
"Learn about the Annapolis area’s maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay through programs, exhibits and community events."

Annapolis: An American Story at the Museum of History Annapolis
"Immerse yourself in the stories of the people of Annapolis – revolutionaries, visionaries, and champions in our nation’s continuing quest for liberty and justice – who helped to shape our American story across more than 400 years." Open Monday - Saturday: 10 am -  5 pm. Admission is $10.

Banneker-Douglass Museum
This museum "serves to document, to interpret, and to promote African American history and culture (particularly in Maryland) through exhibitions, programs, and projects in order to improve the understanding and appreciation of America’s rich cultural diversity for all". Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm. No admission, donations welcome.

Chase Lloyd House
Georgian mansion built in 1769 by Samuel Chase, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Tours available Monday-Saturday 2pm-4pm. Admission is $5.

William Paca House & Garden

"This five-part Georgian mansion was built in the 1760s by William Paca, one of Maryland’s four Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the state’s third Governor. Carefully restored by Historic Annapolis beginning in 1965, today it is recognized as one of the finest 18th-century homes in the country and a National Historic Landmark". Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm. Guided tours of the House are offered daily on the half hour. First tour is at 10:30 am (11:30 am on Sundays); last tour is at 3:30 pm. Admission is either $12 guided or $5 self-guided.

The Hammond-Harwood House
This museum of 18th century architecture and art, built in 1774, is a National Historic Landmark and provides "a window into the lives of the people who built the house, lived in it, and ensured that it would be enjoyed by future generations for years to come". Open daily noon to 5 p.m, closed on Tuesday.

Restaurants

The following restaurants are recommended by Maryland budget office staff.

Near Hotel

Level - Tapas

Preserve - Contemporary American

Osteria 177 - Italian

Fox’s Den - Gastro pub with pizza and craft beer

Vida Taco Bar - Tacos

Ramshead Tavern - Upscale pub fare

Joss - Sushi and cafe bar

Cafe Normandie - French

Choptank - Fish and Crab house (waterfront)

Luna Blu - Italian

The Iron Rooster - American/all-day breakfast

Eastport (short walk)

Boatyard Bar & Grill - Seafood/pub fare

O’Leary’s - Seafood

Chart House - Seafood (waterfront)

Carroll’s Creek - Seafood (waterfront)

Lewnes -Steakhouse