Nestled on the Chesapeake Bay 25 miles south of Baltimore and 30 miles east of Washington D.C., Annapolis might just be the most charming capital city in the United States. They say it’s easy to fall in love with Annapolis, and speaking from experience, it is 100 percent true. My family recently relocated nearby and find ourselves driving into the city as often as possible – and have come up with the ultimate day trip itinerary for history buffs, foodies, bookworms, and caffeine addicts alike.

So, what are you waiting for? One of the most charming capitals in the country is just begging for a visit. For more trip inspiration, head over to the Visit Annapolis website.

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