Annapolis, Maryland, USA

Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County. It has a thriving historic district with shops and restaurants along the waterfront. Most of the buildings are original 17th, 18th and 19th century, with brick lined streets. Tourism from the surrounding Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metro area is a major part of the town's life, as is a thriving boat business.

Attractions in Annapolis include the Maryland State House, Sandy Point Park, the United States Academy and the William Paca House. Visitors can explore the historic district of Annapolis by foot. Walk with the colonial-clad guides of the Capital City Colonials as they tour you about town explaining the history, buildings, and colonial life in Annapolis' golden age.

Things to see and do

* Downtown harbor area
* Maryland State House
* Hammond-Harwood House
* Explore the historic district
* Sandy Point State Park

General information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area - 17.4 sq. km’s
Population – 38,400 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Transport Links – Many major air carriers fly to Baltimore-Washington International Airport in Linthicum, Maryland, only a 30 minute drive from Downtown Annapolis.

MTA Maryland operates rush-hour commuter bus service (routes 922 and 950) to Annapolis from Washington, D.C.; this service travels from Annapolis in the morning and to Annapolis in the afternoon and evening. They also operate local bus service (route 14) to Annapolis from the Patapsco light rail station in Baltimore; this service operates all day.