Anne Arundel County Information

 

With roots dating back to early colonists, Anne Arundel County is a community full of beautiful views and rich history. The county was named by the 1650 Maryland General Assembly after the wife of the colony leader at the time, Cecil Calvert. What started out as a small colony blossomed over many years into an industrialized, suburban living center.

No matter what season you visit, Anne Arundel County has plenty to do. Since it is known for its access to the Chesapeake Bay, water sports are very popular for residents and visitors alike. The state capital, Annapolis, is located in the county so you can take your pick of city or rural sights to see. Whether you are just passing through or taking off your coat to stay awhile, Anne Arundel County has a variety of things in & around the area to please every member of the family.

 

Historical Sites

Anne Arundel Historical Society

Historic London Tower & Gardens

The World War 2 Memorial

National Electronics Museum

 

Parks & Recreational Area

Downs Park

Fort Smallwood Park

Quiet Waters Park

Sandy Point State Park

 

Universities

Anne Arundel Community College

St. John’s College

United States Naval Academy

 

Local Restaurants

The Pointe Crab House

Founders Tavern & Grille

Sin Fronteras Cafe

The Iron Rooster

Osteria 177

 

Golf Courses

The Golf Club at South River

Compass Pointe Golf Course

Lake Presidential Golf Club

 

Attractions

The Maryland State House

Live! Casino & Hotel

United States Naval Academy Museum

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

 

Local Markets

Anne Arundel County Farmers’ Market

Crofton Farmers Market

 

Vineyards, Wineries & Brewerie

Thanksgiving Farm Winery

The Vineyards at Dodon

Great Frogs Winery

Crooked Crab Brewing Co.

Jailbreak Brewing Co.

 

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