- TripBuzz found 287 things to do with kids in or near Annapolis, Maryland, including 262 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Baltimore, Bowie, Laurel and Pasadena.
- From Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium to Chesapeake Childrens Museum, the Annapolis area offers 107 different types of family activities, including: Colleges & Universities, Sailing, National & State Parks and Parks.
- Home to the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis was one of the seats for the Continental Congress from 1783-84. The city played a significant role in the Civil War, and was home to a prisoner of war parole camp. Today, the city has its own Major League Lacrosse team and hosts several annual events, including the Annapolis Boat Show and Annapolis Beer Week.
Visitors can support their troops and catch an exciting game at the Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Events include football games with friendly and lively fans, commissioning ceremonies, and much more.
Situated along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and South River, the Quiet Waters Park is home to a wide range of outdoor activities with its miles of multi-purpose paved trails, a skating rink, playgrounds, picnic areas and kayak rentals.
Watermark, formerly known as Chesapeake Marine Tours, is a local tour company which organizes a variety of cruises and private charters to introduce visitors to the history and culture of Annapolis with the help of guides dressed in colonial period costumes.
Get a history lesson at Banneker-Douglas Museum, the State of Maryland's official museum of African-American heritage. Exhibits, programs and projects help paint a picture of this rich cultural heritage. Admission is free.
With direct access to Spa Creek, Annapolis Canoe & Kayak offers visitors watercraft rentals to take out on the water. Visitors can rent kayaks and canoes for the day, as well as stand up paddle boards and power boats.