Summer is in full swing here in Annapolis, Maryland, and the city is buzzing with new attractions and experiences you do not want to miss! Travelers take note, as many of these attractions are perfect for those wanting to visit America’s Sailing Capital. Check out Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC)‘s “must-see” experiences for the summer!
The U.S. Naval Academy is replacing its chapel dome with a new reddish copper color dome – in contrast to the current green patina. Then once completed, it could take Mother Nature more than 20 years to weather the new copper and change it to the green patina color now adorning the Annapolis skyline.
Mike Krissoff launched the first full season of Cap’n Mike’s Full Moon Adventures in April. He provides custom charters for six aboard a traditional Chesapeake Bay Deadrise.
In June, Elaine and Dorian Walker launched FoxGlove Charters. The 93-year old, 45-foot, all-wooden cruiser accommodates six passengers.
The U.S. Naval Academy opened 1845 Coffee Shop inside Gate 3 in May. Visitors purchase Ceremony coffee to go in the oldest standing building on the Yard.
Named after the founders’ children who have Down syndrome, Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is dedicated to hiring individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (opens in July).
Carrol’s Creek Café went totally nut free in February. The 35-year-old Annapolis icon is the first fine dining restaurant in the region to do so.
Dangerously Delicious Pies is will open in fall 2019. Rodney “The Pie Man” Henry already has two pie shops in Baltimore.
After enjoying soul food at Iron Rooster’s Annapolis restaurant, individuals can walk next door for treats at the Iron Rooster General Store (opened in May).
Lastly, Rico’s Tacos and Tequila Bar features a 20-beer-tap bar stocked with more than 30 specialty tequilas and handcrafted fresh cocktails (opened in May).
The former Loews Annapolis Hotel is undergoing a renovation and rebranding. The new owners plan to welcome guests to the Graduate Annapolis Hotel in August 2019.
Mango & Main – An extension of the online fair-trade store Shannon Riesenfeld launched three years ago, the shop features clothing and accessories from 14 countries (opened in June).
Surf’s Up Candle co-owner Bill Hunter can expertly answer candle questions. He used to make them at the company’s New Jersey warehouse (opened in May).
I received the above information as a blogger via VisitAnnapolis.org