Annapolitans - Are you looking for a weekend getaway? A place to daytrip? Something new to do? Here's a list that will give you ideas for things to do in Annapolis, and all around Annapolis. Enjoy!
Talbot County - "Escape to Talbot County" is their logo and for good reason. Renowned galleries and museums, award-winning restaurants, and luxurious spas pair with an eclectic collection of boutiques and antique stores, bed and breakfasts, and historic attractions. There's a season for art, film, food and music festivals and a season for quiet and calm, ranking this as a go-to destination for both action-packed adventures and relaxing retreats. The big three towns to see in Talbot County are:
Easton: Called "the big city” of Talbot County, Easton highlights include the historic Avalon Theatre for national
and top-level regional concerts in the heart of downtown Easton. Be sure to check out the historic Tidewater Inn in Downtown
EAston for an elegant stay or just fine dining, or walk up a block and have fresh shucked oysters and choose from a large list of beers at the historic (built in 1889)
Washington Street Pub. Easton is also home to the amazing Northern Italian restaurant
Scossa Restaurant, the 18th-century Bartlett Pear Inn, the
Amish Country Farmer's Market, historic Trinity Cathedral, great festivals, and much more!
St. Michaels: Nestled along the Miles River in the heart of the Chesapeake, the historic waterfront town provides itineraries for trips of all
kinds, from romantic getaways to family vacations. Home to museums and boutiques, gourmet restaurants and crab shacks, and plenty of adventure by land or
by sea, foodies, sailors, wine connoisseurs and art enthusiasts alike can get lost in all the town has to offer. Places of interest include the
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, an 18-acre waterfront venue focusing on the bay & its people, with exhibits, activities &
boat rides. Also check out the St Michaels Winery and Eastern Shore
Brewing located right next door. If you want to crack crabs, head over to The Crab Claw waterfront restaurant, or
have fine dining at Bistro St Michaels. There's also cool pubs and lots of fun festivals to experience in
St. Michaels. You can also book a "Day on the Bay" cruise from Annapolis to St. Michaels here: Cruise to St Michaels Info
Oxford: Be sure to take the nation's oldest privately operated ferry service from Bellevue across the Tred Avon River to Oxford! The Oxford-Bellvue Ferry was established in
1683 and is a fun ride to this cool small town that boasts a great farmer's market, the historic Robert Morris Inn 1710, the oldest Inn in America with fine dining and nice pub, or
take a Walkin Tour and see Historic Homes, Famous Boatyards, and Great Views. Don't forget to stop into
Scottish Highland Creamery and try their award-winning homemade ice cream!
Kent Island / Kent Narrows - Located just across the Chesapeake Bay from Annapolis, Kent Island
has a lot to offer. Stop by the Chesapeake Heritage Center and is see exhibits dedicated to the history, heritage, culture of the area. You can also walk or bike ride across Kent Island on the paved "Cross Island Trail", or
take a walk in the Terrapin Nature Preserve along the shores of the Chesapeake. Don't miss a great meal at Kentmorr Restaurant & Crabhouse which is also home to Dirty Dave’s Island Tiki Bar, a
great beach with a full service tiki bar and food right on the sand! If a fun nightlife is your thing, check out The Jetty Dock Bar for great live music on the water, or
Red Eyes Dock Bar for more live music and fun on the bay. If you want to crack crabs there's Harris Crab House and if an upscale waterfront
bisto is your thing, try The Narrows
Restaurant. There are also some interesting antique shops and galleries located in Historic Stevensville to see. For more info on Kent Island be sure to
check out Kent Island Online
Queenstown - The two main things to do in Queenstown are play golf at one of the top courses
in Maryland, Queenstown Harbor Golf, or go shopping at Queenstown
Premium Outlets, where you can enjoy savings of 25% to 65% every day at 65 designer and name brand outlet stores featuring Michael Kors, Polo Ralph
Lauren, St. John, Under Armour and many more. Queenstown is located about 10 minutes east of Kent Island at the 50 / 301 split.
Centreville - See one of the oldest working courthouses in the country right on
the square, or stop into Doc's Riverside Grille for a casual and amazing meal. Centreville is also home to the
Queen Anne's County Fair and several other fairs and festivals.
Chestertown - The oldest mid-Atlantic port of entry, historic Chestertown
lies along the banks of the Chester River. Arts and entertainment abound here, as do War of 1812 sites along the Star Spangled Banner National Historic
Trail. Don't miss the Chestertown Jazz Festival, the
Chestertown Tea Party Festival or Riverfest. The
Chestertown Farmers’ Market is every Sunday morning and there are plenty of great restaurants. Try
the Fish Whistle for waterfront dining with a fun pub, or the Lemon Leaf Cafe
and watch the sidewalk traffic.
The Orange Line Metro-Rail from New Carrollton is an easy drive just up 50 at the 50 / I95 intersection. The Metro takes
about 30 minutes to get to downtown DC.
The Dillons Bus Service Daily commuter bus service that goes from the Truman Park & Ride and West Street to either K Street
or Independence Avenue in Washington DC. Several busses a day run, but weekdays only.
MARC Trains - The MARC Train runs weekdays from New Carrollton to Wahington DC.
Eisenhower Golf Course (410) 571-0973
Heritage Harbor Golf Club - 875 Truman Pkwy., Annapolis, MD - (410) 224-3580
Naval Academy Golf Course - 64 Greenbury Point Rd., Annapolis, MD 21402 - (410) 293-9747
Annapolis High School Baseball - Annapolis High School Baseball Schedule, News & Info.
Baltimore Orioles Tickets - Baltimore Orioles Tickets, Team Schedule, Orioles Players, Camden Yards and Orioles History.
Washington Nationals Official Site - Washington DC's Baseball Team.
Baltimore Ravens Official Site - Baltimore's NFL Team.
Washington Redskins Official Site - Washington D.C.'s NFL Team.
Washington Capitals Homepage - Washington D.C.'s NHL Team.
Washington Wizards Official Site - Washington D.C.'s NBA Team.
Washington Mystics Official Site - Washington D.C.'s WNBA Team.
U.S. Naval Academy Sports Official Site - Football, Basketball, Hockey, Baseball & more!
University Of Maryland Sports - Go Terps!
Bowie Baysox Official Site - AA Minor League Farm team for the O's.
Delmarva Shorebirds Official Site - Class A Minor League Farm Team for the O's.
Maryland Transportation Authority - Anything to do with the Bay Bridge and more!
The Washington D.C. Metro-Rail - New Carollton is the closest stop to Kent Island.
MARC Trains and Baltimore Light Rail - The MARC Train leaves from New Carollton and the Light Rail leaves from Glen Burnie.
Dillon Bus Service - Direct Commuter Bus Service from Annapolis to Washington DC.
Shore Transit - Busses for the Lower Eastern Shore.
MTA Commuter Bus - Annapolis to Kent Island and to Baltimore.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport - BWI is the closest major airport to Annapolis.
Reagan National & Dulles Airports - Official Metro Washington Airports Authority site.
City of Annapolis - Official site.
Annapolis.com - General information
Visit Annapolis.org - Visitor information
Annapolis.org - Historic information
Eye On Annapolis - Local News and Information
What's Up Annapolis - Local Monthly Magazine
US Naval Academy - Official site.
The Chesapeake Bay.com - Anything you want to know about the Bay.
Kent Island Online - Our neighbors just across the Bay Bridge.
Centreville Maryland.us - Eastern Shore small town.
The Severna Park Voice - Just up Ritchie Highway.
EdgewaterMD.com - Just south of Annapolis on Rte. 2.
City of Bowie - 15 Mins West
Easton - 35 Minutes from the Bay Bridge on the Eastern Shore
The Annapolis Site - Everything Annapolis.
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