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Annapolis, the Maryland state capital and one of the oldest cities in the U.S., is located just 25 miles southeast of Baltimore. It is a beautiful small town, nestled in a picturesque setting on the Chesapeake Bay, with some of the eighteenth century architecture and best-preserved nineteenth across the country. Here is the U.S. Naval Academy and St. John’s College, founded in 1696. These historically significant attractions are just 30 minutes drive from downtown Baltimore.
Ellicott City is a beautiful community with a restored historic district located just a few miles south of the 695 beltway around Baltimore. The central business district has a variety of quaint shops, art galleries and restaurants.
Washington DC, the capital of our nation is less than an hour south of Baltimore. You can take the MARC or AMTRAK train to Union Station, you can drive to one of the parking lots in the suburbs of Washington or you can go all the way by car to downtown Washington. There are so many monuments, museums and historical attractions in the city that does not attempt to list them all. It is one of the best tourist destinations in the eastern United States.