Annapolis has many small privately-owned businesses and shops that all are encouraged to support. Many of those shops are located in the heart of Annapolis shopping area on Maryland Avenue. Close to Maryland’s State House, Maryland Avenue offers shoppers the unique styles of the Chesapeake Bay area in the specialty shops, boutiques, antique stores, and galleries.
Known as Maryland’s oldest commercial street in continuous use, Maryland Avenue has a history nearly as old as Annapolis itself. The city’s main market was once located on the State House grounds and was on Maryland Avenue for over a century which continues to be their location today. Over 20 small specialty stores line Maryland Avenue, here are a few local types of unique shops you’ll want to visit while in Annapolis.
Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole located at 1906 Towne Centre Blvd. Annapolis MD 21401. This exciting beautiful location is a place where you can shop, dine, live, work and play. Annapolis Towne Centre is so much more than a mall or a shopping center. There are many upscale stores for clothes and home decor, delicious restaurants and luxury condominiums and apartments that you could be your perfect home.
Anchored by Target, Whole Foods, and 24 Hour Fitness, Annapolis Towne Centre is also host to premier lifestyle retailers and stop-notch restaurants, Stores and dining options include Anthropologie, Lululemon, Restoration Hardware, Brooks Brothers, Brio Tuscan Grill, Gordon Biersch and P.F. Chang’s.
Westfield Annapolis Mall located at 2002 Annapolis Mall, Annapolis MD 21401 features an 11-screen Bow Tie Cinema movie theater. Westfield Annapolis Mall is 1.5 million square- foot shopping, entertainment and restaurant mega mall with over 210 specialty shops and nationally-known restaurants. With anchors like Nordstrom, Sears, JCPenney, Lord & Taylor, and Macy’s, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. Westfield even has complimentary childcare services so your kids can play while you check off your “to do” list.
If you’re looking for locally-grown produce, check out Westfield’s seasonal weekend farmer’s market. Also, save time to treat yourself to one of the many delicious restaurants while enjoying your day of shopping. Choose from The Cheesecake Factory, Stoney River Legendary Steaks, Noodles and Company, and the latest addition to their culinary scene, the French bistro la Madeleine.
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