Annapolis is the capital of Maryland and is situated on the Chesapeake Bay. If you are visiting Annapolis with the whole family then you must visit the Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake. It is one of the best tourist attractions in Annapolis for young children. Your kids are going to enjoy this unique and unforgettable experience as they board a pirate ship. The Pirate Adventures offers non-stop fun-filled activities including reading a treasure map, finding the sunken treasure, hauling loot and defending the ship with our famous water cannons. To maximize the fun the kids will be transformed into a pirate with face paint and pirate fashions. Captain Chollie will sail up and down the Choptank River, making it a fun-family adventure. Annapolis is also the home to U.S. Naval Academy. Established in 1845, the academy prepares men and women to become professional officers in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. If you like history and enjoy visiting historical sites then you can go to the Banneker-Douglass Museum, formerly known as Mt. Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church. The museum documents the history of African Americans in the state. It offers educational programs, rotating exhibits and a research facility. It serves as the state's official repository of African American culture. The museum library contains books, manuscripts, oral histories, video tapes, archives and other materials. While you are there, you can also visit the Hammond-Harwood House. It is one of the remaining premier colonial houses in America from the British colonial period.
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Annapolis offers a wide variety of attractions and outdoor activities for the tourists in the city. Many people visiting the city go to Quiet Waters Park, located at Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis. Just minutes away from the Annapolis Historic district, the park offers many amenities for the outdoor enthusiast. This 340-acre park features six mile long paved trails for hiking and biking, visitor center, grandstand for entertainment, ice skating rink, a children's playground and picnic area. It also offers kayak and paddle boat rentals. The park sits on the edge of the South River which offers several beautiful overlooks for the visitors. The park holds many special events throughout the year including art and craft shows, summer concerts, dog parades and competitions and many fundraisers. Another popular tourist attraction in the area is the Paca House and Garden. It consists of an 18th-century Georgian mansion constructed by William Paca, a signer of the Declaration of Independence between 1763 and 1765. The property includes a 2-acre terraced garden that has been restored to its original state. It is also the home to St. John's College, a private liberal arts college. It is one of the oldest institutions in the United States for higher learning. It has a very beautiful campus that was re-landscaped with local plants a few years ago. Since 1937, it has followed the Great Books Program, a distinctive curriculum based on discussion of works from the Western philosophical, religious, historical, mathematical, scientific and literary works.