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Things to Do in Annapolis, MD: Local Attractions

There is never a shortage of fun things to do in Annapolis, Maryland, where history, culture and eclectic entertainment meet on the scenic shores of the Chesapeake Bay. Our central location near downtown puts you within moments of many popular Annapolis attractions, restaurants and shopping centers, and the U.S. Naval Academy is only four miles away.

Annapolis is an all-seasons destination as well, with a full schedule of events open to the public year-round. From sailing events and boat shows to one of the nation's largest and oldest Renaissance festivals, we have something for everyone. View the Annapolis events calendar.

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The Annapolis Towne Center is within walking distance to Holiday Inn Express Annapolis, so excellent shopping deals are literally right around the corner. You can really shop until you drop into the comfortable accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Annapolis.

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Family members of service men and women at the U.S. Naval Academy will enjoy staying close to the Academy when they vacation at Holiday Inn Express Annapolis. Our hotel is only 4 miles from the school, which means you'll have a quick commute to the area. Whether you're just visiting the Academy with your child or attending their final graduation, the team at our hotel in Annapolis is ready to provide you with a comfortable stay. We offer a special rate for midshipman and their families.

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The Historic Downtown Annapolis is 3 miles from the Holiday Inn Express Annapolis, and provides more opportunities for shopping. With boutiques, historic buildings and more, you'll love the Historic Downtown Annapolis area. Ask the friendly Annapolis hotel team which shops you should check out!

hotel near annapolis maritime museumAnnapolis Maritime Museum

The Annapolis Maritime Museum is filled with educational exhibits and enlightening seminars. There are also concerts occasionally hosted at this venue, as well. Since we're only 4 miles from this major attraction, you'll have quick access to sailing from the pier and more.

hotel near annapolis city docksCharter Cruises and Tours

Relax in comfort when you book tickets on a charter cruise or tour. Holiday Inn Express Annapolis is only about 2 miles from all of the invigorating sailing, rejuvenating charter cruises, and interesting tours of the Chesapeake Bay area. Speak to the Holiday Inn Express Annapolis staff if you want to know more about these popular attractions.

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Other Annapolis Attractions

  • Forest Plaza Shopping Center – 0.3 mile
  • Annapolis Mall Shopping Center – 1 miles
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center – 1 miles
  • Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium – 1.5 miles
  • Watermark Cruises and Charter Tours – 2 miles
  • Chesapeake Children’s Museum – 2.5 miles
  • Rams Head Tavern – 2.5 miles
  • Annapolis City Dock – 3 miles
  • Antiquing on Maryland Avenue – 3 miles
  • Banneker-Douglass Museum – 3 miles
  • Williams Paca House & Garden – 3 miles
  • St. John’s College – 3 miles
  • Sandy Point State Park – 9 miles
  • Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – 51 miles

Annapolis Restaurants and Dining

Head to Annapolis Towne Centre, located adjacent to our Annapolis hotel, for a large selection of affordable dining options. Remember, at Holiday Inn Express, breakfast is on us with our Express Start® Breakfast Bar. You can find these Annapolis restaurants within walking distance:

  • Bonefish Grill - Fresh Local Seafood
  • Brio Tuscan Grille – Rustic Italian
  • Cadillac Ranch – American Bar & Grill
  • Gordon Biersch – Brewery and Restaurant
  • Metro Diner Café – Comfort Food
  • Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar – Latin Cuisine
  • P.F. Chang's – Chinese Bistro
  • The Chop House – Club-style Steakhouse
  • Union Jack's British Pub (Within walking distance)
  • Ziki – Japanese Steakhouse

Businesses and Corporations in Annapolis

Our central location is just as smart for business. Take advantage of our 24-hour business center for any last minute items before your office visit. Nearby Annapolis businesses and corporations include:

  • AT&T – 0 mile
  • Baltimore Gas and Electric – 0 mile
  • Arinc Inc. – 1 mile
  • Bearingpoint Inc. – 1 mile
  • Coca-Cola – 1 mile
  • Sears Holding – 1 mile
  • Verizon – 1 mile
  • City of Annapolis – 3 miles
  • Maryland State House – 3 miles

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