The Best Summer Activities of Annapolis – Part 1

Jun 15, 2022 | Annapolis

The first day of summer falls on June 21, 2022, and Annapolis offers plenty of activities to enjoy the season. Being on the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland’s capital eventually became renowned as the Sailing Capital of the World. You can take advantage of spectacular spots on or near the water. The following are the best summer activities of Annapolis.

Annapolis Landmarks

Starting with downtown Annapolis, a fun spot to see for sure is Ego Alley, where City Dock meets the water’s edge and boat owners show off their prized toys. If you are more interested in National Historic Landmarks, offshore is the beautiful and unique Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. In the Colonial Annapolis Historic District, Brice House, Chase-Lloyd House, Hammond-Harwood House, Maryland Statehouse, Peggy Stewart House, Whitehall, and William Paca House & Garden await your visit.

Arundel Mills Mall & Casino

Arundel Mills Mall is the largest retail mall in Maryland, and it contains several factory stores of popular brands. Inside as well is the Arundel Mills’ Maryland Live! Casino, where you can now “Play It Safe.” You can also catch a movie at state-of the-art theaters, Cinemark Egyptian 24 and XD Movies.

Boating & Cruises

Having more than four hundred miles of shoreline, Annapolis’ waterways include the Chesapeake Bay and four rivers. Sailing, boating, and taking a cruise on a tour boat are all available. If you are an angler, you can charter a fishing boat to catch a trophy. If you are into exercise, you can kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard instead.

Part 2 will cover more of the best summer activities in Annapolis.

Make sure to enjoy a great meal at Red Hot & Blue Annapolis before or after doing any of the above summer activities.

Red Hot & Blue Annapolis Highlights

Founded in 1988, Red Hot & Blue Annapolis is a full-service, casual-themed restaurant chain and caterer featuring delicious award-winning ribs, Memphis-style barbecue, smoked wings, and Southern sides and desserts.

The atmosphere is steeped in legendary and contemporary blues music and delivers a large dose of Southern hospitality in a fun and entertaining dining environment. Bring your friends and family to our warm and friendly Annapolis location today!