Located on the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Severn River, 25 miles south of Baltimore and about 30 miles east of Washington, D.C., Annapolis is the capital of Maryland and the county seat of Anne Arundel County. A dynamic city, Annapolis is steeped in rich maritime history and colonial heritage and offers a wide variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment opportunities. Residents can explore the historic district, visit the museums and art galleries, enjoy the performing arts, attend festivals, and much more. Known as “America’s Sailing Capital,” the city is beloved by boating enthusiasts and renowned for its annual boat shows. Home to the United States Naval Academy and St. John’s College, Annapolis offers easy access to Sandy Point State Park, Quiet Waters Park, Jonas Green State Park, and Truxtun Park.