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Annapolis, MD

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Maryland's capital city of Annapolis acts as the county seat of Anne Arundel County. As a waterfront town with a rich history, Annapolis has a population of more than 34,000 residents from all walks of life. Located on the Chesapeake Bay, grab your fishing rod or launch the boat and find relaxation on the water. With just a short commute to Baltimore and the District of Columbia, a move to Annapolis ensures that you will feel welcomed to an area of cultural diversity, never ending historical sites, and an exciting nightlife.

Getting Around in Annapolis, MD

Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Annapolis is:
10 to 14 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.4%
  • 10.85%
  • 3.56%

Enjoy the Heritage in

You do not have to step outside of Annapolis to experience a plethora of history. Locals enjoy the beauty and heritage of the quaint town seven days a week. With strolls down brick-lined streets, you will be intrigued by the beautiful architecture and 18th century brick homes. Enjoy a walking tour with a colonial-dressed guide in homes that once belonged to our founding fathers. You can relax and escape the weather when you hop aboard a Discover Annapolis trolley and enjoy your tour in a climate-controlled environment. Don't forget to bring a camera for some great pics.

Watch the Midshipmen

Established in 1845, the U.S. Naval Academy is home to over 4,000 proud and aspiring Midshipmen. As you cruise along the shops and activities in Annapolis, the eager men and women who attend the academy will welcome you. You can view the Midshipmen when they march in noon formation as they head in for lunch each day. Get your sports fix with some Navy football, or enjoy the musical sounds of the Navy concert band with regular performances at the beautiful, Quiet Waters Park or the bustling City Dock. When living in Annapolis, celebrate the culture that comes along with being part of a Navy town.

Fun for Everyone

Locals and visitors alike are never without something to do in Annapolis. A town filled with history and tradition, you can take in the diversity of the many celebrations, festivals, and events. Watch the Blue Angels fly over or get brave with the Polar Bear Plunge by taking a dip in the Chesapeake Bay during the frigid temps of January, raising money for a good cause. Capture the creativity of local artists with the many arts festivals held throughout the year. Tempt your palate with delightful treats at the many food and wine gatherings like the Maryland Seafood Festival.