Maryland’s capital, with its historical charm, naval traditions, and marine ambiance, harmonizes the atmosphere of a small quaint village with the excitement of a leading metropolis. This lively colonial town bustles with state government activities, yet it retains its nautical flair and resort lifestyle. Annapolis residents enjoy the beaches of Sandy Point and Jonas Green State Park. Washington and Baltimore are only 45 minutes from home, and rail commuters can take advantage of the New Carrollton Station. Homes in Annapolis range from older, restored houses with hidden gardens that are tucked away on cobblestone streets to handsome modern residences in elegant enclaves. Most people are familiar with Annapolis as the proud home of the U.S. Naval Academy.